Their beauty must be on the inside! Some of the world’s most miserable looking cats enter competition to find most attractive feline (though at least one of them was adorable!) More than 200 cats entered international feline beauty competition Not all of the competitors were beautiful in the conventional senseDespite being hairless and wrinkly many Sphynx cats tried their luck By Olivia Williams PUBLISHED: 17:58 GMT, 6 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:33 GMT, 6 April 2013 Most people would recoil at a wide-eyed hairless cat with enormous ears, but these owners at a Romanian cat show could not be prouder of their pets. Of all the hopefuls at the international feline beauty competition in Romania on Saturday, the most unfortunate-looking breed were the Canadian Sphynx cats but their owners still thought they were in with a winning chance.
As if jobs weren't hard enough to come by: 250,000 UK jobs advertised in EU (compared to France's 14,000) Half of the jobs advertised on a taxpayer funded EU website are in Britain By contrast France advertised just 14,000 posts for other EU worker By Tim Shipman PUBLISHED: 00:35 GMT, 5 April 2013 | UPDATED: 02:27 GMT, 5 April 2013 Britain is advertising 250,000 jobs in the European Union despite unemployment at home Britain is advertising 250,000 jobs to job seekers in the European Union creating more competition for unemployed people at home. Around half the jobs advertised on a taxpayer funded EU website are in Britain, raising questions about the government’s approach to unemployment
Death of the Desert Fox: Rommel's son's account of his father's last moments after Hitler ordered him to take a cyanide pill or be arrested German general Erwin Rommel told his teenage son he had been ordered to kill himself by Adolf Hitler In a newly discovered letter, Manfred Rommel describes watching his father being led into a car moments laterRommel, known as Desert Fox, was accused of plotting to kill Hitler | UPDATED: 22:22 GMT, 30 December 2012 A poignant account of the German general Erwin Rommel being led away to his death told by his teenage son has been discovered. In a revealing letter written by Manfred Rommel, he tells of his father's last moments after he was ordered to commit suicide by Adolf Hitler
Cameron must defend the traditional family | UPDATED: 22:46 GMT, 28 December 2012 Promises: David Cameron devoted much of his party conference speech this year to his own family story and his belief that 'family comes first' Today the Mail reveals how, by the time they are 14, only two-thirds of British children will be living with both their parents in a stable family environment. Disturbingly, the figure is one of the lowest in the western world – with only youngsters in Latvia, Estonia and Belgium less likely to grow up under the same roof as their mother and father, according to the OECD think-tank. Tellingly, in countries such as Germany and France, which offer tax breaks to encourage couples to remain together, levels of family break-up are significantly lower than in the UK, where no such financial support exists
Germany accused of 'deporting' its elderly: Rising numbers moved to Asia and Eastern Europe because of sky-high care costsCountry's elderly and sick being sent abroad due to rising care costsSituation described as 'inhumane deportation' and a huge 'alarm signal' Warning to Britain where pensioners are selling homes to pay for healthcare | UPDATED: 22:17 GMT, 27 December 2012 German pensioners are being sent to care homes in Eastern Europe and Asia in what has been described as an ‘inhumane deportation’. Rising numbers of the elderly and sick are moved overseas for long-term care because of sky-high costs at home. Some private healthcare providers are even building homes overseas, while state insurers are also investigating whether they can care for their clients abroad
UK can't 'cherry pick and choose powers to claw back from Brussels', EU president warns Herman Van Rompuy said the EU would fall apart quickly if countries were allowed to pick and choose powersHe said if UK departed it would ‘see a friend walk off into the desert’David Cameron is expected to call for renegotiation of Britain’s relationship with the EU next month | UPDATED: 23:19 GMT, 27 December 2012 Herman Van Rompuy said the European Union would fall apart quickly if countries were allowed to pick and choose which powers they wanted to keep David Cameron will not be allowed to ‘cherry pick’ powers to claw back from Brussels, the EU president has warned. In a major blow to the Prime Minister’s strategy, Herman Van Rompuy said the European Union would fall apart quickly if countries were allowed to pick and choose which powers they wanted to keep. Mr Van Rompuy said he wanted Britain to stay in the EU, adding that the UK’s departure would ‘see a friend walk off into the desert’.
'Don't blame migrants for Britain's troubles': Tony Blair delivers series of thinly-veiled warnings to Ed MilibandEx-Prime Minister urges greater welfare reform but warns of the dangers of Euroscepticism and 'flattening' the City with regulation He defends the Bush years, insisting rendition and torture was wrong but happened at a time when 'our people were threatened' | UPDATED: 02:11 GMT, 19 December 2012 Tony Blair yesterday delivered a series of thinly-veiled warnings to Ed Miliband over Labour’s positions on immigration, welfare reform and the Leveson Report. In a highly unusual intervention into British politics, the former prime minister declined to say whether he would campaign for the Labour leader at the next election expected in 2015
Is frosting the coolest trend so far Facebook group takes pictures of themselves in summer gear posing in freezing conditions | UPDATED: 11:25 GMT, 17 December 2012 If winter's already getting you down, you might want to resort to the latest Facebook trend and pretend the temperature can't stop you.
Is frosting the coolest trend so far Facebook group takes pictures of themselves in summer gear posing in freezing conditions | UPDATED: 18:27 GMT, 16 December 2012 If winter's already getting you down, you might want to resort to the latest Facebook trend and pretend the temperature can't stop you. Frosting — not to be confused with past trends like planking, porting or milking — means dressing up in your summer gear and snapping pictures of yourself re-creating your favourite summer activities, even though the snow might be deep on the ground. The trend began last winter in Montana, when a group of locals got fed up with snow and decided to get their summer clothes out and pretend it was a balmy June day.
EU deal 'is first step towards joining Euro Army': Leaders agreed plans for greater defence corporation at Brussels summit Plans appear to duplicate role of Nato alliance which Tories credit with responsibility for European defenceCall for a co-ordinated policy to boost development of defence technology | UPDATED: 01:56 GMT, 15 December 2012 Accusations: David Cameron is said to have signed Britain up to a blueprint for a Euro Army David Cameron was accused yesterday of signing Britain up to a blueprint for a Euro Army. European leaders agreed plans for greater defence co-operation at a summit in Brussels that will force Britain to consult fellow EU nations over defence planning, with defence chiefs having to co-ordinate capabilities and procurement.