Portsmouth News

5 STORIES COMING UP TODAY

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SHOP SAFETY PLEA

Supermarke­ts and unions have written to No 10 saying a law is needed to protect the three million workers in retail as they face violence and abuse at work.

BUY ME A DOG, GRAN

A gran celebratin­g a £1m Lotto win described how her grandson presented her with a “sweet shopping list” including a dog and a playhouse. Di Foster, from Reading, Berkshire, said that the win will provide security for her and daughters, Kelly, 27, and Jodie, 23.

NATWEST SELL-OFF

The Government has sold another batch of shares in NatWest, raising £1.1bn. The

Treasury offloaded 580m shares at a discount price of 190p each to institutio­nal investors, cutting its stake in the bank from 59.8% to 54.8%.

SAVOURY SWEETS

National Express is releasing its first range of regionally inspired travel sweets. On the menu are flavours ranging from fish and chips, pork pies, Cornish pasties, Wensleydal­e cheese and cranberry, Eccles cakes and curry, all linked to popular locations in the UK.

WEDDINGS IN STORE

Selfridges in Oxford Street, London, has acquired a licence to host weddings as couples find themselves in the midst of unpreceden­ted demand for post-covid venues.

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