News archive from 17 January 2018

Poundland is opening these new Pep&Co fashion stores

Poundland has announced it is opening more than 150 new Pep&Co fashion outlets in the UK, Ireland and France over the next 12 months - including one in Birmingham and two others in the Midlands. In 2017, a Pep&Co launched inside Poundland in...

 

‘Superheroes don’t work 90-hour weeks’

One in eight employees works more than 48 hours a week, analysis by the TUC, seen by the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme, suggests. But some companies are experimenting to see if it is possible to achieve a better work-life balance. "Some of...

BBC, 00:07 in Business
 

The swimwear company selling Colombia to the world

Catalina Alvarez was visiting her father's clothing factory when she saw a box of brightly-coloured cloth samples in a rubbish bin. The small sheets of material may have been rejected by her dad, but for Catalina they immediately sparked the idea for...

BBC, 00:07 in Business
 
'Take more migrants’ France demands UK lets out homes to refugees from Calais

'Take more migrants’ France demands UK lets out homes to refugees from Calais

President Emmanuel Macron revealed the port will no longer be “a secret gateway to England” for illegal migrants.  During a speech in Calais, he said police and other agencies will finally stop them boarding trains, lorries and ferries heading for the...

 
Anti-Trump activists filmed hatching plot to RUIN President-elect's inauguration

Anti-Trump activists filmed hatching plot to RUIN President-elect's inauguration

Around 900,000 people are due to attend the incoming 45th President’s inauguration on Friday but protesters have been caught discussing how to plunge the event into chaos - starting with a disco due to be held the night before. On Thursday, Mr Trump...

 
CBI criticises short-term policies to improve skills base

CBI criticises short-term policies to improve skills base

The latest measures to improve Britain's skills base are not working, the CBI employers' group has warned. The organisation, which represents the UK's biggest companies, said programmes such as the apprenticeship levy had "alienated" firms....

BBC, 00:09 in Business
 
Ex-CIA officer Jerry Chun Shing Lee held over secret records

Ex-CIA officer Jerry Chun Shing Lee held over secret records

A former CIA officer has been arrested on charges of unlawful retention of classified information, the US justice department says. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, a naturalised US citizen, was held after arriving at New York's JFK airport on Monday. He worked...

BBC, 00:21 in World News
 
This is why Grimsby could be ruled by a Leeds mayor

This is why Grimsby could be ruled by a Leeds mayor

How would you feel about northern Lincolnshire being ruled by a mayor in Leeds? Parliamentary Correspondent Patrick Daly looks at why that possibility could be on the cards. It has been a torturous political issue for Grimsby and northern Lincolnshire...

 

Leicester City manager Claude Puel backs use of VAR after striker Kelechi Iheanacho's goal against Fleetwood

Both managers expressed some reservations about VAR after the technology was used for the first time during Leicester's FA Cup replay with Fleetwood. Leicester became the first team in English football to score a goal via a video assistant referee...

Daily Mail, 00:25 in Sport
 

Phil Jones warns rivals Manchester City that United can still catch them in the Premier League title race...

Phil Jones has warned Manchester City they can still be overhauled in the Premier League title race, just as Manchester United were six years ago. City's advantage at the Premier League summit is a sizeable 12 points, though their first top-flight...

Daily Mail, 00:25 in Sport
 
Retirement shock: Seven in 10 Britons have not planned for life after work

Retirement shock: Seven in 10 Britons have not planned for life after work

The research from digital wealth management firm Moneyfarm also reveals women are less financially prepared than men (39 per cent compared to 26 per cent). Moneyfarm worked with behavioural scientist Professor Ivo Vlaev of Warwick University, and a...

 
Coronation Street spoilers: Nicola Rubinstein returns – to destroy Pat Phelan?

Coronation Street spoilers: Nicola Rubinstein returns – to destroy Pat Phelan?

Nicola Rubinstein knows what Pat Phelan is like better than anybody and if there’s one person who won’t be manipulated by his clever webs of lies then it would likely be her. So why is she suddenly back in Coronation Street and seemingly seeking her...

Metro, 00:28 in Showbiz
 

ASK TONY: My TV broke after just seven months but Currys just passed the buck and Sony didn't want to know

I bought a Sony TV from Currys for £689 and my son fitted it to the wall. Seven months later, a white line about 8in wide appeared on the screen. I went back to Currys and was told I had to deal directly with Sony. I spent 45 minutes on the phone with...

 

Land Rover revives its iconic Defender with 150 reborn luxury 4x4s that will cost at least £150,000

Just when you thought it was gone forever, Land Rover’s classic Defender has bounced back from the dead with a collectors’ edition run of 150 reborn models starting at a hefty £150,000. And the reborn defender will pack a punch. Jaguar Land Rover’s...

 

Day of the Bitcoin sell-off as fears of a ban in South Korea and China spark double-digit losses

Bitcoin plunged into double-digit losses as fears grew of crackdowns. The digital currency and others, including Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash and Cardano, tanked after officials in South Korea and China suggested they could try to block trading.  A...

 


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