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Crystal Palace seal dramatic smash-and-grab victory at Brighton, fans back in stadiums for final day of Premier League season, ‘Mourinho NOT to blame for Tottenham crisis’, Rice wants Lingard to stay at West Ham – football news and gossip LIVE

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Wow, what a weekend of Premier League action that was. From Everton’s historic victory over Liverpool at Anfield, to West Ham’s thrilling win against Tottenham, Man City beating Arsenal to make it 18 wins in a row and Bruno Fernandes continuing his stunning form as Manchester United beat Newcastle. And if that wasn’t good enough […] talkSPORT
Holidays: Travel industry begs for ‘route out of crisis’

Holidays: Travel industry begs for ‘route out of crisis’

Business
Getty ImagesThe travel industry has urged the prime minister to provide a "roadmap" to get people travelling again this summer.A number of travel organisations and businesses have written an open letter to Mr Johnson begging for tailored support to prevent more jobs being lost and businesses going bust."We urge you to provide a route out of the crisis for the travel industry," it says.Mr Johnson will set out his plans for easing lockdown rules on 22 February.Under the current national restrictions, holidays are not permitted anywhere in the UK. International travel is restricted to essential purposes, such as for work, medical appointments, or education.A government spokeswoman said it has already put in place "one of the most comprehensive and generous packages of business support in the ...
UK to appeal to individual European countries over arts touring ‘crisis’

UK to appeal to individual European countries over arts touring ‘crisis’

Entertainment
Getty ImagesThe government has said it hopes to open negotiations with individual EU countries "very shortly" to help UK artists to tour after being told Brexit had created an "absolute crisis".Musicians, actors and their crews will face extra red tape and fees for visas to tour in some European countries.Speaking to MPs on Tuesday, arts figures said ministers must "act now".Culture minister Caroline Dinenage said there were no current talks to reach agreements with individual countries.She admitted there were "certainly a lot of obstacles to overcome", resulting in "quite a lot of sleepless nights for those across my department at the moment".With the main Brexit deal not allowing British artists to work freely across the continent, she said striking deals on work permits and visas with i...

Why the 401(k) won’t fix the U.S. retirement crisis

Finance
Kyla Ernst-Alper is an aerialist in New York City. She's never had an employer that offered her a 401(k) retirement plan in more than two decades of performing.Giles ClementKyla Ernst-Alper, a 38-year-old aerial performer in New York City, has never had a 401(k) retirement plan.She holds multiple jobs at once to support herself, and none of them offer her any retirement options. She socks away what she can in an individual retirement account, but those savings are not always consistent. That's due to her line of work, which was especially hard hit when live shows were canceled because of the public health crisis."Before the pandemic, people in my community were barely paying their bills," Ernst-Alper said. "You're lucky if you're able to save money."The 401(k) is framed today as the main w...
Cladding crisis: ‘Delays could bankrupt us’

Cladding crisis: ‘Delays could bankrupt us’

Business
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