January 9, 2019

Mothercare UK sales dive 11% as stores close

Mothercare has reported a 11% fall in UK sales as the parent and baby retailer shuts stores amid a "difficult consumer backdrop".
January 9, 2019

‘Cautious customers’ hit Sainsbury’s sales

Sainsbury's has blamed "cautious customer spending" for a 1.1% fall in like-for-like retail sales, excluding fuel, for the 15 weeks to 5 January.
January 9, 2019

Piercing movie review: A grim thriller of the bloody variety

Memories of Hitchcock's Rear Window are evoked by the opening shot of Nicolas Pesce's Piercing as the camera travels at night across the face of a block of lighted apartment buildings.
January 9, 2019

Review: Pick of the Litter is perfect antidote to Marvel

Puppy recruitment as a guide dog for the blind grounds this family perfect documentary, writes Sandra Hall.
January 9, 2019

‘I’m so honoured’: Margot Robbie scores iconic role

The Aussie star says the film will have a "tremendously positive impact on children and audiences worldwide".
January 9, 2019

Nick Cave: Prince of darkness summons his inner life coach

Aussie rock’s prince of darkness held “something of an experiment” at the Opera House that was one part writers’ festival Q&A, one part piano concert.
January 9, 2019

Pick of Pay TV for January 19

Wolves and Warriors
January 9, 2019

Pension cold calls banned – with £500,000 fines for scammers

Cold calling about pensions is now banned, with firms making nuisance calls to face up to half a million pound fines.
January 9, 2019

Flashback 1959: When Hollywood came to Melbourne

On The Beach tells of the last days on earth after a nuclear war, with a radiation cloud creeping towards Australia. We look back with this article from the archives.