A majority of Brits believe professional football clubs in England should be owned by their fans, according to a new poll in the wake of the European Super League debacle. An exclusive survey conducted by Redfield & Wilton Strategies for MailOnline found 55 per cent of people believe it would be better if teams were owned by their fans, even if that meant clubs having less money to spend on players. Just 18 per cent of people do not think that fan ownership would be better while a quarter (26 per cent) said they did not know. An exclusive survey conducted by Redfield & Wilton Strategies for MailOnline found 55 per cent of people believe it would be better if teams were owned by their fans, even if that meant clubs having less money to spend on players Almost half of respondents said billionaire and multi-millionaire owners have been bad for the game RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next EXCLUSIVE Majority of Brits want the … [Read more...] about Majority of Brits want FANS to own top football clubs – even if it means they cannot pay as much for players
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RUSSIA deployed a "decoy army" of inflatable tanks, missiles and fighter jets to "trick the West" amid Ukraine tensions. The superpower's blow-up army was used for nation-wide military exercises. Putin's decoys, which can inflate within minutes, were seen in woods close to the capital city Moscow this week. The army said: “The inflatable equipment is nearly identical to the original thanks to the use of special materials. "It also has the same radiation background so that an enemy does not notice the deception.” Rusbal, the company behind the blow-up forces, said the cost of fooling the enemy is a fraction of buying the real weaponry. Among the armoury is what looks like a MiG-31 and Su-27 fighters under the cover of an anti-aircraft missile system at a mock covert airfield in the forest. A report on the Russian Defence Ministry's TV channel Zvezda said: “Tanks, aviation and air defence systems were moved to Moscow region so that ‘an enemy’ had a chance not only … [Read more...] about Russia deploys ‘decoy army’ of inflatable tanks, missiles & fighter jets to ‘trick the West’ amid Ukraine tensions
ANAIS Bordier knew she’d been adopted as a baby. What she didn’t know - until she discovered her on YouTube - was that she had a secret twin sister. Here she tells her incredible story... Standing outside the closed door, Anaïs’ heart was thumping. Just a few steps away was somebody who could complete her life. “It was like the biggest blind date,” the 33-year-old brand manager, who lives in London, remembers. “Except I wasn’t preparing to meet a guy. I was getting ready to see my twin sister after 25 years.” Anaïs had always known that she was adopted, born in South Korea to a single mum and brought to Paris when she was three months old. She says: “My parents were amazing, telling me they loved me and that I was meant to be their daughter. That helped me through the tricky moments, like when strangers would ask why I didn’t look like my mum. That’s a hard part of being adopted, you don’t have someone that physically looks like you.” Anaïs’ birth paperwork said … [Read more...] about I discovered I was an identical twin when I was tagged in a YouTube video – we grew up 4k miles apart but are SO alike
MARVEL Studios have sparked more excitement among its hardcore fanbase following the teaser trailer of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Shang-Chi will become the first major superhero movie backed by an American studio to star a predominantly Asian cast, the film aims to break ground for Asian representation on a blockbuster scale. Who is Shang-Chi? Shang-Chi has actually been a character within the Marvel universe dating as far back as 1972, first introduced as a way for Marvel to capitalise on the growing popularity of the popular TV show "Kung Fu". He goes on to become a master of the martial art of kung fu, with the teaser trailer recently dropped showcasing the brutal training regimes he was forced to go through to achieve that title. This makes his decision to leave it all behind for a life of anonymity in San Francisco all the more shocking, though it is there he meets best friend Katy, who is inevitably embroiled in his superhero drama. Who is … [Read more...] about Who is Shang-Chi?
A visit to an ice hotel isn't exactly the first choice if you prefer to spend your holidays under palm trees in warmer climes. But if you can manage to overcome your fear of freezing, you'll be rewarded with a unique natural experience. Visitors to this hotel spend the night amid ice and snow around 200 kilometers (about 125 miles) north of the Arctic Circle, in the Swedish locality of Jukkasjärvi. Ice-cold experience: A night in the Icehotel DW reporter Hendrik Welling found out what that feels like. For the "Europe to the Maxx" in DW's magazine "Euromaxx," he regularly explores places in Europe that hold a record all their own. He traveled to Europe's oldest ice hotel in Sweden. Even the journey by snowmobile through the frozen landscape was a bit of an adventure. Find out how he experienced the night in sub-zero temperatures ― and whether he was lucky enough to see the famous northern lights ― in the video. From art gallery to hotel Everything began in 1989, with an … [Read more...] about A night in an ice hotel