HMV saved from closure after 50million deal which will save 2,500 jobs 141 iconic HMV stores will be saved by restructuring firm HilcoMusic and film companies 'back the deal' as they want to keep a High Street rival to internet retailers First HMV store opened on Oxford Street in 1921 By Rob Cooper PUBLISHED: 09:30 GMT, 5 April 2013 | UPDATED: 10:03 GMT, 5 April 2013 The HMV brand has been rescued after administrators agreed a 50million deal which will save 2,500 jobs. Hilco, a specialist restructuring firm, will acquire 141 HMV-branded stores – including 23 which had previously been set to close. The iconic brand had faced disappearing from high streets altogether if a rescue deal could not be agreed.
From Charlton Heston's 10 Commandments to Spock's suit (and ears): The Hollywood props going up for auction Auction includes memorabilia from Star Trek, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones and James Bond | UPDATED: 16:33 GMT, 10 December 2012 Under the hammer: Leonard Nimoy, in his trademark tunic, has his gun drawn as Spock From Star Trek to The Ten Commandments, some of the most iconic props in Hollywood history are expected to go under the hammer this month. Memorabilia from dozens of films, including a full-scale alien from the Aliens films and dinosaurs from Jurassic Park, will be sold at 'The Hollywood Auction' in California on December 15
Doubts over 'manipulated' poll that suggests majority want new Press watchdog backed by law just weeks after survey gave opposite result | UPDATED: 00:12 GMT, 29 November 2012 Questions were raised last night over the accuracy of a poll claiming the majority of people want a new Press watchdog backed by law.