Venice to ban new takeaway food shops opening in the city – as mass tourism continues

Venice has attempted to tackle the problem of over-tourism with a ban on food takeaway shops from opening for three years. Many tourists choose to buy from the takeaways as they explore the city and its historical sights. This, in turn, causes a large amount of litter to plague the small city. It has also […]

‘Everyone’s really concentrating their power’: Wall Street banks are shaking up their lobbying shops

REUTERS/Jason Reed The Clearing House (TCH) and the Financial Services Roundtable (FSR), which both count the likes of Citigroup, Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase among their members, will combine. Big banks, long-reviled in Washington, have been beefing up and refocusing their external and internal lobbying operations in a bid to capitalize upon President […]

Parkland shooting survivor’s family shops doctored emails with CNN to media outlets

Screenshot/Fox News The family of Colton Haab, a student at the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people last week, provided a doctored email between Haab’s father, Glenn Haab, and a CNN producer to media outlets.  Colton told Fox News’ Tucker Carlson on Thursday that a CNN producer rewrote a question for Haab […]

We went to Manhattan’s most luxurious department store to see how the 1% shops — and it revealed no one’s immune to the retail apocalypse

Rashad Benton/ Business Insider Department stores across the country are doubling down on discount options to offset slowing sales, but not Barneys New York. Established in 1923, Barneys is an exclusive department store known for having some of the sharpest and most expensive clothing items from the world’s top luxury brands.  The retailer rarely releases […]

Marks and Spencer store closures MAPPED: Full list of shops – is YOUR branch affected?

Marks and Spencer will close eight stores across the UK in the coming months, it has been revealed. Commercial Road in Bournemouth is one of the stores set to go, and as well as this, M&S has announced five other stores that will close by the end of April and eight that are proposed for […]

Black Friday 2017: What time do shops open? Oxford Street, Bluewater and Trafford Centre

Black Friday signals the start of the Christmas shopping season and is a chance for shoppers to scoop up some incredible bargains on the high street. Retailers in hotspots such as Oxford Street, Bluewater and the Trafford Centre will slash prices for what has become one of the busiest shopping days of the year.  Black […]