Peter Hales

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Mark Carney calls for bankers' bonuses to be deferred

Mark Carney has stepped into the row about bankers' bonuses with a demand that a large chunk of the pay packages for senior staff should be deferred "for a very long time".<p>Interviewed on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show, the governor of the Bank of England said a change in compensation structures was …

Nigel Slater: five recipes for fritters

A little fritter, rolled in crumbs, fried till crisp and wolfed (almost) straight from the pan, is a thing of joy. The fritter is at its best when the outside shell is crisp and the inside is soft and yielding; a filling of crushed peas and bacon; molten cheese, crushed chickpeas or perhaps soft, …

Interpol alert for arrest of Australian conman Peter Foster

An Interpol alert has been issued for the arrest of Australian conman Peter Foster.<p>Australian authorities asked Interpol to list the 51-year-old fugitive under a red notice after Foster failed to front a federal court hearing in Brisbane last year.<p>The Interpol website says Foster is facing a …

Qatar World Cup: 400 Nepalese die on nation's building sites since bid won

More than 400 Nepalese migrant workers have died on Qatar's building sites as the Gulf state prepares to host the World Cup in 2022, a report will reveal this week.<p>The grim statistic comes from the Pravasi Nepali Co-ordination Committee, a respected human rights organisation which compiles lists of …

Flooding crisis likely to get worse, warns David Cameron

David Cameron has warned that the flooding crisis is likely to get worse even though Britain is set for a respite from the devastating winter storms.<p>The prime minister said while the weather was due to improve, the sheer volume of rain over recent weeks meant groundwater levels would keep rising in …

Climate change is an issue of national security, warns Ed Miliband

Britain is sleepwalking towards disaster because of a failure to recognise that climate change is causing the extreme weather that has blighted the country for more than a month, Ed Miliband has warned.<p>The Labour leader says in an interview with the <i>Observer</i> that climate change is now an issue of …