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Month: November 2021

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Eight dead and several injured after crowd surge at Astroworld Festival in Texas

Officials in Texas say at least eight people are dead and several others have been injured in a crowd surge at the Astroworld Festival. A compression of the crowd toward the stage occurred just after 9pm local time on Friday while rapper Travis Scott was performing, Houston Fire Chief Samuel Pena told reporters at a news conference. “The crowd began to compress towards the front of the stage, and that […]

todayNovember 6, 2021 7


Barcelona announce return of Xavi as new manager

Barcelona have appointed Xavi as their new manager on a two-and-a-half-year deal. The former midfielder, who spent 17 years in the Barcelona first team between 1998 and 2015, joins from Qatari outfit Al Sadd after the two clubs had agreed on the payment of a release clause in his contract. “FC Barcelona have reached an agreement with Xavi Hernandez for him to become first-team coach for the rest of the […]

todayNovember 6, 2021 11


Lord Kamlesh Patel tasked with leading change needed at Yorkshire

New Yorkshire chair Lord Kamlesh Patel has been landed with the task of leading the “change that is needed” as the club look to deal with their racism crisis. Lord Patel was installed on Friday after previous chairman Roger Hutton resigned over the county’s handling of the Azeem Rafiq case. Hutton walked out of the club and called on the likes of chief executive Mark Arthur and director of cricket […]

todayNovember 6, 2021 4


Yorkshire chairman Roger Hutton resigns amid Azeem Rafiq claims

Yorkshire chairman Roger Hutton has resigned with immediate effect, as the fallout from Azeem Rafiq’s racism allegations against the club continues to grow. Hutton was this week called to appear in front of the parliamentary Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee to explain Yorkshire’s handling of Rafiq’s claims and the independent report into the matter. He has now decided to leave his post, citing frustration at board members and senior […]

todayNovember 5, 2021 9


Carol Vorderman remembers always kind and smiling Lionel Blair

Carol Vorderman has remembered Lionel Blair as someone who was “always kind and smiling” as she joined famous names paying tribute to the entertainer following his death at the age of 92. The TV star, best known as a team captain on ITV’s Give Us A Clue, enjoyed a showbiz career that spanned 70 years. He died in the early hours of Thursday morning, his agent said. Vorderman tweeted: “Remembering […]

todayNovember 5, 2021 4


British Airways owner enjoys boost from long haul bookings

The boss of British Airways, Aer Lingus and Iberia owner IAG said he is seeing a “significant recovery” as passengers return to flying again with lockdown restrictions easing. He explained that long-haul flights in particular have pushed up sales and expects the group to return to profitability by next year. But sales remain well below pre-pandemic levels. IAG said in the three months to the end of September passenger capacity […]

todayNovember 5, 2021 3


Nasser Hussain says Yorkshires response to Azeem Rafiq is sending wrong message

On Wednesday, batter Gary Ballance confessed to using “a racial slur” against his ex-team-mate in a long and emotional statement Nasser Hussain fears Yorkshire’s handling of Azeem Rafiq’s racism claims will send a message to players in their academy that racial discrimination can be passed off as banter. Rafiq’s allegations against the club have been in the public domain for over a year but the issue has begun to gather […]

todayNovember 4, 2021 6


Spectacular display as Aurora Borealis lights up the night sky across Britain

The natural phenomenon was visible to the naked eye as far south as Devon on Wednesday night Aurora-watchers have been rewarded with a spectacular display of the Northern Lights in dark spots across the country. The natural phenomenon was visible to the naked eye as far south as Devon on Wednesday night, due to a particularly strong solar flare. PA news agency photographer Owen Humphreys was treated to a stunning […]

todayNovember 4, 2021 3


Record shortfall in number of nurses in Scotland

That's according to analysis by the RCN Scotland union Scotland has a record shortfall in the number of registered nurses required to staff the NHS, the Royal College of Nursing has warned. Analysis by the RCN Scotland union found that the difference between the required number of nurses and the full-time equivalent (FTE) who are registered has grown to 3,438. The gap has risen from 1,613 in June 2015 – […]

todayNovember 4, 2021 3