Households have been warned to expect to feel the pinch of price rises on the shelves after inflation hit a two-and-a-half year high.
The number of Americans who smoke cigarettes is at an all-time low. According to the most recent US government statistics, just 15 per cent of US adults smoked in 2015, compared to 21 per cent a decade earlier.
Chinese President Xi Jinping offered a vigorous defence of free trade at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday (Swiss time) in a speech that underscored Beijing's desire to play a greater global role as the United States turns inward.
A Southern Rail commuter claims to have used an obscure law to get a refund worth thousands from his season ticket due to bad service.
Rolls-Royce has changed its senior management since the bribery and corruption scandal emerged. Photograph: Reuters. Tuesday 17 January 2017 14.50 EST Last modified on Tuesday 17 January 2017 15.04 EST.