When the Christmas lights come on in London, it's as if they short the electricity of surrounding shops. There's a discernible hum, the feeling that Oxford Street's underfloor heating has been turned up too high. With a month to go before Christmas, shoppers spin through Soho like plastic bags in a high wind, their arms crooked with hanging totes. I am returning to the shop floor to experience Christmas shopping from the other side of the till. In Agent Provocateur, where I have squeezed back into the uniform more than 10 years after my final shift, a man has just bought two sets of lingerie and a pair of silk pyjamas for his wife, receiving little change from £1,000. As I shufflingly rearrange the nipple balm display, I can't help but feel a bit "in my day this was all fields". … [Read more...] about Naughty but nice: Agent Provocateur
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"I'm really sorry, I'm afraid I have to take that answer," said Armstrong. "It might not be the worst answer - well I don't know - it might not be the worst answer of the round. Darcey Brussels? Darcey Brussels? Let's see if that's right and how many of the 100 people said Darcy Brussels." … [Read more...] about Ben Cohen slammed by Pointless viewers after giving the ‘best incorrect answer in the history of the show’
But Trump did not react to the figures - instead 16 minutes after their release he suggested delaying the November election because of his claims that mail-in voting will make it 'inaccurate and fraudulent.' He has no legal power to do so; Congress sets the date of elections and if he does not win a second term, his departure from office on January 20 is legally mandated. … [Read more...] about ‘Trump wants the election to be on November 3rd’: President’s campaign adviser denies Donald wants to delay the vote – despite suggesting it on Twitter days earlier