An independent review commissioned by UK Sport and Sport England and led by Anne Whyte QC to look into complaints of mistreatment within the sport is currently under way ... “This is just the beginning of the sweeping changes that we are demanding, and the justice that we will fight for.”. Gymnasts for Change campaign director Claire Heafford said ... .
TikTok’s Chinese parent company ByteDance has agreed to pay 92 million dollars (£65.72 million) in a settlement to US users who are part of a class-action lawsuit alleging the video-sharing app failed to gain their consent to collect data in violation of a strict Illinois privacy law ... PA. / ... .
A Boeing 777 airliner on Friday made an emergency landing in Moscow with engine problems, the operating airline said, days after another model rained down engine debris over the United States... The airline said the unscheduled landing went ahead without incident and that no one was injured ... .
Britain’s Prince Harry has said he stepped back from his royal duties because the “toxic” British press had been destroying his mental health, adding he had not walked away from public service ... “It was never walking away ... “We all know what the British press could be like, and it was destroying my mental health, I was like this is toxic ... TRENDING ... .
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Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho says he lives and breathes for pressure. The Portuguese's future at Spurs has come under scrutiny, with a run of five defeats in six Premier League games leaving them ninth in the table ... "The problem is if you don't have pressure," he said. "It comes like oxygen, it is our life." ... It's a football country ... .
Surge in armed militancy in north of country has led to widespread breakdown of security Kidnappers have abducted schoolchildren in north-west Nigeria‘s Zamfara state, a spokesperson for the state governor has said ... .
Thousands of anti-government protesters rallied in the Georgian capital Friday to demand early elections after the arrest of a top opposition leader ... Protesters marched through the city's main street, led by the leaders of all of Georgia's opposition parties waving Georgian, EU, and US flags, before staging a rally outside parliament ... ....
PresidentJoe Biden headed to Texas Friday on his first trip to a major disaster site since he took office a little over a month ago. The president’s empathy will be on full display as he and his wife, Jill, survey damage caused by severe winter weather and encourage people to get their coronavirus shots ...Greg Abbott ... Cornyn's plans were unclear ... .
Thousands of people demonstrated in central Algiers on Friday for a second time this week, confirming the resumption of street protests that had been in abeyance for nearly a year because of the coronavirus pandemic ... "We are still able to achieve all our goals," said Farida Rechichi, a 25-year old student at the Algiers law faculty ... TRENDING ... .
Ban on violence against children will only apply in Islamabad, but campaigners hope rest of the country will follow suit Pakistan has passed a bill banning corporal punishment for children in a move described as “historic” by rights activists ... “It is historic for Pakistan to pass a bill consensually for the wellbeing of children ... .
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Fuel users need to prepare for steep hikes across the boards with petrol prices expected to climb by 66 cents per litre, while diesel and illuminated paraffin will be up 57c/l and 49c/l respectively, according to the Automobile Association (AA) ... "The international oil price seems unstoppable ...Source. News24 .