Features by Kate McGough
Posted In: London, alcohol
The British government has announced today that it wants to set a minimum price on beer, wine, and spirits. It hopes the move will help prevent alcohol-related crimes and deaths in the country.
Posted In: Britain, police, obesity
The cliche that cops like to eat doughnuts might be true in the U.K., where police officers could soon feet their unhealthy ways reflected in their paycheck.
Posted In: starbucks, London, coffee, mid-day extra
In the U.K. today, where Starbucks has just started writing customers' names on their coffee cups for the first time.
Posted In: Rupert Murdoch, Britain, tabloids
Just seven months after another paper shuttered its doors in scandal, Rupert Murdoch is launching a new tabloid in Britain.
Posted In: Chinese New Year
On this first day of the Chinese New Year, some predict the new zodiac sign won't ring in an economic recovery just yet.
Posted In: holiday shopping, Music
Does Christmas music help you get into the holiday spirit? It may also affect your wallet.
Posted In: car, rental car, Britain
If your car is spending most of the day sitting unused on your driveway, it could be working a lot harder to earn you some spare cash.
The U.K. has the lowest proportion of female engineers in Europe. Industry leaders are hoping to change that.
Posted In: Food
Despite the global recession, Scotch whisky exports to the rest of the world were worth more than $2.8 billion in the first half of the year. But it might not be because of financial woes that more people are drinking up.
Residents of Kiribati, a small island in the Pacific Ocean, were some of the first people to ring in 2011. But as many countries face a New Year of tough financial decisions and government cuts, how much are cities spending on their celebrations?