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Month: October 2021

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Newcastle takeover brings celebration and controversy in equal measure

The end of the Mike Ashley era brought celebrations and controversy in equal measure as Newcastle’s new owners targeted trophies while human rights groups accused them of ‘sportswashing’ human rights abuses. Thousands of fans who congregated outside St James’ Park will be drawing up fantasy wish-lists after Amanda Staveley, a driving force behind the takeover – vowed to transform the club into Champions League contenders. But amid the genuine euphoria […]

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Jesy Nelson shares first solo single Boyz

Former Little Mix star Jesy Nelson has released her first single as a solo artist after leaving the chart-topping band last year. The singer, 30, shared the hip hop-inspired Boyz, which channels Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’s 2001 track Bad Boy 4 Life. The song, co-written by Nelson while she was going through a painful break-up, also features a verse from rap superstar Nicki Minaj. “Being nice a little boring when you […]

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NHS staff say current pressures as worrying as Covid peak

Eight in 10 NHS staff feel the pressures currently on health services are as concerning as during the height of the pandemic, according to a new poll. More than 80% of 1,000 NHS staff surveyed said problems are still growing significantly, and 96% believe they will continue for years, despite declining Covid-19 cases. Workers are particularly worried about the system being strained by a record backlog of patients and long […]

todayOctober 8, 2021


British daily meat consumption dropped 17 in a decade

Daily meat consumption in the UK has fallen by almost a fifth over the last decade, a new study has found. The study, published in the journal The Lancet Planetary Health, used data from the National Diet and Nutrition Survey to assess changes in the consumption of red, white, and processed meat within the UK from 2008–09 to 2018–19. Researchers found average daily meat consumption per capita dropped from 103.7g […]

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Claire Foy to star as Facebook chief Sheryl Sandberg in TV drama

Claire Foy will star as Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg in a TV drama focused on the embattled tech giant’s relentless rise. The British actress, 37, will appear in Doomsday Machine as the controversial social media company’s chief operating officer. Billionaire Sandberg, 52, worked at Google before joining Facebook and has played a key role in its dominance, frequently attracting criticism for the platform’s methods. Doomsday Machine, from producers Wiip and […]

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Fuel worries and wet weather kept shoppers at home in September

Increasingly wet weather and rising concerns over fuel and supply shortages through September dampened the recovery of pandemic-hit retailers, according to new figures. The latest monthly BRC-Sensormatic IQ footfall monitor showed that footfall across UK shopping destinations decreased by 16.8% in the five weeks to October 2 against the same period in 2019, before the pandemic struck. Bosses at the British Retail Consortium (BRC) said they believe some shoppers chose […]

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Saudi led takeover of Newcastle approved by Premier League

The Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle has been approved, the Premier League has announced. The Premier League said it had settled legal disputes that had initially stalled the takeover process, and received “legally binding assurances” that the Saudi Arabian government will not effectively own the club. The Premier League statement read: “The Premier League, Newcastle United Football Club and St James Holdings Limited have today settled the dispute over the takeover […]

todayOctober 7, 2021 4


Adele says her weight loss was caused by anxiety

Adele has told Vogue that her recent weight loss was caused by anxiety as she featured on the cover of both the UK and US editions of the magazine. It is the first collaboration of its kind in Vogue’s 129-year history, with each edition of the magazine featuring a different fashion shoot and interview. The singer, 33, who is set to make her musical comeback next week with new single […]

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