Q I’m feeling really lonely. I have a lovely husband and enjoy my job, but have no friends to confide in. I lost touch with most of my old schoolmates long ago, and while I made some friends when my children were small, we drifted apart as they grew older. Lockdown has allowed me not to think about this, but now we are emerging, I would dearly love to make new friends, but don’t know how to do this in my 50s. A Thank you for sharing your experience of loneliness, which many people will identify with, particularly as the pandemic has cruelly kept us apart from the ones we care for. And well done for writing in — it can be hard to acknowledge you are lonely, let alone discuss it. An anonymous woman who lives in the UK, asked Clare Bailey for advice on making new friends in her 50s (file image) When we reach our 50s, many of those easy friendships and connections made in our school years, or through work and parenting, can falter. As people move on or become time … [Read more...] about A problem shared…GP and mother-of-four Clare Bailey gives her indispensable advice: How can I make new friends at 50?
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50 CENT has called out Floyd Mayweather for a celebrity boxing match to finally settle their feud. The pair were friends for years but their relationship turned sour in 2012. And after several taunts at the boxing legend, rapper 50 Cent has now issued a challenge inside the ring. When asked which celeb he would want to take on in an interview with V-103’s The Morning Culture , he said: "I’d fight Floyd (Mayweather)." But 50 fears he would not be able to slim down to the 10st 7lbs Mayweather usually fights at. He added: "I don’t think I could make weight though. "Or he’d just have to let me not get down to 150lbs. I tried I looked like a homeless person. I could make it down to probably, like 180lbs (12st 8lbs)." Mayweather, 43, claims his 'beef' with 50 Cent, 45, started when he would not 'give him half of his company' . The American, who is coming out of retirement to fight YouTuber Logan Paul , said: "You can't hang out with me every day for years … [Read more...] about 50 Cent wants Floyd Mayweather fight to settle long term feud following 2012 fallout despite two stone weight difference
FLOYD MAYWEATHER says he wants to fight 50 Cent and Jake Paul in mouthwatering boxing exhibitions this year. Money is scheduled to square off against Jake's brother Logan first, but that won't happen this month now having been 'postponed for business reasons' . But Mayweather isn't letting that get him down, and has already two more huge fights in mind before the year is out. The undefeated boxer posted fight posters on his Instagram account for him versus Jake Paul and against former best pal turned enemy 50 Cent. Mayweather wrote on Instagram: "This year I will focus on several exhibitions. I will have an exhibition in Tokyo, Japan again. "Of course the one with Logan Paul and I; and if Jake Paul can get past his next opponent Ben Askren , I will have an exhibition with him as well. "I also heard that 50 Cent would fight me but claims I'm too small. "If he wants to lace up at the end of the year, we can do an exhibition then. "I don't care about … [Read more...] about Floyd Mayweather calls out ex-friend 50 Cent AND Jake Paul after insisting he will return to ring in 2021
Things are set to get tense in EastEnders as Karen Taylor's friends join forces to put pressure on her boss Apostolos in a desperate bid to get her job back. The Walford favourite played (Lorraine Stanley) was fired by Apostolos after she flew into a rage over a hamper left on her doorstep amid Bailey's disappearance, resulting in the laundrette owner calling the police. And in spoiler pictures for upcoming scenes, residents including Rainie Cross (Tanya Franks), Denise Fox (Diane Parish) and Sheree Trueman (Suzette Llewellyn) rally around in a bid to help Karen. Rallying around: Things are set to get tense in EastEnders as Karen Taylor's friends join forces to put pressure on her boss Apostolos in a desperate bid to get her job back (Pictured: Rainie Cross) After Denise left a gift hamper for Karen amid her financial woes and following young Bailey running away from home, an exasperated Karen lost her cool and attacked the launderette with a sledgehammer. … [Read more...] about EastEnders SPOILER: Rainie Cross joins forces with Walford residents to pressure Apostolos into giving Karen Taylor’s job back
The numbers are alarming. More than 70% of young men and women in Germany say opportunities on the job market have diminished during the COVID-19 crisis. And among young people who leave school with low levels of education, that number is higher still — at 78%. That is the disturbing outcome of a new report put out by the iconkids & youth polling institute on behalf of the Bertelsmann Foundation. "Training opportunities in the second year of coronavirus" is the title of the latest study. Researchers interviewed 1,700 14- to 20-year-olds online and in video conferences. This is already the second survey of its kind, following one from July 2020. The number of young people who say they are worried about their professional future is up by 10% from last year. Watch video 02:24 Share German trainees face trying pandemic times Send Facebook Twitter reddit EMail Facebook Messenger Web Whatsapp Web Telegram linkedin … [Read more...] about COVID: Tough times for German youth entering the job market