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October 24, 2018 7:42 PM 50 stores to CLOSE and THOUSANDS of jobs at RISK'

DEBENHAMS will announce a £500 million loss on Thursday - the biggest in its 240-year history - as it prepares to close up to 50 stores and axe thousands of jobs as it fights for its future on the UK high street, Sky News has reported. It said the department store chain will report the huge annual loss for the 12 months to September 1 tomorrow. The biggest 38

October 10, 2018 10:45 PM World War 3: China 'fighting tomorrow's fight' warns FBI as Beijing becomes BIGGEST threat

CHINA presents a “very significant threat” to the US and its interests according to the Director of the FBI who recently testified before the Senate Homeland Security Committee. FBI Director Christopher Wray spoke to the committee Wednesday and was asked to rank with country represent the greatest threat to the US. While the Director was “reluctant to rank treats 68

October 10, 2018 8:19 AM Economic growth 'boosted in part by warm weather'

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said retail, food and drink production and housebuilding all helped contribute to the performance following a series of challenges. It credited a hot summer after builders and retailers were hit by the effects of two so-called 'Beast from the East' weather systems earlier in the year. The cold snaps dampened consumer 100

October 3, 2018 8:29 AM Tesco shares slide despite best sales growth for a decade

Shares in Tesco have sunk more than 8% despite the UK's biggest supermarket chain reporting an 11th consecutive quarter of rising sales. Across the group like-for-like sales, which remove the impact of new stores, rose 4.2% in the second quarter. Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis said this was the best sales growth in more than a decade. Sales at Booker 53

September 26, 2018 11:11 AM Jeremy Corbyn accused by BBC host of 'cutting and pasting' his LATEST 'green' jobs policy

LABOUR Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has been accused by BBC host Nick Robinson of “cutting and pasting” his latest strategy to create 400,000 “green” jobs. Labour Party conference 2018 comes to a close on Wednesday and Jeremy Corbyn will focus his speech on big issues including Brexit, green energy and the proposed renationalisation of key sectors including 33

September 22, 2018 7:00 AM How Prince Charles has NINE medals of combat

PRINCE Charles is the proud recipient of an eye-watering nine military medals including the illustrious Queen’s Service Order - despite never actually fighting in a single war. The Prince of Wales has had a remarkable career serving as a general in the Army, admiral in the Navy and even an air chief marshal in the RAF and as a result has scooped a bountiful 56

September 20, 2018 11:15 AM McDonald's, Wetherspoon and TGI Fridays workers plan strike

Staff will simultaneously walk out from the three restaurant chains on 4 October before a rally in London's Leicester Square. Staff from McDonald's, JD Wetherspoon and TGI Fridays will simultaneously walk out of their restaurants and pubs on 4 October, and gather for a rally at London's Leicester Square. They are also protesting against the lack of trade 58

September 19, 2018 1:41 PM ‘Desperate Khan has LOST CONTROL!’ Sadiq savaged for London bloodbath after 100 killings

LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan’s his new violent crime plan has been savaged by a rival member of the capital’s assembly, who claims it is a poor and late attempt at copying his Tory policies. Labour’s Sadiq Khan warned today the surge in violent crime in the capital will not be solved "overnight”, as he unveiled a plan to focus on the bloodshed as a public 54

September 18, 2018 1:39 AM Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to become moon space tourist

It is not yet clear how much he has paid for the trip on SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket or when it is likely to take place. Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa declared "I choose to go the the Moon" after being introduced by SpaceX's chief executive Elon Musk at the company's headquarters in California. The ex punk band drummer made his money in online fashion with his company 119

September 17, 2018 8:13 PM Turkish lira crisis: Lira PLUNGES as president Erdogan escalates row with banking sector

THE Turkish lira has been plunged into crisis again after president Recep Tayyip Erdogan escalated his dispute with Turkey’s banking sector, by calling for an investigation into links with members of the opposition. Last week concerns from investors were eased by the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey’s surprise decision to increase its key interest 58