An increasing number of Britons are working less than they want to and the issue of so-called underemployment is a better indicator than the jobless rate of slack in the labor market, according to a paper published today.
Bee colonies exposed to a common class of pesticides may produce fewer queens and the chemicals may lead to insects’ deaths by impairing homing abilities, according to two studies in the journal Science.
The risks to the U.K.’s recovery are rising fast. All of the forward-looking business and consumer surveys have dropped to the levels of mid-2008, when the economy was about to spiral out of control. Now we are entering another slump driven by policy errors.