Too much information: Nick Clegg reveals he buys his pants from Marks & Spencer but it's not enough to stop clothing sales slump Deputy Prime Minister gives unnecessary insight into his shopping habitsRetailer reports 7th quarter of falling sales of clothing and homewareChief executive Marc Bolland under pressure after poor 2012 and disappointing Christmas sales. He has previously warned a new general merchandise management team led by John Dixon, the former boss of food, will not make a major impact on sales until M&S launches its autumn/winter collections in July. Too much information! Nick Clegg on dying his hair and what he…
He still can't get it right! Clegg calls stay-at-home mums 'noble': He's so condescending say campaigning mothers He said parents who decided to stop work had made a ‘noble’ decisionBut he claimed that they had not been hammered by Coalition taxesSpeaking on radio show a week after being ambushed live on-air Single mother said describing mothers as noble is 'condescending' Deputy PM floundered when presented with figures from OECD report , compared with 26.2 per cent in 2009, before the Coalition was elected. The international average is 26.1 per cent.
16m pay bonanza for five British Gas bosses: Windfall came just weeks after inflation-busting price increases Chief executive Sam Laidlaw is handed 5million Figures emerge in Centrica's annual report showing British Gas made 606million profitOfgem predict the average gas and electricity bill will rise to 1,420 by end of next year was 1,188 and customers have seen their prices double over the last seven years. A total of 2.5million families are estimated to live in ‘fuel poverty’, which means they have to spend more than 10 per cent of their income on their energy bill
Teenage sex slave raped 90 times in one weekend despite authorities saying she wasn't at riskGirl gave evidence to committee despite still being 'deeply traumatised'CSJ report claims efforts to tackle slavery in a state of crisisMore than 1,000 adults and children trafficked into or within UK in 2011/12 (file picture posed by model)” class=”blkBorder” /> A report by the Centre for Social Justice has said more than 1,000 adults and children were trafficked into or within the UK in 2011/2012 (file picture posed by model) A teenage girl was raped 90 times in one weekend it has been revealed, in a shocking report into modern-day slavery in the UK. The report, due to be published tomorrow by the Centre for Social Justice, contains evidence from the girl, who was 16 at the time she was taken into slavery and raped by 90 men. The girl, who gave evidence to the committee despite still being 'deeply traumatised' by the attacks, did not come from a background which put her at risk, but became enslaved after befriending girls vulnerable to abuse, it has been reported.
War on speeding motorists: Drivers face more 20mph limits and extra camerasLower limits and more road humps are among guidance given to councils Calls for cameras to have wider role in 'calming traffic' as they slash fatalities the number had fallen by 75 per cent to 8,677. In the decade to 2011 alone 29 per cent of forecourts shut. This ‘increased minimum driving time required to reach the nearest forecourt’, the government report by Deloitte said
'Savile groomed the nation': Official police report into DJ's 60 years of abuse reveals that he raped 34 women and girls and sexually assaulted up to 450 Met officer in charge of investigation Peter Spindler says Savile targeted victims in almost every part of Britain Scotland Yard say he must have spent 'every minute of every waking day' thinking about abusing children Today's 'Giving Victims a Voice' report was jointly written by police and the NSPCCSavile was 'without doubt one of the most prolific sex offenders we have ever come across', they say approximately 600 people have come forward to provide information to the investigative team.The total number of these relating to Savile is 450. The significant difference between the number of crime reports and the number of people who have come forward is due to some people wishing to remain anonymous and others who don’t wish the matter to be reported as a crime or are unable to remember sufficient detail. There are 34 rapes and 126 indecent acts, the police and NSPCC report said, and of his victims, 73 per cent were children, with the total victim age range between eight and 47 years old at the time.
'Meltdown' at BBC after decision to drop Newsnight film as highly-paid management struggled to get a grip on crisisReport says 'chaos and confusion' reigned as the crisis grewBBC's chain of command blasted by Pollard'No one took responsibility' finds report | UPDATED: 00:38 GMT, 20 December 2012 'Chaos and confusion': The report states that no senior management were able to show decisive leadership as the media storm raged on ‘Chaos and confusion’ gripped the BBC as it struggled to cope with the outcry over its abandoned Newsnight report into Jimmy Savile, a report found yesterday.
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
Police arrest man with 47 guns after threatening to 'kill as many people as possible' at ANOTHER elementary school at the SAME TIME as Connecticut massacreVon Meyer, 60, was arrested after making threats against schoolMeyer lives less than 1,000 feet from Jane Ball Elementary SchoolMan is known member of Invaders Motorcycle Gang | UPDATED: 08:40 GMT, 17 December 2012 An Indiana man with 47 guns and stocks of ammunition was arrested after threatening to go into a local elementary school and 'kill as many people as he could before police could stop him'. Von Meyer, 60, was arrested on Friday after his wife called Cedar Lake police after he threatened to set her on fire and continue his violent spree by attacking a nearby elementary school.
Police arrest man with 47 guns after threatening to 'kill as many people as possible' at ANOTHER elementary school at the SAME TIME as Connecticut massacreVon Meyer, 60, was arrested after making threats against schoolMeyer lives less than 1,000 feet from Jane Ball Elementary SchoolMan is known member of Invaders Motorcycle Gang | UPDATED: 18:34 GMT, 16 December 2012 An Indiana man with 47 guns and stocks of ammunition was arrested after threatening to go into a local elementary school and 'kill as many people as he could before police could stop him'.