A BAN on pension-related cold calling to prevent people being conned out of their life savings was recommended by MPs yesterday.
The work and pensions select committee is calling for “urgent legislative action” through the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill.
Monday 11th Dec 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
PEOPLE living in the former industrial heartlands of England and Wales are more likely to suffer depresson and anxiety than the rest of the country, researchers claimed yesterday.
In their analysis of 400,000 personality tests, as part of the BBC Lab’s online Big Personality...
PROTESTS have erupted across Britain against US President Donald Trump’s provocative decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
The announcement, in which Mr Trump said that the US will be transferring its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, has sparked...
by Felicity Collier
SOUL singer Lurine Cato, a winner of the prestigious Mobo music prize, is leading an NHS choir launched to urge people to donate blood and help raise vital funds to help sickle cell wards.
B Positive Choir was formed last year to raise awareness of the...
BRUTAL Tory cuts forced local authorities to slash their spending on public libraries by £66 million last year, Labour said yesterday.
There has been a squeeze on paid staff and branches for the seventh year running with new figures showing that total...
DISGRACED former celebrity publicist Max Clifford has died, the Ministry of Justice confirmed yesterday.
The 74-year-old collapsed twice at Littlehey Prison in Cambridgeshire, where he was serving an eight-year jail sentence for historic sex offences.
His daughter Louise, 46,...
LABOUR took a swing yesterday at Tory plans to introduce higher fees for “condensed” two-year degree courses.
The proposals involve increasing fees for intensive two-year courses to £11,100, compared with the annual fees of £9,520 for three-year courses.
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Labour leader at United Nations ahead of Anti-Corruption Day
Saturday 9th Dec 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Christmas protests call for Tories to drop cap which has led to a 21% wage decline
THE government and the EU Commission announced a provisional agreement after the first stage of exit negotiations yesterday.
Prime Minister Theresa May and Brexit Secretary David Davis flew to Brussels to confirm with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker the text of a...