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Sports Direct shares slip as House of Fraser weighs on results

Sports Direct shares slip as House of Fraser weighs on results

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Shares in Mike Ashley's Sports Direct have dived more than 10% after the retailer said it had delayed the publication of its annual results.The company, whose shares trade on the FTSE 250, blamed problems integrating its purchase of House of Fraser (HoF) stores last summer and increased scrutiny of its accounts. It added that this could affect its financial forecasts. Image: House of Fraser was bought by Mr Ashley in August last year Sports Direct had been due to publish results for the year to 28 April on Thursday but said it now expected to release them between 26 July and 23 August.Its statement said: "The reasons for the delay are the complexities of the integration into the company of the House of Fraser business, and the current...
Facebook shares slip as scrutiny continues

Facebook shares slip as scrutiny continues

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Facebook shares continued to slide on Tuesday, amid ongoing furore concerning the use of data collected by the social network.The firm's stock closed down 2.6%, following a steep decline a day earlier.The concerns infected fellow social media company Twitter, which was down more than 10%.Investors are reacting to calls for tighter regulation of tech firms from politicians in the US, UK and Europe.On Tuesday, US media reported that the Federal Trade Commission, a US regulator, is looking into Facebook's handling of personal data.The questions follow allegations that 50 million Facebook users' private information was misused by a political consultancy firm.Cambridge Analytica (CA), used by the Trump campaign in the 2016 US election, has been accused of taking personal data without users' kn...
Holly Willoughby's weight loss secret finally let slip by celeb pal

Holly Willoughby's weight loss secret finally let slip by celeb pal

Entertainment
This Morning presenter Holly was bombarded with questions regarding her weight last year.Many fans took to social media and commented on the official Holly Willoughby Instagram account, repeatedly asking 'has Holly lost weight?'The Dancing On Ice presenter whipped herself into shape after her most recent pregnancy when she gave birth to her youngest son, Chester, back in 2014.In the past, Holly has admitted to being reluctant to share details of her diet and exercise regime, for fear of focusing too much on body image.INSTAGRAM/ HOLLY WILLOUGHBYTHIS MORNING PRESENTER: Holly Willoughby's weight loss has had everbody talkingHolly Willoughby's sexiest pictures Beautiful and funny This Morning host & Celebrity Juice panelist Holly Willoughby in her sexiest pictures.Holly Willoughby/In...
Nip slip chic as Chloe Goodman's sister plays peek-a-boob

Nip slip chic as Chloe Goodman's sister plays peek-a-boob

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FAMEFLYNETCLASSIC: Chloe opted for a cosy autumnal lookThe buxom babe initially found fame thanks to sex-filled show Ex On The Beach.After her time in the randy villa Chloe hot-footed it to Celebrity Big Brother.But despite her airtime, it seems the spotlight could be moving away from her – and it's all down to her sister.Hitting up Thorpe Park's Fright Nights launch on Thursday, Chloe looked effortlessly stylish in an autumnal jeans and beige jumper combo.Celebrity nip slips, sideboobs & underboobs They may be rich and famous, but these celebrities aren't immune from flashing the flesh in our ultimate celebrity nip slips, sideboobs, underboobs and now gapboobs gallery. FLYNET/SPLASH NEWS Melody Milani the American bombshell suffers major nip slip during sexy wet a
Global markets slip amid North Korea tension

Global markets slip amid North Korea tension

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US stocks joined the downward trend after investors were left rattled by President Donald Trump's "fire and fury" warning to North Korea.Mr Trump's words came overnight on Tuesday, UK time, in an escalation of tensions between the two countries.The Dow ended a nine-day streak of closing records, falling by 0.24%, while the Nasdaq fell by just under half a percent and the S&P was down by 0.21%.JJ Kinahan, chief strategist at TD Ameritrade, said geopolitics had "splashed cold water on the markets".He added: "There's uncertainty and caution as investors nervously eye the next foreign policy moves.":: N Korea risks 'destruction' - US defence chiefIn the UK, the FTSE 100 closed down 0.59%, or 44.67 points, at 7498, broadly in line with negative trends in European markets.The pan-European ST...