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.
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.
Maternity care cuts 'stop new mothers breastfeeding' | UPDATED: 06:42 GMT, 16 July 2012 Women stop breastfeeding their babies earlier in areas where there have been cuts to maternity services, research suggests.
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.
Ramadan gold rush: It”s that time of year when the Arab plutocracy descends on austerity London to party and spend. And their shopping sprees are more blingtastic than ever
Money can't make you happy…
'I refuse to be beaten': The father who has overcome cancer SIX times by enduring 40 operations in 13 years A battling father has overcome more than 40 operations, beating six separate bouts of cancer, in just 13 years.
Sunny break may be alternative to IVF: How the sunshine vitamin can help boost fertility Couples trying for a baby should take a sunshine holiday – and not just because it may put them in a more romantic mood.
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.