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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 447

January 15, 2019 2:25 PM Adolf Hitler: Nazi leader's paintings depicting WWI Somme battlefield up for auction

A PAINTING depicting a World War 1 battle scene staged at the Somme, believed to have been the work of evil Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler has emerged as going up for auction in Shropshire. Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was known as a keen artist, having struggled to make a living from his work before he was imprisoned for five years in 1924 at Landsberg Prison 456

January 15, 2019 12:43 PM Kit Harington: ‘How sad is that?’ Game of Thrones star on Sophie Turner decision

KIT HARINGTON, who plays Jon Snow in Game of Thrones, spoke out about a “sad” decision he made about his character’s memorabilia, which differed to his co-stars Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams. Kit Harington, 32, appeared on Zoe Ball’s BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show this morning where he addressed the latest trailer for the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones 398

January 15, 2019 10:53 AM Right age to lose virginity ‘no more than 18 months after you’ve claimed to’

A SURVEY of British sexual attitudes suggests that the best age to lose your virginity is within 18 months of lying about it to all your mates. Two-thirds of men and a quarter of women admitted they had left too long a gap between claiming they lost their virginity and actually losing it, and suffered lost credibility as a result. Professor Henry Brubaker 396

January 14, 2019 10:03 PM Man tasered after brandishing machete at south London train station

The 59-year-old is being held on suspicion of attempted murder following the incident in south London. The 59-year-old is being held on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon following the incident in south London. British Transport Police and Metropolitan Police officers were called to Tulse Hill station just after 6.30pm on Monday 158

January 14, 2019 10:00 PM Tulse Hill station: Man brandishing 'massive machete' arrested

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder amid reports a suspect was seen wielding "a massive machete" at a railway station in south London. Police were called to Tulse Hill station during evening rush hour just after 18:30 GMT, British Transport Police (BTP) said. In the course of the arrest a Taser was discharged, according to a BTP statement 153

January 14, 2019 4:47 PM BREXIT WARNING: Airlines told to URGENTLY prepare for no deal ahead of vote on May's plan

BRUSSELS has warned the remaining 27 European Union countries that they must urgently explain how their airline licenses comply with the bloc’s rules on ownership or face losing their rights to fly after Brexit. In a letter sent last week, Violeta Bulc, the EU commissioner responsible for transport, revealed not every national government had set out detailed 173

January 14, 2019 11:28 AM Hugh Grant issues plea after script stolen in car break-in

The actor says the script contains "many weeks worth of notes and ideas" as he makes an appeal for help to get it back. The actor said a bag taken in the theft, which happened on Sunday evening, also contained his children's medical cards. In an appeal for help on Twitter, he said: "In the unlikely chance that anyone knows who broke into my car tonight 179

January 13, 2019 1:08 PM Mayor of Cambridge dies during scuba-diving holiday

The mayor of Cambridge has died suddenly while on a scuba-diving holiday with his wife in South Africa. Nigel Gawthrope, 61, collapsed on Friday after surfacing from a dive and feeling unwell. The exact cause of his death is unknown. The city councillor was a popular local figure and had been eight months into his term of office. Council leader Lewis 160

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 157