The Independent reports that the number of people living with diabetes is soaring in the United States. Eighteen states have seen at least a doubling of cases since 1995, according to a US government survey.
The Independent reports that the 10 per cent of UK households with the lowest income – £8,000 or less – have seen the biggest rise in the rate of inflation over the past year when the impact of soaring university tuition fees is stripped out. These households faced inflation of 2.49 per cent in the year to October, compared to just 2.1 per cent for the richest 10 per cent. Click on the link to read the full article.