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.
Rebecca Adlington on her hopes for London Olympics 2012
Rebecca will line up with Britain’s best swimmers at The British Gas Swimming Championships, which doubles as the Olympic selection trials, from 3rd – 10th March 2012. There she will get her first taste of competition in the pool at the London Aquatics Centre, where she will be hoping to defend her titles this summer.