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…
'Every penny matters': Osborne borrows Morrisons slogan in 'man of the people' speech to supermarket staff defending cuts to benefits Osborne says his reforms are backing 'people who want to get on in life'He said 'vested interests always complain' about welfare shake ups 14million households will be better off, the Chancellor announcesDefends cutting the 50p top rate of tax for highest earners ” class=”lightboxPopupLink” onclick=”return false”> Enlarge George Osborne's hopes of avoiding an unprecedented triple dip recession are on a knife-edge.
Profits up 11 per cent but British Gas plans another price increase… as bosses line up a 10million windfall Company profits for 2012 soared to 606million But price rises for 12million customers could come as early as next winter have soared by 11 per cent on the previous year to 606million.
Don't put your winter coats away just yet: Forecasters warn of four days of freezing weather with temperatures feeling like -10CTemperatures could plunge as low as -6C in some areasWind chill will mean some places feel like -10C By Sam Webb PUBLISHED: 00:18 GMT, 21 February 2013 | UPDATED: 09:52 GMT, 21 February 2013 If you were hoping for a little respite from the cold weather, the prospects are not looking good. An unusually cold snap will take hold of Britain over the next few days as freezing winds sweep across the nation. Strong gusts of up to 50mph will mean that temperatures hovering around freezing point could feel more like -10 degrees in some areas.
'Fighting fit' British police officer, 32, dies after collapsing on French ski holiday PC Richard Williams, 32, died yesterday after collapsing in FranceHe was on a skiing holiday in Val d'Isre with colleaguesPolice pay tribute to a 'much-loved son, brother and cherished colleague' By Sean O'hare PUBLISHED: 11:17 GMT, 23 January 2013 | UPDATED: 19:21 GMT, 23 January 2013 A police officer has collapsed and died while on a skiing holiday in Val d'Isre, France.
British girl, eight, dies after being shot in head in grocery store on family holiday to Jamaica By Leslie Larson PUBLISHED: 05:04 GMT, 13 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:41 GMT, 13 January 2013 An eight-year-old British girl on holiday in Jamaica with her family was shot dead when an assailant opened fire at a grocery store on Friday evening. Imani Green, from Balham in South London, was at her cousin's small shop on the island's north coast, in the town of Duncans in Trelawny Parish, when violence broke out during an argument. She was struck in the head by a bullet from the shooter's 9mm pistol and then was hit in the shoulder by a second bullet.
Future generations of pensioners should get state pension but no extra benefits, Iain Duncan Smith warnsWork and Pensions Secretary insists handouts like winter fuel allowance and TV licence are safe for current pensionersBut 'next generation' will be encouraged to save to remove 'any extra dependence on the state'Coalition plans single-tier pension of around 155-a-weekLinking state pension age to life expectancy 'will mean working until 70' By Matt Chorley, Mailonline Political Editor PUBLISHED: 09:11 GMT, 8 January 2013 | UPDATED: 10:32 GMT, 8 January 2013 Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith, pictured arriving at Number 10 yesterday, said coalition reforms mean future generations would only need the state pension The next generation of pensioners should not need to receive extra benefits like free TV licences and help with heating bills, Iain Duncan Smith suggested today.
Minister pleads with Treasury to 'get on with' elderly care reform amid calls to cut fuel bill help for 80% of pensioners Care minister Norman Lamb tells MailOnline the issue of how to fund care for ageing population must be removed from the 'long grass Think tank report by ex-minister Paul Burstow calls for 10million pensioners to lose winter fuel allowance to pay for cap on care bills But campaigners say it would penalise those who saved for their old age there were 2.06million people claiming Pension Credit.
Mother BANNED from having babies after she abandons her four children in hotel room to go out partying Kimberly Lightsey, 30, forced to comply after being put on probation for 13 years by a Florida judgeAll children under 12 years old – including one who suffers from cerebral palsy and epilepsy | UPDATED: 18:51 GMT, 30 December 2012 A mother who abandoned her four young children in a hotel room to go out partying has been banned from having any more babies. Kimberly Lightsey agreed not to have any more children in return for avoiding five years in jail.
Kate’s royal twins spark a succession row, China buys Greece — and polygamy is legalised… | UPDATED: 23:40 GMT, 28 December 2012 Thought the world of politics was beyond satire Then read SIMON HEFFER’s tongue-in-cheek predictions for the coming year… Moving forward: David Cameron makes his long-awaited speech on the future of Europe, saying he wants to renegotiate our arrangement January: David Cameron makes his long-awaited speech on the future of Europe, saying he wants to renegotiate our arrangement.