Jeremy Corbyn interview: Labour leader on national security, Prince Andrew and Boris Johnson's lies

Jeremy Corbyn interview: Labour leader on national security, Prince Andrew and Boris Johnson’s lies

What really gets to Jeremy Corbyn is the lies Boris Johnson peddles about how the Labour leader will make Britain less safe. The PM’s latest fabrication is the claim that our security allies – the so-called Five Eyes nations of America, Australia, Canada and New Zealand who share the most sensitive intelligence – have expressed […]

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Michelle Keegan oozes sophistication as she launches most glam collection ever

Michelle Keegan oozes sophistication as she launches most glam collection ever

Actress Michelle Keegan has launched her most glamorous collection of party wear pieces yet. The TV star and part-time designed took inspiration from her own wardrobe, adding an 80’s twist to bring to life a range that is a riot of clashing colours, sparkly sequins, exaggerated sleeve detailing, head turning dresses and sharp tailoring. Starring […]

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Bargain Christmas pudding beats fancy rival in sweet taste testing triumph

Bargain Christmas pudding beats fancy rival in sweet taste testing triumph

Some sweet news for ­Christmas ­pudding fans on a budget – a cheap ­creation from Iceland tastes better than a dearer one at Harvey Nichols. In a blind taste test, the £4 dessert from the frozen food giant beat a £6.50 version on offer at its upmarket rival. Iceland’s Luxury 12-Month Matured Christmas Pudding was […]

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Waitrose secrets explained by ex-employee - and how you can get free stuff

Waitrose secrets explained by ex-employee – and how you can get free stuff

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at one of the country’s fanciest supermarkets? Waitrose is the place to go for free coffee, posh ‘essentials’ and products which you may never have heard of (hello cotton candy grapes) but what really happens when the doors are closed. Answers to all the important […]

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Why is it called Black Friday and what is the meaning of it?

Why is it called Black Friday and what is the meaning of it?

Over the years Black Friday has snowballed into one of the nation’s biggest sales bonanzas on the calendar. If last year is anything to go by, crazed shoppers will stick to browsing online from home during the early hours to snap up coveted bargains. A stark contrast to the early years when shoppers expected long […]

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What Christmas means to me: From odd family traditions to festive favourites

Christmas is the time of year which brings families together (and can lead to some of the year’s biggest rows… which also tears them apart).  For excited youngsters it means a visit from Father Christmas, while Great Aunt Alice is looking forward to a sherry in front of the Queen’s Speech on TV, if she […]

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Christmas supermarket shelves could be empty due to shortage of truckers

A shortage of truckers is threatening to create a supply crisis for supermarkets in the run-up to Christmas. The Road Haulage Association ­says the industry is 55,000 drivers short with firms struggling to fulfil orders on time. Many are battling to find drivers and face a list of other challenges including sky-high fuel bills, potholed […]

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John Lewis reveals traditional household items that are dying out thanks to technology

Shoppers are ditching traditional alarm clocks and using their smartphones for wake-up calls, a report shows. In its annual trends report into what’s hot and what’s not, department store John Lewis said sales of clocks have slumped 16% year-on-year. It has cut its range by almost a third as demand winds down. Buyers also found […]

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High street suffers its worst year for sales on record, says report

The high street has suffered its worst year for sales on record, a report has revealed. New figures show store takings have fallen for eight out of nine months this year. The slump means the final three months of this year, including the run-up to Christmas, will be more important than ever. Experts fear a […]

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Money expert Martin Lewis says stop buying presents and warn friends not to expect Christmas gifts now – Martin Lewis

Christmas has wrongly become a retail festival. Instead of a joyous occasion, for many the season of goodwill causes unhappiness, debt and worry. So say it loud, say it proud and say it NOW: “I won’t be buying you a present this year.” Many buy gifts for others that they know they won’t use, with […]

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