40% of working-age Britons have less than £100 in savings.
A Derbyshire police officer has been disciplined for paying for a packet of biscuits shoplifted by a homeless man instead of arresting him.
1.7 million people in Britain do not have a bank account.
A Russian foreign ministry guide advises tourists not to compare Kenyans to monkeys, to avoid insulting an Uzbek’s mother and to ignore lesbians in France.
53% of British bank branches have closed since 1989.
Noise reduction equipment on Chinese trains means they make no more noise than a dishwasher.
Scientists have turned a spinach leaf into working human heart tissue.