History of Debenhams as retailer closes doors for final time

History of Debenhams as retailer closes doors for final time

Debenhams has been a mainstay of British shopping for 242 years, but will now close its doors for good. In 1778, William Clark opened a cloth shop at 44 Wigmore Street in central London, selling expensive fabrics, hats, gloves and umbrellas. The company had a…

U.S. women’s national soccer team closes year against World Cup rival Netherlands

U.S. women’s national soccer team closes year against World Cup rival Netherlands

The U.S. women’s national soccer team started 2020 exactly as it ended the year before. Just after winning the 2019 FIFA World Cup, the US gave birth to its competition in the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament and the SheBelieves Cup. However, like everything else in…

NYC Closes Public School System after City Infection Rate Rises

NYC Closes Public School System after City Infection Rate Rises

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a press conference at New Bridges Elementary School ahead of schools reopening amid the coronavirus outbreak in Brooklyn, NY, August 19, 2020. (Jeenah Moon / Reuters) Public schools in New York City will temporarily close, Department of…

KFC closes branch after six staff test positive for coronavirus

KFC closes branch after six staff test positive for coronavirus

A branch of KFC has been closed after six staff members tested positive for coronavirus. The KFC on Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, has been shut for two weeks as a precaution, the company said. The affected staff members are self-isolating at home and the firm has…

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