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Debenhams to 'carefully consider' Ashley loan offer

Debenhams to 'carefully consider' Ashley loan offer

Business
By James Sillars, business reporter Debenhams says it will give "careful consideration" to Mike Ashley's offer of a £150m conditional loan under his attempted coup.The struggling department store chain, which is in advanced talks with its banks on a rival £150m refinancing, cautioned that any loan from the tycoon's Sports Direct empire would also require the agreement of its own lenders and bondholders. Mr Ashley, who is the largest shareholder in Debenhams, last week called an investor vote to remove most of the board and install himself as chief executive.He fired several further shots in his battle to take personal charge on Wednesday.One was the offer of a £150m loan - interest free - but only if Mr Ashley is handed the top job. ...
Debenhams' shares soar as Ashley attempts boardroom coup

Debenhams' shares soar as Ashley attempts boardroom coup

Business
Shares in Debenhams soared after Mike Ashley launched an attempted boardroom coup at the troubled department store chain.Rocketing up to 40% in early trading, they still ended the day up 16%. Over at Sports Direct, shares initially fell by 2% in response to the retail tycoon's plan to step down from the firm he founded back in 1982 and take the helm at struggling retailer, but were 0.6% higher at market close.Under the move, Sports Direct is seeking to remove of all but one of the current Debenhams board members and put the billionaire in charge of the business, which earlier this week issued a fresh profit warning citing higher turnaround costs. Image: Mike Ashley would step down as Sports Direct chief executive under the plan Mr Ashley, who through ...
lash-ionista! Ashley Graham's KNICKERS steal the show in shocking catwalk blunder

lash-ionista! Ashley Graham's KNICKERS steal the show in shocking catwalk blunder

Entertainment
The plus size model is a famous face in the industry, and recently launched her clothing line with PrettyLittleThing.However, she left her PLT dresses behind and opted for a fashion show in Australia as she stormed the catwalk in a turquoise dress.Rocking the peephole ensemble, the babe flaunted a whole lotta cleavage as the centre cut down in the middle.Showing off her curves with the tight belt highlighting her waist, Ashley opted for a sky-high thigh split as she showed off her pins. Related Articles In an awkward turn of events, Ashley’s flesh-coloured undies stole centre stage as she committed the fashion faux pas.With the dress riding up and splitting directly down the middle, Ashley couldn’t avoid the wardrobe malfunction even if she tried.The entirety of her pins wer...
Ashley Graham champions curves in completely nude steamy sauna selfie

Ashley Graham champions curves in completely nude steamy sauna selfie

Entertainment
Brunette beauty Ashley Graham was clearly feeling at her best this weekend as she prepared to present backstage from the Miss Universe pageant.The 31-year-old posed in her birthday suit after a relax in the sauna, showing her 7.9 million Instagram followers the moment.Ashley stood in front of a mirror, surrounded by lamps, appearing to be completely nude.The Sports Illustrated cover girl covered her assets with one arm, revealing plenty of cleavage and underboob. Related Articles “Fresh out the sauna”Ashley GrahamThe US model's hourglass figure was full on display, while the mirror cut off just above her more intimate areas.Ashley looked at her phone screen as she took the make-up free selfie, captioning it: "Fresh out the sauna."The bombshell was in Thailand for the pagean...
Watch: Manchester United's Ashley Young nutmegs, gets top shelf goal

Watch: Manchester United's Ashley Young nutmegs, gets top shelf goal

Sports
Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Defender Ashley Young opened the scoring in Manchester United's win against Fulham by scoring after a nutmeg on Saturday at Old Trafford. The strike sparked the Red Devils' 4-1 Premier League triumph in Manchester, England. United controlled the ball on Fulham's half during the sequence when Nemanja Matic sent a pass to the left side for Marcus Rashford. The forward received the ball and jetted to his left. He then fired a short pass to his left, finding Young flashing down the flank. Young tracked the ball down with his left boot, stopping its momentum before facing Fulham right back Denis Odoi. The Red Devils defender tapped the ball to his right as he faced up with his counterpart. He then quickly touched the ball through Odoi's legs with the outside of his right boot. ...