Consumers resilient in Britain

LONDON, April 20 (UPI) -- Consumer spending in Britain rose 1.8 percent in March compared with February, suggesting resilience in the economy, leading analysts said.

Retail sales slow in Britain

LONDON, July 15 (UPI) -- Retail sales in Britain rose 2.1 percent in June, compared with a year ago, but sales have declined in the past three months, a report said.

Hyperactive students mature later

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Although the brains of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder develop more slowly than those of other children, they catch up, a new study says.

Gene variant linked to ADHD

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists have linked a variant of a dopamine receptor gene with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, as well as with thinner brain tissue.

Study shows kids' brain development path

WASHINGTON, March 30 (UPI) -- The differences in brain development among children appear to be linked to intelligence, a U.S. National Institute of Mental Health study says.

British interest rates remain unchanged

LONDON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- British interest rates remained unchanged Thursday at 4.75 percent, it was reported.