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Wenger to leave Arsenal after almost 22 years as manager

Wenger to leave Arsenal after almost 22 years as manager

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Arsene Wenger is to leave Arsenal at the end of the season, ending a near 22-year reign as manager.The Frenchman departs a year before his latest contract was due to expire.The Gunners are sixth in the league and set to miss out on a top-four spot for the second straight season, with their hopes of reaching the Champions League resting on winning the Europa League.Wenger, 68, won three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups, including the Double in 1998 and 2002."I am grateful for having had the privilege to serve the club for so many memorable years," said Wenger. "I managed the club with full commitment and integrity."To all the Arsenal lovers, take care of the values of the club."Arsenal...
Credit card signatures are almost a thing of the past

Credit card signatures are almost a thing of the past

Finance
5 stunning stats about credit cardsThe random scribble you hastily scrawl after swiping your credit card is no longer required. Major credit card companies are getting rid of the signature requirement for credit card transactions. American Express, Discover and Mastercard will no longer require merchants to collect a signature on April 13. Visa will do away with the signature requirement starting April 14. "Signatures are no longer considered to be any real deterrent to fraud," explained Matt Schulz, senior industry analyst at CreditCards.com. "Most people don't sign their name in full or take it all that seriously." The signature requirement had already been fading, especially for smaller purchases. For instance, American Express has not required a signature for transactions under $ 50...
Ant and Dec almost KILLED in horror Saturday Night Takeaway monster truck crash

Ant and Dec almost KILLED in horror Saturday Night Takeaway monster truck crash

Entertainment
The Geordie duo are set to go head-to-head in a “dangerous” Monster Jam truck challenge.It is one of their “Ant Versus Dec” battles in which the pair compete every series.But a trial run yesterday nearly ended in disaster.They were both driving £100,000 trucks in a race in a car park near their TV studios when they lost control.WENNDANGEROUS: The duo are set to go head-to-head in a 'dangerous' Monster Jam truck challenge “We had to give it a go earlier and we both crashed quite badly. It’s big and dangerous. It’s gone really badly so far” DecBoth veered off course and crashed into giant shipping containers, leaving the TV duo shaken.Dec revealed: “We had to give it a go earlier and we both crashed quite badly. It’s big and dangerous. It’s gone really badly so far.”Ant a
Rashaan Salaam's Heisman Trophy auctioned for almost $400K for CTE research

Rashaan Salaam's Heisman Trophy auctioned for almost $400K for CTE research

Sports
The Heisman Trophy won by running back Rashaan Salaam in 1994 sold for a record $ 399,608 at an auction on Saturday night. The proceeds will go toward CTE-related medical research in Salaam's name. Salaam died in December 2016 at age 42, but he had sold the trophy two years earlier. His death was ruled a suicide. The online auction was conducted by SCP Auctions of California. The previous record sale for a Heisman award was $ 395,240 that was paid for Bruce P. Smith's 1941 trophy. Other Heisman trophies that have sold through the years include O.J. Simpson's 1968 trophy ($ 255,000 in 1999), Paul Hornung's 1956 award ($ 250,000 in 2000) and Charles White's 1979 trophy ($ 184,000 in 2000). Salaam was a standout running back at the University of Colorado who was drafted in the first round by ...
BAE Systems to cut almost 2,000 jobs

BAE Systems to cut almost 2,000 jobs

Business
BAE Systems is planning to cut almost 2,000 jobs in military, maritime and intelligence services, the firm says.A total of 750 posts will go at the Warton and Samlesbury plants in Lancashire where parts for the Eurofighter Typhoon are manufactured.They are part of a total of 1,400 roles going in the firm's air and information business, which include 400 in Brough and 245 across RAF Marham and Leeming.Meanwhile 340 maritime jobs will be lost in Portsmouth and Solent.And a further 180 posts will go in London, Guildford and other locations.'Difficult news'In a statement, the defence contractor said it was making organisational changes to "boost competitiveness, accelerate technology innovation and improve operational excellence".It added that the restructuring of its cyber-security wing would...