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January 15, 2019 8:05 AM Boohoo remains in fashion as sales surge

Sales at Boohoo grew strongly in the last four months of 2018, in another sign that people are choosing online shopping over the High Street. The online fashion retailer, which also owns the PrettyLittleThing and Nastygal fashion labels, saw revenues in the four-month period jump 44% to £328.2m. It revised its revenue growth forecast for the financial 19

January 15, 2019 7:46 AM Online fashion retailer Boohoo raises revenue target after strong Christmas

While rival ASOS issued a profit warning before Christmas, Boohoo saw sales jump in the UK and US market. The owner of Nasty Gal and Pretty Little Thing said revenue rose 44% to £328.2m in the four months to 31 December, up from £228.2m a year earlier. In the UK, revenues rose 33% to £180m and US sales jumped 78% to £70.4m. Boohoo now expects revenues 17

January 7, 2019 10:20 PM Abused teen who killed man freed from jail after celeb-backed campaign

Kim Kardashian is among those who argued that Cyntoia Brown should have been treated as a victim not a murderer. Cyntoia Brown was 16 when she shot Nashville real estate agent Johnny Allen after he had taken her to his home for sex in 2004. Brown, who was a runaway and under the influence of a violent pimp, said she shot Allen after he attacked her. But she was convicted 17

January 5, 2019 4:01 AM Chris Evans: 'Be careful' DJ drops James Martin honeymoon secret live on ITV show

CHRIS EVANS recently appeared on James Martin's self-titled ITV show Saturday Morning where he made a revelation about his honeymoon, which seemingly saw the chef at the centre of the confusion. Chris Evans, 52, who was a former broadcaster on BBC Radio 2’s Breakfast Show, took the opportunity to reveal his honeymoon disaster, which left his wife, Natasha 20

January 4, 2019 5:51 PM ‘Nonsense!’ Brexiteer DISMANTLES Theresa May’s Brexit ally

JOHN Redwood has accused Michael Gove of using “Project Fear nonsense” over post-Brexit farming. The former Conservative Party leader took aim at the Environment Secretary after he addressed the Oxford Farming Conference on Thursday. Mr Gove warned farmers they face “considerable turbulence” if the UK leaves the EU with a no deal and claimed Theresa 19

January 4, 2019 12:36 PM Chelsea fan banned from matches for three years over homophobic abuse

A Chelsea fan has been banned from attending football matches for three years after admitting shouting homophobic abuse. George Bradley, 20, was fined £965 and handed a ban by Brighton Magistrates’ Court after admitting a charge of using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour to cause harassment, alarm or distress. The football fan was accused 22

January 4, 2019 9:42 AM Economy Energy banned from taking on new customers

Energy supplier Economy Energy has been banned from taking on new customers until it improves its customer service. The energy regulator, Ofgem, said the ban would remain in place for three months to allow the firm to improve its customer contact procedures. It must also address billing and payment failures, and issue customer refunds in a timely manner 17

January 1, 2019 1:41 PM Mayweather v Nasukawa: Japanese kickboxer 'underestimated' boxer

Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa says he "underestimated" Floyd Mayweather but that he had "concerns" before his defeat in an exhibition boxing match on Monday. Nasukawa, 20, was knocked down three times and ended the fight in tears. "The days since the fight was confirmed have been enjoyable but with concerns," Nasukawa said. He wrote on Instagram 18

December 31, 2018 11:56 AM New Year’s Eve in Sydney: New Year’s Eve countdown is ON as storm hits celebrations

Sydney, Australia, will bid welcome to the New Year in about five minutes despite heavy rain battering the capital of New South Wales. But the poor weather has not dampened the spirits of celebrating crowds who were spotted cheering on the New Year countdown in Sydney Harbour. The downpour, accompanied by loud thunder and lightning, swept through Sydney 23

December 25, 2018 7:45 AM Abbas Edalat: British professor returns to UK after detention in Iran

A British-Iranian academic who was arrested and detained in Iran on security charges has returned to the UK, the Foreign Office has confirmed. Prof Abbas Edalat, who works at Imperial College London, was detained in Tehran in April. The Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran said he was released last week. British-Iranian charity 32