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January 15, 2019 5:37 PM DEATH OF THE HIGH STREET: ‘Stark’ outlook as online shopping hits home

CLOSE to two fifths of Britons are apathetic toward the high street according to new research, which was published just weeks after British retailers suffered major losses during the festive period. UK retail sales has decreased by 0.7 percent on a like-for-like basis from December 2017, with retail giant John Lewis threatening to cut staff bonuses in light 445

January 14, 2019 10:37 PM May's deal would 'DASH Global Britain' warns Fabricant in latest blow to PM

TORY MP Michael Fabricant has lashed out at Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit withdrawal agreement, insisting the UK's future as a global trading hub would be "dashed" under her deal. Mr Fabricant said Sir Lockwood Smith, who was New Zealand’s High Commissioner until 2017, was also dismissive of Mrs May's Brexit deal. Mr Smith said it would be "difficult" 131

January 14, 2019 12:05 AM Toby Nye: Leeds United pay tribute after sick boy dies

A six-year-old boy who had been suffering from cancer and developed a special relationship with Leeds United has died just days after his birthday. Toby Nye had high-risk neuroblastoma, a rare form of cancer, which spreads rapidly across the body. Stars from the club have paid tribute to the youngster and said they were "heartbroken". Chairman Andrea 143

January 13, 2019 11:34 PM Celebrity Big Brother USA confirms season two houseguests

Anthony Scaramucci, Jonathan Bennett, Dina Lohan among CBS's new line-up CBS has officially announced the famous faces taking part in Celebrity Big Brother USA season two, including Mean Girls star Jonathan Bennett and former White House staffer Anthony Scaramucci. After weeks of rumours and speculation online, the contestants were finally confirmed 172

January 13, 2019 11:38 AM Airlander 10: World's longest aircraft gets full-production go-ahead

The world's longest aircraft is set to go into full production with the model designed to take its first passengers. It comes after the prototype £32m Airlander 10 - a combined plane and airship - was formally retired following successful final testing. As a result, Bedford firm Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) has been given Production Organisation Approval 150

January 12, 2019 6:12 PM US REFUSES to bow to EU demands to keep their nose out of European farming

THE United States is digging in its heels and refusing to omit agriculture from planned trade talks with the EU. On Friday the US signalled it would not bow to the pressure from Brussels when it published negotiating objectives that seek comprehensive EU access for American farm products. EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstron told the US trade representative 133

January 12, 2019 6:00 PM BRITs 2019 Nominations: Anne-Marie & Dua Lipa Lead The Pack – See The Full List

Anne-Marie and Dua Lipa lead the nominations for the BRIT Awards 2019 with four nods each! Anne-Marie rounds off an incredible 12 months with praise in the categories for British Female Solo Artist, British Album Of The Year, British Single and British Artist Video Of The Year, both for ‘2002’. Having won two BRITs last year, Dua picks up four nominations 156

January 11, 2019 7:38 PM Jane McDonald: Cruising Down Under star reveals if partner Eddie Rothe travels with her

JANE MCDONALD has revealed what her partner Walter “Eddie” Rothe really thinks of her long stints away from home and whether he films her Cruising travel programmes alongside her. Cruising with Jane McDonald began back in 2017 and sees her spend six months on the high seas. And now the singer has revealed whether her partner Eddie Rothe joins her on ship, and how he feels 132

January 11, 2019 2:18 PM MAPPED: Do YOU live in Britain’s worst burglary hotspot? Top 20 revealed

THE UK’S worst areas for burglaries have been revealed in new analysis that found break ins are up 16 percent. The small town of Henley-in-Arden, in Warwickshire, is confirmed to be the UK’s top burglary claims hotspot, according to analysis of more than 2.5 million home insurance quotes from January 2017 to December 2018. MoneySuperMarket analysed home insurance 143

January 11, 2019 3:35 AM China to be world LARGEST economy by 2030

THE US will lose its place as the world’s biggest economy by 2030, falling below China and India, according to a new report. The study was produced by UK banking firm Standard Chartered. Britain, France, Italy and Canada are all predicted to fall out of the world’s top 10 economies. They will be overtaken by Turkey, Brazil and Egypt which are forecast 139