Death penalty for Bahrain four

April 28, 2011

A court in Bahrain today convicted four anti-government demonstrators, sentencing them to death for the murder of two police officers as pro-democracy protests raged across the country. In addition, three others received life-sentences, handed down by the military court. Following the recent uprisings across north Africa and the Middle East, some ...

Research: Claiming back PPI saves cash while value bumper packs don’t

April 18, 2011

Family-sized value packs, which are often on offer in supermarkets, can actually cost more than buying individual items, according to the latest research. Shoppers who try and get the best deal by buying in bulk are sometimes saving less, according to a study by the Daily Telegraph newspaper. Known as "Bigger ...

Former Eastenders man cleared of firearms charges

April 14, 2011

An ex-BBC East Midlands Today presenter was today cleared of threatening a fellow driver with an replica gun in Buckinghamshire. Mr Des Coleman, aged 46 and of Derbyshire - also a star of EastEnders throughout the 1990s - stood accused by Mr Darren Hunter back in May of last year. The ...

Tesco and Asda criticised for phony price wars

April 7, 2011

Tesco and Asda are being accused of a sham after items advertised as cut price were found to have actually gone up in cost. According even to Asda's own website, some ‘rollback' items had actually had their ticket price increased, while Tesco's promise of better value on certain bulk products ...