If you really must have 'a life' girls, leave it till the weekend | UPDATED: 01:44 GMT, 30 December 2012 The 2011 UK Census found that men are no longer the main breadwinners Who is going to be worrying about the bills that plop on the mat over the next few weeks For once, remarkably, my own peculiar lifestyle choice – to have been richer than my husband – segues nicely into the results of the 2011 UK Census. It found men are no longer the main breadwinners, an astonishing leap: my mum never possessed a cheque book, let alone a paid job. A leading union stated: ‘Employers need to acknowledge the fundamental importance of family-friendly policies as women continue to take on the burden of domestic work and childcare.’ Oh dear.
Workers to have their redundancy notice halved to just 45 days: Unions condemn move as 'utter madness' The consultation period required before bosses can make large-scale redundancies is being cut from 90 to 45 daysMove was welcomed by British Chambers of Commerce which said it would cut red-tapeBut news was met with fury from unions at a time of job insecurity and a faltering economy | UPDATED: 23:39 GMT, 18 December 2012 Bosses were yesterday given the green light to make their workers redundant more quickly. The consultation period required before large-scale redundancies are made is being halved
Landscape Photographer of the Year competition gives viewers stunning tour of the British Isles from London cityscapes to lonely Hampshire tree | UPDATED: 23:45 GMT, 6 December 2012 The United Kingdom is home to a wide variety of spectacular, inspiring landscapes from salt marshes, chalk cliffs and ancient woodland, to historic villages, parklands and cityscapes. The inspiring images below, taken by both amateur and professional landscape photographers, have been recognised as some of the very best by the judges of sixth annual Landscape Photographer of the Year competition. The stunning images have been compiled in a new book, Landscape Photographer Of The Year: Collection 6, which offers a magical tour around the British Isles through the viewfinders of some of the best landscape photographers in the world
MPs criticise Lord Leveson's 'strange' recipe for press regulation which offers no answers on how to control the internetInternet is 'ethical vacuum' where bloggers act with impunity, says report Highlights growth of social media – but no detailed recommendations Tory chairman of Commons culture committee says response is 'curious' Embarrassing naked images of Prince Harry and Kate used as case studiesLeveson claimed parents 'could control' what their children see onlineMail Online was singled out for its 'phenomenal growth' | UPDATED: 14:20 GMT, 30 November 2012 Lord Leveson was today criticised for his 'strange' plans to regulate the press which almost entirely ignore how millions of people get their news online. The inquiry concluded it was almost impossible to regulate the Internet – but did not make any suggestions for how it could fit with his newspaper rules. Today John Whittingdale, Tory chairman of the Commons culture committee, said it was 'curious' that the judge proposed tight controls on newspapers while doing very little to police new media.