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.
Jessie J does her best "The Only Way Is Essex" impression
Essex girl Jessie J has admitted she is "embarrassed" by TOWIE - but she can still pull off an hilarious impression of Amy Childs. The Price Tag singer was performing acoustic versions of her hits at a promotional event in Sydney, Australia, when she was asked if she watched the show. Laying on her best Essex-girl accent, she said: "Shut up, oh my God, babe! "You've totally gone over the top with that tan! "I can smell the fumes from here babes."