Covid-19: Call for ‘exit approach’ as South Yorkshire enters tier 3

Covid-19: Call for ‘exit approach’ as South Yorkshire enters tier 3

Publishedduration18 hours agoimage copyrightGetty ImagesMore than 1.4 million people in South Yorkshire are the latest to move to England’s top level of restrictions.Tier three measures came into effect at midnight affecting areas including Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield.Sheffield City Region’s mayor said the measures were needed but called on the government to “define precisely what the… . . .

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The one who taught Uber how to make an apology

The one who taught Uber how to make an apology

By David EdmondsBBC World ServicePublishedduration1 hour agoimage copyrightUniversity of ChicagoWhen the Uber he’d hired went to the wrong destination, one professor took his complaint to the very top – and then learned something valuable about the science of apologising.In January 2017, John List was due to give a keynote speech at a prestigious gathering of… . . .

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Alien Invasion – TV Tropes

So, do you think they’re friendly?”If you were going to take over the world, would you blow up the White HouseIndependence Day-style, or sneak in through the back door?”— Casey, The FacultyOne of the oldest stories in Speculative Fiction: Beings from space come to Earth to conquer.There are a few ways this can go:The All-Out… . . .

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US election 2020: Kristen Welker modified into once ‘certain winner’ on social media

US election 2020: Kristen Welker modified into once ‘certain winner’ on social media

Publishedduration4 hours agoimage copyrightGetty ImagesIf social media is to be believed, there was only one winner of the final presidential debate – the person in charge. Kristen Welker has been lauded online for her performance as moderator, in particular being praised for keeping candidates to time and not allowing them to talk over her.The 44-year-old… . . .

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Carlos Acosta: Refashioning ballet with socially distanced tutus

Carlos Acosta: Refashioning ballet with socially distanced tutus

By Anna BaileyBBC Radio 4 reporterPublishedduration7 hours agoimage copyrightTyrone Singletonimage captionBirmingham Royal Ballet dancers rehearsing amidst their lavish set and costumesAcclaimed Cuban ballet star Carlos Acosta says “it feels great” to be venturing back to staging indoor performances for a live audience in the UK after months of being prohibited from doing so because of… . . .

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Health

Highlights Photo CreditThe Justice Department announced an $8 billion settlement with the company. Members of the Sackler family will pay $225 million in civil penalties but criminal investigations continue.By Jan Hoffman and Katie Benner Photo CreditBryan R. Smith/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesA Harvard researcher added up the number of years that Americans who died from… . . .

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Chelsea pissed off in dwelling plot with Sevilla

Chelsea pissed off in dwelling plot with Sevilla

Chelsea had four attempts at goal in the opening 14 minutes of the second half, double their tally from the first halfEdouard Mendy has established himself as Chelsea’s first-choice goalkeeper after again “showing his quality” in his side’s goalless Champions League draw with Sevilla, says boss Frank Lampard.Mendy, who joined from Rennes in September, produced… . . .

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Apple MacBook Air 13.3″ Laptops

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Wasps’ position in Premiership closing below menace after extra definite Covid-19 cases

Wasps’ position in Premiership closing below menace after extra definite Covid-19 cases

Wasps’ joy at beating Bristol earlier this month could be short-lived if they are forced out of the fixtureWasps’ participation in Saturday’s Premiership final against Exeter at Twickenham is in doubt after three more players tested positive for Covid-19.Four players and three staff members tested positive last week, meaning the club now has seven players… . . .

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Paralympics 2012 opening ceremony dancer Dave Toole dies

Paralympics 2012 opening ceremony dancer Dave Toole dies

Publishedduration18 hours agoimage copyrightPA Mediaimage captionDave Toole’s performance at the 2012 Paralympics was watched by millions on television around the worldA dancer who appeared in the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympics Games in London has died at the age of 56.Dave Toole, from Leeds, was watched by a TV audience of millions as he… . . .

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