More than three million low-income families risk missing out on the economic recovery even if wages start to keep pace with inflation, according to an analysis for The Independent.
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Sunday 30 August 2009
Sunday 09 August 2009
Sunday 02 August 2009
Cyclo-therapy: How much have you thought about your posture and set-up? Getting it wrong can cause injury
Saturday 27 June 2009
It's over a year since I drove past a little bike shop in Sussex and popped in for some socks. About an hour later I had the socks. And a new pair of shoes. Oh, and a gleaming new roadbike worth £2,000. I've cherished my Trek Madone, with its blue carbon frame and wispy wheels, but last week I was reminded of the perils of the impulse buy – my companion over hundreds of miles is completely wrong for me.
Monday 25 May 2009
Friday 15 May 2009
It's the most influential of German Expressionist films. Now, to mark the 90th anniversary of the making of The Cabinet of Dr Caligari, the electro-jazz duo Cipher have composed a new soundtrack to accompany its nightmarish scenes.
Monday 09 February 2009
A rare First World War gun has been given to a charity shop by a mystery donor.
Thursday 05 February 2009
Administrators of music and games retailer Zavvi announced plans to close another 17 stores today, with the loss of 242 jobs.
Friday 23 January 2009
Hundreds of consumers are likely to be left out of pocket because of the collapse of electrical goods retailer Empire Direct, it was revealed today.
Friday 16 January 2009
*The school point score is devised through a new system introduced by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority, the Government’s exams watchdog. Under it, equal weight is given for a general and vocational A-level with 270 points awarded for an A-grade pass, 240 for a B, 210 for a C, 180 for a D, 150 for an E. The International Baccalaureate is also recognised with 1,380 points for a maximum diploma score of 45.
Thursday 15 January 2009
Wednesday 26 November 2008
Thursday 16 October 2008
Thursday 21 August 2008
Leo Abse's parliamentary causes, not one of which was ephemeral and most of which lasted for the three decades of his constant activity in and out of Parliament as Labour MP first for Pontypool and then for Torfaen, had one thing in common – Abse knew one heck of a lot about his subjects.
Saturday 16 August 2008
Exclusive: We share blame for creating 'jihad generation', says Muslim strategist
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Jeremy Clarkson is a cultural tumour and needs to be removed, says comedian Frankie Boyle
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
- 1 Notting Hill Carnival: Woman shares selfie after being ‘punched in face for telling man to stop groping her’
- 2 Miley Cyrus' homeless MTV VMAs date, Jesse Helt, is wanted by the police
- 3 Pamela Anderson rejects ice bucket challenge because of ALS experiments on animals: 'Mice had holes drilled into their skulls'
- 4 Homer Simpson has taken the ALS ice bucket challenge because of course he has
- 5 Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?