Kevin Pietersen hails potential of India star Shubman Gill and backs Delhi Capitals to win 2020 Indian Premier LeagueKevin Pietersen is excited to see India’s Shubman Gill at the 2020 Indian Premier League (Picture: Getty)Kevin Pietersen has hailed the potential of Shubman Gill and says he is ‘excited’ to see the India batsman in action during the 2020 Indian Premier League.Gill, 21, has impressed in the IPL over the past two seasons, scoring 499 runs at an average of 33 for Kolkata Knight Riders.The opener, who starred in India U19s World Cup win in 2018, will hope for more personal success
- Israel announces plans for stricter lockdown; Paris to unveil tighter restrictions; Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: Trump calls 200,000 US coronavirus deaths ‘a shame’
Follow new restrictions or risk a second lockdown, Johnson warns UKWeekly number of new cases at highest level, says WHOSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.41am BST Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday announced plans for a strict, two-week nationwide lockdown in a bid to slow a raging coronav
- The bakery chain has rushed to reassure its customers that supplies should not be affected due to a large reserve of frozen stock in Newcastle (file photo).
- University Hospitals Plymouth Trust has been prosecuted and fined for failing to be 'transparent' about the death of Elsie Woodfield, 91, who died at Derriford Hospital after going in for an endoscopy.
- The former Sydney Roosters and Rabbitohs captain, 51, has opened up about his 20-year-old business Garlo's Pies which has boomed into a $20million worldwide empire.
- Brett Hankison indicted on charges of wanton endangermentNo officers directly charged in Taylor’s deathAnger erupted on Wednesday when a grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for the killing of Breonna Taylor during a drug raid gone wrong.Prosecutors in Kentucky said the officers who fired their weapons at Taylor were justified in using force to protect themselves. Continue reading...
- Sir Trevor McDonald and his wife Jo have split (Picture: PA/Rex)Sir Trevor McDonald has split from his wife Jo after 34 years of marriage.According to reports, the 81-year-old former ITN News At Ten presenter has moved out of their £2.6million home and into a new house two miles away.‘It is sad but Trevor and Jo realised they weren’t making one another happy any more, and that it was time to move on with their lives,’ a source claimed.‘Trevor is still very much
Jack Fincham says he’s ‘not a reality star’ as he turns to professional boxing career after Love IslandJack Fincham is trading reality show fame for the boxing ring (Picture: Rex/Instagram/jack_charlesf)Jack Fincham has revealed his new career move as a professional boxer and hopes to compete in the light heavyweight division. The former Love Island star, 28, who welcomed his first child at the start of the year, shared a video declaring: ‘I’m not a reality star, I’m a professional boxer’. He added: ‘This is a dream come true for me ever since being an amat
Jennifer Aniston’s Rachel Green in Friends was originally going to be played by a completely different cast memberJennifer Aniston played Rachel in the hit sitcom (Picture: NBC)Friends star Jane Sibbett has claimed she was originally cast as Rachel.The actress, who played Ross Geller’s ex-wife Carol in the hit sitcom, revealed that producers had actually lined her up to star as Jennifer Aniston’s character.Yep, our minds are also blown.
‘I actually was up for another character,’ Jane spilled. ‘They wanted me to be one of the main six.‘It was actually Rachel but I usually
- Victoria has recorded another drop in coronavirus cases with just 12 infections and two deaths on Thursday.
- President Trump slammed Meghan Markle from the White House podium after she and Prince Harry recorded a video message urging Americans to vote, hinting they support Democrat Joe Biden.
- Dumped Weekend Sunrise presenter Simon Reeve was paid $250,000 a year for six hours a week work and ferried between his huge Gold Coast estate and Sydney for filming, insiders claim.
- UK gin is under threat from the fungus-like Phytophthora austrocedri pathogen which spreads through juniper trees whose berries are used to make gin.
- A man has died after a stabbing at Bunyarra Reserve in Emu Plains. It's a possible road rage incident.
- Britons will be urged
to download the mobile tracing app that uses Bluetooth technology to alert users if they have come into contact with someone who has tested positive for the virus
- Authors of a new report commissioned by the Electoral Reform Society say voters are still in the dark about spending in the 2019 election, almost a year on
- Ucas says institutions have seen a 9% increase, as 44,300 students are set to start studiesUK universities are on course to recruit record numbers of international students during the global pandemic, defying predictions of financial disaster, the latest admissions figures reveal.The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (Ucas) said UK universities enjoyed a 9% increase in the number of undergraduate students from outside the UK and the EU starting their studies this autumn, rising to a n
- Government says bill is not a ‘licence to kill’ but critics call for limits on agents’ activitiesA bill allowing confidential informants working for MI5 and the police to break the law will be introduced on Thursday amid a row about whether committing crimes such as murder and torture should be explicitly banned.The government says that the covert human intelligence sources bill does not amount to a “licence to kill” because it will be compliant with the European co
- Phoenix Thoroughbreds claimed drug would not have affected Walk In The Sun’s performance but panel says it is ‘pointless’ speculating how it got there The troubled Phoenix Thoroughbreds racing operation claimed that cocaine found in the system of one of its horses after a race at Kempton Park in January 2018 would not have affected its performance, according to the findings of a disciplinary panel which fined the former trainer Jeremy Noseda £1,500 over the positive test
- People in England and Wales can now download the long-awaited coronavirus app. Here is everything you need to know on how it works
- Dr Jamie Frost’s tuition website went viral during lockdown, helping millions of pupils around the world with their studiesA London mathematics teacher has been shortlisted for a $1m (£780,000) international teaching prize after his tuition website went global during lockdown, helping millions of pupils in the UK and around the world to continue their maths studies at home.Dr Jamie Frost, who is maths lead at Tiffin School, an all-boys grammar in Kingston-upon-Thames, is a top-10 fin
- Greatest progress made in non-executive director roles, but picture is different when it comes to executive positions
Women are still struggling to break into the top corporate roles, including chair and chief executive, despite gaining more seats in UK boardrooms, new research shows.While companies across the FTSE 350 are on track to meet a target of at least 33% of boardroom seats held by women by December 2020, fewer women are holding the most powerful positions at UK-listed companies. Contin
- Ruth Jones explores her roots in the new series of Who Do You Think You Are? (Picture: BBC)Ruth Jones discovers her grandad played a significant role in the creation of the NHS in the brand new series of Who Do You Think You Are?.The Gavin And Stacey co-creator is among the four celebrities who explore their genealogy when the beloved programme returns next month.During her episode, Ruth finds out her paternal grandfather was a key player in the Medical Aid Societies of South Wales, which provid
- President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power, saying: ''Well, we'll have to see what happens.'
- Former head of the civil service to accuse government of range of failures in IFS lecture The combination of a no-deal Brexit and a second wave of Covid-19 represents such a serious threat to the UK that a trade deal with Brussels is needed to avoid a “calamitous outcome”, according to the former head of the civil service.In a withering attack on the government’s handling of the pandemic over the past six months, Gus O’Donnell – who headed the civil service under th
- The claim - a precursor to a lawsuit - was filed on Wednesday by hotel employee Trevonyae Cumpian stemming from his August 29 detention by Tempe police Officer Ronald Kerzaya.
- The python was found under a suburban green wheelie bin by a Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers wrangler - who said the serpent was 'double the size of what I was thinking'.
- The dad, who cannot be named for legal reasons, left the young lad in his Edinburgh flat with a lodger who'd move in the day before and had not agreed to look after him, a court heard
- Lucky Jenny Quilter scooped the huge prize playing People's Postcode Lottery
- Area Manager Krishma Tangri explains why joining Aldi was a great move
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