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The rise and fall of Sir Philip Green

The rise and fall of Sir Philip Green

Sir Philip went from selling clothes in Mayfair to presiding over one of the biggest clothing empires in Britain, before being rocked by scandals.

London’s green spaces get a quarter of lottery heritage funding

London’s green spaces get a quarter of lottery heritage funding

Politicians and campaigners are calling for action to ‘redress this imbalance’.

Holidaymakers face ‘serious problems’ using travel booking sites

Holidaymakers face ‘serious problems’ using travel booking sites

Which? found evidence of customers suffering from ‘dodgy refund policies and unwelcome admin fees’.

Kitten rescued from inside a car engine in Ballymena

Kitten rescued from inside a car engine in Ballymena

Cats Protection said the kitten named Pancho received a ‘clean bill of health’ from the vets.

Ten-year sentence for killer who attacked pensioner in his home

Ten-year sentence for killer who attacked pensioner in his home

Tony McCorry, 72, spent his working life in Birmingham helping the homeless after growing up in a Glasgow orphanage.

More migrants arrive in Dover as busy year for small boats crossings continues

More migrants arrive in Dover as busy year for small boats crossings continues

A woman was seen being helped ashore by officials, apparently struggling to walk unaided after her journey across the Channel.

Salmond was against holding child abuse inquiry, says Deputy First Minister

Salmond was against holding child abuse inquiry, says Deputy First Minister

John Swinney acknowledged there was clear division among Scottish Government ministers in 2014 over the issue.

Adrian Ismay a ‘decent and generous’ individual who engaged with all

Adrian Ismay a ‘decent and generous’ individual who engaged with all

The 52-year-old was a senior officer at the training branch of the Prison Service at the time of his death, nurturing and helping young people.

GCSE and A-level exams should be replaced with teacher assessments, experts say

GCSE and A-level exams should be replaced with teacher assessments, experts say

Pressures in the worst-affected schools have been ‘exacerbated’ by the Government’s ban on schools rearranging Christmas holidays, scientists say.

New Covid-19 restrictions planned for Wales as cases climb again

New Covid-19 restrictions planned for Wales as cases climb again

Cinemas, bowling alleys and other indoor entertainment venues will close and new rules will be introduced for the hospitality industry from next week.

UK chief Brexit negotiator insists deal can still be agreed as clock ticks down

UK chief Brexit negotiator insists deal can still be agreed as clock ticks down

Lord Frost and Michel Barnier are to hold new face-to-face talks in London ahead of the UK exiting Brexit transition period at the end of December.

Job losses: Major cuts since pandemic began

Job losses: Major cuts since pandemic began

About 15,000 roles are currently at risk at Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group.

When will the tiers be reviewed and how are they decided?

When will the tiers be reviewed and how are they decided?

The end of the second national lockdown on December 2 will see the introduction of a tougher tier system.

Former Love Island contestant launches legal proceedings over Ibiza eye injury

Former Love Island contestant launches legal proceedings over Ibiza eye injury

Theo Campbell, 29, says the sight in his right eye is impaired after being hit by a cork during a champagne spray party.

BiFab claims Scottish Government ‘untruthful’ over financial claims

BiFab claims Scottish Government ‘untruthful’ over financial claims

Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop said owner JV Driver has been unwilling to provide working capital, investment or guarantees for the company.

Mayor alleges dirty tricks campaign after naked image claim

Mayor alleges dirty tricks campaign after naked image claim

Middlesbrough mayor Andy Preston hit back at claims that he had an image of a naked woman on his laptop, saying he was not there at the time.

Wetherspoon’s Tim Martin says Government imposing lockdown ‘by stealth’

Wetherspoon’s Tim Martin says Government imposing lockdown ‘by stealth’

Shares in the company dipped on Friday morning after Tim Martin said 366 of the group’s pubs will remain closed in light of new tiered measures.

Quarter of adults believe it will take ‘more than a year for normality to return’

Quarter of adults believe it will take ‘more than a year for normality to return’

Only 2% of respondents thought it would take between one and three months for life to return to normal following the pandemic.

Excess winter deaths rose nearly 20% in 2019-20, new figures show

Excess winter deaths rose nearly 20% in 2019-20, new figures show

The ONS said there were an estimated 28,300 excess winter deaths in England and Wales, 19.6% higher than the 23,670 in the winter of 2018-19.

Free parking urged in run-up to Christmas to boost high streets

Free parking urged in run-up to Christmas to boost high streets

The AA claims the move would help revive ‘beleaguered shops and street traders’.

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