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The John Lewis Partnership has warned over further department store closures after the pandemic sent it plunging to its first ever annual loss. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The John Lewis Partnership warned more of its department stores would be permanently closed after the “economic earthquake” of Covid-19 sent Britain’s(...)

Armed police officers at Waterloo Station during the morning rush hour in London, as England’s third national lockdown to curb spread of coronavirus continues. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

British police have promised tougher enforcement of social distancing rules as supermarkets said they will refuse entry to anyone not wearing a face c(...)

A food delivery by  Deliveroo in London. Photograph:  Reuters/Toby Melville/File Photo

Deliveroo’s losses ballooned to £317.7 million (€348m) in 2019, up by a third from the previous year, as the food delivery company grappled with compe(...)

The brussels sprout has just been named the UK’s favourite green vegetable

Proving once and for all that even the worst among us are capable of redemption, the brussels sprout has just been named the UK’s favourite green vege(...)

Photograph: John Lewis and Partners/PA

Wake up everyone! It’s John Lewis ad day. John Lewis and Waitrose just delight in making us cry – dogs on trampolines, delusional children with pengui(...)

Greencore chief executive  Patrick Coveney said demand is improving in the UK. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Dublin-headquartered convenience food group Greencore said on Monday that it expects full-year revenues to fall by 14 per cent, as it pointed to an on(...)

Shares in the company were down over 6 per cent in early afternoon trading on the news

Shares in Irish-founded sandwich maker Greencore slumped on Friday after it announced it is to temporarily cease production at its plant in Northampto(...)

A near-70 per cent collapse in demand for Greencore’s food-to-go products means the company has headroom when it comes to staffing.  Photograph: Greencore

With the wider public already more than jittery about the risks of coronavirus, the last thing any food business needs is to find itself dealing with (...)

Shops and businesses around London are slowly beginning to reopen but months in lockdown has changed the environment. Photograph: Matt Dunham/AP Photo

It was not so much a garden as a small, walled patio but as three of us sat around a large table eating fish and chips, we knew we were within either (...)

Rachel Millar, a 24-year-old midwife from Coagh, near Cookstown, Co Tyrone, was one of three women chosen to front the latest edition of Vogue

It’s a sign of the painful times endured by consumer magazines that it has taken abrupt changes of tone and focus for eyebrows to approvingly raise in(...)

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