Homebase to close stores: Closures to 80 stores suspected in latest high street tragedy

Homebase will close stores it is claimed after reports that the DIY retailer will announce plans for a Company Voluntary Arrangement. The store is owned by Hilco Capital, which it is claimed will reveal details of the CVA later this week. A CVA is a last ditch attempt made by a company before administration, and […]

Camilla Duchess of Cornwall boasted about being close to Royal Family as a child

Camilla Parker Bowles is now one of the highest ranking members of the Royal Family. As the Princess of Wales, she is the wife of the next-in-line for the British throne and the King of England, Scotland and Wales. Camilla’s journey to the position of Duchess of Cornwall has been well documented by the press. […]

Princess Diana’s close connection to the Queen Mother – did this influence the wedding?

Princess Diana married Prince Charles in 1981 at St Paul’s Cathedral. The wedding day was watched by millions all across Britain who welcomed Lady Diana Spencer into the Royal Family. However, close family connections between the Spencers and the Royal Family cause some to wonder if the relationship had been a set up. Did the […]

The parent company of Fallas discount stores has filed for bankruptcy and plans to close 74 stores

Facebook.com/FallasStores National Stores, parent company of discount-store chains Fallas, Conway’s, and Factory 2-U, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday.  It plans to close 74 of its 344 stores. Its stores currently employ more than 9,800 people in 22 US states and Puerto Rico.  Store closing sales will begin on Thursday. National Stores Inc, which […]

‘Better Call Saul’ Season 4 is ‘So Close’ to ‘Breaking Bad’, According to Bob Odenkirk

Better Call Saul season 4 is about to premiere, which means it’s time for everyone’s favorite question: how many Breaking Bad references will pop up this time? As the show gets closer and closer to the Bad timeline, more and more characters and elements from the show appear in Saul. And according to star Bob Odenkirk, season […]

Stocks close mostly higher ahead of a wave of tech earnings

Thomson Reuters Stocks were mostly higher Monday as Wall Street shifted focus from ongoing tensions surrounding the Trump administration to a wave of tech earnings out this week. Financial stocks rallied, with JPMorgan gaining 1.9%. The dollar rose, and the 10-year Treasury yield jumped to its highest level in more than a month. Here’s the scoreboard:See […]

Rugby's successful San Francisco weekend comes to a close

SAN FRANCISCO — It was as much a competition as it was an exhibition. The battles on the pitch at the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens were intense, but competitors immediately became cordial once the final whistle blew. There appeared to be minimal animosity between rival fans in the crowd. Supporting multiple squads was commonplace, […]

Scottish police are still looking for the protester who paraglided stunningly close to Trump, then escaped

PA/John Linton via Associated Press Scottish police said they still haven’t found the Greenpeace protester who paraglided over President Donald Trump’s golf resort in Scotland on Friday. The protester wielded a large banner reading, “TRUMP, WELL BELOW PAR #RESIST.” Some 10,000 other protesters demonstrated against Trump on Saturday, chanting slogans like “Trump is a racist! Trump […]

Man Utd transfer news: Red Devils close in on highly-rated Barcelona teenager

The 16-year-old has not agreed to a new contract with the Spanish giants and is weighing up his options according to Barcelona-based sports newspaper Sport. Barca offered the youngster, who played for Cadete A last term, a spot in their Juvenil A side for next season. That would see him skip the Juvenil B squad […]

Documentary ‘We Are Alright’ Offers A Close Look At Gamedev Reality

We wrote about Lichthund’s super-weird action game Lichtspeer back when it was released in 2016. Ever since then, it saw a bunch of console ports… and, just recently, a documentary which focuses on the game’s creation. Instead of using broad strokes and glossy pictures, We Are Alright (produced by Borys Niespielak) aims to portray the […]