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How We Fell in Love in Lockdown
 

How We Fell in Love in Lockdown

When the plague swept Italy, in 1348, did people dream about their exes? Stuck in quarantine, in the absence of friends and micro-interactions, the Renaissance poet Petrarch might have. He wrote reams of verse for his unrequited love, Laura, during her life and long after she had passed away. In his beloved copy of Virgil’s…

How the Pandemic Changed Europe
 

How the Pandemic Changed Europe

The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine across the European continent has been marred by delays, involving quibbling over contracts with drugmakers, copious red tape, and concerns and confusion about the vaccine from AstraZeneca. With many European countries having administered less than half as many first doses per capita as the United Kingdom or the United…

Bernie Madoff, mastermind of the nation’s biggest investment fraud, dies at 82
 

Bernie Madoff, mastermind of the nation’s biggest investment fraud, dies at 82

Bernard Madoff, mastermind of the biggest investment fraud in U.S. history, ripping off tens of thousands of clients of as much as $65 billion, died Wednesday. He was 82.His death at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, North Carolina, was confirmed by the federal Bureau of Prisons.Madoff died apparently from natural causes, the AP reported…

EU medicines regulator says benefits of J&J vaccine outweigh risks as it reviews rare blood clots
 

EU medicines regulator says benefits of J&J vaccine outweigh risks as it reviews rare blood clots

Athens City-County Health Department Director of Nursing, Crystal Jones, 52, loads syringes with the vaccine on the first day of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine.SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty ImagesLONDON — Europe’s medicines regulator on Wednesday said it still believes the benefits of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine outweigh the risks of side effects…

Is The NFT Craze Over? By DailyCoin
 

Is The NFT Craze Over? By DailyCoin

Is The NFT Craze Over? In 2020, the total sales of NFTs amounted to $250 million, while February alone saw sales of $220 million.At its height on February 21, weekly NFT trading volume reached $196.4 million.In March, Mike Winkelmann, a digital artist known as Beeple, sold an NFT artwork for $69 million.However, things may have…

Tencent-backed Waterdrop faces pushback on IPO from Chinese regulators -sources
 

Tencent-backed Waterdrop faces pushback on IPO from Chinese regulators -sources

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG — Chinese online insurance technology firm Waterdrop Inc is receiving pushback from domestic regulators on its planned U.S. initial public offering as its business model is seen as risky, four people familiar with the situation told Reuters.Waterdrop, which is backed by internet giant Tencent Holdings, has been working with financial advisers since mid…

Exercise can help kids with autism manage behavioral issues, study says
 

Exercise can help kids with autism manage behavioral issues, study says

Being active is good for most everyone, and new studies now show it can help kids with autism manage common behavioral issues. “Exercise goes beyond health-related benefits and increased levels of fitness for those with autism,” said David Geslak, a pioneer in using exercise to help kids with autism. “Research shows that exercise can increase…

Famous birthdays for April 10: AJ Michalka, Charlie Hunnam
 

Famous birthdays for April 10: AJ Michalka, Charlie Hunnam

April 10 (UPI) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Aries. They include: — Dutch philosopher Hugo Grotius in 1583 — William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army, in 1829 — Journalist/publisher Joseph Pulitzer in 1847 — Frances Perkins, the first female U.S. Cabinet member, in 1880 — Actor Chuck Connors…

Tiger Woods Was Driving More Than 80 mph When He Crashed His SUV
 

Tiger Woods Was Driving More Than 80 mph When He Crashed His SUV

LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods was driving more than 80 mph — nearly twice the posted speed limit — on a downhill stretch of road when he lost control of an SUV and crashed in a wreck that seriously injured the golf superstar, authorities said Wednesday. Sheriff Alex Villanueva blamed the Feb. 23 crash outside…

China Warns Washington Not to Boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
 

China Warns Washington Not to Boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

BEIJING — China’s government warned Washington on Wednesday not to boycott next year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing after the Biden administration said it was talking with allies about a joint approach to complaints of human rights abuses. A Foreign Ministry spokesperson rejected accusations of abuses against ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang region. He warned of…

‘It feels like a proper European tie’
 

‘It feels like a proper European tie’

By Eurosport Published 15/04/2021 at 21:50 GMT | Updated 15/04/2021 at 21:50 GMT Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is looking forward to a big European night in the semi-finals of the Europa League against Roma. Manchester United cruised into the last four courtesy of a 4-0 aggregate success over Granada, who never threatened after falling behind to…

Musa: I returned to NPFL to improve the image of Nigerian football
 

Musa: I returned to NPFL to improve the image of Nigerian football

The Super Eagles captain has revealed the reason behind his shock return to the Nigerian top-flight Ahmed Musa has revealed he returned to the Nigeria Professional Football League in order to help improve the image of the country’s football globally. The 28-year-old teamed up with his former club Kano Pillars on Tuesday after reaching an…

Neymar commits future to Paris Saint-Germain after Champions League heroics and club president says Kylian Mbappe also has ‘no excuse to leave’
 

Neymar commits future to Paris Saint-Germain after Champions League heroics and club president says Kylian Mbappe also has ‘no excuse to leave’

Neymar has ended speculation about his future by confirming he will stay at Paris Saint-Germain – and president Nasser Al-Khelaifi doesn’t expect Kylian Mbappe to leave either. The French champions exacted revenge on Bayern Munich, who beat them in last season’s Champions League final, as they went through to the semi-finals on away goals earlier…

Thomas Tuchel says ‘you don’t want to fight Antonio Rudiger’ following Kepa Arrizabalaga bust-up as Chelsea boss names his three toughest stars
 

Thomas Tuchel says ‘you don’t want to fight Antonio Rudiger’ following Kepa Arrizabalaga bust-up as Chelsea boss names his three toughest stars

“You honestly don’t want to fight Antonio Rudiger,” Thomas Tuchel has warned Porto ahead of Chelsea’s crunch Champions League clash with the Portuguese giants. The Blues hold a two-goal lead over Sergio Conceicao’s men heading into Tuesday’s second-leg showdown – which is LIVE on talkSPORT. Getty Tuchel named his three most fearsome Chelsea stars And…

Real Madrid 2-1 Barcelona: Real secure huge Clasico win
 

Real Madrid 2-1 Barcelona: Real secure huge Clasico win

Date published: Saturday 10th April 2021 10:15 – News Desk Real Madrid clung on for a 2-1 victory over Barcelona that sent them to the summit of LaLiga as Lionel Messi’s Clasico goal drought went on. First-half goals from Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos put Zinedine Zidane’s side in control, and though Oscar Mingueza pulled…

Fulham boss Parker reflects on ‘painful’ Wolves defeat
 

Fulham boss Parker reflects on ‘painful’ Wolves defeat

Scott Parker has described Fulham’s 1-0 defeat to Wolves at Craven Cottage as ‘painful’. The Cottagers were dealt a major blow in their fight for Premier League survival as Adama Traore scored an injury-time winner. Friday’s defeat marks the third time that Fulham have had the chance to escape the relegation zone without doing so.…

Liverpool aim to tie down four stars on brand-new deals
 

Liverpool aim to tie down four stars on brand-new deals

With Liverpool facing Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday, Reds fans will be hoping they can cling on to the last hope of winning silverware this season.  This comes after Jurgen Klopp’s champions have slipped to seventh in the Premier League and can now no longer mathematically defend their title. However, fans…

Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-3 West Ham: Jesse Lingard stunner helps Hammers to win
 

Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-3 West Ham: Jesse Lingard stunner helps Hammers to win

Jesse Lingard scored his sixth goal for West HamWest Ham captain Mark Noble says the Hammers have nothing to lose in the race to secure Champions League football after victory at Wolverhampton Wanderers moved them into the Premier League’s top four. After racing into a three-goal lead during a brilliant opening 40 minutes, the Hammers…

Dustin Poirier ramps up Conor McGregor preparations by choking World’s Strongest Man Brian Shaw before trilogy fight at UFC 264 on July 10
 

Dustin Poirier ramps up Conor McGregor preparations by choking World’s Strongest Man Brian Shaw before trilogy fight at UFC 264 on July 10

DIAMOND STANDARD Joe Coleman 4th April 2021, 10:02 pm Updated: 4th April 2021, 10:02 pm Dustin Poirier has ramped up his preparations for Conor McGregor by grappling with four-time World’s Strongest Man Brian Shaw. ‘The Diamond’ is set to fight McGregor for a third time at UFC 264 after knocking out the Irishman at UFC…

Stone Cold Steve Austin reveals talks with Vince McMahon to have AEW man Chris Jericho on his WWE podcast
 

Stone Cold Steve Austin reveals talks with Vince McMahon to have AEW man Chris Jericho on his WWE podcast

The wrestling world has been shocked by the news that AEW star Chris Jericho will appear on Stone Cold Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Sessions podcast on the WWE Network. Even though Jericho had a near 20-year career in WWE, being one of the pillars of their nearest rival today is usually a blacklist offence for…

 

Brexit news: Lord Adonis sparks backlash after demanding delay – ’17.4million disagree!’ | Politics | News

[ad_1] In a post on Twitter, Lord Adonis indicated the whole nation wanted the UK to extend the negotiating period

 

EU catastrophe: European nations ‘stealing PPE from each other’ as crisis ravages Brussels | Politics | News

[ad_1] EU member states faced a shortage of medical supplies at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic as George Galloway

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg calls on MPs to return to work in furious rant against ‘hiding’ Labour | Politics | News

[ad_1] In a furious rant addressing the Commons, the leader of the House accused Labour Party MPs of trying to

 

Watchdog rules out Tory Islamophobia probe ‘at this stage’ | Politics | News

[ad_1] Campaigners had asked for an inquiry by the Equality and Human Rights Commission into the Tories. The equalities watchdog

 

Andreas Papandreou: "Man of Destiny"

[ad_1] In Andreas Papandreou: The Making of a Greek Democrat and Political Maverick (I.B. Tauris, 256 pages, $49 and £30),

 

Furlough latest: True cost of pandemic revealed in government document | Politics | News

[ad_1] The report, drawn up for Chancellor Rishi Sunak, describes a “policy package” which may have to be published within

 

Politics of Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath: Banks Vs Tenant Farmers

[ad_1] Chapter 5 of John Steinbeck’s 1939 novel The Grapes of Wrath is the chapter where the men who represent

 

EU to push countries to reopen borders in bid to save travel industry | Politics | News

[ad_1] This comes as global coronavirus cases surpass four million. More than 200,000 people worldwide are known to have died

 

Brexit news: EU blames UK for lack of progress as bloc issues Boris ultimatum –‘Speed up!’ | Politics | News

[ad_1] Nicola Bee, vice president of the European Parliament, has ordered Britain to make quick progress in Brexit discussions or

 

Andrew Neil savages Lord Sugar in vicious row ‘Your show makes people look stupid!’ | Politics | News

[ad_1] The war of words on Twitter began when Lord Sugar’s bitter rival Piers Morgan criticised members of the Government

All the details you need to know about Prince Philip’s funeral and how to watch
 

All the details you need to know about Prince Philip’s funeral and how to watch

Invalid EmailSomething went wrong, please try again later. When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Your information will be used in accordance with ourPrivacy Notice. The details of Prince Philip’s funeral have been confirmed, with the ceremony set to take place on Saturday 17 April at 3pm…

Mrs Hinch shows off range of Tesco homeware as she says it’s a ‘dream come true’
 

Mrs Hinch shows off range of Tesco homeware as she says it’s a ‘dream come true’

Invalid EmailSomething went wrong, please try again later. When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Your information will be used in accordance with ourPrivacy Notice. Mrs Hinch has revealed her new homeware range from Tesco and described launching the collection as a “dream come true”. The social…

Inside Stacey Solomon’s DIY bathroom transformation at £1.2m Essex mansion
 

Inside Stacey Solomon’s DIY bathroom transformation at £1.2m Essex mansion

Invalid EmailSomething went wrong, please try again later. When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Your information will be used in accordance with ourPrivacy Notice. Stacey Solomon recently moved in to her new Essex mansion, known as Pickle Cottage. The Loose Women panellist, alongside her fiance Joe…

Costa Coffee are selling all hot drinks for just 50p for their 50th birthday
 

Costa Coffee are selling all hot drinks for just 50p for their 50th birthday

Invalid EmailSomething went wrong, please try again later. When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Your information will be used in accordance with ourPrivacy Notice. The world is slowly starting to open up, as the lockdown restrictions begin to ease. In line with the rules, we can…

Zoe Ball shows off interior transformation at new £1.5 million Sussex mansion
 

Zoe Ball shows off interior transformation at new £1.5 million Sussex mansion

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Aldi launch new garden furniture range which includes sell-out rattan furniture
 

Aldi launch new garden furniture range which includes sell-out rattan furniture

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MIC star Millie Mackintosh transforms garden into stunning spring oasis
 

MIC star Millie Mackintosh transforms garden into stunning spring oasis

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Trinny Woodall shares worries after losing large clump of hair after shower
 

Trinny Woodall shares worries after losing large clump of hair after shower

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