We're all fatter than we think, with women underestimating their weight by an average of 5lb Nearly half of parents of obese children thought their child was 'about the right weight'Women aged 35 to 39 underestimated their weight the most and thought they were 8lbs lighter than they were | UPDATED: 23:13 GMT, 20 December 2012 It will be little consolation to any woman who has stood in a changing room fretting about whether her bottom looks big – and any man who has desperately tried to convince her that it doesn’t. We’re all fatter than we think we are, a study claims, and women are most likely to be guilty of underestimating their size. It seems the average woman is actually 5lb heavier than she believes she is – and those in their late 30s are the most optimistic, convinced they weigh half a stone less than they really do.
I'm not a Leftie bank-basher, but why on earth has no one been jailed for their criminality | UPDATED: 23:51 GMT, 19 December 2012 One voice: When David Crausby rose to his feet during Prime Minister's Question Time, he spoke on behalf of the nation When a little-known Labour MP yesterday rose to his feet during Prime Minister’s Question Time, he spoke on behalf of the nation. David Crausby pointed out that when the Great Train Robbers stole 2.5 million, they were banged up in prison for a very long time. /12/19/article-2250796-0AA992AA000005DC-520_634x342.jpg” width=”634″ height=”342″ alt=”Departures: Former HSBC chief executive, Lord Green, presided over the wrongdoing following the mega-bank's fine – though there is no suggestion he was in the know” class=”blkBorder” /> Departures: Former HSBC chief executive, Lord Green, presided over the wrongdoing following the mega-bank's fine – though there is no suggestion he was in the know Lord Green’s new job is as Britain’s Trade Minister.
Britain's gender pay gap: Mothers who work full-time earn 21% less than menStudy reveals the true extent of the gender pay gap in BritainWorking mothers in full-time employment paid 21 per cent less than men Women without children also paid 7 per cent less than men in full-time jobsBritish childcare also costs much more than in most other countries | UPDATED: 02:13 GMT, 18 December 2012 Enlarge Gender gap: Working mothers earn 21% less than men the report says, while the cost of childcare can almost wipe out the benefit of returning to work Mothers who work full-time earn 21 per cent less than men, a report revealed yesterday. But even women without children are victims of Britain’s gender pay gap. On average, they earn 7 per cent less than men in full-time jobs, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said
More misery for renters frozen off the housing ladder as average monthly payments are expected to jump by another 4% Rents expected to rise twice as fast as house prices in 2013Cost of the average home will rise by a modest two per cent | UPDATED: 09:12 GMT, 14 December 2012 Rents will rise twice as fast as house prices in 2013 as Britain’s embattled housing market endures another tough year, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors will say today.