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Jimmy Choo in stock market move

The eponymous luxury shoe company founded by Jimmy Choo is to float on the stock market

Designer shoe brand Jimmy Choo is to join the London stock market in a move reportedly set to value the business at more than £600 million.

Passengers unhappy with delay info

Rail passengers are frustrated at the way information about delays is dealt with, a survey has found

Only a third of rail passengers are happy with the way their train company deals with delays or cancellations, according to a customer watchdog survey.

Big Yin: Robin was saying goodbye

Billy Connolly jokes with his friend Robin Williams after the late star ran the hill race at the Lonach Highland Games in Strathdon, near Balmoral

Robin Williams regularly phoned Billy Connolly for advice on coping with Parkinson's disease days before taking his own life, the Scottish comedian has said.

Mothercare chief steps up closures

New Mothercase chief Mark Newton-Jones is to step up his programme of closing loss-making stores

Mothercare's new boss is to step up the retailer's closure of loss-making stores as part of a £100 million strategy to revive the UK business.

Murray 'no regrets' over vote tweet

Andy Murray said he has no regrets about declaring his support for a Yes vote on the eve of the Scottish independence referendum

Andy Murray has said he has no regrets about declaring his support for a Yes vote on the eve of the Scottish independence referendum but does have reservations about the way he did it.

Regulator fines Barclays £37.7m

Barclays failed to protect customers' funds adequately

Barclays has been fined £37.7 million in a record punishment from the City regulator for failing to provide adequate protection for its clients' funds.

Tesco stocks continue to plunge

New Tesco finance chief Alan Stewart is to start work immediately

The arrival of a new finance director failed to put the brake on Tesco's falling share price today as more details emerged of a grim summer of trading.

Cameron backing for strikes on IS

Image made from a verified amateur video shows an explosion in the village of Kfar Derian, Syria.

Prime Minister David Cameron has voiced his support for air strikes carried out by the United States and Arab allies on Islamic State militants in Syria.

Web trolls 'threaten' actress Emma

Internet trolls have targeted actress Emma Watson hours after she made a speech to the United Nations

Internet trolls on the site which hosted naked celebrity photos have made what appears to be a threat to film star Emma Watson just hours after she addressed the United Nations on gender equality.

Alice: Divers continue river search

Prime suspect Arnis Zalkalns

Police frogmen are continuing to search a river near to where missing teenager Alice Gross was last seen as a knife found in the water is sent for forensic analysis.

Salmond to call for teenage votes

Alex Salmond is expected to call for 16 and 17-year-olds to be given the vote at future elections as MSPs return to Holyrood for the first time since Scotland voted to reject independence.

Lorraine's concern over thin stars

Lorraine Kelly said she finds it 'scary' to see how skinny celebrities are when she meets them

TV star Lorraine Kelly has voiced concern about the thin appearance of today's celebrities and the pressure on young girls to look like them.

Young fan greets Harry with hug

Prince Harry meets Carson Hartley, four, one of the winners at the WellChild Awards ceremony in London.

Prince Harry was won over by a young boy who greeted him with a hug at an awards ceremony to recognise the courage of seriously ill children and their families.