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Tyson Fury looking in impeccable shape as Eddie Hearn reveals venue and date for Anthony Joshua fight will be announced NEXT WEEK

Tyson Fury looking in impeccable shape as Eddie Hearn reveals venue and date for Anthony Joshua fight will be announced NEXT WEEK

Sports
Eddie Hearn has said an exact date and venue for boxing’s most highly-anticipated fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury will be confirmed by the end of next week. The Matchroom promoter did not give too much away but confidently announced on Friday: “I think end of next week it will be done.” Fury, the WBC and Ring Magazine heavyweight champion, has not fought since his dominant victory over Deontay Wilder in February 2020. Joshua vs Fury could well be the biggest fight in boxing history Hearn confirmed last month that contracts had been signed for a two-fight deal to take place this year. Yet, there has been no confirmation on either the date or venue for the first meeting and it seems as though Saudi Arabia is the frontrunner. However...
Gigabit broadband: First areas to benefit announced

Gigabit broadband: First areas to benefit announced

Technology
Getty ImagesThe government has announced the first stages of its plans to get ultra-fast broadband to the majority of homes in the UK.Originally it had promised to roll out gigabit-speed broadband to every home in Britain by 2025 but that was reduced to 85% coverage in November.The budget remains at £5bn - but only £1.2bn of that will be made available up to 2024.The infrastructure build should start in 2022, the government said.The first to benefit will be homes and businesses in Cambridgeshire, Cornwall, Cumbria, Dorset, Durham, Essex, Northumberland, South Tyneside and Tees Valley.The next areas are expected to be Norfolk, Shropshire, Suffolk, Worcestershire, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.A former voucher scheme is also being relaunched to provide more immediate help to those struggli...
Here’s what to expect in the budget today – and what’s already been announced

Here’s what to expect in the budget today – and what’s already been announced

Business
What's going to be in the budget? A lot of the big announcements have already been revealed, leaked, or guessed at. Here's what to expect:What time does the budget start? You can watch and follow it all live with special coverage and analysis from 12.30pm.A special edition of the Sky News Daily podcast taking in all of the chancellor's announcements will be available to listen to from 7pm.Housing Advertisement ...
Premier League 2020-21 fixtures announced: Liverpool to face Leeds in opening games

Premier League 2020-21 fixtures announced: Liverpool to face Leeds in opening games

Sports
Champions Liverpool will face Championship winners Leeds United in the standout opening weekend game of the 2020-21 Premier League season.Championship play-off winners Fulham will host Arsenal, while West Bromwich Albion, the third promoted side, are at home to Leicester City.The opening round of fixtures will take place on the weekend of 12 September. However, Manchester City v Aston Villa and Burnley v Manchester United will be rearranged.Those two games will not be played on the opening weekend to give City and United 30 days since their defeats in the quarter-finals of the Champions League and the semi-finals of the Europa League respectively.How's it turned out for your side? Club-by-clu...
Fancy battling a Dalek? Immersive Doctor Who theatre show announced

Fancy battling a Dalek? Immersive Doctor Who theatre show announced

Entertainment
Doctor Who fans, get to the Tardis - for transportation to an ambitious immersive theatre experience set to launch next year.Featuring Daleks, Cybermen and Time Lords, Doctor Who: Time Fracture goes back to 1940 during the Blitz, with a mysterious weapon destroying a small corner of London's Mayfair and opening a rift in space and time. The immersive element means the audience members become participants in the experience, rather than just spectators. And with Earth as we know it at stake, this could be your chance to be the hero. Image: Fancy taking on a Dalek or two? Enlisted by the Unified Intelligence Task Force (Unit), those involved will apparently visit "impossible places, confronting menacing monsters and ancient aliens along ...