Identity theft is reaching "epidemic levels", according to a fraud prevention group, with people in their 30s the most targeted group.
Provident Financial has issued its second profit warning in two months. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA. Provident Financial. Provident Financial sees nearly �1.7bn wiped off stock market value.
Job opportunities are diminishing, with employers' plans to hire falling to their lowest level in a year as the economic outlook darkens.
More than 130 car keys have been stolen following a major break-in at a single meet-and-greet airport parking firm - and four vehicles snatched from another site.
Tesco (TSCO) has opened an �85 million compensation scheme for investors who said they invested in the company under 'false or misleading terms' following the group's admission that it overstated expected profits.