Britons' finances deteriorated in April at a faster pace than in March as incomes fell and living costs rose, and households expected the squeeze to continue, reducing their ability to spend and support the economy.
Scores of top international British figures, who have lived and worked in the Gulf, have hit back strongly at UK MPs and others who criticise Bahrain's government, a report said.
They have all submitted extensive written testi
Britons remain deeply pessimistic about the economy and are increasingly worried about their personal finances, a poll published on Thursday showed.
This month's Reuters/Ipsos Mori poll shows that 48 percent of voters be
Iran will take serious measures against five British yachtsmen detained in the Gulf if it proves they had 'evil intentions', a close aide to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Tuesday.
Relations between Britain and Iran
Iran will take serious measures against five British yachtsmen detained in the Gulf if it proves they had "evil intentions", a close aide to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Tuesday.
Relations between Britai
More than half of Britons being offered vaccination against pandemic H1N1 flu are turning it down because they fear side-effects or think the virus is too mild to bother, a survey of doctors showed on Wednesday.
Many of the 10
The amount of good food Britons throw away unnecessarily is at record levels, according to a study on Thursday, costing the economy 10 billion pounds ($19.6 billion) a year.
More than half of the 6.7 million tons of food that households th