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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 76

January 15, 2019 11:27 AM Marks & Spencer to close 17 stores

M&S has already outlined plans to close 100 stores by 2022 as it hopes to move at least a third of its clothing and homes sales online. Of these, 30 have already closed and 25 have been announced including Tuesday's list. The latest 17 stores to close are: Ashford, Barrow, Bedford, Boston, Buxton, Cwmbran, Deal, Felixstowe, Huddersfield, Hull, Junction 71

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

December 31, 2018 12:46 PM New Year’s Eve horror: Two dead and 32 injured in Philippines shopping centre explosion

TWO people have been killed and a further 32 injured after an explosion rocked a busy shopping centre in Cotabato City in the Philippines, after an unidentified male was seen dropping a wrapped box before fleeing in the area, according to witnesses. Local media reports that an identified male was seen dropping a box outside the busy South Seas Mall shopping 17

December 26, 2018 7:39 PM Shoppers FLEE London's Westfield after 'loud noise' as police arrest knife suspect

TERRIFIED Boxing Day shoppers fled London’s Westfield shopping centre as police arrested a male suspect armed with a knife. But police say bargain hunters scrambled for Westfield's exits when the noise of a first-floor counter top being smashed sent shoppers into a panic while the suspect was arrested. Officers swooped to detain the armed man at the east London 31

December 24, 2018 12:17 PM Brussels shooting: Upmarket area on lockdown after gunman goes on rampage with Kalashnikov

A SHOOTING in Brussels has put the area on lockdown after a man fired at diners through the window of an upmarket restaurant. Witnesses said they saw a Kalashnikov assault rifle used in the shooting, which took place in Avenue Louise, a luxury shopping street. The shooter fired three shots through the window of the restaurant in the Belgian capital 27

December 24, 2018 8:26 AM Snowplough horror: Woman 'cut in half' by runaway plough that smashed into a bus stop

A woman was “cut in half” by a runaway snow plough in Russia in an horrific Christmas accident. Appalling footage shows the moment the out-of-control vehicle careered towards pedestrians waiting at a bus stop. Several saw the snow plough coming and fled in the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatky. But a 43-year-old woman was hit with reports saying she was killed 33

December 20, 2018 9:07 PM Debbie McGee: Strictly star recalls the first time Paul Daniels’ death hit her ‘Felt lost’

DEBBIE MCGEE recalled the first time her late husband Paul Daniel’s death became a reality as she opened up about him during an emotional conversation with a caller on Channel 4’s Celebrity Call Centre at Christmas last night. Debbie McGee, whose late husband, Paul Daniels, died at the age of 77 in 2016, helped a bereaved caller on Channel 4’s Celebrity 35

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 37

December 17, 2018 5:13 PM Cardiff centre EVACUATED: Police respond as ‘threats made to people in city centre hotel’

POLICE have evacuated one of Cardiff's busiest shopping streets after "threats have been made to people" in an hotel in the city centre. Chaos erupted in the city centre of Cardiff as Christmas shopper were urged to leave St Mary Street while police were responding to an ongoing incident. South Wales Police have cordoned off part of the street, from House 31