UK economy posts worst quarterly GDP figures for five years.

Growth slumps to 0.1% on weak business investment and household spending. Richard Partington Fri 25 May 2018 11.04 BST Last modified on Fri 25 May 2018 14.47 BST The weakest household spending for three years and falling levels of business investment dragged  the...

Khalsa Aid CEO Ravi Singh refuses ‘Indian of the Year’ Award nomination.

Khalsa Aid CEO Ravi Singh refuses ‘Indian of the Year’ Award nomination. Internationally renowned humanitarian Ravi Singh respectfully declined an Indian award nomination this week, saying: ‘I don’t identify myself as Indian.’ Singh announced his declining of the...

Not just any fall from grace… What went wrong at M&S?

Doug Faulkner doug.faulkner@archant.co.uk@DougFaulknerG PUBLISHED: 08:39 25 May 2018 | UPDATED: 12:24 25 May 2018 It has been a bellwether for the high street for more than a century; its buildings dominating the centre of cities like Norwich and its name a by-word...

Met Police ‘use force more often’ against black people.

Sam Francis BBC News, London 24-05-2018 Metropolitan Police officers set up a stop and search operation. Image copyright PA Image caption The use of force was equivalent to once for every 50 black people in Greater London and once for every 200 of the white...

NHS needs £2,000 in tax from every household to stay afloat – report.

Higher taxation is only way to address demands on buckling health service, think-tanks say Larry Elliott Economics editor and Denis Campbell Health policy editor Thu 24 May 2018 00.01 BST Last modified on Thu 24 May 2018 00.35 BST British households will need to pay...

Doctors explain Michael Jackson’s impossible dance move.

  New research from India into Michael Jackson’s Smooth Criminal tilt has concluded that, yes, it is physically impossible and dancers should really stop trying to recreate it because Achilles tendon and spinal injuries are not fun.   Neurosurgeons...
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