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Scots firm sells £25k of sunglasses in 48hrs after Prince Harry’s girl wears them

SPECS APPEALFinlay & Co flogged more than 200 pairs after Suits actress Meghan Markle was spotted wearing them during her first public appearance with Prince Harry at the Invictus GamesA SCOTS sunglasses firm have sold £25,000 worth of specs in less than 48 hours after Meghan Markle wore them for her first public appearance with boyfriend Prince Harry.Co-founder David Lochhead, 32, of Aberdeen, said he’s been stunned by the reaction since Meghan, 36, was spotted with Finlay & Co...

Manchester Literature Festival preview: MM's highlights from 16 days of bookish delights

Now in its 12th year, the Manchester Literature Festival descends upon the city next month bringing with it over a hundred writers for 16 days of bookish delights.Hosting talks, debates, readings, performances and pub crawls, the MLF features a plethora of emerging talent and literary veterans from all over the globe.Manchester is a city of stories and storytellers.  This October the city welcomes writers, thinkers and activists to share their work and address the issues of the day:...

Seven car thefts in one week in West Allis

Police car(Photo: Getty Images)WEST ALLIS - In just one week, seven people went to their cars only to discover with dismay that their cars had been stolen. Assistant Police Chief Robert Fletcher said such a rash of thefts isn't that unusual."We have had seven in a week several times this year," he said. Despite that, car thefts are down 13 percent this year, Fletcher said. When police detect a pattern, they step up patrols, he added.West Allis police recover...