Marks and Spencer reeling over 'poor quality' fashion slump as chief executive faces pressure to stop the rot Chief executive Marc Bolland will be under great pressure from shareholdersThe group is set to report quarterly sales down 4.5 per cent By Simon Watkins and Sam Masters PUBLISHED: 23:27 GMT, 6 April 2013 | UPDATED: 09:04 GMT, 7 April 2013 Marks & Spencer is reeling from a strategy disaster of poor-quality clothes aimed at the wrong customers, critics have warned, as the store prepares to register a slump in fashion sales. Fashion-watchers, rivals and shoppers insisted the group needed to abandon cheap products and aim squarely at Britain’s aspiring middle-class women or risk losing ground
Revealed: How Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza 'passed over' a classroom full of children – because he though it was empty Investigation into the shooting has revealed that Lanza ignored a classroom full of children because he thought the room was emptyConnecticut State Police sources reveal the horrifying and chilling sequence of events of December 14thLanza killed 26 people at Sandy Hook – including 20 children in 1st grade Adam Lanza, 20, had clippings and information on every recent mass murder committed inside and outside the United States prior to the massacre he executed at the Connecticut elementary school after Adam Lanza opened fire killing 20 1st graders” class=”blkBorder” /> Connecticut State Police lead a line of children from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 after Adam Lanza opened fire killing 20 1st graders The school had recently performed a practice lockdown drill and the black construction paper that had been put up on the door had been left there – leading Lanza to think the classroom was empty. Roig and her class, sat in petrified silence while they heard Lanza continue past their door
My pupils call me Little Sir: 3ft tall Azad, 22, achieves his dream to be a teacher (by standing on the desk to reach the board)Azad Singh, 22, has a rare hormone disorder and stopped growing age fiveHe was bullied at school because he is just 3ft tall and weighs less than 3st By Emily Davies PUBLISHED: 00:03 GMT, 5 March 2013 | UPDATED: 04:08 GMT, 5 March 2013 At the age of 18 he was mistaken for a baby and labelled a circus freak, but 3ft tall Azad Singh has achieved his dreams of becoming a teacher – the world's smallest to be precise. Mr Singh has a rare genetic disorder which meant he stopped growing at the age of five and at the age of 22 is trapped in a child's body
One in seven women admits binning their man's old clothes without telling him (even though they have 16 items in the wardrobe they never wear)Survey finds 11 per cent of women say a clothes clear out is better than sexBritish Heart Foundation survey is aimed at encouraging clothes donations33 per cent hang onto clothes because they remind them of a better timeBut a quarter of Brits have been prompted into a clear out after a break-up By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 00:26 GMT, 4 March 2013 | UPDATED: 04:52 GMT, 4 March 2013 Hoarders: Women typically harbour 16 items of clothing the never wear, a survey has found Women typically harbour 16 items of clothing they never wear – yet throw out their partner's clothes without telling them, according to research.
'Pray for the next pope': Thousands gather in St Peter's Square for Pope Benedict's penultimate Sunday address as new details emerge about his health Pope Benedict spoke at penultimate Sunday address at St Peter's SquareCrowd, estimated to be 50,000-strong, chanted 'Long live the pope'German journalist said Pope was unable to see from left eye ten weeks agoPeter Seewald claimed pontiff was 'exhausted-looking' and 'worn down' The pope will become the first pontiff in centuries to resign later this month PUBLISHED: 17:29 GMT, 17 February 2013 | UPDATED: 10:26 GMT, 18 February 2013 Pope Benedict asked the faithful to pray for him and his successor in his penultimate Sunday address to a crowded St.
Wee bit of bother for Balotelli: Moment Man United fan takes leak on Man City striker's 160,000 camouflaged BentleySupporter stumbled across supercar while star was eating out with friendsComes as it emerges 22-year-old hosted 'leaving party' at his 3m mansion'Told his friends they could take anything as a souvenir… except his pants' Fuels speculation controversial player may be leaving Manchester for Italy /12/10/article-2245430-165596CF000005DC-648_634x591.jpg” width=”634″ height=”591″ alt=”Ride and joy: Balotelli posing alongside his camouflaged Bentley and quad bike in a matching jacket” class=”blkBorder” /> Ride and joy: Balotelli posing alongside his camouflaged Bentley and quad bike in a matching jacket Checking out Balotelli could be about to leave Manchester and return to Milan Items he gave away included football boots, City tops, footballs and designer clothes
BREAKING NEWS: Brother and sister, aged 10 and 12, who 'left home together in the night after packing bag of clothes' found at local bus station Sophie and Jack Fletcher had never run away from home beforePair were spotted at a bus station by family friend who alerted police Police said they could have been heading from West Midlands home to destination in Wales where they once went on holiday By Hugo Gye PUBLISHED: 16:48 GMT, 23 January 2013 | UPDATED: 18:47 GMT, 23 January 2013 Two children who went missing after apparently running away from home have been found at their local bus station. Sophie Fletcher, 12, and her 10-year-old brother Jack disappeared from their home in Darlaston, West Midlands overnight or early this morning.
'I keep bursting in to tears of joy in the changing rooms!': Stunning mother-of-three is hitting the sales for the first time in fifteen years after losing nine stone | UPDATED: 11:37 GMT, 27 December 2012 A mother-of-three from Essex is celebrating hitting the shops for the first time in 15 years – after shedding over nine stone.
Cancer patients who struggle to pay their energy bills: Thousands are behind with one in four owing more than 200As much as 2.8million is owed by sufferers to heating companies in the UKThree in ten said that they have had to turn off the heating in the last three monthsAccording to Macmillan Cancer Support a third wore outdoor clothing inside | UPDATED: 08:55 GMT, 27 December 2012 Around 27,000 cancer patients in the UK are behind with paying their fuel bills Thousands of cancer sufferers are caught up in a 3million energy bills nightmare after falling behind with their payments, claims a leading charity. Around 27,000 cancer patients in the UK are behind with paying their fuel bills – with the debts of one in four exceeding 200. As much as 2.8million is owed by sufferers to heating companies in the UK, according to new research by Macmillan Cancer Support
Police hunting driver who killed 31-year-old woman in bus stop hit-and-run seeking 27-year-old man in connection with smash Vanessa Chango-Alvarez tragically killed at bus stop in Streatham, LondonBrother Kevin, 19, says driver of Audi has 'ruined family's lives'Detectives looking for Nathan Davis, linked to the Audi involved Audi was also at scene of another crash minutes earlier in Croydon | UPDATED: 19:10 GMT, 24 December 2012 Hunt: Police today named Nathan Davis in connection with the investigation Police hunting a killer driver who mowed down a woman at a bus stop have today named the owner of the vehicle as part of the investigation. Detectives said they were looking for Nathan Davis, who has been linked to the Audi involved.