A portrait of desperate Britain: 4,000 job seekers queue for chance of employment at new shopping centre

A portrait of desperate Britain: 4,000 job seekers queue for chance of employment at new shopping centre Queues formed two hours before the jobs fair opened its doorsJob seekers had to park a mile away because so many people were therePositions were sought at new 84million shopping centre with 56 shops . The Whiteley Shopping Centre, Hampshire, is set to open in May and will have 56 shops, creating more than 1,000 jobs. Carol Bramley, from West End, was the first in the queue at 8am on Wednesday as she looked to find a job for the first time since January.

Is this the ultimate diet carb? The rice with just 8 calories in every bowl

Is this the ultimate diet carb The rice with just 8 calories in every bowl One portion of Slim Rice is said to make you feel full for four hours By Larisa Brown PUBLISHED: 23:00 GMT, 15 February 2013 | UPDATED: 11:58 GMT, 16 February 2013 New product Slim Rice is said to have only 7.7 calories per 100g compared to 350 calories in white basmati rice For anyone trying to stick to a diet, carbohydrates are usually the enemy. But one type of rice is flying off the shelves, because it has virtually no calories.

Manageress sues Holland and Barrett for stopping her sick pay while she was recovering from learning her husband was gay

Manageress sues Holland and Barrett for stopping her sick pay while she was recovering from learning her husband was gayMother-of-two had her sick pay reclaimed after she was signed off work with depressionOlga Gofmane and her children were left with 1.50 for a month after health firm reclaimed the payShe became unwell after the break down of her 12-year marriage By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 17:09 GMT, 4 January 2013 | UPDATED: 19:36 GMT, 4 January 2013 Olga Gofmane sued health food firm for reclaiming her sick pay A mother-of two who became depressed when her husband told her he was gay has successfully sued her employers Holland and Barrett for slashing her sick pay. Olga Gofmane, a manager of one of the company's branches, moved out of the family home after her former husband brought his boyfriend to the house. When Holland and Barrett reclaimed her sick pay after she had been signed off work by a doctor, Mrs Gofmane was left with just 1.50 a month

Ken Barlow"s son handed top job with a mystic leader: Actor moves to New York to take role with controversial sect

Ken Barlow's son handed top job with mystic leader: Actor moves to New York to take role with controversial sect | UPDATED: 22:34 GMT, 11 December 2012 They'd certainly have some down to earth comments about it on Coronation Street.