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Ted Baker to 'learn lessons' of hugs probe

Ted Baker to 'learn lessons' of hugs probe

Business
Troubled fashion chain Ted Baker has said it is "determined to learn lessons" from the "forced hugs" scandal that forced out its boss Ray Kelvin.The pledge came in its annual results statement, less than three weeks after Mr Kelvin resigned in the wake of the misconduct allegations.Pre-tax profit for the year to 26 January was down 26% to £50.9m, from £68.8m a year earlier.The figures were in line with a profit warning issued last month.The firm is continuing an investigation into the allegations against Mr Kelvin.Its shares fell more than 5% in early Thursday trading. In its results statement, Ted Baker said it wanted all employees to feel "respected and value...
Kim Jong Un hugs South Korean leader in Pyongyang

Kim Jong Un hugs South Korean leader in Pyongyang

World
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has welcomed South Korea's president Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang for their historic summit. The two leaders smiled and hugged each other as they met at Sunan International Airport, joined by their wives, at the start of the three-day visit.They were greeted by thousands of cheering North Koreans waving flowers, North Korean flags and a blue-and-white map symbolising a unified peninsula.Mr Moon is only the third South Korean leader to visit North Korea's capital for a meeting between the two countries since the end of the Second World War. Image: Thousands of people turned out to cheer Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in Image: This is the third summit between the two leaders ...