Green Party unveils European elections candidate list

Image copyright Green Party Image caption Green Party co-leader Sian Berry says her celebration is the “strongest choice” for pro-EU voters The Green Party is the “strongest choice” for pro-EU voters, co-leader Sian Berry has stated, after the celebration unveiled its list of candidates for the European Parliamentary elections. The newest Brexit delay means the UK might have to participate on 23 May and she or he stated voters ought to contemplate the long run when selecting an MEP. The Greens have 64 candidates for all 9 English areas and…

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Philip Green brings in new blood as he prepares to swing axe

Image copyright Getty Images Sir Philip Green has appointed two restructuring specialists to the boards of his Arcadia retail empire as he prepares a serious overhaul. Jamie Drummond Smith, chairman of finance group Cattles, turns into chairman of Topshop, Topman, Arcadia Group, and the last word mum or dad firm Taveta. He was beforehand Cattles’ chief restructuring officer. Peter Bloxham, ex-head of restructuring and insolvency at legislation agency Freshfields, can be appointed to the board. Mr Bloxham has been advising the corporate on its future plans. Their experience is especially…

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US investor sells Topshop shares back to Sir Philip Green

Image copyright Getty Images US investor Leonard Green has bought its 25% stake in retailers Topshop and Topman (TSTM) back to Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia retail empire. There are stories it might now search an organization voluntary association (CVA), permitting it to lower rents and shut shops. The group additionally consists of manufacturers resembling Burton and Miss Selfridge. In March, Arcadia stated job cuts and retailer closures from any restructuring wouldn’t be “significant”. Arcadia has 1,170 retailers in 36 nations, though the bulk are concessions or franchises. It has 300…

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Parsons Green Tube bombing: Army hero wins bravery award

Image copyright MOD Image caption “My instinct on the day was to stand firm in the chaos,” stated Lt Col Palmer An Army officer who walked in the direction of a smouldering bomb after it detonated on a London Underground prepare has been honoured for his braveness. Lt Col Craig Palmer, 50, obtained the Queen’s Commendation for Bravery after he gathered important proof following the 2017 Parsons Green station assault. “As soon as I smelt burning explosives I knew it was serious and that I wasn’t going to turn my…

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Liam Gallagher’s Pretty Green fashion brand bought by JD Sports

Image copyright Getty Images Pretty Green, the fashion brand based by Liam Gallagher, has been rescued from administration by JD Sports. JD Sports will preserve the flagship retailer in Manchester open, however 11 different shops and 33 concessions in House of Fraser will shut, placing 97 jobs in danger. Pretty Green referred to as in directors final week. “Challenging” retail circumstances and House of Fraser’s fall into administration have been blamed for the fashion chain’s issues. Pretty Green was owed greater than £500,000 when House of Fraser collapsed. “We are…

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McDonnell pledges ‘inexperienced revolution’ jobs

Image copyright PA Image caption John McDonnell stated nationalisation of the vitality community and new funding may create hundreds of jobs Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has instructed Scottish Labour’s convention {that a} “green industrial revolution” may create 50,000 jobs in Scotland. The MP instructed delegates in Dundee that Scotland might be “at the heart” of developments in renewable vitality. And he stated the governments in Edinburgh and London weren’t doing sufficient to deal with local weather change. UK and Scottish celebration leaders Jeremy Corbyn and Richard Leonard addressed the convention…

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Bordesley Green stabbing: Boy, 17, dies in attack

Image copyright Google Image caption Police have been referred to as to a deadly stabbing in Norwood Road on Monday afternoon A 17-year-old boy has been stabbed to dying in Birmingham. Police have been referred to as to Norwood Road in Bordesley Green at about 14:00 GMT and located the boy with severe injures. He died on the scene. A homicide investigation has begun. Officers would additionally use cease and search powers the place they imagine there to be a danger of violence, West Midlands Police mentioned. It is the…

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Aston Villa 3-3 Sheffield United: Andre Green header completes Villa comeback

Andre Green scored his first Aston Villa objective to rescue a draw in opposition to Sheffield United Aston Villa got here from 3-Zero down with eight minutes left to attract with Sheffield United because the Blades blew their likelihood to go prime of the Championship desk. Billy Sharp had hit a basic goal-poacher’s hat-trick to place the guests in command they usually seemed set to leapfrog Norwich City and Leeds United to maneuver prime on objective distinction. But Tyrone Mings and Tammy Abraham scored twice in 4 minutes earlier than…

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Sir Philip Green injunction against Daily Telegraph dropped

Image copyright Getty Images Sir Philip Green’s authorized motion against the Daily Telegraph has been formally ended by a High Court choose. The Topshop boss had gagged the paper from publishing misconduct allegations, together with sexual and racial abuse and bullying, against 5 staff. He stated the motion was now “pointless” after he was named in Parliament because the businessman behind the injunction. Sir Philip stated he was happy with the judgement, and stated the Daily Telegraph had pursued a “vendetta” against him. Sir Philip denies allegations he behaved wrongly.…

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Spinnaker receives Supply and Demand Chain Executive Magazine green supply chain award | SCM

Supply chain consulting agency, Spinnaker, has obtained the Supply and Demand Chain Executive Magazine Annual Green Supply Chain Award for 2018. This 12 months marks the eighth consecutive 12 months that Spinnaker has obtained the award. The award recognises small-mid and giant scale enterprises for leveraging green practices and options to drive sustainable practices inside their supply chains. Spinnaker’s service centres round demand/supply planning, procurement and sourcing, logistics and warehousing, and reverse logistics enterprise efficiency.  The firm’s supply mannequin combines skilled administration and know-how consultants with a seasoned staff of…

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