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NHS doctor delivers meals in his free time to help struggling restaurants

He helps out in the evenings and at weekends (Picture: Blive Digital Services Ltd)Dr Jitendra (Jeet) Mangwani is, in many ways, a real life superhero. Not only is he helping patients by day, but he’s also using his extra hours to deliver restaurant meals to customers by night – to help keep small businesses afloat. Like other NHS heroes, the consultant orthopaedic surgeon has been rushed off his feet over the past few months treating patients during the pandemic. But somehow he’s also found the time to help his local Leicester restaurants with their delivery. Some of these restaurants have found it difficult to stay open with popular delivery services such as Deliveroo and JustEat. And after speaking to a few of his friends in the industry towards the end of last year, Dr Jeet

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Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman says dramatic fluctuations in individual stocks are the ‘canary in the coal mine’—and reveals 7 value stocks he’s holding right now

Summary List Placement Leon Cooperman told CNBC a "meaningful chuck of the market" is in a state of euphoria.  He added that dramatic fluctuations in individual stocks are the "canary in the coal mine."  Cooperman also said he owns Athene, Ashland Global Holdings, Citigroup, Cigna, Comcast, Mr. Cooper Group, and General Motors. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman told CNBC on Wednesday he sees ominous factors in the market that demonstrate "euphoria", but he's still finding value right now in specific stocks.  "There's a meaningful chunk of the market today that's in euphoria.  You see 50% price moves. You see a SPAC a minute." Cooperman said. "I think the dramatic fluctuations in many individual companies...

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Notable on Trump’s pardon list: Lil Wayne, Kodak Black, ex-Google engineer

WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump issued a flurry of presidential pardons and commutations for 143 people on Wednesday, his last day in office, including his former campaign adviser Steve Bannon. The people he granted clemency to ranged from rappers to financiers and lobbyists. The list includes: STEVE BANNON Bannon, 67, was a key adviser in Trump’s 2016 presidential run. He was charged last year with swindling Trump supporters over an effort to raise private funds to build the president’s wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. He has pleaded not guilty. White House officials had advised Trump against pardoning Bannon, who left the Trump administration in late 2017. The two men have lately rekindled their relationship as Trump sought support for his unproven claims of vot

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A Deutsche Bank board member advised Wirecard’s former CEO to ‘finish’ the Financial Times, report says

Summary List Placement A Deutsche Bank board member reportedly advised Wirecard's former CEO to "finish" the Financial Times. The bank's chairman told the board member that his comments were unacceptable, Bloomberg said. The FT's reporting of Wirecard hit its reputation hard, wiping off billions from its market value. Sign up here our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Wirecard's former CEO Markus Braun was advised by a Deutsche Bank board member to "finish" the Financial Times for its critique over the German payment firm's accounts, Bloomberg reported. Alexander Schuetz, the board member, is said to have exchanged a set of controversial emails with then CEO Braun in 2019. Schuetz apologized for his comments and told Bloomberg he believed the FT's accusations aga...

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Kevin Pietersen expects Australia to sack Tim Paine following India defeat and hails ‘little gem’ Rishabh Pant

Kevin Pietersen says Tim Paine is ‘not an Australia captain’ (Picture: Getty)Kevin Pietersen expects Australia to sack Tim Paine following the shock Test series defeat to India and says he has never come across as an international captain. ‘Australians don’t like to lose and the knives will be out for a few members of that team after this defeat,’ he told Betway. ‘We heard Tim Paine tell Ravichandran Ashwin that he “can’t wait to get you to the Gabba” – well they’ve been whacked at the Gabba, so where are they going to go now? ‘I believe that Cricket Australia will soon be looking for a new captain – Paine has never, ever been up to it. ‘He got chucked into that position when Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft got caught up in the sandpaper controversy, but from m...

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Trump tells farewell crowd ‘we will be back’ in rambling speech before skipping town ahead of Biden’s inauguration

Summary List PlacementOutgoing President Donald Trump went characteristically off-script in his parting words to a small crowd of supporters before leaving Washington, DC, ahead of inauguration. "I will always fight for you. I will be watching, I will be listening. And I will tell you that the future of this country has never been better," Trump said on Wednesday. "So just a goodbye, we love you. We will be back in some form," he added to cheers at Joint Base Andrews, before he departed on Marine One for Palm Beach, Florida. Trump briefly thanked outgoing Vice President Mike Pence, as well as "certain elements of Congress" and "all of the people we worked with to put this miracle together," referring to his four-year term. "Have a good life, we will see you soon," he said, then walked ...

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Asda shopper punched for asking woman not to touch items she wasn’t going to buy

CCTV pictures released by police as part of the investigation (Picture: West Midlands Police)A man was punched in the face after asking a woman not to touch stuff she wasn’t going to buy in Asda.  The victim, 38, challenged the woman in the Whitmore Reans branch of the supermarket in Wolverhampton.  He politely asked her to stop handling goods because of the risk of spreading coronavirus to other shoppers.  The man was then punched by another man, thought to have been the woman’s friend or partner.  West Midlands Police has released a picture of a man they wish to speak too in connection with what happened.  The police appeal shows a CCTV image of a man – who is not wearing a mask – entering the store before the incident. A West Midlands Police statement said: ‘We’re ap...

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Donald Trump’s grandkids were only ones wearing masks at his farewell send-off

The Trump family gathered to watch Trump give a farewell speech on his final day as President (Picture: AFP/Getty Images)As Donald Trump’s closest family lined up for photos on his final day as President, only two of his grandchildren were seen wearing face masks. The Commander-in-Chief’s loved ones joined him today as he left the White House for the last time before Joe Biden is sworn in at Washington. He left on the presidential Marine One helicopter and stopped off at the Joint Base Andrews in Maryland before taking the air Force One plane to his Mar-a-Lago country club in West Palm Beach, Florida, for a lavish send-off. As they waited to change aircrafts, only the two sons of Trump’s daughter Ivanka – Joseph Kushner, seven, and Theodore Kushner, four – were seen wearing fac

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‘The Conners’ Emma Kenney Flaunts New Skeleton Tattoo, “So Sick”

Emma Kenney, the 21-year-old actress who stars on The Conners as Darlene’s (Sara Gilbert) daughter Harris, and as Debbie Gallagher on Shameless, got her second tattoo. She recently had herself filmed while lying on her side on a bed at a parlor tattoo. Swipe to see the finished result. The Banksy-esque image features a young girl being lifted off the ground by a cluster of seven skeleton face balloons. View this post on Instagram A post shared by EmmaKenney (@emmakenney) Banksy on Amazon Many of Emma’s famous follower friends sent notes of congratulation and compliments including singer Kira who replied: “wtf this is SO sickkkk.” McKaley Miller wrote: “WOW!!!!! this is SO sick !!” and singer Jawny chimed in with “Woah!!! So sick.” ...

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Selling Sunset star Maya Vander confirms return for season 4 after starting own brokerage in Miami

Maya Vander teased what’s in store for season three (Picture: Netflix)Selling Sunset star Maya Vander has confirmed that she will be back for season four despite starting her own brokerage in Miami.  Fans of the Netflix reality series had wondered if Maya, 31, would leave the show when she announced the launch of the Maya Vander Group.  It seemed as though she might have parted ways from Jason Oppenheim at the Oppenheim Group in Los Angeles but fortunately, the witty cast member will return… if season four is given the green light by Netflix, of course. Speaking to Metro.co.uk, Maya explained: ‘If we do season four which we’re waiting to hear about – and I have a good feeling – then I’m going to be part of it. I don’t know when we’re going to film or when it’s going to happen bec

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Birmingham club plans ‘biggest ever’ reopening rave in defiance of £10,000 fine

Lab 11 was fined £10,000 for breaking Covid-19 restrictions but has raised enough money to keep afloat (Picture: Lab 11)A nightclub fined £10,000 for breaking Covid-19 restrictions is selling tickets for a 30-hour, re-opening rave after raising funds to stay afloat. Lab11 was handed the penalty in November after police attended what they said was a party in a ‘huge marquee’ attended by up to 120 people. The nightclub in Birmingham responded by launching a crowdfunding appeal to save the venue which raised more than three times the amount it had been fined. The city’s ‘biggest brands’ are now due to play at a reopening event provisionally scheduled for between April 2 and 4 which has been billed as the ‘largest ever weekend programme’ at the venue. On its online appeal page, Lab

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Donald Trump’s final flight as president takes off to Frank Sinatra classic ‘My Way’

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump wave as they board Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland (Picture: Getty Images/AFP)Donald Trump’s final flight as president executed a perfectly choreographed take-off to the strains of Frank Sinatra classic My Way. The president’s official Boeing 747 rumbled down the runway of Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Wednesday morning, and lifted off just as the mournful classic hit its crescendo. The outgoing president left the White House for the final time at 8am EST and now he and his wife, Melania, will see out their final hours in office in West Palm Beach, Florida. To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video ...

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Top DoD weapons buyer: How the Pentagon transformed its approach to information-age warfare

Summary List PlacementAs DoD's chief weapons buyer, I oversee the acquisition and sustainment of a $1.7 trillion portfolio of warfighting and combat support capability that defends the nation. I came to the Department of Defense (DoD) in August 2017 to improve the way we deliver capability to our warfighters. In particular, we needed to transform the way the department, the services, and our industrial base partners realize and field capability with software. Whether executing our day-to-day business operations or employing complex weapons systems on the battlefield, software is the foundation of information age warfare upon which the majority of our capability relies. To protect our interests at home and abroad and stand with our allies against terror and aggression, we started a revol...

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PETA concerned for Tyson Fury’s dog after wife admits: ‘I’d be pleased if she was gone’

Animal charity PETA fears for Paris Fury’s dog (Picture: ITV)Animal rights charity PETA has raised concerns about Paris Fury’s dog after she revealed that she would be pleased if her pup ‘was gone’. The mum-of-five, who is married to heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury, sparked outrage from the pressure group following her appearance on Tuesday’s Loose Women. The panel were discussing whether it was ok to take paid time off work to grieve over a family pet, after comedian Miranda Hart confirmed she was taking a step back from her career so that she could grieve for her dog Peggy. Paris told the Loose Women panel that her dog Minnie is ‘just another problem in the house’ and that she would be ‘pleased’ if she wasn’t there. Elisa Allen, PETA’s director told Metro.co.uk that the charity

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Who is Donald Trump’s daughter Tiffany and when did she get engaged to Michael Boulos?

Donald Trump’s youngest daughter Tiffany Trump announced her engagement (Picture: AFP)Donald Trump has officially left the White House ahead of Joe Biden’s Presidential inauguration but he does have something to celebrate. Youngest daughter Tiffany Trump confirmed her engagement to partner Michael Boulos on her dad’s last day in office. She announced their news with a photoshoot at her dad’s now-ex office, posting snaps of herself and her new fiancé on her Instagram page. The 27-year-old has kept herself largely out of the spotlight during her dad’s time as President, with her siblings Donald Jr and Ivanka Trump getting the majority of the headlines. Who is Tiffany Trump? Tiffany is Donald’s youngest daughter (Picture: EPA)Tiffany is the the only daughter of Donald Trump an

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Rapper Baby Ceo dies aged 20 on three year anniversary of mentor

Rapper Baby Ceo dies aged 20 on three year anniversary of mentor (Picture: YouTube)Rapper Baby Ceo has died aged 20. News of the artist’s death surfaced on social media on Wednesday, as fans flooded Twitter with tributes It’s claimed Baby Ceo’s death fell on the three year anniversary of his mentor and fellow rapper Fredo Santana, who died on 19 January 2018. Baby Ceo, real name Jonathan Brown, was signed to Santana’s record label Savage Squad Records and known as his protege. He was trending on Twitter as fans paid tribute, with Baby Ceo’s cause of death still yet to be confirmed. The star’s older brother broke news of his death on Twitter. He used the account of Baby Ceo – also known as Big Ceo – and shared a heartbreaking post that read: ‘My Lil Brother Baby Ceo Has...

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