According to those behind the calls for The Quiet Man star’s name to be removed, the campaign is part of “a national movement to remove white supremacist symbols and names reshaping American institutions, monuments, businesses, nonprofits, sports leagues and teams”. … [Read more...] about Sharon Osbourne fumes over ‘creepy’ John Wayne as she backs campaign to rename airport
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Conservative Justice John Roberts sided with four Supreme Court liberals to produce a 5-4 vote upholding lower court decisions that Trump had been procedurally "capricious" toward the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), created in 2012 by his Democratic predecessor Barack Obama. … [Read more...] about DACA: Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to end immigration program
FW: Cristiano Ronaldo The Real Madrid superstar showed his human side when he scolded a crowd who started laughing at a young Japanese lad who tried - and failed - to interview him in Portuguese. … [Read more...] about Nice Guy XI! A whole team of charitable footballers – including some names you might not expect
A couple of years ago, Samira Ahmed was interviewed for the BBC’s archives about the roots of her “incredible affection” for the corporation. The interview, to introduce the “People, Nation, Empire” strand of the online history, sits alongside footage of the arrival of the Windrush boat at Tilbury docks and clips from The Black and White Minstrel Show. In it, Ahmed describes a trip she made to the Pebble Mill studios in Birmingham, aged nine, to watch her mother, Lalita Ahmed, present a Hindustani chatshow in which British-Asian women discussed everything from yoga to domestic violence. Ahmed, a long way from her home in south-west London, sat wide-eyed up in the gallery. “Everyone there, except for [my mother] and her guests was white,” she recalled. “And everyone was so incredibly polite and professional. I remember the director; I think he was called Jeremy.” Looking back on that visit, she believed “it was quite a … [Read more...] about Samira Ahmed: ‘Run for director general of the BBC? Maybe next time’
Which restaurants remained open during lockdown? Domino's, Pizza Hut and Papa John's among the fast-food outlets that have remained open throughout lockdown so Brits can get their pizza fix while staying indoors. … [Read more...] about Which fast food restaurants have reopened including McDonald’s and Nando’s?