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It’s OK to say we have missed soccer – Lineker

BBC Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker says "football is important to a lot of people" and "it's OK to say we've missed it" as the Premier League is set to restart on 17 June, subject to government approval.READ MORE: BBC to show live Premier League matches

Obama releases statement on George Floyd amid Minnesota protests – Business Insider

Former President Barack Obama has issued a statement on the death of George Floyd at the hands of white police officers and the ensuing protests.Obama did not mention President Donald Trump or his tweet calling for the military to use violence to suppress protests and civil unrest."It's natural to wish for life 'to just get…

Taylor Swift: Trump is’stoking the Flames of white supremacy’ – Business Insider

Taylor Swift blasted President Donald Trump for "stoking the flames of white supremacy" in a Friday tweet.Her strong statement came in response to Trump threatening to send the national guard into Minneapolis, Minnesota and stating that 'when the looting starts, the shooting starts.'"You have the nerve to feign moral superiority before threatening violence?," she wrote…

Greece prohibits Britons from moving on vacation in the country once it reopens its boundaries June 15 – Daily Mail

Greece has banned Britons from going on holiday there when it reopens its borders on June 1.While citizens of 29 other countries will be allowed to travel when Greece's airports reopen to tourists on June 15, the UK's number of coronavirus cases is still too high.  A list published today has revealed Greece will allow tourists…

Technology

Farewell SETI@Home – Hackaday

It was about 21 years ago that Berkley started one of the first projects that would allow you to donate idle computing time to scientific research. In particular, your computer could help crunch data from radio telescopes looking for extraterrestrial life. Want to help? You may be too late. The project is going into hibernation…
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Singapore to Stop accepting Malaysian collective Journey Record – Free Malaysia Today

Singapore says it is concerned over the sharing of one travel document by multiple unrelated travellers as it results in longer clearance time.SINGAPORE: Singapore will cease to accept the Malaysian Collective Travel Document (MCTD) for entry by Malaysians into Singapore, effective Jan 1, 2021. “This is to strengthen the security and efficiency of immigration clearance…

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin claims that the authorities will not run out of cash for smaller companies – CNBC

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that small businesses throughout the U.S. should not worry about their odds of receiving relief funding from the federal government.Asked by CNBC's Jim Cramer about the White House's work with the Small Business Administration, Mnuchin said he's confident Congress will approve additional funding on top of the original…

The Hundred’s future unsure as ECB board prepares for postponement | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

12:51 PM GMTGeorge DobellSenior correspondent at ESPNcricinfo The ECB board meets on Thursday to discuss options for the rest of the season. Here, we look at the likely outcomes...The HundredIt now looks almost certain that the Hundred's launch will be pushed back 12 months. With budgets tight, the availability of overseas players likely to be…

One new coronavirus demise in Liverpool however different Merseyside boroughs hit tougher – Liverpool Echo

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid EmailLiverpool has seen one of its lowest recorded death tolls…

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5 things to learn before the stock exchange opens Friday – CNBC

1. Dow futures fall ahead of Trump's China news conferenceDow futures were pointing to about a 100-point loss at Friday's open after President Donald Trump knocked the wind out Thursday's solid gains on Wall Street when he said he would hold a news conference Friday on China. JPMorgan strategist Marko Kolanovic, who called the market comeback…

Google has Generated Tens of thousands of Occupations offers to Builders – Business Insider

Google has rescinded job offers to more than 2,000 contract and temporary workers who were preparing to join the company, according to a new report.It's the latest cost-cutting move from Google, which is seeing its advertising business battered by the pandemic.Many of these contractors left full-time jobs to work with Google, and must now seek…

Twitter masked Trump converse threatening protesters. Facebook didn’t. – Business Insider

On Monday, a 46-year-old black man named George Floyd died in Minneapolis after a white police officer pinned him to the ground by the neck for several minutes during an arrest.Following Floyd's death, protesters took to the streets and have continued protesting throughout the week. On Thursday night, a Minneapolis police station was set ablaze…

Climate change: ‘Stunning’ seafloor ridges file Antarctic retreat – BBC News

Image copyright Dowdeswell et al Image caption It's amongst the best ocean-floor imagery obtained anywhere around Antarctica Scientists are learning just how fast the ice margin of Antarctica can retreat in a warming world.They've identified features on the seafloor that indicate the ice edge was reversing at rates of up to 50m a day at…

Drone deliveries soar in rural Scotland throughout coronavirus outbreak – The Guardian

Ten weeks on from the peak of the coronavirus pandemic there are still acute shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) and Covid-19 testing kits across the UK, particularly in rural and isolated locations. On the Isle of Mull in the Inner Hebrides, however, the vital supplies arrive up to four times a day. They are…

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Bayern Munich head Trainer Hansi Flick Claims David Alaba is ‘not for sale’ amid Chelsea Curiosity – The Independent

Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick insists David Alaba is “not for sale” after reports emerged that Chelsea were preparing to bid for the full-back. Frank Lampard’s side have prioritised the signing of a new left-back with the 27-year-old widely considered one of the world’s best in the position.  Ben Chilwell is Chelsea’s first-choice target, however, Leicester…

This is who purchased that uncommon Nintendo PlayStation prototype – Eurogamer.internet

And it wasn't Palmer Luckey.  We now know who won the auction selling off an ultra-rare Nintendo PlayStation prototype, which was rediscovered in an attic in 2015. The winning bid of $300,000 USD (around £230,000) - excluding the $60,000 "buyer's premium" fee - came from Greg McLemore, the founder of Pets.com."I'm looking to not have…

Wisconsin Is Set into Vote on Tuesday After Court Overrules Governor’s Postponement – The New York Times

Gov. Tony Evers, a Democrat, ordered the presidential primary and thousands of local races delayed, but a conservative majority on the state’s Supreme Court said he could not unilaterally reschedule elections.An early voting site in Dunn, Wis., last week. Ballots already cast in Wisconsin’s spring elections will still count.Credit...Lauren Justice for The New York TimesApril…

‘Very high risk’: Australia adds Iran into coronavirus travel ban – The Guardian

From Sunday Australia will ban foreign travellers arriving from Iran, the country with the highest death rate from coronavirus outside of China. On Saturday the health minister Greg Hunt said Iran’s struggle to contain the disease meant anyone who is not a permanent resident or citizen of Australia would not be allowed to come to…

«طيران الإمارات».. «أفضل ناقلة في العالم» – الإمارات اليوم

المصدر:دبي - الإمارات اليوم التاريخ: 28 يناير 2020 نالت شركة طيران الإمارات لقب «أفضل ناقلة في العالم» و«أفضل درجة أولى» ضمن «جوائز ألترا 2019»، التي تمنح بناء على تصويت مئات الآلاف من قراء مجلتي «تليغراف» المتخصصتين في السفر الفاخر: «ألترا ترافل المملكة المتحدة Ultratravel UK» و«ألترا ترافل الشرق الأوسط Ultratravel Middle East». ووفقا لبيان صادر،…

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Live updates: Latest coronavirus figures breakdown as 104 new instances confirmed within the North East – Sunderland Echo

HealthCoronavirusGood evening on Tuesday, April 28. We will bringing you the latest updates on coronavirus from across the North East and UK.Tuesday, 28th April 2020, 7:34 pmPrime Minister Boris Johnson will lead the nation in tribute to fallen frontline workers who have died in the coronavirus crisis at 11am today.More than 90 NHS and social…

Imagination Declares new Apple Permit Price – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Apple has revived a licensing relationship with UK-based chipmaker Imagination Technologies.Imagination said it will allow Apple to access "a wider range of Imagination's intellectual property" in exchange for fees under a new, "multi-year" deal.It comes about three years after the iPhone maker's decision to break ties disrupted Imagination's business.Shares plunged and…

Crane Co Mill closure could Result in Belfast job losses – BBC News

Image copyright Google Maps Image caption The Crane Stockham Valve factory in east Belfast is part of US firm Crane Co A US-owned factory in east Belfast is closing next year which could mean the loss of up to 88 jobs.Crane Co, which is headquartered in Connecticut, makes valves and pipe fittings off the Cregagh…
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Coronavirus UK: London Marathon 2020 postponed to October – Daily Mail

The London Marathon race will be postponed six months amid the 'global pandemic' of the killer coronavirus, organisers confirmed today.London Marathon Events said the world's biggest 26.2mile run, which attracts 45,000 racers from across the planet, will take place on October 4.The decision comes as Britain sinks into coronavirus hysteria, with the deadly illness claiming…

Liverpool midfielder concerned in weird ‘kiss’ controversy after return to motion – Liverpool Echo

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid EmailLiverpool loanee Marko Grujic has become embroiled in bizarre controversy…

Children denied NHS mental healthcare for not being sporadically sufficient – The Guardian

Children with mental health problems must be severely unwell before they can get help at NHS trusts across England, an investigation has found.Data obtained via freedom of information requests shows a third of mental health trusts only accept patients with “severe” or “significant” conditions for specialist child and adolescent mental health services.The research conducted by…

A prime Obama economist says there’s ‘an actual hazard’ the looming coronavirus recession might be worse than the 2008 monetary disaster

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Obama's former top economist is warning the economic crisis that results from the coronavirus could be worse than the 2008 financial disaster. "There is a real danger that the economic crisis that comes out of this health crisis is worse than what we experienced in 2008," Furman told Business Insider in an interview.…

Philippines Reports First Coronavirus Death Outside China – The New York Times

A 44-year-old man who traveled from Wuhan, China, the center of the outbreak, died in the Philippines, officials said.Students at a school in Manila had their body temperatures checked with infrared thermometers on Friday as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus.Credit...Aaron Favila/Associated PressFeb. 2, 2020Updated 7:34 p.m. ETHONG KONG — A 44-year-old man in the…

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Alex Cora: Boston Red Sox sack Director for Function in Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal

Cora left the Houston Astros to manage the Boston Red Sox in 2018The Boston Red Sox have sacked manager Alex Cora as a result of his role in the "sign-stealing" scandal during his time as Houston Astros bench coach.Cora, 44, managed the Red Sox to a World Series victory in 2018.But a Major League Baseball…

UK recession might not be as dangerous as feared, says Bank of England economist – The Guardian

Bagshot High Street in Surrey as coronavirus lockdown measures ease. Photograph: Maureen McLean/Rex/Shutterstock Britain’s economy is on course for a shallower recession than feared after a series of surveys showed business activity has recovered at a modest rate, the Bank of England’s chief economist said. Andy Haldane said recent data was coming in “a shade…

Coronavirus: Some medical doctors strive scale back ventilator use amid excessive demise price – Business Insider

Some doctors are trying to reduce their reliance on ventilators for some coronavirus patients as the death rate for patients using the machines is abnormally high.New York officials say 80% of coronavirus patients who used ventilators in the city have died, the Associated Press reported. Unusually high death rates have also been recorded elsewhere in…

Boy George was Overly’engaged ‘ to Participate in Live Aid – Sky News

Boy George has revealed why he did not take part in Live Aid - 35 years after the landmark concert.The Culture Club frontman, 58, said he had not performed because he was "otherwise engaged chemically". He told the Grounded With Louis Theroux podcast: "I messed it up. I was otherwise engaged chemically."I mean, I think…

Prince Harry and Meghan exchanged ‘artistic’ cotton presents for his or her anniversary supply reveals – Daily Mail

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle may have had a low-key and 'quite' celebration for their second anniversary, but that didn't stop them getting sweet and sentimental when it came to the gifts, a source has claimed. According to a source close to the couple, Harry, 35, and Meghan, 38, who celebrated their anniversary on May 19,…

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Arsenal set Aubameyang worth, Liverpool eye £50m striker, Man Utd to chop losses on Pogba – Express

Saturday 16 FebruaryArsenal want £70m for Pierre-Emerick AubameyangLiverpool tracking £50m Brazilian strikerMan Utd may prepared to cut losses on Paul PogbaChelsea in race for £50m-rated Jude BellinghamVecino interestChelsea and Everton are interested in signing Inter Milan midfielder Matias Vecino.The Uruguayan garnered interest from the likes of Manchester United in the summer but Calcio Mercato claim…

Kate Beckinsale’s scathing clap again at troll who mocked romance with new toyboy – Mirror Online

Kate Beckinsale has furiously clapped back at a troll who mocked her toyboy on social media. The 46-year-old actress, who is rumoured to be dating Goody Grace, 22, received the cruel comment under a video she recently shared on her Instagram. In the clip, the mum-of-one attempted to encourage her cat to sit in a…

Elon Musk: Tesla to go away California over coronavirus manufacturing facility shutdown – Business Insider

Elon Musk says Tesla may leave its Palo Alto headquarters and Fremont, California factory. In a tweet Saturday morning, the chief executive continued his outrage against shelter-in-place orders that have forced most non-essential businesses to close. Last week, Musk likened the rules to fascism, and urged leaders to "give people their goddamn freedom back." Visit Business Insider's homepage…

The French Dispatch trailer: Wes Anderson’s new Film is 100Percent Wes Anderson – Polygon

Wes Anderson is back with The French Dispatch, a “love letter to journalists” that boasts one of his biggest casts yet. Set in the 20th century in the fictional city of Ennui-sur-Blasé, Anderson’s follow-up to Isle of Dogs focuses on an American journalist based in France (hence the name of the fictional paper: The French…

Phillip Schofield states’f**k it’ and ditches poured G & T for the entire jar on boozy night in – Irish Mirror

Television favourite Phillip Schofield has shared a post on social media from a boozy night in. The This Morning presenter, 57, took to his Instagram account on Saturday evening to share how he had decided to ditch his worries for a boozy night in. Phillip shared an amusing video on his Instagram story which saw…
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Music

Tottenham 3-2 Southampton response: How Spurs won I’ll not ever understand! — Don Hutchison | FA Cup – ESPN UK

Published on Feb 5, 2020Tottenham Hotspur battled past Southampton winning 3-2 in a thrilling FA Cup fourth-round replay to set up a home tie vs. Norwich City. ESPN FC’s Craig Burley, Don Hutchison, Alejandro Moreno and Shaka Hislop dissect an underserved victory for Jose Mourinho’s side leaving Hutchison bemused at how Spurs ended up winning.…

The harsh actuality of nursing within the NHS – The Guardian

A student nurse currently on a placement says she loves the NHS, but experiencing how strained it really is before she starts practising as a qualified nurse is disheartening ‘It is impossible to appreciate the violence of injury, the human cries and the complexities of professional interaction under extreme pressure.’ Photograph: Athena Pictures And another…

S&P 500 surged 29% this yr, its finest return since 2013

Getty Images / Scott OlsonThe S&P 500 soared 29% this year, its best performance since 2013. The Nasdaq Composite and the Dow Jones Industrial Average also posted healthy gains, rising 35% and 22%. Markets were boosted by Federal Reserve rate cuts, robust economic data, the phase-one US-China trade deal, a thriving tech sector, and increased…

Real Madrid and Barcelona face a livid backlash over Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia – Daily Mail

Real Madrid and Barcelona are facing a huge backlash over their £102million jaunt to Saudi Arabia as they ignore criticism over taking money from a nation long-condemned for its appalling human rights record. The two clubs - perhaps the biggest in world football - are in the Middle East this week to take part in a…

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Marcus Rashford: Manchester United Forwards’will Soon Be back this Year’

Media playback is not supported on this device Marcus Rashford injury unfortunate - SolskjaerManchester United striker Marcus Rashford insists he will play before the end of the season as he recuperates from a stress fracture.The England international, 22, was injured after coming on as a substitute during the FA Cup third-round replay win against Wolves…

Why Trump, John Kerry, and others are mad at Rep. Thomas Massie – Business Insider

President Donald Trump and Former Secretary of State John Kerry came together for once — over their frustration with a GOP representative. The politicians had some choice words for Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky, who almost delayed the coronavirus relief package's passage by requiring a formal vote. The $2 trillion plan passed in the House Friday afternoon,…

Supporters encompass Aintree Hospital after two workers die with coronavirus – Liverpool Echo

We will use your email address to send you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor more information on how we use your data and your data protection rights.Invalid EmailSupport surrounded Aintree Hospital after two of their staff members died with coronavirus this week. Hundreds of neighbours lined the streets around the hospital alongside police officers who…
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Nintendo President Says More Switch Games Are Scheduled For Current Period – Nintendo Life

They just haven't been revealed yet by Liam Doolan 2 hours agoFor some time now, there have been concerns about what Nintendo has planned for the Switch in the immediate future. After Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition arrives at the end of this month, there's Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics in June, followed by some DLC…

‘Like Halle Berry versus gum illness’: 9 issues we realized on the 2020 Oscars – The Guardian

Joaquin Phoenix went full vegan After Phoenix’s speech at the Baftas, in which he said that it was incumbent on the dominant culture to increase representation of minorities in the film industry, many were expecting something on a similar theme. But his Oscars speech went much further. Beginning with the uncontroversial view that people like…

Australian Open: Nadal v Kyrgios for place in quarter-finals – radio and textual content

Australian Open Tennis BreakfastBBC Radio 5 live sports extra10,48810,488viewing this pageLive scores & resultsGot a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreLive ReportingBy Michael EmonsAll times stated are UKPosted at 8:538:53Game and first set - NadalNadal 6-3 0-0 Kyrgios*That…

Watch Gary Neville and Carlos Tevez’s agent row stay on TV after livid spat over Argentine’s Man Utd beh – The Sun

GARY NEVILLE and Carlos Tevez's agent Kia Joorabchian rowed live on TV as their furious spat over the Argentine's behaviour at Manchester United was taken up another notch. Neville had sensationally claimed Tevez "downed tools" during his spell at Man Utd - "messing around" in his final season, faking injuries and turning up late to…

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Live: Kings Cross St Pancras Station closed with no trains from Cambridge or Peterborough – Cambridgeshire Live

No trains are running between Kings Cross Station and Cambridgeshire as the busy London site closes for the weekend. Passengers hoping to travel into the city from Cambridge, Peterborough or anywhere else on the Great Northern or Thameslink lines will instead have to use Greater Anglia services into London Liverpool Street and travel onward from…

Surprise information reveals UK manufacturing sector regular for first time since April – reside updates – Telegraph.co.uk

7:31AM Agenda: Chinese stocks plunge as Beijing pumps cash into economy Chinese markets plunged after re-opening following days of closures Credit: BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP Good morning. Chinese stocks plunged overnight as trading resumed in the country following the Lunar New Year holiday even after Beijing said it would inject more than 150bn yuan (£130bn)  into the economy…

Newcastle United expecting to finish Valentino Lazaro in’24 into 48 hours’ – Chronicle Live

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor details of your data protection rightsInvalid EmailNewcastle United boss Steve Bruce is hopeful of tying up a deal for Valentino Lazaro in time for the weekend. The Inter Milan right-winger has held talks with the club and his agent was…

Philip Hammond joins British financial institution OakNorth as adviser – The Guardian

The former chancellor Philip Hammond has taken his second job since quitting frontline politics last year, joining the British business bank OakNorth as an adviser.OakNorth lends to small businesses and operates a technology platform that helps lenders make decisions, which it has licensed to banks worldwide. It is backed by investors including the Japanese SoftBank…