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The Sims 4 is getting a “first-of-its-kind” reality competition show

The Sims 4 is getting a “first-of-its-kind” reality competition show

2 minutes ago   |   PCGamesN

The wondrous and whimsical world of The Sims is about to expand with an upcoming reality competition show called The Sims Spark'd. The "first-of-its-kind" series, publisher EA...
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Reopening date for gyms in England expected imminently

2 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Announcement also expected on nail bars as Northern Ireland gyms prepare to reopen The government is to allow gyms in England to start reopening this month, it is understood...
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Amber Heard and Bristol hearts: Thursday's best photos

4 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

The Guardian's picture editors select highlights from around the world
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Unraveling Athena review - a frank serving of women's lives in tennis

4 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Sentimentality, cheerleading and a blur of talking heads mar this otherwise interesting portfolio of reflections Some sports documentaries use their subject as a portal into...
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England blend experience with fresh blood for one-day series against Ireland

4 minutes ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

Eight members of World Cup-winning squad included Seven players yet to represent England in any format England have blended World Cup-winning experience with an injection of...
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Zimbabwe health minister facing coronavirus corruption charge sacked

4 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Obadiah Moyo has been charged with criminal abuse of office over the alleged awarding of a $60m contract for Covid-19 supplies A Zimbabwean health minister charged with...
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Woman who died in London crane collapse named as June Harvey

4 minutes ago   |   The Guardian   |   7 articles

Harvey, 85, was found on first floor of house in Bow after crane fell on Wednesday afternoon A woman who died after a crane collapsed on to two terraced houses in east London...
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Apple Paid Hardly Any UK Tax Last Year Despite £1bn+ in Sales

Apple Paid Hardly Any UK Tax Last Year Despite £1bn+ in Sales

4 minutes ago   |   Gizmodo

How surprising.
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Schoolgirl, 16, fighting for her life after taking drug in park in Dorset as boy, 16, and woman in her 20s arrested

6 minutes ago   |   The Irish Sun


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A surge in people signing up to streaming services and online shopping during lockdown risks the exposure of more personal data than ever

A surge in people signing up to streaming services and online shopping during lockdown risks the exposure of more personal data than ever

6 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Lockdown restrictions led to a surge in the amount of personal data being handed to ecommerce sites, streaming platforms, and food delivery firms, new data shows. According to...
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Glee star Naya Rivera missing after her son, four, found alone on boat in lake

Glee star Naya Rivera missing after her son, four, found alone on boat in lake

Glee star Naya Rivera is missing after her four year old son has been found alone on a boat in a lake. Read more ...

BBC To End Free TV Licence For Most People Over 75 From August

BBC To End Free TV Licence For Most People Over 75 From August

The free TV licence for over-75s will be means-tested from August 1, the BBC has said. The broadcaster agreed to take on responsibility for funding the scheme as part of the... Read more ...

John Lewis To Permanently Close Eight Stores Putting 1,300 Jobs At Risk

John Lewis To Permanently Close Eight Stores Putting 1,300 Jobs At Risk

John Lewis has announced it will permanently close eight of its stores, putting 1,300 workers at risk. The company said it will shut two full-size department stores in... Read more ...

Aston Villa vs Man Utd TV channel, live stream, team news, odds and head-to-head

Aston Villa vs Man Utd TV channel, live stream, team news, odds and head-to-head

Manchester United have been in sparkling form in recent games Manchester United travel to face Aston Villa on Thursday night in the Premier League as they look to extend their... Read more ...

Boots Set To Cut 4,000 Jobs Following Hit To Sales During Coronavirus Pandemic

Boots Set To Cut 4,000 Jobs Following Hit To Sales During Coronavirus Pandemic

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. High street pharmacy chain Boots has said it expects to cut more than... Read more ...

Naya Rivera's little son's haunting words to police after mum 'jumped into lake'

Naya Rivera's little son's haunting words to police after mum 'jumped into lake'

Glee star Naya Rivera is presumed dead after going missing in a lake, leaving her five-year-old son Josey alone on board a rented boat Read more ...

Thousands of taxi drivers, cleaners and shop workers will be tested for...

Thousands of taxi drivers, cleaners and shop workers will be tested for coronavirus

The trial of asymptomatic testing for high-risk professions will begin from tomorrow, in partnership with four local authorities in Bradford, Brent, Newham and Oldham. Read more ...

Bow crane collapse: Victim named as 85-year-old June Harvey

Bow crane collapse: Victim named as 85-year-old June Harvey

A woman who died after a 20-metre crane collapsed on houses in east London has been named as 85-year-old June Harvey. Read more ...

Joe McFadden to make surprise Holby City return in special episode this month

Joe McFadden to make surprise Holby City return in special episode this month

There's good news for fans of Holby City as the BBC soap is set to welcome back a familiar face later this month - with Joe McFadden set to reprise his role as Raf Di Lucca for... Read more ...

Boots to axe 4,000 jobs as high street bloodbath continues

Boots to axe 4,000 jobs as high street bloodbath continues

There are going to be yet more cuts on the high street Boots the chemist has said it will axe 4,000 jobs in the latest round of cuts on the high street. It comes after a day... Read more ...