Marks and Spencer reeling over "poor quality" fashion slump as chief executive faces pressure to stop the rot

Marks and Spencer reeling over 'poor quality' fashion slump as chief executive faces pressure to stop the rot Chief executive Marc Bolland will be under great pressure from shareholdersThe group is set to report quarterly sales down 4.5 per cent By Simon Watkins and Sam Masters PUBLISHED: 23:27 GMT, 6 April 2013 | UPDATED: 09:04 GMT, 7 April 2013 Marks & Spencer is reeling from a strategy disaster of poor-quality clothes aimed at the wrong customers, critics have warned, as the store prepares to register a slump in fashion sales. Fashion-watchers, rivals and shoppers insisted the group needed to abandon cheap products and aim squarely at Britain’s aspiring middle-class women or risk losing ground

Abu Hamza"s son calls for holy war while praying in London mosque in series of jihadist-style videos

Like bigoted ranting father… like bigoted ranting son: Abu Hamza's son captured on video calling for holy war while praying in London mosque Uthman Mustafa Kamal has built up a following at the An-Noor mosqueHead of London mosque accepted speeches could be used by extremistsKamal is the second-youngest son of notorious hate preacher Abu HamzaQuilliam Foundation: 'One video twists the meaning of the Qur'anic verses' By Arthur Martin and Paul Bracchi PUBLISHED: 17:05 GMT, 19 March 2013 | UPDATED: 00:59 GMT, 20 March 2013 Abu Hamza's son has given vitriolic sermons in which he calls for a holy war and backs a Pakistani mother who tried to kill US agents. Othman Mustafa Kamal, 24, urged followers at a London mosque to 'destroy' the enemies of 'mujahids', who are holy warriors.

How skipping is better than cycling at helping you keep hunger pangs at bay

How skipping is better than cycling at helping you keep hunger pangs at baySkipping rope is better than cycling for repressing hunger By Pat Hagan PUBLISHED: 01:38 GMT, 21 February 2013 | UPDATED: 07:55 GMT, 21 February 2013 Craving Then grab your skipping rope If you fancy yet another slice of cake, start skipping.

Good Samaritan among rising number of complainants about police use of tasers

Good Samaritan tasered as he tries to help the police as complaints about devices run at one every three daysA 14-year-old girl and two cyclists among those who have raised concerns Police hope to get Government backing for every officer to carry taser399 complaints received about tasers in last three years | UPDATED: 01:33 GMT, 26 December 2012 Complaints about the use of Tasers have been increasing as police gear up to put the controversial 50,000-volt devices in the hands of more officers. Among those who have complained are a 14-year-old girl, a ‘good Samaritan’ who was trying to help police, two cyclists and a man who said he refused to take off his underpants in custody. Critics said the complaints, running at the rate of one every three days, should make chief constables think even more carefully about expanding use of the potentially deadly weapons.

The incredible "alien" skull discovered in a Mexican cemetery

The incredible 'alien' skulls discovered in a Mexican cemetery Find is new evidence of cranial deformation, where skulls were tightly bound in wooden supports to alter their shapeUnique head shape was used to differentiate different social classes | UPDATED: 19:54 GMT, 18 December 2012 It is an astonishing image that could have come straight from the plot of a Ridley Scott movie. Archaeologists in Mexico today revealed the astonishing skull of a person suffering from a cranial disfiguration.

Two-hour delays and six-mile queues on M25 after fatal crash as lorry hits bridge support

Two-hour delays and six-mile queues on M25 after fatal crash as lorry hits bridge support A man killed at about 1pm today when lorry hit bridge parapet on anti-clockwise M25 carriageway Tailbacks stretched six-miles as emergency services worked at the sceneTwo lanes remain closed for resurfacing and Highways Agency said normal traffic conditions not expected until 6am tomorrowA second crash reported just three miles before lane closures | UPDATED: 01:43 GMT, 28 November 2012 A man died when a lorry smashed into the parapet of an overbridge on the M25 today. Police closed a stretch of the southbound anti-clockwise carriageway between junctions 17 at Maple Cross and 16 at Uxbridge following the fatal crash at 1pm

This has got us out of a sticky situation! Homeowners use PLASTICINE to stop floodwater entering property

This has got us out of a sticky situation! Homeowners use PLASTICINE to stop floodwater entering property Andy Ford held back 2ft of flood water by sealing his 17th century cottageNeighbour Tad Mandziej gave him the advice after using plasticine himself | UPDATED: 18:48 GMT, 26 November 2012 It may not be the most obvious solution to keep the flooding at bay. But homeowner Andy Ford held back 2ft of flood water by sealing his property with plasticine