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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 131

January 10, 2019 10:20 PM Poundland accused of ‘APPALLING SEXISM’ over 'PERVERTED' 'boobies' and 'booty' sweets

POUNDLAND has been called out by outraged customers and accused of “sexism” for selling “boobies” and “booty” marshmallows. The candies, sold alongside other sweets, come in a packaging inviting customers to “squidge” the cheeks and “be gentle”. The 50p marshmallows became notorious on social media after Twitter user Gemma Aitchison, who found them in Bolton 110

December 19, 2018 2:04 PM Lesbian publications condemn ‘vitriolic attacks’ on trans women

Top lesbian media outlets have come together to publish an open letter condemning transphobia in the lesbian community. Editors and publishers from five leading lesbian publications—including Diva, Autostraddle and Curve—signed the letter condemning “vitriolic attacks” on the trans community by “so-called lesbian publications” and distanced themselves 121

December 19, 2018 9:59 AM Jeremy Corbyn’s guide to a progressive socialist Christmas

WITH shopping to do and parties to go to, it’s easy to forget the true meaning of Christmas – international socialism. Here’s how to have a left-wing festive season. Reject capitalist war profiteering by not watching militarist propaganda like The Great Escape. I will also be avoiding superhero films due to their sickening elitism. I love having people 76

December 14, 2018 12:37 PM India BOMBSHELL: How Britain 'STOLE £36TRILLION from India and LIED about it'

INDIA produced over £36trillion in goods and trade to fund the British Empire which was ultimately "stolen" by the Westminster elite, according to academics. The British Raj in India lasted from 1858 to 1947, when the country gained independence when Lord Louis Mountbatten partitioned the country and Pakistan was established as a nation state. Before 225

December 13, 2018 11:04 AM Buyout giant TPG in talks to wash hands of Victoria Plum

TPG, which bought Victoria Plum in 2014, has been holding talks about merging it with Bathstore, Sky News learns. Sky News has learnt that TPG has been exploring a merger of Victoria Plum, which it bought in 2014, with Bathstore, the high street chain which trades from more than 150 stores across the country. Sources said the talks between TPG and Bathstore 141

December 4, 2018 8:42 AM Rail chaos: GTR ordered to spend £15m on improvements for passengers

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) must contribute £15m towards improvements in services for rail passengers and will make no profit in 2018, the Department for Transport (DfT) has said. The company has already spent a similar amount in passenger compensation after chaos following May's new timetables. The DfT said: "Performance after the May timetable change 62

December 3, 2018 5:20 AM 'Mission complete': Bush's service dog lies by casket

The Bush family spokesman tweets a picture of the yellow labrador retriever with the caption "Mission complete. #Remembering41". The Bush family spokesman, Jim McGrath, posted the picture of the yellow labrador retriever called Sully HW Bush on Twitter with the caption: "Mission complete. #Remembering41." He will reportedly be travelling with the former 52

November 30, 2018 7:46 PM Chelsea and Manchester City rethink business as FIFA gets tough over loan players

Fifa wants to stop big clubs stockpiling talent. From the start of the 2020-21 season, clubs will be able to loan out 6-8 players; the exact figure has yet to be agreed. This is will hit Chelsea hardest. The Blues have a whopping 39 players out on loan. Fifa want to create “the loans of players for the purpose of youth development as opposed to commercial 48

November 5, 2018 9:24 PM Lloyds Bank 'to cut 6,000 jobs but create 8,000 new ones'

Lloyds Banking Group is expected to confirm it is cutting 6,000 jobs and creating 8,000 new ones as it overhauls its digital services. Britain's biggest High Street lender has been trying to reorganise as more people bank online, rather than going into branches. The 6,000 job cuts are expected to be spread across the bank and unions have been briefed 69