The average stay in hospital for a normal birth in Britain is just 1.5 days compared to Romanian and Slovakian mothers who stay in hospital for up to five days after giving birth.
The Cabinet Office insists ‘centralised’ records mean it would be too expensive to provide details of the Prime Minister’s spending at Chequers, and that of Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg at Chevening.
Other volunteers returning from Sierra Leone were allowed to board crowded buses and trains instead of being taken into quarantine.
Margaret Thatcher, pictured, was correct to introduce the Poll Tax which, according to Robin Harris, former director of the conservative party’s research department, ‘was an excellent idea in principle.’
The rural population is set to swell by 6 per cent by 2025 leading to a boom in the countryside economy, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs predicted.
Alun Jones, the new president of the Girls’ Schools Association has said that referring to independent schools as bastions of ‘elite and privilege’ is outdated these days.
From Luis Suarez and Jeremy Paxman to the Downton dog and Aldi, Pugh has covered all of the year’s biggest stories in his hilarious cartoons. Here’s our pick of the best which kept us laughing in 2014.
The man, thought to be Phu Lam, 53, was found dead after an alleged rampage in which he attacked victims in two parts of Edmonton, Canada, before fleeing and taking his own life.
In TV and press adverts for the campaign shoppers spoke about swapping from their usual supermarket to Aldi, with one saying: ‘We’ve saved so much on our weekly shop.’
The toymaker has been attacked by moms and dads who bought the $20 Sweet Shoppe Cake Mountain Playset for their loved ones – and were shocked at the toy’s risqué connotations.
While passengers struggle with ever-rising fares, senior rail executives enjoyed generous salaries, bonuses and perks such as car allowances and private healthcare.
Sonar images have revealed the wreckage of doomed AirAsia Flight QZ8501 upside down on the sea floor, as it’s revealed three passengers were holding hands when their bodies were found
Camo is missing – and is dying to get home and back into this dashing outfit (Picture: Roy Dufek/Reddit) A woman has been left ‘crushed’ after her boyfriend accidentally sold her pet cat. Roy Dufek took to Craigslist in a bid to rectify his blunder and find the feline which he thinks was unwittingly shipped off to […]