The Derbyshire based retailer Sports Direct has revealed a fall in profits of more than 50 percent.
The sportswear giant said the 58.7% decline in pre-tax profits to £113M was a result of failure to 'hedge against' the drop in the value of the pound following the Brexit vote.
Owner Mike Ashley speaking after the profits announcement said the company was optimistic about the future but will be conservative in managing for the medium to long term.
An agency which supplies staff to the Derbyshire based retailer will be questioned by MPs today as part of an inquiry into workers' rights.Read the full story ›
Profits have plunged by 33.5% to £145.3 million in the first half of the year following the collapse in sterling, the retailer has said.Read the full story ›
Retailer is being investigated over their relationship to a firm owned by the tycoon Mike Ashley's brother.Read the full story ›
A 20-year-old man has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of a mother and daughter in Derbyshire on the grounds of diminished responsibility.
Julie Hill who was 51 and her mother Rose who was 75 were found dead at a house Shirebrook in February of this year. Christopher Whelan will be sentenced on Friday.
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The family of two women whose bodies were found at a house in Shirebrook have paid tribute to the ‘loving mothers.’Read the full story ›
A man is due to appear in court today charged with the murders of two women who were found dead at a house in Derbyshire.Read the full story ›
A man has been charged with the murders of two women at a house in Shirebrook in Derbyshire.Read the full story ›
A man has been charged with the murders of two women at a house in Shirebrook.
20-year-old Christopher Whelan will appear at Chesterfield Justice Centre tomorrow, charged with the murders of Julie Hill and her mother Rose Hill.
These are the latest pictures from Station Road in Shirebrook, Derbyshire where the bodies of two women were found in a house on Friday evening.
A 20-year-old man from Sheffield has been arrested in connection with the investigation.