World

Dancing On Ice 2021: Who is left in the competition?

Only five stars left in the running (Picture: ITV)Dancing On Ice is about to hit movie week – and with five stars left in the competition, it’s all to play for as the finale gets closer. After it was announced that the series will be cut a week short due to the number of accidents and injuries, the remaining celebs have managed to hold out to the quarter final. So who exactly is still participating this year’s ‘cursed’ 13th series? Here’s who’s left in the running, who’s been eliminated, and which stars have had to drop out early… Who is left in Dancing On Ice 2021? The current remaining contestants are: Faye will be skating for the first time without Hamish this week (Picture: Rex)Faye Brookes The Coronation Street star has been a fan favourite, but has been b

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Politics

Cuomo asks state AG, top judge, to launch harassment probe

Cuomo asks state attorney general, top judge to appoint independent lawyer to investigate sexual harassment allegations New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has asked the state's attorney general and chief appeals court judge to jointly appoint an independent lawyer to investigate claims that he sexually harassed at least two women who worked for him. The move came after legislative leaders assailed Cuomo's plan to appoint a retired federal judge to conduct the probe. “The Governor’s Office wants a review of the sexual harassment claims made against the Governor to be done in a manner beyond reproach,” Beth Garvey, special counsel to the governor, said. “We had selected former Federal Judge Barbara Jones, with a stellar record for qualifications and integrity, but we want to avoid even the percepti...

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World

Boris’ son Wilfred shows he’s inherited PM’s unruly blonde hair

Boris Johnson’s son Wilfred looks to have his dad’s infamous blonde hair (Pictures: Getty Images/Steve Back))Boris Johnson has seemingly passed on his blonde unruly hair to his youngest son Wilfred. Carrie Symonds took the toddler, who is 10 months old, for a walk around Westminster, where his hair was pictured spilling out of his pushchair. Wilfred is Johnson’s sixth child and his first with fiancée Carrie Symonds. The toddler was born in April, during the pandemic, and the British public are yet to see any official photographs of his face. Earlier this week Johnson stepped out in public for the first time since Ms Symonds was rumoured to have given his ‘Worzel Gummidge’ haircut a trim in a DIY makeover at home. But hair-watchers were left underwhelmed when the PM appeared...

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‘The best Gareth Bale we’ve had this season’ – Jose Mourinho praises Tottenham star after win over Burnley

Gareth Bale inspired Tottenham to a comfortable victory at home to Burnley (Picture: Getty)A delighted Jose Mourinho said Gareth Bale was finally showing signs he was back to his best after the forward scored twice and set up another in Tottenham’s 4-0 win over Burnley. Bale endured a difficult start with Spurs after returning on loan from Real Madrid last September but appears to be enjoying his football again and took his goals tally to eight in all competitions for the campaign as the north London outfit cruised to victory. Mourinho’s men went into Sunday’s clash after suffering five defeats in six in the Premier League but never looked like losing at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, with Bale directing home Son Heung-min’s cross in only the second minute. Spurs sealed three poi

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World

Former Newcastle United and West Ham manager Glenn Roeder dies aged 65

Glenn Roeder enjoyed a superb playing career at Newcastle United before managing the club (Picture: Getty)Former Newcastle United and West Ham manager Glenn Roeder has died at the age of 65 after a long battle with a brain tumour. Roeder also managed Gillingham, Watford and Norwich City after a 20-year playing career which included long spells at Newcastle, Queens Park Rangers and Leyton Orient. As well as managing a number of Premier League and EFL clubs, Roeder also spent some time as an England coach under manager Glenn Hoddle. LMA Chairman Howard Wilkinson said: ‘A cultured defender as a player, he managed with a studious style and was always generous with his time and ideas. ‘Glenn was such an unassuming, kind gentleman who demonstrated lifelong dedication to the game. N...

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News

Walmart has reportedly lured away two Goldman Sachs bankers to help lead its new fintech venture

Summary List PlacementAs Walmart looks to launch a fintech startup, the retailer is turning to Wall Street veterans to help it move into the banking world. Walmart Inc. has picked up two senior bankers from Goldman Sachs to help lead the retailer's new fintech startup arm, Bloomberg reported on Sunday. Omer Ismail, the head of Goldman's consumer bank, and David Stark, one of his top lieutenants, will leave the bank to help bolster Walmart's venture into financial services with investment firm Ribbit Capital, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. Ismail's exit from the banking world came as a "surprise," the sources told Bloomberg.  Walmart announced earlier this year that it was partnering with Ribbit Capital, the firm backing fintech startups such as Robinhood, Affirm, and C...

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Jessica Biel is every new mum as she blames forgetfulness on ‘baby brain’ after welcoming second son

Jessica Biel might want to start writing things down (Picture: Rex)Jessica Biel has been struck by a case of the notorious ‘baby brain’ since welcoming her second son.  The Sinner actress gave birth to son Phineas in July, her second child with husband Justin Timberlake.  However, it seems having another little boy to fuss over has affected Jessica’s ability to remember her simple tasks like many new mums have found.  Jessica, 38, was taking part in the Television Critics Association Winter 2021 virtual panel to promote her new series, Cruel Summer, when she accidentally forgot to answer a question.  She then joked that she’s got a touch of ‘baby brain’ at the moment.  It was revealed last summer that Jessica and Justin, 40, had added another little addition to their famil...

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The Bidens, in a rare gesture, immediately greeted the White House residence staff upon entering the building on Inauguration Day, staffer says

Summary List PlacementWhenever the presidency changes hands, the White House residence staff undertakes a herculean task on Inauguration Day — transforming the private quarters of the historic building for its newest occupants within the span of a few hours. For "lifers," the staff members who have served multiple US Presidents, the traditions and protocols inside the White House have been an enduring facet of their lives for decades. However, President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden upended a traditional interaction with the residence staff on their first day in the White House, according to The New Yorker. After entering the North Portico of the building, the residence staff was assembled on the grand State Floor to welcome the Bidens. "The Bidens came in and the first thing the...

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THE ESPORTS ECOSYSTEM: The key players and trends driving the red-hot, fast-growing esports space that’s on track to surpass $1.5 billion by 2023

Summary List Placement This is a preview of The Esports Ecosystem research report from Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. To check to see if you already have access to Insider Intelligence through your company, click here. Esports and gaming have burst into the mainstream in recent years, transforming from a vibrant niche to a central form of entertainment around the world. While esports may have once stood for a subset of sports culture, it has grown into a full industry in its own right. That shift has been powered by championing from mainstream celebrities like Michael Jordan, Drake, and DJ Marshmello, an increasing amount of coverage from traditional outlets like ESPN, and, at least in part, the breakneck rise of Fortnite. As competitive gaming cements itself in the popular c

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Business

Retired Army veteran to bike 3,200 miles to raise awareness for veterans impacted by pandemic

A retired Army veteran from St. Augustine will ride across the country to raise awareness for veterans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Dave Parramore will start his journey on Monday. “Right now, I feel the normal nervousness,” said Parramore. “I embrace that.” Parramore will bike from San Diego, California, back home to St. Augustine. “I told my wife that I honestly, the way I feel is like I’ve created my own Army deployment and nobody forced me to do it,” he said. News4Jax met Parramore last year when he rode roughly 500 miles to Key West to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. “I’ve never done anything this far,” said Parramore about his upcoming ride. “The farthest continuous days I’ve done is nine days from here down to Key West.” This year, his ride will be roughly 3,200 ...

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Everything you can eat and drink at the Knott’s Taste of Boysenberry Festival

The Taste of Boysenberry Festival menu will offer more than 80 food and drink items at over 30 booths spread throughout Knott’s Berry Farm while rides and shows remain shuttered due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Taste of Boysenberry Festival craft beer and food event will run on 29 select dates from March 5 through May 2 at Knott’s. Sign up for our Park Life newsletter and find out what’s new and interesting every week at Southern California’s theme parks. Subscribe here. SEE ALSO: Meet the person who transformed Knott’s Berry Farm into a food festival venue The Taste of Boysenberry Festival takes the concept of the Taste of Merry Farm that that was canceled by the state’s stay-at-home order along with the previous Taste of Fall-O-Ween, Taste of Knott’s and Taste of Calico events and adds

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New York lawmakers are calling for an independent investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Cuomo

Summary List PlacementState and federal lawmakers are coming out in support of an independent investigation into sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  In December, a former aide said she had been sexually harassed by the governor "for years." At the time, Lindsey Boylan, who worked for the governor between 2015 and 2018, did not divulge specific information about the circumstances and declined to speak to journalists.  But last week, Boylan broke her silence in a Medium post, said Cuomo had touched her inappropriately and kissed her without her consent.  Cuomo's office has repeatedly denied her claims. "As we said before, Ms. Boylan's claims of inappropriate behavior are quite simply false," press secretary Caitlin Girouard said in a statement. The New York ...

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Biden supports an ‘independent review’ into sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Cuomo, press secretary says

Summary List PlacementWhite House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Sunday that President Joe Biden supported an "independent review" of the allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo after two women accused the governor of sexual harassment. In an interview published Saturday with The New York Times, former aide Charlotte Bennett said Cuomo made unwanted sexual advances toward her and asked her inappropriate questions on multiple occasions in spring 2020. "I understood that the governor wanted to sleep with me, and felt horribly uncomfortable and scared," Bennett told the New York Times. "And was wondering how I was going to get out of it and assumed it was the end of my job." Bennett's allegations Saturday followed allegations leveled days earlier in a blog post by Lindsey Boylan, a...

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World

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel reveals why Timo Werner drops out for Hakim Ziyech against Manchester United

Timo Werner was left out of Chelsea’s starting XI for their clash with Manchester United (Picture: Getty)Thomas Tuchel says he decided to name Timo Werner on the bench for Chelsea’s clash with Manchester United as the striker was feeling ‘a little bit tired’ and needed a break, with Hakim Ziyech coming into the starting XI at Stamford Bridge. Werner has shown signs that his confidence may be returning under his new manager in recent weeks and started the Blues’ previous three games in all competitions against Newcastle, Southampton and Atletico Madrid. But fellow summer signing Ziyech supports Olivier Giroud in attack along with Mason Mount in one of three changes from Chelsea’s Champions League outing in midweek. Ziyech returns to Chelsea’s lineup (Picture: Getty)Elsewhere, T...

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