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Two funerals for victims of the Glasgow helicopter crash are due to take place today.
Mark O'Prey and Gary Arthur were enjoying a night out in Clutha bar when a police helicopter crashed through on Friday November 29. They were among nine people who died.
The service for Mr O'Prey, 44, is to be held in his home town of East Kilbride, while Mr Arthur, 48, will be remembered in Paisley.
Passengers are being left out in the cold by unreliable train services because some parts of the country lack investment and fewer members of staff are on hand to help, a report has found.
Data collected by the Campaign for Better Transport (CBT) found passengers in London, the south east, north west England, the West Midlands and Scotland, enjoyed the best railway services.
However, Welsh passengers and those travelling in the north east and east of England expressed their misery with their local train services.
Services in Wales, were less well-used and less accessible than in other regions, as well as suffering low passenger satisfaction levels.
And even though services in London are well-used and have benefited from major investment, passenger satisfaction "is hindered by concern about cost and overcrowding" the report says.
Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has dissolved the lower house of Parliament and called for elections in an attempt to calm the country's deepening political crisis.
Ms Yingluck's announcement came as thousands of anti-government protesters vowed to march through Bangkok in a "final showdown" against her government.
She said: "There will be new elections according to the democratic system", but did not set a date.
"After listening to opinions from all sides, I have decided to request a royal decree to dissolve parliament," Ms Yingluck said in a televised statement. "There will be new elections according to the democratic system."
The leader of the Thai protest movement that has been battling to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said he would not end his demonstrations despite her dissolving of parliament.
"Today we will continue our march to Government House. We have not yet reached our goal. The dissolving of parliament is not our aim," Suthep Thaugsuban told Reuters.
He has repeatedly said he did not want a new election but wanted a vaguely defined, unelected "people's council" to run the country.
Community Shop Spokesperson Sarah Dunwell explained that surplus food from retailers and supermarkets can deliver "social good".
She said: "With many families facing tough times in Barnsley, Company Shop wanted to do more to match surplus stock with people who really need it. So I was delighted to join the team to help develop and deliver the UK's first social supermarket."
She added: "Industry surplus is hard to avoid, but what Community Shop shows is that if we all work together we can make sure that surplus food delivers lasting social good.
"We are all very proud to launch Community Shop today and we look forward to partnering with the retail industry to make this a success during the pilot phase and beyond."
Britain's first 'social supermarket' will be stocked with surpluses from major supermarkets, retailers and brands including:
- The Co-operative Food
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has dissolved parliament amid anti-government protests. She says elections will be held "as soon as possible".
Giving evidence alongside Iain Duncan Smith at the work and pensions select committee will be Howard Shiplee, the former London Olympics executive drafted in earlier this year to "reset" the Universal Credit programme amid growing concerns over delays and IT issues.
The Secretary of State may also be questioned about reports - which he denies - that he sought to have MPs pin blame for the failures on the DWP's chief civil servant Robert Devereux.
In his reply to the Autumn Statement, shadow chancellor Ed Balls taunted Mr Duncan Smith, commonly known as "IDS", over the reforms, suggesting it stood instead for "In Deep Shambles".
In written evidence to the committee, the DWP said it was "confident that it has taken, and continues to take, the right remedial steps to address past issues in the Universal Credit programme."
Britain's first 'social supermarket' is to open its doors today in Barnsley.
The Community Shop in Goldthorpe will provide shoppers on the verge of food poverty with access to food at up to 70 percent less than normal prices.
Membership of the pilot store will be open to people living in specific postcode areas and those in receipt of welfare support. Individuals that shop at Community Shop will also be offered services including debt advice, cookery skills, home budgeting and CV writing.
The amount of exercise adults take part in every week could drop by a further 35% by the end of the decade if current trends continue, a charity has warned.
Health director for sustainable transport charity Sustrans, Philip Insall warned adults needed to buck the trend in order to avoid health risks like diabetes.
– Health Director Philip Insall
From 1961 to 2005, levels of physical activity in the UK dropped by 20% and if current trends continue, will reduce by more than 35% by 2030.
As a direct result, obesity, diabetes and many more health disorders are becoming increasingly prevalent.
Getting a healthy amount of physical activity doesn't have to mean slogging away in the gym - it can be achieved by building activity into your daily routine by choosing to walk or cycle your everyday journeys.