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After defeating David Goffin at the Australia Open, Dan Evans laments the lack of depth in British tennis. Dan Evans knocked out former world No. 7 David Goffin to join Heather Watson in making Britain’s best second-round showing in five years at the Australian Open. With victories for Andy Murray and Emma Raducanu, a quartet of British athletes made it through the early rounds, though Evans warned them to be cautious. He will now face France’s fast-rising Arthur Rinderknech, and he admitted that more depth in the UK was required to back up some of the eye-catching performances at the…

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After charges of driving while distracted by a phone were dropped, Frank Lampard was seen. Frank Lampard, the former England footballer, has been seen for the first time since he escaped prosecution after being caught on video driving his £250,000 Mercedes G wagon while holding a coffee and his phone. The former Chelsea player was charged with ‘using a handheld mobile phonedevice while driving a motor vehicle on a road’ and was scheduled to appear in court on Monday. But the 43-year-old, who is married to Christine Bleakley, denied the charges and hired ‘Mr Loophole’ lawyer Nick Freeman to defend…

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Emma Raducanu hailed after defeating Sloane Stephens in the first set in 17 minutes at the Australian Open. Emma Raducanu’s blistering start to the Australian Open has been hailed as ‘flawless,’ with ex-British No 1 Greg Rusedski claiming she has shown ‘the sign of a champion’ after taking 17 minutes to win the first set against Sloan Stephens. The teenager is still riding high after winning the US Open in September, but she has struggled in a few tour events since then, including losing in straight sets to Elena Rybakina at the Sydney international last week. But she has rediscovered…

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On Antigua, the Caribbean island that has it all, a four-star resort provides five-star family fun. My annual trip to the breathtakingly beautiful Caribbean island of Antigua is the highlight of my family’s year as a veteran of the island. Returning to the same destination year after year, however, carries the risk of comparing your hotel to previous trips… which may or may not be accurate. But I didn’t have to worry about The Verandah Resort and Spa, which turned out to be the island’s best family four-star. It’s a typical beautiful all-inclusive with lush tropical greenery and incredible ocean…

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Storm Izzy dumps up to 20 inches of snow in Ohio, canceling 1,700 flights and bringing 69 mph winds. On Monday, a dangerous winter storm known as a Saskatchewan Screamer because it originated in the Canadian province dumped significant snow, strong thunderstorms, and strong winds across the northeastern United States, killing two people in a car accident in North Carolina. After pummeling parts of the Southeast on Sunday, the storm system dumped a foot or more of snow in parts of New York state, Ohio, and Pennsylvania from Sunday night to Monday morning, leaving 150,000 people without power at one…

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COVID cases have decreased by 47% in a week to 721,651 – and deaths have decreased by 38%. In the United States, new COVID infections fell by 47% in a week, raising cautious hopes that the latest outbreak triggered by the Omicron variant has peaked. According to data from Johns Hopkins University, 721,651 new cases were recorded between midnight Monday and midnight Tuesday. This is a significant decrease from the 1.364 million cases reported for the same time period last week, which set a new high for single-day diagnoses in the United States since the pandemic began. The number of…

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Bez, the ‘Gutted’ Happy Mondays’ star, tests positive for COVID-19 on Dancing On Ice 2022. Bez, the star of Happy Mondays, has been left ‘gutted’ after testing positive for COVID-19 just one day after making his Dancing On Ice debut. Despite finishing last on the leaderboard, Mark Berry, better known as Bez, 57, avoided the skate-off with his ridiculous watermelon and maracas-themed routine during Sunday’s launch show. ‘I got a positive test,’ the dancer told the Daily Star. I’m disappointed because I’ll be missing training, but I’m excited to return to the show for Week Three, and I’ll be watching…

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Tiffany Trump posts photos of her billionaire fiance Michael Boulos proposing to her. Tiffany Trump has released never-before-seen photos of her billionaire fiancé Michael Boulos proposing to her in the White House Rose Garden last year with a (dollar)1.2 million engagement ring. Tiffany, 28, reflected on the romantic moment by posting a pair of photos of the couple – the first showing Michael getting down on one knee to present this long-time girlfriend with a dazzling diamond – on the one-year anniversary of Michael popping the question. The second photograph depicts the newly engaged couple sharing a tender embrace, with…

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Covid US: Omicron surge and supply chain issues result in storefronts with empty shelves. Store shelves across the United States are once again barren amid a surge in coronavirus cases and supply-chain issues, in an eerie reminder of the days when Americans scrambled to get toilet paper at the start of the pandemic. According to Reuters, as more Americans were forced to quarantine due to the Omicron outbreak – either because they contracted the virus or because they were forced to self-isolate for five days – demand for groceries increased. However, supplies have remained low as Omicron-infected workers across the…

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While renovating the floor boards in his home, the father discovers an old rotting cellar. When looking for rotten floorboards, a father discovered an old cellar and converted it into a home theater. When Ben Mann, 39, discovered the stairwell leading to an old cellar in his Victorian home in Cradley Heath, West Midlands, he couldn’t believe his eyes. Mr Mann and his partner, Kimberley Jane, moved into the house in April 2015, and soon after they noticed rotten floorboards and decided to investigate, they discovered the cellar. Mr Mann put the project on hold after discovering the cellar was…

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