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'I've been made redundant five times'

'I've been made redundant five times'

Business
By James Graham & Daniele Palumbo & Kate McGough Radio 5live, Data Journalist, Breakfast TV Media playback is unsupported on your device John Brailsford lost his job at Carpetright, in Wigan, after the chain decided to close nearly a quarter of its 400 shops. It was his fifth redundancy in a 40-year retail career, which has meant he's often had to take a demotion to find another job.He's one of an estimated 40,000 people who have been affected this year by upheaval on the High Street, according to BBC 5 Live's Wake Up To Money, which has been tracking the raft of business failures and shop closures since January.'Update CV' "The first time it happened was an absolute disaster and I just learned to take a step back, fin...
Kanye West turns back on Donald Trump in SHOCK outburst: 'I've been used'

Kanye West turns back on Donald Trump in SHOCK outburst: 'I've been used'

Entertainment
Kanye West has been an outspoken advocate of Donald Trump and his administration since he landed the job in the White House.Kim Kardashian's husband has been pictured on numerous occasion wearing the red 'MAGA' (Make America Great Again) baseball cap, donned by Trump supporters.He also recently gave an impassioned, expletive-ridden speech in the Oval Office, hitting out at his haters, before hugging Trump in a warm embrace.But he is no longer on the Trump bandwagon if his Twitter page is anything to go by. Related Articles Distancing himself from the MAGA movement, Kanye wrote: "My eyes are now wide open and I now realise I've been used to spread messages I don't believe in."I am distancing myself from politics and completely focusing on being creative."Kanye &...
Liz Hurley dares to bare in frontless gown clip: 'I've watched this for an hour'

Liz Hurley dares to bare in frontless gown clip: 'I've watched this for an hour'

Entertainment
The actress, who is known for her cheeky snaps, took to the official Elizabeth Hurley Instagram page to give fans a flesh-flashing to remember.Leaving almost nothing to the imagination, the 53-year-old slipped into a plunging black dress.Keen to show off her killer assets, Liz's dress was so daring that there was far less material than there was flesh on show.Ditching her bra, the stunner looked like she as about to pop out of the garment at any moment.Strutting towards the camera, Liz could be seen holding her dress as she walked up some garden stairs. INSTAGRAM SHOCK: Liz Hurley left almost nothing to the imagination Elizabeth Hurley's hottest pictures   ...
'I've never seen anything like this before in my life,' says man who fled Greece fire

'I've never seen anything like this before in my life,' says man who fled Greece fire

World
When fires erupted near his summer home in the coastal Greek town of Mati, Nikos Stavrinidis and his wife ran to the nearest beach, flames and smoke licking at their heels all the way. But when they got to the water's edge, Stavrinidis and his wife were forced to make a desperate choice: Either jump into the water and swim for their lives or risk being consumed by a monster inferno the likes of which the couple had never seen before. They chose to swim, hoping someone would rescue them. "It happened very fast," Stavrinidis told the Associated Press of how the fire swept into his neighborhood. "The fire was in the distance, then sparks from the fire reached us. Then the fire was all around us." He said he and his wife had traveled to their summer home and were preparing for a visit f...
'I've been an NHS patient for 70 years'

'I've been an NHS patient for 70 years'

Health
Jean Jones was only a toddler when the NHS came kicking and screaming into life on 5 July 1948.But she immediately became one of its first patients as she had what turned to be a rare cancer called histiocytosis.It had caused permanent damage to her kidneys, lungs and pituitary gland and meant she was constantly in and out of her local hospital, The Christie in Greater Manchester, in the early years of the health service's life.She has remained under the care of the hospital ever since - and even now has regular check-ups and still has to take hormone drugs.She says she owes the health service her life - and her treatment even inspired her to dedicate her career to the NHS, because she went on to become a nurse."Before the NHS came along you had to pay fo...