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Rapper Travis Scott says hes working to help the ones that were lost after 8 die at his music festival

He's urged anyone with information about what happened to come forward to authorities Travis Scott has said he is working to help the families of “the ones that was lost” after at least eight people died and several more were injured at his Astroworld music festival. The rapper was on stage at the event in Houston, Texas, on Friday when the crowd surged forward in what police have described as […]

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UB40 founding member Astro dies after short illness

The news was announced via the band's Twitter account Former UB40 member Astro, real name Terence Wilson, has died after a short illness, his current band has confirmed. The musician went on to perform with breakaway group UB40 featuring Ali Campbell and Astro. A statement on the band’s official Twitter said: “We are absolutely devastated and completely heartbroken to have to tell you that our beloved Astro has today passed […]

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Sajid Javid urges people to get Covid 19 booster jabs to save Christmas

Three million more people in England are being invited to have their coronavirus booster jabs next week The elderly and vulnerable have been urged to get their Covid-19 booster jabs as part of a “national mission” to help avoid a return to coronavirus restrictions over Christmas. So far almost 10 million people in the UK have received a top-up jab, but around 30% of over-80s and 40% of over-50s in […]

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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 4

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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