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Young people face the worst festive Eve season every year

Young people face the worst festive Eve season every year

Christmas, Culture, LifeStyle, London, News, shopping, Student
The young workforce who are trying to make a bit of extra cash end up having an anti-social Christmas. Over 78,000 people have signed a petition to stop shops opening during Christmas and Boxing day after retail workers across the UK have complained about the stress of working during these periods. As Christmas approaches, streets and malls become busier with shoppers from all over the world, and young people are mostly found working in these retail shops which prevent them from spending time with their families on the holidays. Dave William, the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (USDAW), Media officer told Westminster world: "We know that boxing days are becoming popular in recent times but we don’t see any reason why these sales cannot take place some other day
Frost come, frost served: Premiere coverage and review of “Daddy’s Home 2”

Frost come, frost served: Premiere coverage and review of “Daddy’s Home 2”

Culture, Entertainment, Film, Premiere
A-List Hollywood stars Will Ferrell, John Lithgow, Mark Wahlberg, and Mel Gibson attended the UK film premiere of their new movie "Daddy's Home 2" in Leicester Square on Thursday. Ferrell, enjoyed attention from the fans and spent a generous amount of time talking to reporters, whereas Wahlberg barely talked to anyone. Just like their characters in the movie, Ferrell is positive and friendly, while Wahlberg more distant and reserved. As we approach into winter, people are beginning to prepare for the holidays. Drinking hot chocolate, wearing fuzzy socks, and of course watching feel-good Christmas comedies all month long. How about adding "Daddy's Home 2" to your movie list? Following the 2015 hit movie "Daddy's Home," new friends and co-parents Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and Brad (Wil

Online retail stores perform better this Christmas season

News, ReportingWeek1
Experts are predicting that Christmas sales will grow by 18.4 per cent across Europe this year but that’s because online shopping is becoming popular. Last year a number of retailers found themselves stranded and having difficulties to control the amount of traffic to their websites. Experian, a leading global informative providing data and analytical service to companies and clients around the world said shoppers are expected to rank in more items this years compared to last year as most retailers are now better prepared. The agency says Christmas spending in the UK this years is predicted to rank in more for the economy with online retailers in the UK expected to see Christmas sales grow by 16.9 per cent. The total online sales for the year set to reach £52.25 bn accounting for