Benefits law: Government lines up cuts to employment and sickness benefit
The government is considering drastic cuts to the Employment and Support
Allowance sickness benefit, according to documentation seen by the BBC.
It is understood that coalition ministers are debating a plan that could see
new claimants who are judged to be capable of work given just 50p more per week
than other who receive job seekers allowance.
11 arrested over the exhuming of a woman's body to be used as corpse bride
In the Shangdong province of China, 11 men have been arrested over supplying
a corpse for a 'ghost wedding.'
A dead woman had been dug up by the men from a village grave in March, three
months after she had passed away. The corpse was then sold to family of a dead
single man for 38,000 yuan.