Month: February 2022

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Background

Sports

Kickoff!It’s the Super Bowl!

Super Bowl LVI (that is, the 56th Super Bowl) was held in SoFi stadium in California on February 13th. Super Bowls are always held on a Sunday. This year's Super Bowl was between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Los Angeles Rams. Fun fact; SoFi stadium is the home to the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers. We also saw Tom Brady retiring after 22 seasons and 7 Super Bowl […]

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Business and tech

Russo-Ukraine conflict takes toll on UK economy

As the world knows by now, there is a Russian Militia near the borders of Ukraine. This act has resulted in people suspecting an invasion of Ukraine by Russia, a continuation of the Russi-Ukrainian conflict since 2014. Along with this, the stock markets of Europe decreased. There were some losses in Wall Street as well. Even the Asian stock markets came down. Global investors have less confidence especially in the […]

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Entertainment

Bringing the hip hop flow to the halftime show

The Super Bowl is a sporting event that is watched by many people around the world, statistics showing that over 100 million people in the US alone tune in to watch the match. Along with the great football action, the entertainment is also quite famous. The Super Bowl halftime show always has the live performances of the national anthem, then artists belting out their songs with even more vivacious glamour, […]

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News

Murky situation over at Ukraine

What exactly is happening over in Ukraine? This is the continuation of a conflict that started in 2014. This was and still is, in regard to the annexation of Crimea by Russia from Ukraine, after the Soviet Union broke up in the early ‘90s... It was an illegal annexation. Then in October 2021, Russia started to move militia and military equipment near the Ukraine border. This was, without reason, a […]

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Travel

France removes restrictions for UK

French authorities had previously barred both vaccinated and non-vaccinated travelers from the UK from entering the country. Travelers had to have a compelling reason to travel to France. These restrictions came into place from 18th December to reduce the spread of the Omicron variant. From 11th February onwards, France eased the travel restrictions. Now vaccinated people from the UK can enter the country without a compelling reason. Unvaccinated travelers still […]

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Business and tech

What happened to Facebook?

Facebook, lauded as a “boomer” platform by the youngsters these days, is an American social networking platform owned by Meta Platforms now and was founded by Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin in 2004. After 18 years, Facebook saw a rapid decrease in its daily active users for the first time. Daily active users (DAUs), as the name suggests, are a form of measurement of the total number of users that […]

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Entertainment

Neighbours to be dropped by UK television

Neighbours is an Australian soap opera by Reg Watson, which showcased the livelihoods of the people in Erinsborough, a fictional suburb in Melbourne, Victoria. It was also successful in the UK and was first televised on BBC One in 1986 and then moved to Channel 5 in 2008. Channel 5 was solely responsible for funding the show. In February 2022, Channel 5 decided to pull the plug on Neighbours, which […]

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News

Queen celebrates 70th anniversary of accession

Queen Elizabeth II, born Elizabeth Alexandra May, is, in simple words, quite the legendary character. She is the oldest living and longest - reigning current monarch and she has seen many things during her time of reign. The Queen is also known as a monarch who has a deep sense of duty, both to the state and religion. She was also glamorised as a “fairytale Queen”, because the people thought […]

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Entertainment

Leonard Fenton passes away

Mr. Leonard Fenton, a British actor, director, and painter, sadly passed away on January 29 due to poor health. He was best known for his role as Dr. Harold Legg in EastEnders, a British soap opera. Mr. Fenton née Leonard Feinstein, originally trained as a civil engineer during World War II and left the army after 5 years. After this, he got into acting and attended the Webber Douglas Academy […]

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