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Mike Ashley blames greed for House of Fraser store closures

Mike Ashley blames greed for House of Fraser store closures

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mike Ashley bought House of Fraser for £90m Sports Direct billionaire Mike Ashley has blamed “greedy landlords” for the closure of three House of Fraser department stores. Mr Ashley, who bought the retailer out of administration for £90m, announced on Sunday that 15 sites previously earmarked for closure will […]

Girl with allergy dies after Pret baguette

Girl with allergy dies after Pret baguette

Image copyright Ednan-Laperouse family handout Image caption Natasha Ednan-Laperouse died in a hospital in Nice after collapsing on a BA flight A girl with a severe sesame allergy died after eating an airport Pret a Manger baguette, which did not list the ingredients. Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, 15, collapsed during a flight from Heathrow to Nice on […]

Robert Peston’s ‘guilt’ at finding love after wife’s death

Robert Peston’s ‘guilt’ at finding love after wife’s death

Image copyright ITV Broadcaster Robert Peston has spoken about feeling “desperately guilty” after falling in love with another woman years after his wife’s death. The ITV political editor’s wife, writer Sian Busby, died of lung cancer in September 2012, aged 51. In an interview with the Sunday Times magazine, Peston – who is now in […]

Anthony Joshua stops Alexander Povetkin to retain world heavyweight titles

Anthony Joshua stops Alexander Povetkin to retain world heavyweight titles

Anthony Joshua recorded his 22nd career win against Alexander Povetkin Anthony Joshua delivered a stunning finish to stop a game Alexander Povetkin and retain his world heavyweight titles at Wembley Stadium. The IBF, WBO and WBA champion, criticised in some quarters for failing to finalise a deal with the division’s other high-profile names, responded emphatically […]

Meghan’s first date dress was her ‘something blue’

Meghan’s first date dress was her ‘something blue’

Image copyright Oxford Films/ITV Image caption Meghan was reunited with her dress for an ITV documentary Meghan Markle has revealed that a piece of a dress worn on her first date with Prince Harry was her “something blue” on her wedding day. Brides traditionally collect something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue to […]

Brexit: Labour ‘would back members’ on new vote, says leadership

Brexit: Labour ‘would back members’ on new vote, says leadership

Image copyright Reuters The Labour leadership has said it would be ready to back another Brexit referendum if party members want one. Leader Jeremy Corbyn told the Sunday Mirror he was not calling for a new vote but would “adhere to” any decision made at this week’s party conference. And deputy leader Tom Watson, speaking […]

Brexit: Labour ‘must listen’ to members on new vote, says Tom Watson

Brexit: Labour ‘must listen’ to members on new vote, says Tom Watson

Image copyright Reuters Labour should be prepared to back demands for a new Brexit referendum, deputy leader Tom Watson has said. He told the Observer he would prefer Brexit to be debated in an election but if members favour another public vote, their views must be respected. A poll for the paper suggests 86% of […]

Theresa May: EU must respect UK in Brexit talks

Theresa May: EU must respect UK in Brexit talks

Media captionTheresa May: “I will not overturn result of the referendum” UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said the EU must treat the UK with more “respect” in Brexit negotiations. In a statement at Downing Street she said for EU leaders to reject her plan with no alternative at this “late stage of negotiations” was […]

Harry Uzoka death: Men jailed for rival model murder

Harry Uzoka death: Men jailed for rival model murder

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Harry Uzoka was stabbed in the heart after a row with a fellow model George Koh Three men have been jailed for killing a model in a row over his girlfriend. Harry Uzoka, 25, was stabbed in the heart by fellow model George Koh in west London in January […]

Brexit: Chequers plan still ‘credible’, says minister

Brexit: Chequers plan still ‘credible’, says minister

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Theresa May’s Chequers plan was rejected by EU leaders at their Salzburg summit The UK government insists Theresa May’s Brexit proposal is a “workable, credible” deal, despite being rejected by EU leaders at a summit in Salzburg. Minister James Brokenshire said “tough words” were to be expected near the end […]