Month: March 2022

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Entertainment

Taylor Hawkins passes away

50 year old Hawkins was discovered dead at his Colombia hotel on Friday evening. Following reports of a man suffering from "chest pain," paramedics attempted to resuscitate him. According to Colombian officials, Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins had ten different substances in his system at the time of his death. The band was scheduled to perform in Bogotá on Friday night, following a performance in Argentina last Sunday as part […]

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News

Police to start issuing fines over lockdown parties at Downing Street

On Tuesday, British police announced that 20 fines would be imposed for gatherings in Boris Johnson's offices and residence that violated coronavirus lockdown rules, prompting new opposition calls for the prime minister to resign. “Boris Johnson’s Downing Street has been found guilty of breaking the law,” Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner said. “The culture is set from the very top. The buck stops with the prime minister, who spent months […]

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News

Queen appears to be tearful at Prince Philip’s memorial

Her Majesty's first major official engagement since delivering a speech at the Welsh Senedd on 14 October was the Thanksgiving Service. The Queen was visibly moved as she attended Prince Philip's memorial service, her first major public appearance in months. She drove to the Thanksgiving Service in a car with Prince Andrew, a move that will be interpreted as a clear signal of the monarch's support for her son. The […]

todayMarch 30, 2022 4

Sports

Who will be the next head in the RFU?

Bill Sweeney, the head of the Rugby Football Union (RFU), stated that he would prefer to appoint an English successor to head coach Eddie Jones. Sweeney has backed Jones, who is under pressure following two disappointing Six Nations campaigns. Australian Jones is under contract with the RFU until the end of the Rugby World Cup in 2023. Bill Sweeney and Conor O'Shea, the performance director, were quick to point out […]

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Business and tech

Teen accused of cyber crimes

Rival hackers and researchers have identified the teenager, who is said to have amassed a £10.6 million fortune through hacking. The City of London Police say they have arrested seven teenagers in connection with the gang but won't say if he is one of them. The boy's father told the BBC that his family was worried and that they were trying to keep him away from computers. Under the online […]

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Entertainment

Duchess looks upset on visit to Ukrainian Cultural Centre

Prince William and Kate Middleton visited the Ukrainian Cultural Centre in London, where volunteers are making a huge effort to aid those affected by the invasion of Russia. The visit was made after a week when the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy thanked them for their support. The couple had tweeted, "In October 2020 we had the privilege to meet President Zelenskyy and the First Lady to learn of their hope […]

todayMarch 24, 2022 2

Sports

Will Rory McIlroy miss the cut again?

One thing on Rory McIlroy's mind is whether or not he'll miss The Players Championship again, which would make this the second year that happened. After completing the final three holes of his opening round, carding 73, the 32-year-old Northern Irishman shot another 73 in his second in difficult conditions at TPC Sawgrass to end the day two-over-par. That means McIlroy is currently on the wrong end of the projected […]

todayMarch 24, 2022 3

Business and tech

Cost of living rises in UK

The Resolution Foundation warns that the war in Ukraine will push up energy prices and see UK families squeezed even further. Incomes are expected to fall by about £1,000 this year, the biggest real-terms fall in incomes since the mid-1970s. The government spokesperson said it recognized the pressures households are facing. Families were already expecting their monthly spending to go up when the energy price cap jumps in April, and […]

todayMarch 24, 2022 1

News

UK eases visa rules for Ukrainian refugees

On the 24th of February 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine. The country and its people were hit with missiles and what the attack left was the devastating destruction of valuable and commercial buildings and most of all, the death of innocent people. The other countries have now extended their full support in supplying aid. One of the main ways to help is by providing assistance to the refugees. On the 1st […]

todayMarch 3, 2022 9 2

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