This morning's papers make rather grim reading for young old and those in the middle,perhaps none more so than the Mail which reports on a generation in denial.
Those aged between 55 and 64, known as 'pre-retirees', have been unrealistic about their pensions and are living in a state of denial about their finances, new research has found.
For those lower down the age scale,the Independent reports that the spiralling cost of childcare in Britain is exposed today by figures which show it can now cost more to send a toddler to nursery than to one of the country's most prestigious private schools.
Whilst at the other end of the age scale,the Times leads with a report that in a letter to the paper
More than 70 leaders of social care throughout England are warning that the Government’s plans to provide free home care are flawed, unfunded and will force cuts to current services.
The Telegraph claims that Military hospitals in Afghanistan and the UK are operating close to capacity as British forces prepare to launch a major offensive against the Taliban.
Echoed in the Guardian which reports that the demands are so great that the Ministry of Defence will today announce an increase in the number of ward beds at its rehabilitation centre, at Headley Court in Surrey, from 66 to 96, the paper has learned
co.uk/uk/2010/feb/10/afghan-hospitals-injury">Guardian which reports that the demands are so great that the Ministry of Defence will today announce an increase in the number of ward beds at its rehabilitation centre, at Headley Court in Surrey, from 66 to 96, the Guardian has learned
A wake up for the workshy on the front of the Express which says that David Cameron Speaking exclusively to the Daily Express, the Tory leader warns serial welfare claimants who refuse to get jobs to fear the prospect of a Conservative election victory.
The Mail meanwhile says that obese benefit claimants who are officially too fat to work have cost the taxpayer £80million under Labour.
Whilst according to the Telegraph,Labour has an exclusive plan to lure immigrants
According to the Times,a split in the EU on how to handle its most ailing member Greece is happening.
The Independent meanwhile has seen evidence that the new President of the European Council is using the financial crisis sweeping the eurozone to launch an audacious grab for power over national budgets, leaked documents reveal.
MPs voted 365 to 187 in favour of move to ask the public to decide whether first-past-the-post system should be scrapped reports the Guardian
Many of the papers report that a man has been arrested over the murder of Pc Keith Blakelock during the 1985 Broadwater Farm riots.
The Telegraph reminds us that Mr Blakelock, a father of three, was murdered by a machete-wielding gang 20 years ago during riots in Tottenham, north London.
Meanwhile the latest celebrity to be outed over sex is Vernon Kay whom the Sun informs us on its front page,admitted last night having text sex affairs with five girls.
How do you spend £639 on a taxi? Ask the BBC's technology chief says the Guardian.
Eric Huggers is accustomed to wrestling with the most tricky questions relating to the corporation's role in a rapidly changing digital age.
But even he may find himself struggling to answer one conundrum thrown up by his newly released expenses claims: how is it possible to justify spending £638.73 on a taxi?
Political speculation yesterday surrounded the career of Joanne Cash who the Times says may represent the high-achieving and golden-haired vision of a very modern Conservative candidate.
two members of the Shadow Cabinet had witnessed a stormy meeting in a Notting Hill pub at the end of which the pregnant Ms Cash dramatically walked out and announced her resignation.
Finally the Independent reports on the case of the The Goose Restaurant in Britwell Salome, Oxfordshire,where
To lose one Michelin star may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose two looks like carelessness. But one restaurant has just lost a third.