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Man Utd ‘identify fourth Ajax transfer target’ as Tyrell Malacia alternative for Ten Hag

Manchester United have shown interest in signing Nicolas Tagliafico this summer in addition to Antony, Lisandro Martinez and Jurrien Timber, according to reports. While the Red Devils are yet to make progress in the market, the Old Trafford hierarchy are understood to have plenty of plates spinning as part of their rebuild under Erik ten […]

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Business

Billie Eilish: I owe 95 per cent of my career to Sir Paul McCartney and The Beatles

Billie Eilish says she owes “95 per cent” of her music career to fellow Glastonbury headliner Sir Paul McCartney and The Beatles. The ‘Lost Cause’ hitmaker will become the youngest artist to headline the legendary music festival’s Pyramid Stage tonight (24.06.22), while the ‘Yesterday’ hitmaker, who plays Saturday night (25.06.22), is the oldest solo headliner […]

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US

Marketing in an alternative universe

Jones Mathew From the 1992 novel Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson, when the term “Metaverse” appeared for the first time to depict a three-dimensional virtual world with avatars of real human beings, to today, the dystopian idea has travelled a considerable distance. Is it an escapist world with a network of three-dimensional worlds? Or an […]

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UK

Train strikes LIVE: ‘Reckless’ Union plot BACKFIRES as public pushed towards alternative

Railway workers are striking this week after pay negotiations between union bosses and train operators turned sour. Members of the RMT union are walking out for 24 hours over three days to cause chaos on Britain’s railways. On Sunday, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said in a Sky News interview that the rail sector is “not […]

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Sports

Man Utd ‘make offer for Christian Eriksen’ with Dane viewed as Frenkie de Jong alternative

Eriksen was in action on Monday night as Denmark comfortably beat Ralf Rangnick’s Austria 2-0 at the Parken Stadium, one year and a day after the midfielder’s horrifying ordeal at Euro 2020. Much like with the Bees, Eriksen has made a habit out of winning with his national team as they top their Nations League […]

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Celebrities

Trinny Woodall left with ‘no alternative’ but to sell house and clothes amid career woes

“I was not earning the money I had been,’ she said of her financial issues at the time.  “I couldn’t afford to live in the house I was living in, so I rented it out, and sold quite a few of my clothes.  “I then did a small raise, which I used for product development. […]

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US

Meet Huddle, the startup building a free, Web3-powered alternative to Zoom

Centralised, video conferencing platform Zoom has become infamous for its alleged privacy and security breaches, as well as ‘zoom-bombings’—a practice where hackers and pranksters crash into virtual meetings and post abusive messages. Ayush Ranjan and Susmit Lavania found it ironic that blockchain and Web3 entrepreneurs and communities still used Zoom for meetings. Despite being proponents […]

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Finance

European Space Agency offers UK alternative to EU’s Copernicus project

Britain is looking to play a bigger role in the European Space Agency if Brussels blocks its continued participation in the EU’s Copernicus earth observation programme. George Freeman, UK science minister, said being shut out of the next stage of Copernicus was not incompatible with expanded membership of ESA, an international organisation separate from the […]

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Canada

Renowned carver adopts solar power as clean-energy alternative to diesel on not-so-sunny Haida Gwaii | CBC News

Our planet is changing. So is our journalism. This story is part of a CBC News initiative entitled “Our Changing Planet” to show and explain the effects of climate change. Keep up with the latest news on our Climate and Environment page. Over the years, Masset, B.C., master carver Jaalen Edenshaw has advocated for clean energy […]

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UK

A sponge may not be the most hygienic way to clean dishes, study suggests, but there is an alternative

“Salmonella and other bacteria grow and survive better in sponges than in brushes, the reason is that sponges in daily use never dry up,” said Trond Møretrø, a research scientist at Nofima, a Norwegian food research institute. “A single sponge can harbor a higher number of bacteria than there are people on Earth,” said Møretrø, […]