Job cuts at Comet

Closing down sales are underway at 41 Comet stores across the UK Credit: PA

The electronics chain Comet has started closing down sales at its stores in Gloucester and Yeovil.

The firm has gone into administration - one of the biggest high street casualties since Woolworths in 2008.

Administrators Deloitte say that up to 41 stores may have to close nationally before the end of this month.