Watchdog threatens to refer JD Sports takeover

He said the company would continue to hold talks with the CMA about whether it will take action to address its competition concerns or go ahead with a stage 2 investigation. JD Sports has about 400 places and owns a…

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Girl, 17, ‘murdered in drug turf war’

She suffered a deep weave to her back and was left bleeding heavily as her attacks disappeared seconds later.

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Are celebrity private lives no longer fair game?

‘Immoral and heartless’ Now, the tide appeared to have turned. This week, newspapers faced a backfire after onetime rugby player Gareth Thomas received information that journalists had forced him to go public with his HIV diagnosis. Then cricketer Ben Stokes…

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‘We’d rather be terrible than middle-of-the-road’

While the prospect of improvising of thousands of listeners would give your average brand-new indie party nature palpitations, frontman Geordie Greep says they are more comfortable wigging out on breeze than being blighted by the protocol of playing three-minute pop…

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Does fat shaming help people lose weight?

Report End of Twitter post by @latelateshow But does Maher have a point? Almost two thirds of adults in England were overweight or obese in 2017. The NHS recorded 10,660 hospital admissions in 2017/18 where obesity was the primary diagnosis….

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Why would you buy this magazine in 2019?

Cover whizs included everyone from David Bowie, Duran Duran and Oasis to actor Luke Perry and Naomi Campbell. An unknown Kate Moss appeared on the report in 1990 in a move that has been widely seen as the one that…

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Rod Stewart ‘in the clear’ after cancer diagnosis

He said: “If you’re positive, and you work through it and you obstruct a smile on your face … I’ve worked for two years and I’ve merely been glad, and the good Lord seemed after me.” ‘Go to the doctor’…

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Johnson attacked by Luxembourg PM over Brexit

Media playback is unsupported on your machine Media captionLuxembourg’s PM spoke beside the drain rostrum where Boris Johnson was due to appear Luxembourg’s PM has attacked Boris Johnson’s approach to Brexit, announcing developments in the situation a “nightmare”. Xavier Bettel…

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Slowthai: ‘I’ve got daisies in my stomach’

His live displays, like his music, are infused with infuriated importance – but in person, Tyron Frampton( for that is his real name) is softly spoken, considerate and ever-so-slightly bashful. Ahead of this week’s Mercury Prize, where he’s the bookies’…

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Pet Shop Boys bring a pop masterclass to Hyde Park

Radio 2 In Hyde Park – full coverage Suburbia Burn Se a vida e( That’s the Way Life Is) West End Girls Dreamland( with Olly Alexander) Vocal Heart It’s A Sin Left to My Own Design Go West Domino Dancing…

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