Mr Cleggs contempt for democracy on EU

Mr Clegg’s contempt for democracy on EU | UPDATED: 00:13 GMT, 28 December 2012 Out of touch: Clegg demonstrated how he remains as detached from the views of the electorate on Europe as ever Yesterday a poll conducted by a pro-European newspaper revealed that 51 per cent of the public want Britain to leave the EU, against just 40 per cent who say they would vote to stay in. Even one in three supporters of the Liberal Democrats – Britain’s most ardently Europhile party – now want out. Yet, in a typically condescending interview to the same newspaper, Nick Clegg demonstrated how he remains as detached from the views of the electorate on Europe as ever

Anger at Amazon starting its sale on Christmas Day, with critics claiming Christmas should remain a family occasion

Anger at Amazon starting its sale on Christmas Day, with critics claiming Christmas should remain a family occasionOnline retailers expect 307million of business on Tuesday aloneCritics have called for the sales to be postponed until Boxing DayRetailers are desperate to clear their stock and will unveil sales a day early | UPDATED: 23:18 GMT, 22 December 2012 Church leaders have warned that Christmas Day is in danger of becoming a ‘frenzy of bargain hunting’ after Amazon announced it is launching its sale on December 25.

Texting while crossing the road makes you four times more likely to ignore oncoming traffic and lights

How a text can put you on the road to injury: Study finds that using your mobile phone while walking could be deadlyPeople are four times more likely to ignore traffic and disobey lights if textingUniversity of Washington study looked at 1,000 'real-time' pedestrians One in three were using phones or doing something similarly distracting | UPDATED: 07:55 GMT, 13 December 2012 Using a mobile while crossing the road could cost your life, warn researchers. Texting while crossing the road was the riskiest activity, making people four times more likely to ignore oncoming traffic and disobey the lights, according to a new study