RBS posts biggest loss in six years

RBS posts biggest loss in six years - The Royal Bank of Scotland, part-owned by the UK government, has posted a loss for the sixth successive year, its biggest since 2008. [BBC Business]

Baby-boomer drug and alcohol warning

Baby-boomer drug and alcohol warning - There is a growing problem of drug and alcohol misuse among older people, campaigners are warning. [BBC Health]

Standard Life could quit Scotland

Standard Life could quit Scotland - Standard Life has become the first Scottish business to warn it may have to relocate significant operations and assets outside the country if its people vote for independence. [BBC Business]

UK retail sales 'beat expectations'

UK retail sales 'beat expectations' - High Street retailers are optimistic after strong growth in sales since last February, a CBI survey indicates. [BBC Business]

Aviva drivers' crash details stolen

Aviva drivers' crash details stolen - Aviva is writing to tens of thousands of customers after concerns that two employees stole details of people who had recently had accidents and sold them on to claims companies. [BBC Business]

Can supermarkets take on big banks?

Can supermarkets take on big banks? - Can supermarkets take on the High Street banks? [BBC Business]

Councils want Neknominate warnings

Councils want Neknominate warnings - Social networking sites Facebook and Twitter should introduce warnings over the drinking game Neknominate, councils in England and Wales say. [BBC Health]

How does commuting affect wellbeing?

How does commuting affect wellbeing? - Why the journey to work can get you down [BBC Health]

NHS trusts with deficits rise to 39

NHS trusts with deficits rise to 39 - A study of NHS foundation trusts in England finds the number of those in financial trouble has nearly doubled in a year from 21 to 39. [BBC Health]

Call for more affordable childcare

Call for more affordable childcare - Up to half a million more mothers could be in work if childcare was cheaper and more flexible, a report from the IPPR says. [BBC Business]

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