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The Suitsy: Man creates business suit onesie

A US man has designed a business suit onesie.

Jesse Herzog has posted his design for The Suitsy on retail clothing company and crowdfunding site Betabrand.

The Suitsy has been posted on Betabrand Credit: Jesse Herzog/Betaband

The married 33-year-old, who works for a real estate investment company based in San Francisco, California, claims the suit is as comfortable as wearing your pyjamas.

"Imagine looking professional but feeling like you are in pajamas. Consider wearing a suit and a onesie at the same time. Welcome to the Suitsy," he says.

The shirt is connected to the jacket and the trousers at the waist.

The shirt is connected to the jacket and the trousers at the waist. Credit: Jesse Herzog/Betaband

False shirt cuffs give the impression the wearer is wearing a dress shirt. The zip to close up the front of the suit is disguised behind the shirt’s fake buttons.

A zip is hidden behind the shirt’s fake buttons to zip up the front of the suit. Credit: Jesse Herzog/Betaband

The Suitsy currently has more than 450 votes on Betabrand with 27 days left to go.

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Queen: Independence 'result all us throughout UK will respect'

The Queen said Scotland's vote to stay part of the UK was "a result that all of us throughout the United Kingdom will respect".

After many months of discussion, debate, and careful thought, we now know the outcome of the Referendum, and it is a result that all of us throughout the United Kingdom will respect.

For many in Scotland and elsewhere today, there will be strong feelings and contrasting emotions - among family, friends and neighbours. That, of course, is the nature of the robust democratic tradition we enjoy in this country. But I have no doubt that these emotions will be tempered by an understanding of the feelings of others.

Now, as we move forward, we should remember that despite the range of views that have been expressed, we have in common an enduring love of Scotland, which is one of the things that helps to unite us all. Knowing the people of Scotland as I do, I have no doubt that Scots, like others throughout the United Kingdom, are able to express strongly-held opinions before coming together again in a spirit of mutual respect and support, to work constructively for the future of Scotland and indeed all parts of this country.

My family and I will do all we can to help and support you in this important task.

– Queen


Joan Rivers 'Facebooks from the grave' about new iPhone

Comedian Joan Rivers seemed to promote the new iPhone 6 from the grave today after posts appeared on her official Facebook and Instagram accounts, TMZ reported.

The post appeared on Rivers' Facebook and Instagram pages for a brief period this morning before they were removed.

TMZ suggests the posts were the result of a "pre-negotiated deal" with Apple and before her death she had scheduled them to publish on the iPhone's launch day.

US college head in video game challenge to students

The president of Columbia College Scott Dalrymple will pay for the winning student's textbooks for a school year if they beat him at Madden 25 Credit: Columbia College/YouTube

A US headteacher has pledged to pay for a student's textbooks for a year if they beat him at a popular video game.

Wearing a baseball hat and eye black, Scott Dalrymple, president of Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri, hands down the challenge in a video posted on YouTube.

Students at the college will go up against each other in an online Madden 25 challenge before the winner goes head to head against Dalrymple.

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Joyce Thacker leaves Rotherham Council by 'mutual consent'

Joyce Thacker has left her role as director of children's services on Rotherham Council by "mutual agreement" according to a council statement.

Joyce Thacker resigns from Rotherham Council

Ms Thacker had come under fire after the publication of a report into child abuse in the town.

She is the latest official in the area to leave their post following the report.

South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright stepped down this week after almost a month of pressure.


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Salmond's exit will help 'country to come back together'

Alex Salmond was right to resign from his post, and his resignation will allow the "country to come back together", according to the leader of the Scottish Conservatives.

Ruth Davidson pictured speaking earlier this year Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Ruth Davidson released a statement this afternoon acknowledging the politician's efforts in the independence referendum, and expressing hope for the future of the country.

“Alex Salmond has been the dominant figure in Scottish politics for the last seven years. “No-one can dispute his political achievements, nor fail to acknowledge his political gifts. “He has done the right thing in resigning. “While the referendum campaign has been hugely invigorating, by its very nature it has divided too. “His decision to step down will help our country come back together again. “I am pleased that the First Minister says he will continue to serve in Scottish politics. “Scotland will benefit from his experience and service as we move forward."

– Ruth Davidson MSP

PM: Salmond 'a politician of huge talent and passion'

Prime Minister David Cameron has called Alex Salmond "a politician of huge talent and passion" after the First Minister announced he was stepping down.

He has been an effective First Minister and always fights his corner.

While we disagree profoundly about his goal of a separated Scotland, and many other things, I respect and admire his huge contribution to politics and public life.

– Prime Minister David Cameron

900 Phones 4u jobs saved as Vodafone buys 140 stores

Phones 4u stores did not open on Monday after the company went into administration. Credit: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

The jobs of 900 Phones 4u employees will be saved after Vodafone said it would buy 140 stores run by the retailer, which fell into administration earlier this week.

The network operator said it was approached by the Phones 4u administrator and decided to make an offer for the 140 stores, which was accepted. "Subject to court approval, we will start engaging with these employees and begin the rebranding of the stores to Vodafone as soon as possible," the company said.

However, 628 head office and telesales staff have been made redundant today by the administrators.

Dixons Carphone said on Wednesday it would take on 800 Phones 4u staff who worked in concessions in Currys/PC World stores. That still meant that almost 4,000 of the chain's 5,600 staff were set to lose their jobs.

The retailer collapsed after all three main network operators stopped dealing with the reseller.

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