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Jo Whiley: Radio 2 backlash made it hard to walk out of my front door

Entertainment
Jo Whiley has said the social media backlash over her BBC Radio 2 show with Simon Mayo made "it hard to walk out my front door, let alone present a radio show" on some days.Whiley joined Mayo as a co-host on the drivetime show in May. But they came in for criticism and recently announced that they are to leave the slot."The last six months have been quite something," the DJ wrote on Instagram.She added: "But what doesn't kill you makes you stronger etc etc."The DJ will take on the station's new evening show in January."I couldn't have tried harder or cared more about the show Simon & I did together," Whiley wrote."Some of the stuff that's been said on social media has meant that some days it was hard to walk out of my front door, let alone present a radio show."It was announced on Mond...
Dog-like robot opens door in mesmerizing viral video

Dog-like robot opens door in mesmerizing viral video

Technology
“Good boy, Buddy,” is typical praise for a pet, but in this case, Buddy is a well-mannered, four-legged robot that both opens a door and holds it open for another robot. The video titled, “Hey Buddy, Can You Give me a Hand?” by robotics company Boston Dynamics has gotten over 1 million views on YouTube. It features their latest work -- a dog-like robot that opens a door in a mesmerizing maneuver. The video shows one yellow robot walking up to and surveying a door before an identical robot with an arm extending from its back steps into frame. The arm has a claw that functions as a hand and opens the door. The robot continues to prop the door open for itself and the other robot to walk through before letting it close behind them. Boston Dynamics' calls this robot the SpotMini, which is
Lee Dixon claims Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil would have been shown the door at Arsenal in the past

Lee Dixon claims Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil would have been shown the door at Arsenal in the past

Sports
Lee Dixon insists that the Arsenal teams he played in would have "shown the door" to Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in response to their refusal to commit to the club.Concerns persist that the highest-profile players in Arsene Wenger's squad will leave as free agents when their contracts expire at the end of the season.Both continue to feature regularly despite the fact their futures have long been uncertain, and after reports Sanchez attempted to leave for Manchester City before the summer transfer window's conclusion and that Ozil will eventually join Manchester United.Dixon, 53, was influential in some of Arsenal's finest teams under Wenger and George Graham, and for the latter when football was significantly different to what it has become."We'd have just shown them the door. 'If you do...