Chocolate, the treat we can"t do without: Sales stay at same level despite recession

Chocolate, the treat we can't do without: Sales stay at same level despite recessionMarket research firm Mintel believes that low cost treats will help fuel consumer spendingChocolate is recession proof because we turn to it as a treat By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 23:41 GMT, 14 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:47 GMT, 15 January 2013 We may be cutting back in all sorts of ways to survive the economic downturn but it seems there is one thing we can’t do without – chocolate.

Black Friday deals 2012: The sales tricks of extreme bargain hunters revealed

Lying to rival shoppers, hiding must-haves the day before, and using sign language to communicate across the store: The tricks of extreme Black Friday bargain hunters | UPDATED: 17:08 GMT, 23 November 2012 Black Friday’s extreme shoppers are coming up with such conniving ways to thwart the competition that some people decided to forgo their Thanksgiving feast altogether.

NHS will need 20bn by 2012 or the Government "should start charging for the health service" says thinktank

NHS will need 20bn by 2012 or the Government 'should start charging for the health service' says think tank Spending plans to March 2015 'are tighter for the NHS than any delivered in the last 50 years'Cuts will be 'far from pain free' warns NHS chief | UPDATED: 08:59 GMT, 4 July 2012 The NHS urgently need to reconsider what services should remain free as it faces a decade of austerity, financial experts said.

Facebook miracle: Mother overcomes agoraphobia after resolving to meet all her 300 Facebook friends in person

Mother overcomes agoraphobia after resolving to meet all her 300 Facebook friends in person Arlynn visited more than 51 cities on her year-long quest despite suffering from panic attacks She has urged others to conquer fear by making a big resolution that scares them and to tell their friends Arlynn Presser, 55, has met 292 of her online friends since last January after she made a New Year's resolution to overcome her fear of open spaces.