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Retail sales posted unexpected 0.3% decline in May as inflation hammers consumers

Retail sales turned negative in May as consumers pulled back spending while inflation surged, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. Advance retail and food service spending fell 0.3% for the month, below the Dow Jones estimate for a 0.1% gain. Excluding autos, sales were up 0.5%, which fell short of expectations for a 0.8% increase. The […]

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Davy Morgan dies after accident at Isle of Man TT races

Davy Morgan, aged 52, was killed in an incident on the third and final lap of the first Supersport Race of the 2022 races; Morgan is the third rider to have died at this year’s TT Last Updated: 06/06/22 11:57pm Davy Morgan, pictured here in 2007 racing in the Isle of Man TT, has died […]

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Indy 500: Marcus Ericsson holds off Pato O’Ward to seal first Brickyard triumph

Former Caterham and Sauber Formula 1 driver Marcus Ericsson became the second Swedish driver to win the race; Pato O’Ward was aiming to make it a day of double celebration for Mexico after compatriot Sergio Perez won the Monaco Grand Prix Last Updated: 29/05/22 9:33pm Marcus Ericsson celebrates after winning the Indy 500 Marcus Ericsson […]

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Homes Under the Hammer’s Martin Roberts shares career update after near-fatal health scare

Martin, 58, told his 20,700 Instagram followers this afternoon: “So I’ve got some news and it’s actually pretty amazing news. “Today is a very special day and it’s quite an emotional day to be honest. “Because I’ve spoken to the doctors and they’ve said as long as I take it easy – which isn’t necessarily […]

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Florida softball hammers Wisconsin to advance to NCAA Super Regionals

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) – Just like the 2021 NCAA Regional they hosted, the Florida softball team decimated the three other teams in the field to punch its ticket to the program’s 14th Super Regionals. The Gators (46-16) scored a school record 10 runs in the top of the first in the Regional Championship game against […]

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Homes Under The Hammer’s Martel Maxwell heeds Martin Roberts’ warning after hospital dash

Homes Under The Hammer’s Martel Maxwell has heeded her co-star Martin Robert’s advice after his hospital dash last month. The BBC presenter, 45, took to social media to tell how she had taken the time to slow down recently after hearing about her co-star’s health scare. In view of her 12,000 followers, Martel told how […]

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All-female Le Mans 24 hours team paving the way for women across motorsport

Michelle Gatting of the Iron Dames team became the first female in history to win the Ferrari Challenge championship last year. She is now preparing to compete in June’s 2022 Le Mans 24 Hours event. Last Updated: 10/05/22 4:32pm The #85 Iron Dames Ferrari 488 GTE – EVO of Rahel Frey, Michelle Gatting, and Sarah […]

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‘I’m tagged!’ Homes Under The Hammer’s Lucy Alexander pleas for help with outfit ‘dilemma’

Lucy Alexander, 52, presented on Homes Under The Hammer from its launch until 2015 alongside Martin Roberts. The presenter has taken to Instagram to ask her followers for help after noticing while heading out of the house that the security tag is still on her leather jacket. Lucy shared the video clips on her Instagram […]

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Eintracht Frankfurt 1-0 West Ham (agg: 3-1): Hammers fall short in Europa League semi-final after Aaron Cresswell red card

Ten-man West Ham fell short of reaching a first major European final for 46 years as they were beaten 1-0 at Eintracht Frankfurt in Thursday’s Europa League semi-final second leg, losing the tie 3-1 on aggregate. Aaron Cresswell was sent off after 19 minutes following VAR intervention for denying a goalscoring opportunity, before an unmarked […]

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Homes Under The Hammer’s Lucy Alexander issues plea to Instagram fans over fake account

Homes Under The Hammer presenter Lucy Alexander issued a warning via Instagram Stories today, after discovering that someone had been trying to connect with fans using a fake version of her alias. “Please report,” she urged fans, adding: “Do not follow.” The fake account, with the name, lucy_alenxander, appeared online with a profile message claiming […]