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Fashion icon and Chanel boss Karl Lagerfeld dies

Fashion icon and Chanel boss Karl Lagerfeld dies

Entertainment
Fashion icon and Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld has died at the age of 85.The German designer died on Tuesday morning at the American Hospital just outside Paris after being admitted the day before. His death comes just under a month after he failed to greet the audience on the runway at the end of Chanel's haute couture show in Paris because he was "tired". Image: Models showcasing Lagerfeld's haute couture spring-summer 2019 collection at Paris fashion week last month Known for his indefatigable energy, it was the first time since he took over as the fashion house's creative director in 1983 that he had not spoken to fans - or taken a bow - after a show.The eccentric designer was recognised around the world for his distinctive white po...
Zinedine Zidane: How Chelsea could line-up next season if former Real Madrid boss replaces Maurizio Sarri

Zinedine Zidane: How Chelsea could line-up next season if former Real Madrid boss replaces Maurizio Sarri

Sports
LOOKING AHEAD The legendary Frenchman is favourite to take over at Stamford Bridge if they sack their current boss Maurizio Sarri is under immense pressure at Chelsea only eight months into the job and could find himself replaced by Zinedine Zidane. The former Real Madrid manager has been out of work since leaving the club in May following a third consecutive Champions League final win and this has appealed to the Blues hierarchy who believe he can have the same impact at Stamford Bridge. How would Zidane have Chelsea line-up? His odds have been cut from 14/1 into as short as 13/8, making him the clear favourite for the job. Chelsea suffered a humiliating 6-0 defeat to Manchester City last Sunday, and Thursday night’s 2-1 victory over M...
Crypto boss dies suddenly with password to clients' £110m

Crypto boss dies suddenly with password to clients' £110m

Technology
By Alix Culbertson, news reporter Canada's leading cryptocurrency exchange company has said it cannot repay $ 190m (£110m) to clients because its founder died with their passwords.QuadrigaCX's founder Gerald Cotten, 30, died "due to complications with Crohn's disease" while travelling in India to open an orphanage in December, his wife Jennifer Robertson said. Mr Cotten held "sole responsibility for handling the funds and coins" and no other members of the team could access the stored funds, she said in a sworn affidavit as she filed for credit protection on 31 January.Ms Robertson said about $ 190m (£110m) in both cryptocurrency and normal money is in "cold storage" - where the company, or just Mr Cotten in this case, holds the key, not the cl...
Pep Guardiola: Man City boss wary of 'tough' fixture challenge

Pep Guardiola: Man City boss wary of 'tough' fixture challenge

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Pep Guardiola said his Manchester City side have to overcome the "challenge" of a difficult run of fixtures as they seek to get their title defence back on track after a 2-1 loss at Newcastle.Leaders Liverpool could move seven points clear of the champions if they win at Leicester on Wednesday."Next week will be tough with Arsenal, Everton and Chelsea," he said. "If we want to go up as a club we have to accept that challenge. There are a lot of titles and points to play for."Jurgen Klopp's Reds appear to have an easier run...
Zuckerberg 'killed goat' for dinner with Twitter boss

Zuckerberg 'killed goat' for dinner with Twitter boss

Technology
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg once offered Twitter counterpart Jack Dorsey a cold goat he had killed himself for dinner, it has been claimed.Recalling a bizarre meal between the two social network leaders, Mr Dorsey said that Mr Zuckerberg used some form of laser or stun gun and a knife to kill the animal. He did not perform the ritual in front of his guest, but - according to the Twitter co-founder - at the time he was committed to going through an entire year only eating what he had killed himself.In an interview with Rolling Stone, Mr Dorsey, 42, said: "He made goat for me for dinner. He killed the goat."I guess he kills it. He kills it with a laser gun and then the knife. Then they send it to the butcher." Image: The Facebook boss a...