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Ed Sheeran to take a break from music

Ed Sheeran to take a break from music

Entertainment
By Aubrey Allegretti, news reporter Ed Sheeran has announced he is taking a break from releasing new music.The singer said he had been working "non-stop" since releasing his hit album Divide in 2017, which included chart toppers Castle On The Hill, Shape Of You and Galway Girl. The Divide period and tour, which beat a record set by U2 of being the most attended and highest-grossing of all time, "changed my life in so many ways", he wrote in an Instagram post published on Christmas Eve. Image: The singer has finished his Divide album tour "But now it's all over, it's time to go out and see some more of the world," he continued.Sheeran, who is worth an estimated £160m, said he was "j
If you’re a business owner, grab this 20% tax break before the year ends

If you’re a business owner, grab this 20% tax break before the year ends

Finance
Jetta Productions IncEntrepreneurs hoping to pocket some tax deductions for 2019 shouldn't forget a new 20% break.The qualified business income or QBI deduction made its debut in 2018, a feature of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.The new write-off allows owners of "pass-through" entities, including S-corporations and partnerships, to deduct up to 20% of their qualified business income. Tax professionals first grappled with this new rule earlier this year, when the IRS rolled out further guidance.The changes have come at such a rapid pace that even tax-planning software had a hard time keeping up."The issue with the QBI deduction came with calculating it," said Michael D'Addio, a principal at Marcum LLP."The software companies had to keep up; the IRS had to issue guidance and regulations in a com...
Chelsea ready to ‘break transfer record’ to sign Borussia Dortmund and England star Jadon Sancho ahead of Man United and Liverpool

Chelsea ready to ‘break transfer record’ to sign Borussia Dortmund and England star Jadon Sancho ahead of Man United and Liverpool

Sports
Chelsea are prepared to smash their transfer record to sign Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho.The Premier League club are currently banned from signing any players, but it is understood they will find out on Thursday if an appeal to overturn their transfer ban has been successful. AFP or licensors Jadon Sancho could leave Borussia Dortmund next year And if Chelsea are given the green light, they will be able to buy players in the next transfer window, rather than wait until the summer. Goal claim the club are ‘confident’ of landing Sancho ahead of Manchester United either in January or next summer. He is close friends with Blues stars Tammy Abraham and Callum Hudson-Odoi, who he grew up with in London. And Sancho is expected to command a much bigger fee
Next government ‘set to break spending rules’

Next government ‘set to break spending rules’

Business
High borrowing means the next government is set to bust rules on spending, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has said.The gap between what the government spends and what it receives was now set to be much higher than expected, the think tank warned.Higher public spending, slower growth and changes to the way student loans are counted have pushed up borrowing.Years of rising debt risked burdening "future generations", the IFS said.IFS director Paul Johnson said it left little room for election giveaways if the parties wanted to keep within the current spending rules.UK borrowing up by a fifth over past six months"At some point it becomes unsustainable, you've got to stop it going up at some point especially when you know big spending pressures are com...
KSI vows to knock Logan Paul out ‘by round five’ and sends chilling message to American’s brother: ‘I’d like to break Jake Paul’s skull’

KSI vows to knock Logan Paul out ‘by round five’ and sends chilling message to American’s brother: ‘I’d like to break Jake Paul’s skull’

Sports
KSI has told talkSPORT he will knock Logan Paul out by the FIFTH round of their boxing rematch.The two Youtubers will fight each other in the ring for a second time after battling to a draw in their first bout – the rematch taking place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Getty The two couldn’t be separated at the first fight in August 2018 Brit KSI also took the opportunity to send a chilling message to Paul’s younger brother Jake, who is also a Youtuber, that he’d like to “break Jake Paul’s skull.” At the KSI vs Logan Paul rematch press conference in London, KSI insisted that Paul will not be able to deal with him come November 9. He told Gareth A Davies: “November 9th I’m knocking him out by round five. There’s nothing he can do about it. “He can lift