Care workers and cleaners among those trapped in in-work poverty, say campaigners More than 1 million public sector workers in Britain are paid less than the amount required to make ends meet, trapping them in in-work poverty, according to a report. The Living Wage Foundation said as many as 1.2 million people working for the

Deputy leader Tom Watson to call for major overhaul of law to stop ‘gross excesses’ Labour is to propose an overhaul of online gambling law, including new restrictions on how much customers can bet and a system of checks to stop people placing wagers they cannot afford. The deputy leader, Tom Watson, will say on Thursday

Apple has reportedly confirmed it is firing 190 employees from its ambitious self-driving car project called Titan. According to a report in San Francisco Chronicle late Wednesday, the Cupertino-based company has laid off mostly engineers, including 38 engineering programme managers, 33 hardware engineers, 31 product design engineers and 22 software engineers. The layoffs in Santa

Carmaker’s plans for no deal or disorderly exit from EU include £2m for revised supply routes Aston Martin Lagonda has set aside £30m in preparation for any Brexit-related disruption as the luxury carmaker reported strong revenues in its first set of annual results since its stock market debut. The company said it was setting aside the

The passengers will not need any third-party platforms, IRCTC iPay provides payment options like credit card, debit card, unified payment interface, international card. In a bid to promote digital transactions, the Indian Rail Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Thursday launched its much awaited payment aggregator system ‘IRCTC iPay’. The exclusive digital payment gateway will

A toddler who suffers from a rare condition that left her with giant hands was forced to have liposuction to reduce the build-up of fluid in her fists. Cora Ruben has lymphedema, which occurs when the lymphatic system does not work properly, leading to abnormal swelling. The two-year-old, of Minnesota, had an accumulation of fluid in

A former oil worker has waited six years for surgery to remove a ‘hideous’ growth on his neck, costing him his job and girlfriend. Don Wright, 40, from Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, saw his GP in 2013 when he a small growth where a birthmark had once been. Despite being referred to a plastic surgeon,

Just before his seventh birthday, Tanner Collins lost a sixth of his brain. Surgeons had to crack his skull open and carefully excise a golf ball-sized benign tumor that was growing toward the back of his head, pressing his brain and causing unbearable migraines and seizures. Every medication had failed Tanner, and he could barely

New Delhi: Turns out, tobacco is more than just filler for cigarettes, although it is undeniably one of the most avoidable causes of premature death and disease in the world. According to a new study, the tobacco plant, Nicotiana, may contain powerful therapeutic potential for treating conditions like type-2 diabetes, stroke, dementia an, arthritis, more effectively and at

Increased insomnia symptoms nearly doubled the risk of coronary artery disease. They were also linked to symptoms of depression and a reduced sense of well-being. Finding it hard to sleep at night? If so, blame your genes, say researchers, who identified 57 genes associated with symptoms of insomnia, affecting 10 to 20 per cent people