Picks of the day: The three stories to read today

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Friday has finally come around, and the beginning of the weekend is only a few hours away. Catch up on the top stories people are talking about today in bite-sized form, before you clock off for the week!

Check out our three at three.

The 'stairway to nowhere'

Amid the controversy surrounding his Garden Bridge project in London, Thomas Heatherwick’s latest design was unveiled in New York last week. But it looks like the structure, titled “Vessel”, has already received some slightly harsh criticism.

Iceland is suing Iceland

A report revealed today has suggested Iceland (the country) is considering a lawsuit against Iceland (the supermarket). This may come as a shock considering the supermarket has been trading for over 40 years, but it seems the two have history.

What’s happened to Sports Direct in the last 12 months?

Sports Direct have had their share of bad press over the past year. From being slammed by MPs for ‘appalling’ working practices to admitting to travelling to work in a helicopter, it's been a rollercoaster for founder Mike Ashley. We list the highs and lows of everything that's happened at Sports Direct in recent times.