FRANCE were looking to continue their Six Nations winning streak against Scotland in Round 3. But the match was postponed after a coronavirus outbreak within the French squad . Why has France vs Scotland been cancelled? France vs Scotland has been cancelled after the entire French squad was ordered to isolate. The match had been scheduled to go ahead despite Les Bleus reporting ten positive tests. However a further positive test led to the match being called off on Thursday. A Six Nations statement said: "The Six Nations Testing Oversight Group (TOG) met today to review the situation in the French Camp. "They unanimously recommended the postponement of the France v Scotland match. This will be ratified later today by the Six Nations Council. "We will be working on the rescheduling of this fixture and will communicate the date in due course." In a statement on Twitter, France rugby said: "Following the RT-PCR tests carried out on Wednesday, February 24, and … [Read more...] about France vs Scotland new date: When will postponed Six Nations rugby match be played now and why did it get cancelled?
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THAT’S not cricket! A tough bug appears to flex his muscles to pose for a snap. The shot — titled What Are You Looking At? — was taken in New Zealand and is up for the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards . Other entries include a giraffe doing “tongue gymnastics” in Namibia and a cheeky golden-mantled ground squirrel finding “pure joy” picking flowers in a Canadian national park. He’s clearly a bit nuts. Most read in World News FRENCH OPEN France approves AstraZeneca jab for over-65s in embarrassing u-turn for Macron BUTTING IN Japan tells China STOP using Covid anal swabs that cause 'psychological pain' TAKE A GUESSSSS Can you spot the deadly snake that’s perfectly camouflaged in the grass? RITUAL MURDER Girl, 9, is savagely beaten to death during ‘exorcism’ by mum HOTEL HORROR Man, 21, arrested after ‘raping girl, 13, in quarantine hotel' … [Read more...] about Flexing cricket and grinning squirrel among hilarious finalists for Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards
It was a night when stars accepted awards in tracksuit bottoms, pyjamas and hoodies from rooms with too many doors, and the hosts presented from different coasts (albeit with a whizzy background to make them appear united). But despite heading into the 78th Golden Globes under a cloud of criticism over lack of diversity and dubious nomination choices , the ceremony was relatively hitch-free. Finishing (almost) on time, and with an admirable cast of winners (including a host of British stars) there were laughs, tears and glimpses of stars' homes across the world as Hollywood enjoyed its first big awards ceremony of 2021. We take a look at seven of the best bits of the night. Golden Globes updates: Here's what happened at the virtual ceremony Daniel, you're on mute! Advertisement With hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosting from two separate locations (Poehler at The Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles and Fey at NBC … [Read more...] about Golden Globes 2021: Daniel Kaluuya on mute, animal invasions and too many doors – the seven best moments
It was the year the Golden Globes went virtual, and it went relatively hitch-free. British stars including John Boyega, Sacha Baron Cohen and Rosamund Pike were among the big winners , along with stars of royal drama The Crown. How the virtual Golden Globes went down overnight Here's the list of Golden Globes winners in full. Best Drama Film - Nomadland The Father Mank The Trial of the Chicago 7 Promising Young Woman Congratulations to Nomadland for taking home the award for Best Motion Picture, Drama at the #GoldenGlobes ! pic.twitter.com/0JFBzERv6s — Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) March 1, 2021 Best Musical Or Comedy Film - Borat Subsequent Moviefilm Hamilton Music Palm Springs The Prom Lead Actor In A Drama Film - Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal Anthony Hopkins, The Father Gary Oldman, Mank Tahar Rahim, The Mauritanian Lead Actor In A Comedy Or Musical Film - … [Read more...] about Golden Globes 2021: The full list of TV and film winners
The man who was walking Lady Gaga's three dogs when he was shot as thieves stole two of them says he had "a very close call with death". From his hospital bed, Ryan Fischer has relived last week's violent incident and thanked the first responders and health care workers for saving his life. The robbers who targeted him took two of Lady Gaga 's French bulldogs - Koji and Gustav - and then fled after the attack in Los Angeles on Wednesday night. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Moment Lady Gaga's dog walker is shot Mr Fischer described how the canine that escaped - Miss Asia - had laid next to him after the attack. He said she was a "guardian angel", adding: "I smiled at her shaking form, thankful that at least she would be okay." Advertisement At the start of the ordeal, a car had pulled up alongside Mr Fischer, and two men jumped out demanding that he hand over the animals. The pair … [Read more...] about Lady Gaga’s dog walker had ‘very close call with death’ after shooting and praises ‘guardian angel’ canine