5 STORIES COMING UP TODAY
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.
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%.
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.