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Oxford Street to be pedestrianised before next Christmas

Oxford Street to be pedestrianised before next Christmas

News, Shopping, UK
The pedestrianisation of Oxford Street has been hotly contested ever since the ideas was conceived by BoJo. Now Mayor Sadiq Khan has promised that the famous location will be people only by the end of 2018. No longer will you feel like an expert Londoner when you time your crossing in perfect motion with the traffic and terrified tourists around you. Arriving at the same as the new Elizabeth line, thousands more commuters and tourists will be arriving at the gleaming new Bond Street station each day. Meaning whether you like it or not, the changes are necessary. It’s officially confirmed that at least part of Oxford Street will become pedestrianised, banning cars and eliminating the notorious wall of red busses which have been clogging up the street for years. The heart o
VIDEO: Are the holidays haunting your bank account?

VIDEO: Are the holidays haunting your bank account?

News, Shopping, UK
Young people spend a lot of money on festive parties. With Halloween just gone and the Christmas holiday season knocking on your door, celebrating is getting to be really expensive for a lot of us - food, outfits, decorations, presents. British shoppers, altogether have spent nearly £155 million on costumes this year - making Halloween Britain's second biggest adult party. This year saw a climb of 1.7 percent to £481m in overall spend of seasonal products, according to GlobalData. Halloween may have taken the prize for being Britain's second biggest celebration but Christmas is still the first, as shoppers spend even more money on this holiday. Gocompare.com Money released statistics last year that showed that the average British household expects to spend £753 on Christmas fe
Makers of  “bite-size” horror commercials got tricked before Halloween

Makers of “bite-size” horror commercials got tricked before Halloween

Entertainment, Film & TV, Shopping
Words: Haonan Yuan | Subbing: Bernadette Galbraith A new advertising campaign from confectionary giants Fox and Mars is using Halloween as a way to hook us in to buying their products. A series of short films has been issued online, but it's emerged that some of the producers didn't know how the films would end up being used. One of the adverts, Floor 9.5, advertising Skittles was played during a Yankees-Indians playoff game on FS1 last week, causing a Twitter stir. Haven't seen anything as creepy as that #skittles commercial in a long long time. Maybe since that girl crawled out of the well in The Ring. — Pat Fiscus (@PatFiscus) October 12, 2017 That Skittles commercial was better than 90% of the horror movies on Netflix. — Matt Thompson (@MattyT_6) October 12, 2017 Are t
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