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Ministers ‘reject fast fashion impact advice’

Among the proposals from the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) were: A 1p charge per garment on producers to fund better recycling of clothes; Ban on incinerating or landfilling unsold stock that can be reused or recycled instead; Mandatory environmental targets…

Topshop: ‘It’s not really how I dress’

Can Sir Philip Green save his retail empire? Sir Philip Green’s rescue deal hangs in the balance Sir Philip Green: Will landlords fight his rescue deal? Of course, the current retail environment is tough, but consumers still like to shop…

Free prom dress plea ‘hit a chord’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPupils felt uneasy about attending their school prom without a gown Three years ago Maesteg Comprehensive School held its first “prom” party for its year 11 students to celebrate finishing their GCSEs.…

How Batman inspired Kasabian side project

He added: “I thought the initials would be a better place to start. “I also like Biggie Smalls, the B.I.G. – you know what I mean? The S.L.P. – I was into that.” “The dot after the P is very…

‘I was so naive’: Cheryl reflects on fame

It’s part of her return to music after a five-year hiatus, during which time she had a baby son with One Direction star Liam Payne and appeared as a judge on the BBC talent show The Greatest Dancer. The opening…

Sound at Spice Girls Dublin gig-a-big-nah

Image Copyright @LisaCul95400807 @LisaCul95400807 Report Report Another wrote: “@spicegirls at the show in Croke Park and can’t hear a word from your mics, turn it up.” Image copyright PA/Andrew Timms Image caption Mel B on stage at the Spice Girls…

Spice Girls: What happened to Girl Power?

The four did so without Posh Spice aka Victoria Beckham for the first time, but her absence has done little to deter sales, with a string of dates, including three nights at Wembley, already sold out. So, how can we…

Living off-grid for almost 80 years

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLiving off-grid for almost 80 years Margaret Gallagher has lived off-grid for almost 80 years. When she was was born – near the Irish border in County Fermanagh in 1942 – it…

The Theresa May story

Theresa May to resign as prime minister Ministerial resignations and parliamentary rebellions that would have spelled the end for a prime minister in normal times seemed to bounce off her. She ploughed on, seemingly oblivious to the chaos around her,…