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Factors including rent and travel take their toll on the pockets of Londoners
Push for global expansion continues
Status updates - when they're not baby pics or relationship updates - may "raise awareness", but is that even worth anything?
chances are that you have spent the past two weeks wrapping, unwrapping and wolfing down the stuff brought to you by people like the cheerful rating whom Horatio Clare calls "N".
China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Germany and Australia among top five countries using the yuan to finance trade
Half a million 15-year-olds were tested in 65 countries - and we were 26th in maths and 23rd in reading
With children taken care of, parents can get on with work on new homes
'I'd love to go to Rio Carnival next year. The music and samba are so exciting'
Andrew Kearns is suing the mining giant for wrongful dismissal
Singapore-based exchange is one of many trying to create a secure market for trading the digital currency
150 The height, in metres, of the new De Rotterdam building. Designed by Dutch architect, Rem Koolhaas, it is due to be completed this Friday following a four-year development that has seen the gleaming "vertical city" rise from the Wilhelmina Pier. It will hold office space, luxury apartments, shopping outlets and a 280-room Nhow Hotel (derotterdam.nl).
'Larger-than-life' Malaysian company boss known as Fat Leonard is alleged to have worked with the commander of the Navy to move vessels around 'like chess pieces'
The injury is due to a testing crash he suffered in his debut year in 2001 while racing with Sauber
Our guide to getting there, getting in, and getting around
Matches said to have been fixed include Champions League ties and World Cup qualifying games
Ruling is first for five males standing trial for the assault of the 23-year-old student