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Love Island confirmed for summer return – but location still up in the air

Love Island confirmed for summer return – but location still up in the air

Entertainment
Love Island has been confirmed to return in the summer after the last two series were cancelled due to the coronavirus crisis.The hit dating show, now hosted by Laura Whitmore, sees contestants "coupling up" to find romance - plus a cash prize - usually while sunning themselves at a luxury villa in Majorca. It has not aired in the UK since the first ever Love Island winter series, filmed in South Africa, took place early in 2020. Image: Laura Whitmore took over from Caroline Flack as Love Island presenter for the first ever winter series. Pic: ITV As the COVID-19 crisis began to escalate in March, the summer series was cancelled, followed by the second winter series that was due to be broadcast earlier this year.ITV has now confirmed ...
Europa League draw LIVE: Date and start time, latest updates and confirmed teams as Premier League sides discover last 16 opponents

Europa League draw LIVE: Date and start time, latest updates and confirmed teams as Premier League sides discover last 16 opponents

Sports
The draw for the Europa League last 16 is coming up today. Europe’s secondary competition is ramping up now with four British teams in the pot for the next round. Getty Images - Getty The draw for the Europa League group stages will take place on Friday, February 26 Tottenham smashed Wolfsberger to make it through on Wednesday night. On Thursday, Arsenal, Manchester United and Rangers joined them in advancing to the last 16. But there was misery for Leicester as they were dumped out by Slavia Prague. Ajax, AC Milan and Roma are among the big clubs who are still in the competition. There is no seeding at this stage and beyond or country protection, meaning there could be an all-Premier League tie. Teams in Europa League last 16 draw ...
Burnley vs Sheffield United LIVE talkSPORT commentary: Full coverage from Turf Moor and confirmed teams

Burnley vs Sheffield United LIVE talkSPORT commentary: Full coverage from Turf Moor and confirmed teams

Sports
Burnley take on Sheffield United this lunchtime as both teams look to continue their unlikely European push.Burnley have won two on the bounce and are now just two points behind Sheffield United in seventh. A win for either side would keep them well in the hunt for Europe heading into the final few fixtures this season. The Blades thrashed the Clarets 3-0 in November with John Fleck bagging a double. Getty Burnley take on Sheffield United today goss Arsenal news live: Gunners ace compared to legned, Arteta quiet on Ozil and Guendouzi info Newcastle vs West Ham live today: Team news, kick-off time, live stream, TV channel ...
Ben Stokes confirmed as England captain, Moeen Ali and Jonny Bairstow miss out: Test squad announced for first match against West Indies

Ben Stokes confirmed as England captain, Moeen Ali and Jonny Bairstow miss out: Test squad announced for first match against West Indies

Sports
Ben Stokes has been confirmed as England captain, while Jonny Bairstow and Moeen Ali have been left out for the first West Indies Test at the Ageas Bowl next Wednesday. Joe Root is Test match skipper for England but is expected to leave the team base in Southampton ahead of the birth of his second child. Getty Images - Getty Stokes will captain England next week Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there are strict controls ahead of the match, which starts next Wednesday at the Ageas Bowl. Root, who has returned to Sheffield to be at the birth of his second child, left the secure bubble in Southampton earlier this week. He will self-isolate for seven days before joining up with the squad ahead of the second Test at Emirates Old Trafford starting on ...
Coronavirus: Confirmed global cases pass one million

Coronavirus: Confirmed global cases pass one million

World
More than a million cases of coronavirus have been registered globally, according to the latest figures from Johns Hopkins University - another grim milestone as the world grapples with the spreading pandemic. More than 51,000 people have died and more than 208,000 have recovered, according to the university's figures.The US accounts for the most cases; Italy the highest death toll.The disease, Covid-19, first emerged in central China three months ago. Though the tally kept by Johns Hopkins records one million confirmed cases, the actual number is thought to be much higher. It took a month and a half for the first 100,000 cases to be registered. A million was reached after a doubling in cases over the past week. Nearly a quarter ...