More than 6m people in their forties will have to work an extra year before receiving their state pension, after the government announced last week a shift in the retirement age to rein in growing costs.
Workers at Merseyrail have started a 24-hour strike in a dispute with the firm over driver-only-operated trains. The action, which began at 00:01, coincides with the final day of The Open golf tournament in Southport.
The Sunday Times: Asda is exploring a �4.4 billion takeover of B&M, the fast-growing discount retailer run by billionaire brothers Simon and Bobby Arora.
TOKYO - A trove of new images captured in the past few days show what is likely to be melted nuclear fuel from inside one of Japan's wrecked Fukushima reactors, a potential milestone in the cleanup of one of the worst atomic disasters in history.
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