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Holly Willoughby takes the plunge in hot dress: 'Gorgeous lady'

Holly Willoughby takes the plunge in hot dress: 'Gorgeous lady'

Entertainment
Instagram HOLLY WILLOUGHBY INSTAGRAM: This Morning's co-anchor posed alongside pal Nicole Appleton The This Morning presenter and her close friend, All Saints' Nicole Appleton, 43, have jetted off on a girls' holiday with two of their pals.Much to the delight of fans, Holly Willoughby's vacation look has been showcased online in all its glory.Taking to her Instagram profile, Nicole shared a picture of herself and the 37-year-old TV babe posing next to each other.Rocking a shorter hairdo, Holly flashed a winning smile as she showed off her natural beauty while staring into the camera lens.Making full use of the warmer climate, the mum-of-three rocked a low-cut tropical print dress, which showed off her all-over golden glo...
Construction plunge and Beast hit UK growth

Construction plunge and Beast hit UK growth

Business
A plunge in construction activity and the so-called Beast from the East took a toll on the economy in the first quarter, with growth falling to 0.1%.The preliminary figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), which were much worse than economists and markets had predicted, showed the weakest growth since 2012.They sparked a dive in the value of the pound, trading at $ 1.38 versus the dollar after falling almost a cent, as expectations of a rise in interest rates by the Bank of England next month tumbled.The Bank had been forecasting a rise in gross domestic product (GDP) of 0.3%.Image:Market expectations of an interest rate rise being announced by Mark Carney in May went into reverse on the ONS data The ONS data, which is subject to revisions as more information becomes availabl...
UK car registrations plunge in March

UK car registrations plunge in March

Business
Car registrations plunged in March, according to figures from industry body the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).Preliminary data shows the UK new car market shrank by 15.7% last month compared with 2017.Demand for diesel vehicles fell 37%, but demand for petrol was flat and that for alternative fuel models rose 5.7%.March 2017 was a record month as customers bought new vehicles ahead of a change in Vehicle Excise Duty.New car sales fell for the first time in six years in 2017, with a 5.7% decrease to about 2.5 million vehicles.Demand for diesel cars plunged by 17% last year, meaning the pace of decline for such vehicles in March has more than doubled.Analysis: Theo Leggett, BBC business correspondentAt first glance, this looks like deeply worrying news for the automotive ...
Caroline Flack takes the plunge in sheer top exposé

Caroline Flack takes the plunge in sheer top exposé

Entertainment
PACAROLINE FLACK: The Love Island babe dared to flash a little flesh in a plunging sheer topThe Love Island host lived up to her small screen siren status when she attended the Royal Television Society Awards in London this evening.Making sure all eyes were on her, Caroline took to the red carpet in a chic trouser suit, paired with a striking sheer-panelled camisole.Embracing her wild side in the leopard-print blazer and pants, the 38-year-old posed up a storm for the baying photographers.And while Flack's ensemble may have appeared conservative upon first glance, the body confident babe opted to flash the flesh in a plunging top.Caroline Flack Caroline Flack shows off curves in hottest pictures of TV starInstagram Caroline Flack's hottest pictures PAWILD TH...
Just Eat shares plunge as it slumps to £76m loss

Just Eat shares plunge as it slumps to £76m loss

Business
Shares in Just Eat have plunged by 14% after it slumped into the red thanks to a £180m hit from its Australia and New Zealand operations and warned of higher investment across the group.The fast-expanding takeaway delivery platform reported a £76m loss for 2017, compared to a £91m profit the year before.It also said it would ramp up spending in 2018 in the face of intensifying competition, resulting in an earnings outlook lower than markets have been forecasting.Chief executive Peter Plumb hailed the wider success of the group's performance, saying it enjoyed a record year with 21.5 million customers ordering 172 million takeaways around the world.In the UK, it saw its highest single day of orders in December on the night of the X Factor final, when more than 500,000 were processed.Group r