One in ten elderly forced to sell or downsize their home to make ends meetStaggering amount of people forced to sell their property to make ends meetBritons are also pushing back the age they expect to retire PUBLISHED: 23:37 GMT, 25 December 2012 | UPDATED: 23:37 GMT, 25 December 2012 One in ten pensioners in Britain has sold or downsized their home to help make ends meet, according to research. Cash-strapped Britons are reassessing their retirement plans because of the state of the economy, according to a survey of 1,000 adults in 12 European countries, which found that more people in this country are planning to use their property to fund their pension than in most other European nations. They are also reconsidering the age at which they will stop working, with an average delay of five years
Father of private equity firm selling company that makes the Bushmaster rifle LIVES in the Sandy Hook massacre town New York-based company is ditching shares in Freedom Group, which manufactured the .223-calliber Bushmaster AR-15Gunman Adam Lanza, 20, used the horror semi-automatic weapon along with two other guns to slaughter 20 kids and six staff at the Newtown, Connecticut school on FridayFather of Cerberus' boss lives in NewtownRetail giant Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods have stopped selling the rifle and others like it 'out of respect to the victims and their families' | UPDATED: 03:30 GMT, 19 December 2012 Relative connections: The father of Cerberus boss Stephen Feinberg (pictured) lives in Newtown, Connecticut There is a new connection between the private equity firm Cerberus who owns the gun manufacturer that produced the rifle used by the Sandy Hook shooter. The father of Cerberus boss Stephen Feinberg lives in Newtown, Connecticut, where a Bushmaster AR-15 rifle made by Remington was used to kill 20 children and six elementary school staff. The gun used by 20-year-old Adam Lanza in the massacre on Friday is a ‘civilian’ version of the military M-16.
Firm changes design of bunk bed a year after girl, 4, accidentally hanged herself from it with Hello Kitty bagTegan Hancox became trapped in the strap as she climbed out of bed just days before ChristmasHer mother Becky Shreenan, of Coventry, has been campaigning for the changes | UPDATED: 17:03 GMT, 7 December 2012 A manufacturer has agreed to change the design of a bunk bed a year after a four-year-old girl accidentally hanged herself from one in her sleep.