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Super-strong cannabis prompts calls by Volteface think tank to legalise drug
A mental health crisis caused by super-strength cannabis is being exacerbated by Government policy putting criminalisation ahead of young people's wellbeing, a new report claims.
Real term wages falling for six months in a row: ONS
British workers have now been squeezed by six months in a row of falling real terms wages, official figures show.
Universal Credit call charges to be scrapped
All call charges for people ringing the Universal Credit helpline will be scrapped from next month, the government has announced.
Sainsbury's plans to cut 2,000 UK jobs in payroll and HR
Sainsbury's has unveiled plans to cut up to 2,000 UK jobs as part of its programme to save hundreds of millions of pounds in costs.
Mesh implant complication rate higher than official figures
MPs will debate the risks associated with mesh implants after thousands of women said the device has perforated organs, caused chronic pain and left them unable to work or have sex.
Journalist Kath Sansom was 'wreck' after vaginal mesh implant
I set up the support page Sling the Mesh on Facebook two years ago, in June 2015, just 10 weeks after I had a mesh implant to treat incontinence from childbirth.
Brexit reversal would boost UK growth, says OECD
A political decision to reverse Brexit would have a "significant" positive impact on the UK economy, according to a leading global think-tank.
MI5 boss Andrew Parker: UK terror threat evolving at scale never seen before
The UK is facing a "multidimensional threat" that is rapidly evolving "at a scale and pace we've not seen before", the director general of MI5 has warned.
Flybe shares plunge on half-year profit warning
Shares in regional carrier Flybe have plunged by as much as 19% after a profit warning saw it become the latest airline to hit turbulence.
Storm Ophelia rips off roofs in England and Scotland
Storm Ophelia has caused travel disruption and torn roofs from buildings as remnants of the former hurricane tore across Scotland and northern England.