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  • Traffic-free days begin in Edinburgh city centre

    Traffic-free days begin in Edinburgh city centre0

    Image copyright City of Edinburgh Council Image caption City of Edinburgh Council tweeted a picture of one iconic street devoid of cars A number of Edinburgh’s city centre streets have been closed to traffic under plans to reduce air pollution. The city has become the first in the UK to join the Open Streets movement.

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  • Manchester city centre is on lockdown over bomb fears

    Manchester city centre is on lockdown over bomb fears0

    Double bomb scare as police lockdown Manchester city centre and Oldham library eight miles away after reports of suspicious packages Police say man, 26, was detained and cordon put in place following incident Officers stand guard at Piccadilly Gardens which would normally be bustling Metrolink stops are suspended and ‘very heavy police presence’ is reported

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  • Shopping centre owner Intu hit by store slump

    Shopping centre owner Intu hit by store slump0

    Image copyright Intu The owner of the Lakeside and Trafford Centre shopping centres, Intu, has cut its forecast for rental income, blaming the retail downturn. Intu said 2019 would be “challenging” due to a rise in rescue deals, as stores struggle to pay rent. It added that retailers were also delaying signing new leases due

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