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Month: March 2022

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Celtics owner Pagliuca makes four strong shortlist to buy Chelsea

It is understood Boston Celtics co-owner Stephen Pagliuca has made the four-strong shortlist to buy Chelsea. The 67-year-old billionaire co-chairman of Bain Capital is the final bidder to make the shortlist compiled by New York merchant bank the Raine Group. Chicago Cubs owners the Ricketts family, former Liverpool chairman Sir Martin Broughton and LA Dodgers part-owner Todd Boehly are the other bidders still in the race to by the Stamford […]

todayMarch 25, 2022 16


Joe Biden praises Poland for helping millions of Ukrainian refugees

President Joe Biden has saluted Poland for helping more than two million refugees who have fled Russia’s invasion as he met humanitarian experts close to the Ukraine border. Mr Biden said he had hoped to get even closer to the border but was prevented because of security concerns. He said he wanted to visit Poland to underscore that the assistance it is providing is of “enormous consequence” as Europe experiences […]

todayMarch 25, 2022 21


Charles Leclerc tops first practice in Saudi Arabia as Lewis Hamilton struggles

Charles Leclerc continued where he left off in Bahrain by posting the fastest time in first practice for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. Five days after winning Formula One’s season opener, Leclerc was back on track and back at the top of the time charts. Leclerc pipped world champion Max Verstappen by 0.116 seconds, with Alfa Romeo’s Valtteri Bottas third. Lewis Hamilton was only ninth in his Mercedes. Jeddah, 870 […]

todayMarch 25, 2022 20


England struggle in deciding third Test against West Indies in Grenada

England were running the risk of throwing away their hard work in the West Indies after collapsing to 114 for eight in the series decider. After making the running in drawn games at Antigua and Barbados, the tourists made a mess of their first innings in Grenada after being sent in. The lifeless nature of the pitches in the first two matches had frustrated England, but when faced with a […]

todayMarch 24, 2022 38


Chelsea sale Saudi Media Group not included on shortlist of preferred bidders

The Saudi Media Group consortium is out of the running to buy Chelsea. The Saudi bidders have been told their offer has not been taken forward to the shortlist stage, the PA news agency understands. New York merchant bank the Raine Group has started the process of informing the prospective buyers of Chelsea of the status on their bids. And the Saudi offer is the first to be understood to […]

todayMarch 24, 2022 33


Josh Warrington feels stars are all aligned for him to regain title in Leeds

Josh Warrington feels “the stars are all aligned” for him to regain his world featherweight crown on Saturday night in Leeds. The 31-year-old takes on IBF champion Kiko Martinez at the First Direct Arena after his career appeared to have been dealt a major setback with a surprise first defeat to Mauricio Lara in February last year. Spaniard Martinez was a shock winner when knocking out Sheffield’s Kid Galahad last […]

todayMarch 24, 2022 29


Scottish Government to publish bold and ambitious new plan to combat child poverty

Social Justice Secretary, Shona Robison, says the document would “deliver bold and ambitious actions” to reduce child poverty The Scottish Government will publish a fresh child poverty plan on Thursday. As part of the requirements of the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act 2017, the Scottish Government must publish a plan and provide a ministerial statement at regular intervals. Social Justice Secretary, Shona Robison, said the document would “deliver bold and ambitious […]

todayMarch 24, 2022 35


Government did not adequately record decisions on Covid contracts

That's according to the National Audit Office The Government has been accused of playing “fast and loose” with public money after a report found it did not “adequately” document key decisions when procuring Covid-19 tests. When the pandemic hit, ministers were forced to act quickly to scale up testing capacity, working with the private sector to secure the necessary services and supplies, according to the National Audit Office (NAO). As […]

todayMarch 24, 2022 33


More than 80 of traditional orchards lost in England and Wales since 1900

That's according to the National Trust Four-fifths of traditional orchards in England and Wales have been lost in the past century, spelling bad news for wildlife that relies on them, the National Trust said. The total area of orchards – including more intensively managed sites – has halved since the early 1900s, analysis for the charity suggests, reducing the spectacle of blossom through the landscape. A study used artificial intelligence […]

todayMarch 24, 2022 35