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NEWS | Published January 13th 2020, 11:11 am

Local councils "don’t care” about the High Street, retail boss says

Tony Brown, head of troubled retailer Beales has said that councils “really don’t care” about supporting High Street trading.

NEWS | Published January 13th 2020, 11:11 am

Iranian protests see pressure increase on country’s leadership

This weekend saw a series of large demonstrations across the Islamic Republic of Iran after what the Iranian government finally admitted that it was responsible for the shooting down of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, with the loss of all 176 passengers and crew.

NEWS | Published January 13th 2020, 10:15 am

Johnson and Varadkar to visit Belfast on Monday to mark Stormont restoration

Prime minister Boris Johnson and Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will visit Belfast on Monday to mark the return of the Stormont executive.

NEWS | Published January 12th 2020, 11:00 am

Labour leadership candidate Clive Lewis suggests there should be referendum on Royal Family

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has suggested that there should be a referendum on the future of the Royal Family during his Labour leadership campaign launch in south London.

NEWS | Published January 11th 2020, 12:12 pm

Neil Golding takes the reins as Saracens Rugby Club chairman

Lawyer Neil Golding has been appointed new Saracens chairman in place of the retiring Nigel Wray.

NEWS | Published January 10th 2020, 11:30 am

Ian Murray qualifies for Labour deputy leadership race

Edinburgh South MP Ian Murray has secured the required number of nominations from Labour MPs and MEPs to allow him to run in the party’s deputy leadership contest.

NEWS | Published January 10th 2020, 11:11 am

Gardiner not standing, 24 hours after announcing he might

Shadow secretary of state for international trade Barry Gardiner (Brent North) confirmed this morning that he will not be putting his name forward to become the next leader of the Labour Party. The announcement comes less than 24 hours after he said he was considering entering the race.

NEWS | Published January 10th 2020, 10:00 am

Michelle Ballantyne hopeful of support for Scottish Conservatives leadership bid

MSP Michelle Ballantyne hopes to garner the required support of 100 party members to qualify for the contest to succeed Ruth Davidson as Scottish Conservative leader.

NEWS | Published January 9th 2020, 4:04 pm

Barry Gardiner exploring Labour leadership bid

The shadow secretary of state for international trade Barry Gardiner (Brent North) has confirmed that he is seriously considering joining the race to become the next leader of the Labour Party.

NEWS | Published January 9th 2020, 2:02 pm

Duke and Duchess of Sussex step down as senior royals

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced that they are to step down from their positions as senior royals and furthermore, they will be spending more time in North America.

NEWS | Published January 9th 2020, 11:11 am

John Lewis managing director Nickolds to step down in wake of profit warning

Paula Nickolds is to step down from her role as managing director of the John Lewis Partnership, after the retailer issued a profit warning which cast the payment of annual staff bonuses into doubt.

NEWS | Published January 9th 2020, 9:09 am

International Airlines Group chief executive Walsh to retire

Chief executive of International Airlines Group [IAG], Willie Walsh, has announced that he will step down from the board in March and retire on June 30 this year.

NEWS | Published January 8th 2020, 5:05 pm

UNISON backs Sir Keir’s leadership bid

UNISON, the largest trade union in the United Kingdom and an affiliate of the Labour Party, has today endorsed shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer (Holborn & St Pancras) to become the next leader of the party.

NEWS | Published January 8th 2020, 12:12 pm

Basketball remembers former NBA commissioner David Stern

The Basketball world is mourning the death of David Stern, the former commissioner of the US National Basketball Association [NBA], who passed away at the age of 77.


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