Plight of savers could get even worse as Bank of England considers NEGATIVE interest rates

Plight of savers could get even worse as Bank of England considers NEGATIVE interest ratesDeputy governor Paul Tucker says Bank has discussed radical moveHigh street lenders would have to pay the central bank to hold their moneyMove could wipe out savings rates and inflation would ravage deposits By Rachel Rickard Straus PUBLISHED: 16:22 GMT, 26 February 2013 | UPDATED: 21:38 GMT, 26 February 2013 Negative interest rates should be considered as an option to encourage banks to lend to small and medium-sized firms, the Bank of England’s deputy governor for financial stability said today. Paul Tucker said the dramatic move had been discussed at this month’s rate-setting meeting as an option to help fuel economic growth

Wave of ritual killings in Cameroon spark panic after 18 murders in two weeks

Wave of ritual killings spark panic in Cameroon as 18 mutilated bodies are found in two weeks18 bodies have been found in Yaounde, Cameroon in two weeks Latest five victims, aged 15-26, were found outside a pre-school on Friday Families hide indoors and vigilantes patrol the streets looking for killers By Sara Malm PUBLISHED: 23:24 GMT, 22 January 2013 | UPDATED: 23:39 GMT, 22 January 2013 The West African nation of Cameroon has been shaken by a series of ritual killings of young people, causing panic in the capital of Yaounde. Police have found 18 mutilated bodies on the streets of the capital in the past two weeks, all believed to be linked to occult rituals. On Friday the dismembered body of 17-year-old student Michele Mbala Mvogo was found alongside four others outside a pre-school in the capital

2,000-year-old Roman theatre discovered in back garden of archaeological school

Unique 2,000-year-old Roman theatre discovered in back garden of archaeological school Roman remains reveal first British example of ancient cockpit-style theatreHad a large nearly circular orchestra pit with a narrow stage set much further back than in traditional theatresFound at site where Kent Archaeological Field School is basedArchaeologist Dr Paul Wilkinson said: 'It really is an amazing find, the first one in Britain, and it is just beyond my garden' | UPDATED: 16:48 GMT, 25 December 2012 Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a Bronze Age Roman theatre – dating back 2,000 years. Dr Paul Wilkinson, founder of the Kent Archaeological Field School, believes it is the first of its kind to be found in Britain.

Ren and Stimpy: pruned tree looks just like cartoon character

It's Ren and Stumpy: Pruned branches look just like cartoon character Tree resembles cartoon dog from popular series The Ren & Stimpy Show | UPDATED: 20:24 GMT, 19 December 2012 One is a newly-pruned tree, the other is Ren, a cartoon Chihuahua from the popular Ren & Stimpy Show.

Christmas gift ideas: The thinking couple"s sex guide, a 450 gym bag, a Paul smith back-care chair

The thinking couple's sex guide, a 450 gym bag, a Paul Smith back-care chair: Gifts to give you the feelgood factor | UPDATED: 10:39 GMT, 2 December 2012 Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for your fitness freak friend Is your mother in need of some tender love and skincare Maybe your partner need to spend a bit more time thinking about sex Our experts on body and mind have compiled the ultimate list of what they want for Christmas this year…