Asia Day Ahead: Can Japan's consumers cope with a tax hike?
The final snapshot of consumer sentiment before a tax hike took effect will shed light on how Japan's shoppers are taking higher prices, while tech giants TSMC and ZTE are set to report earnings. Jon Gordon reports.
Almost a million adults and children received emergency supplies from food banks in the past year, a "shocking" rise of 163% on the previous 12 months amid rising living costs, low pay and welfare problems, a new report has revealed.
X-Factor judge Louis Walsh says Cheryl Cole saga is not a publicity stunt
Louis Walsh says that Simon Cowell put his neck on the block to give Cheryl Cole a chance in the US and the ongoing saga over her sacking is not a publicity stunt. Louis was speaking as he left his hotel in Glasgow for the X-Factor auditions in Scotland with new judges Kelly Rowland and Tulisa Contostavlos.