News Shrien Dewani is accused of killing his bride Anni on their honeymoon in South Africa

Shrien Dewani, who is accused of organising the murder of his wife Anni, has lost a High Court bid to block his extradition to South Africa until he is fit to stand trial.

Firms count cost of stress


Stressed out behind the wheel

More than one in three drivers suffer from stress and muscular aches and pains after stints behind the wheel. Women are more likely to suffer stress than men and drivers between 35 and 44 get most anxious when motoring than other age groups, a survey has found.

Letter: Overwork is bad for business

Overwork is bad for business

Letter : Overworked junior doctors save money

Sir: The Government's desire to renege on the New Deal agreement and to increase junior doctors' maximum working hours is hardly surprising ("Ministers want doctors to work 83-hour weeks", 28 November).

Leading Article: The bosses who just can't manage

Managers are overworked. Managers are overstressed. Managers are overpaid. Managers are over the hill. Managers are miserable because of all the people they have to downsize. And now, we learn, managers areoverloaded with information. From all the stories and surveys we read, it looks like it's a terrible time to be a manager. They are inundated from all directions with spread-sheets and graphs and memos and newsletters - aren't we all?

Leading Article: I'd rather have the weekend off

Fed up with your boss? Gaze at goldfish. Overworked and under- paid? Prostrate yourself, Japanese-style, on a mattress on the floor. According to one large telephone sales company, futons, fountains and fish tanks can help prevent stress at work.

`Work can kill' warning

Overwork can kill and the Government should take action to reduce the working week, according to the British Medical Journal.

Problems at home `caused by work stress'

Counsellors hired by firms to tackle work-related problems are having to deal with emotional difficulties such as marriage breakdowns, a new study has found.

LETTERS:A woman's place is where she wants it to be

Sir: Esther Oxford, in her article on Maternal Correctness ("Motherhood isn't for wimps") fails to mention the prerequisite private income/rich husband that might enable us stressed-out working mothers to chuck it and achieve perfection at home.

Parents 'mistake' signs of depression

SYMPTOMS of serious depression in schoolchildren are often misinterpreted and welcomed by parents as a sign that the teenager is growing out of an 'awkward phase'.

Work stress test cases may lead to wave of litigation: Women blame long hours for health problems

TEST cases in which two women are accusing their employers of causing stress-related illnesses through overwork could lead to a wave of similar litigation, experts warned yesterday.
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