The Covid-19 pandemic is at the forefront of everyone’s minds, but although Brexit negotiations have been suspended there is no official signal that Britain plans to ask for an extension. Ros Taylor (LSE) looks at the week’s developments. Perhaps the most salient Brexit-related story of the week was the contradictory accounts of Britain’s liaison with … Continued
The director of public health for Liverpool City Council believes the Reds’ Champions League fixture vs Atletico Madrid at Anfield should NOT have been played. At the time of writing, the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the city has risen to 262 and there is genuine concern over the increase in cases. The […]
The ‘Dope’ singer has admitted that it can be a painful experience listening back to her music, and one song she avoids putting on is
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British PM urges people to stick to the social distancing rules as the weather becomes milder.
The pop star’s follow-up to her 2017 self-titled debut was the most streamed album in a day (or first day) by a British female artist globally, in the UK, and US, upon its release.
Noel Gallagher contemplated doing an Oasis reunion gig with his ex-bandmate and brother Liam – but only so he could “shut this f***ing idiot up”.
The virus outbreak has forced F1 to cancel or postpone the first eight races of the season already, with even more events expected to fall by the wayside as the world tries to control the pandemic.A lack of racing has put huge financial strain on teams…
The right measures now will not only keep companies afloat in the short term but equip them to support an economic rebound when the crisis is passed.
Becky Lynch says Shayna Baszler is only in WWE to try to get out of Ronda Rousey’s shadow. The Man defends her Raw Women’s Championship against The Queen of Spades at WrestleMania 36 this weekend. Lynch has held the red brand’s title since inflicting a first pinfall defeat on Rousey, Baszler’s real-life friend, at last […]
With an 80-seat majority under their belt, a new PM and riding high on 54% in polls, it’s easy to forget that just over 10 months ago, the Tories came 5th in the EU Parliament elections. The Electoral Commission has now finally released spending return figures, which show the victorious Brexit Party spent the most, closely […]
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We can hardly be surprised when the fault lines opened during this emergency. As a society still in recovery from a different sort of crisis, let’s admit we all – all – need help to avoid reverting to the old sectarian old ding dong. Social media is a virus in itself and social distancing is its incubator. The first thing to hold onto is that we really are all in this together. The second is that things can only get … Read more
Dionyssis G Dimitrakopoulos and Georgette Lalis analyse the EU’s actions so far in the Covid-19 outbreak. They argue that despite a slow and initially haphazard approach, the response has ultimately been substantial. Public health care systems, alongside state bureaucracies and public finances, are being tested to their limits by the Covid-19 pandemic. The same can be said – albeit … Continued
Ex-Formula 2 racer Sette Camara was a last-minute addition to the B-Max Racing/Motopark line-up in Super Formula, replacing fellow Brazilian Pietro Fittipaldi on the eve of last week’s first pre-season test at Fuji Speedway.It came after he appeared in…
The duo – which is comprised of Boyzone’s Keith Duffy and Westlife’s Brian McFadden – have released a version of the former band’s
Billie Joe Armstrong and co gave fans a treat overnight by dropping three remixes of ‘Lazy Bones’, ‘Wild One’ and ‘Oh Love’ from their 2012 LP, ‘Uno… Dos… Tré!’.
We live in the age of the omniscient anchor. Not that the news-frontmen and women are really omniscient, of course, but in Britain and (even more so) in America there is a type of presenter who is held up — and certainly held themselves up — as though the world and everything in it was […]
Andros Townsend has told talkSPORT footballers are being ‘painted as villains’ amid growing calls for big-money Premier League players to accept wage cuts during the coronavirus pandemic. Townsend’s former club Tottenham became the second top-flight side to furlough employees earlier this week using the government’s scheme, following Newcastle’s lead in reducing the salaries of non-playing […]
Mike Tyson has warned Deontay Wilder to ‘grow up’ and keep going after his crushing defeat to Tyson Fury. The ‘Gypsy King’ reigned supreme during their Las Vegas rematch for the WBC heavyweight crown last month, emphatically stopping the American inside seven rounds. It was the first time ‘The Bronze Bomber’ had ever tasted defeat […]
The Excel Centre-turned Nightingale Hospital has now been officially opened by Prince Charles and Matt Hancock. Prince Charles opened the hospital via video link, showing the nation how everyone can adapt to working from home…
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Whether it’s nostalgia or just simply fashion preference, we can all agree that kits were better in the 20th century. That’s why some of the more notable ones will cost you a pretty penny if you want to get your hands on them nowadays. Conversely, one of the kits you happened to own from decades […]
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It’s been said that the only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing. As far as the coronavirus crisis goes we can all play our part: doing our bit as citizens to maintain the rules on social distancing and as journalists to provide critically-important information to our audiences during … Continue reading “It’s now or never: What advertisers, Government, readers and big tech must do to support the news industry”
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is facing fresh calls from supporters to leave the club during this Premier League blackout, following his response to the coronavirus pandemic. The Toon Army have been given a renewed hope that a new era at St James’ Park could be on the horizon. Reports on Tyneside this week have […]
The three-time MotoGP world champion hung up his leathers at the end of last year following a bruising sole season aboard the factory Honda.In the winter, Lorenzo signed a deal with Yamaha – with whom he spent nine year and won all of his premier class…
UEFA has branded cancelling the 2019/20 season due to coronavirus a ‘last resort’ after Belgium made the ‘premature’ decision to end its leagues. The Jupiler Pro League – the highest division of football in Belgium – on Thursday concluded its campaign with current standings declared final. This resulted in Club Brugge being crowned champions as […]
Disturbing scenes yesterday evening as a doddery, elderly, retired gentleman was spotted wandering up and down his street in Islington trying to get neighbours and family members to bang on his drum, in complete disregard to social distancing. His son, who understands the guidance, sheepishly refused the proffered drum / large petri dish. Scientists believe […]
I am always leery when I use public toilets. What is lurking on the seat, under the seat, and in the bowl? All those people in and out tracking bacteria all over the place make me cringe. This is even more so now with everything that is going on in the…