Nick Clegg reveals he buys his pants from Marks & Spencer but it"s not enough to stop sales slump

Too much information: Nick Clegg reveals he buys his pants from Marks & Spencer but it's not enough to stop clothing sales slump Deputy Prime Minister gives unnecessary insight into his shopping habitsRetailer reports 7th quarter of falling sales of clothing and homewareChief executive Marc Bolland under pressure after poor 2012 and disappointing Christmas sales. He has previously warned a new general merchandise management team led by John Dixon, the former boss of food, will not make a major impact on sales until M&S launches its autumn/winter collections in July. Too much information! Nick Clegg on dying his hair and what he…

Marks and Spencer reeling over "poor quality" fashion slump as chief executive faces pressure to stop the rot

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

"Turn immigrants away to save British jobs": Politicians say closing the border would bring down unemployment

'Turn immigrants away to save British jobs': Politicians say closing the border would bring down unemploymentCross-party MPs say temporary closures would aid UK employmentThey say immigration levels are 'unsustainable''Limits on immigrants will not harm economy', MPs add By Ben Spencer PUBLISHED: 07:20 GMT, 29 March 2013 | UPDATED: 14:51 GMT, 29 March 2013 Britain’s borders should be closed to immigrants while the country’s own citizens are struggling to find jobs, a group of MPs said last night. Frank Field and Nicholas Soames, chairmen of the influential Cross Party Group on Balanced Migration, said the Government should be able to block immigration during periods of high unemployment.

Marks & Spencer opens shop in the marketplace where its founder first set up stall 130 years ago

The return of the Penny Bazaar: Marks & Spencer goes back to its roots by opening shop in marketplace where founder first set up stall 130 years agoRetail giant opens Victorian-style store in Kirkgate Market First Marks & Spencer stall began trading there in the 1880s Firm is exploring its heritage to mark opening of its archive to the public M&S now has more than 1,000 outlets in 40 countries across the globe . It charts the development of the household name from its roots at Kirkgate Market to the present day.

Shopper, 60, who was critically injured in Christmas “trolley rage” attack inside M&S store dies of his injuries

Shopper, 60, who was critically injured in Christmas 'trolley rage' attack inside M&S store dies of his injuries Michael Buckley, 60, was struck by a trolley before ChristmasHe was taken to hospital but police revealed today he has diedMet homicide and serious crime officers are investigating /12/31/article-2255264-16B3C499000005DC-277_634x681.jpg” width=”634″ height=”681″ alt=”The altercation happened while the man shopped in The Glades shopping centre in Bromley High Street” class=”blkBorder” /> Death: Michael Buckley, 60, has died after being knocked to the ground at The Glade shopping centre in Kent One M & S employee said the victim was left sprawled on the floor in agony after what appears to have been a ‘moment of madness’. He said: ‘She just seems to have rammed into him. It is everyone’s nightmare.

Millionaire businessman ordered to remove Islamic slogan from side of his luxury home because council claims it"s "advertising"

Millionaire businessman ordered to remove Islamic saying from side of his luxury home because council claim it's 'advertising'Message reads: 'There is no god, but Allah and Mohammed is his messenger'Planners claim the 2ft-high lettering is like McDonald's advertising hoardingMahmood Ali, 54, now faces a legal battle after appealing planning decisionHe said: 'The message is simply there to bless the house.

"Short skirts and high heels risk rape" warning lands male MP in sexism storm

'Short skirts and high heels risk rape' warning lands male MP in sexism storm By Amanda Perthen PUBLISHED: 23:54 GMT, 26 January 2013 | UPDATED: 09:28 GMT, 27 January 2013 Richard Graham, MP for Gloucester, pictured, has sparked outrage for saying that women put themselves at risk of rape by dressing provocatively A Tory MP has come under fire for saying that women are putting themselves at risk of rape by wearing short skirts and high heels. Richard Graham’s comments sparked outrage among women’s groups, who insist that if a woman becomes a victim of rape it is not because of her dress style

Marks and Spencer trolley rage: Christmas shopper “critical” after M&S attack

Christmas shopper 'critical' after M&S trolley rage attack: 30-year-old woman arrested after victim, 60, knocked to groundWoman allegedly rammed into man with her trolley following altercation | UPDATED: 15:31 GMT, 1 January 2013 A shopper is fighting for his life in hospital after a Christmas ‘trolley rage’ attack. The 60-year-old victim broke a hip and wrist when he was knocked to the ground by a woman in a Marks & Spencer store. Staff said the woman appeared to have launched the attack because the man had failed to get out of her way fast enough

Christmas shopper “critical” after M&S trolley rage attack: 30-year-old woman arrested after victim, 60, knocked to ground

Christmas shopper 'critical' after M&S trolley rage attack: 30-year-old woman arrested after victim, 60, knocked to groundWoman allegedly rammed into man with her trolley following altercation | UPDATED: 02:42 GMT, 1 January 2013 A shopper is fighting for his life in hospital after a Christmas ‘trolley rage’ attack. The 60-year-old victim broke a hip and wrist when he was knocked to the ground by a woman in a Marks & Spencer store. Staff said the woman appeared to have launched the attack because the man had failed to get out of her way fast enough.

Anne McElvoy: Tory money men tell Dave to get a grip (and ditch his Eton chums)

Anne McElvoy: Tory money men tell Dave to get a grip (and ditch his Eton chums) | UPDATED: 02:01 GMT, 30 December 2012 Prime Minister David Cameron Even as they trumpet the works of wonder planned for the year ahead, our political leaders reflect their insecurities and shortcomings. David Cameron has lurched from declaring his support for gay marriage to an evangelical Christian message in the hope of placating religious opponents of his plans. It is not the first time the Tory leader has indulged in a cocktail of opportunism and attention-seeking, like a student joining every society at Freshers’ Week in the hope that one of the causes will enhance his CV.