Made in Britain? Six-in-ten UK consumers say country of origin is one of most important factors in brand choice
Consumers prefer global brands for electronics but local ones for food. Six-in-ten British consumers say a brand’s country of origin is at least as important to them, on average, as factors such as its range, price, function and quality – according to Nielsen’s new Global Brand-Origin Survey.
Running for a bus or the tube might be a daily occurrence for some, however that would still be out of reach according to the British Heart Foundation’s statistics that a fifth of adults say they would struggle to run further than 100 metres.
Technological fitness experts, weActiv, are urging the British public to invest in their health while they can do something to change it.
The nurse approached him, smiling. "The labor is going great," she said. "Wouldn't you like to come in?" "Oh, no." The man shook his head.
The nurse returned to the mother's side, and the labor progressed smoothly. As the birth neared, the nurse returned to the man, now pacing frantically in the ball. "She's doing so well," she assured him. "Would, you like to at least come in and see her?"The man seemed to hesitate slightly, then shook his head again. "No, no, I couldn't do that." He jingled car keys in his sweaty palm and resumed his pacing.
A seven year old boy was at the centre of a courtroom drama yesterday when he challenged a court ruling over who should have custody of him.
The boy has a history of being beaten by his parents and the judge initially awarded custody to his aunt, in keeping with the child custody law and regulations requiring that family unity be maintained to the degree possible.