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Gimme Some Lovin’ star Spencer Davis dies during treatment for pneumonia

Gimme Some Lovin’ star Spencer Davis dies during treatment for pneumonia

Entertainment
Singer and musician Spencer Davis, who founded The Spencer Davis Group, has died while being treated for pneumonia, his agent has said.The star, who had hits with songs including Keep On Running and Gimme Some Lovin' in the 1960s, died in hospital, aged 81. As fans paid tribute on social media, Bob Birk, his agent of more than 30 years, said in a statement sent to Sky News: "He was a very good friend."He was a highly ethical, very talented, good-hearted, extremely intelligent, generous man. He leaves behind his long time, domestic partner, June and three adult children."He will be missed." ...
How gold, silver performed during the week ending October 15, 2020

How gold, silver performed during the week ending October 15, 2020

Finance
The scope and attractiveness of alternative investments is increasing. Here’s a weekly tracker of returns from such investments. But don’t compare these with returns from traditional investments since the proportion and purpose of alternative investments is vastly different. 1. Gold (995) (Rs) Gold gave up early gains and ended flat because the chance of inflation spiralling in the US was dampened by a second wave of coronavirus in Europe. 2. Silver (Rs) Silver moved along with gold and ended the week at previous week's levels. 3. WTI Crude ($ /barrel) Increased Chinese crude oil buying was neutralised by weak demand from European countries and crude also ended the week flat. 4. Wine (Rs) You can also make money by investing in wine and the Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 Index from Bloomberg. It
Nick Kyrgios admits sleeping with fans is a ‘weekly thing’ and he got distracted during a match with Roger Federer by an attractive woman

Nick Kyrgios admits sleeping with fans is a ‘weekly thing’ and he got distracted during a match with Roger Federer by an attractive woman

Sports
Nick Kyrgios admits sleeping with fans is a ‘weekly thing’ after he broke up with fellow tennis player Anna Kalinskaya. The 25-year-old from Australia was dating the 21-year-old, but the pair broke up in March. AFP - Getty Nick Kyrgios has boasted about sleeping with fans on a ‘weekly’ basis Kyrgios took part in a Q&A with fans during a lengthy gaming session with Twitch user babztv1. The Australian bad boy admitted he once struggled to finish a match with tennis icon Roger Federer after he was so distracted by an ‘attractive’ woman in the crowd. While playing Fortnite, Kyrgios explained to fans: “Yes. In all seriousness, if I’m not seeing someone, it’s a weekly thing. “I was slicing up ‘Fedz’ and was like, ‘Damn.’ I wanted to take her
India’s top court orders airlines to refund bookings during coronavirus lockdown

India’s top court orders airlines to refund bookings during coronavirus lockdown

Finance
NEW DELHI: India's top court on Friday ordered airlines to refund passengers who were forced to cancel tickets booked during a two-month, nationwide lockdown to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. The Supreme Court told airlines to refund the money within three weeks in a decision that will add to the burden on cash-strapped Indian carriers whose revenues have been hit by coronavirus restrictions on air travel. The lockdown, imposed on March 25, banned domestic and international travel, closed factories, schools, offices and all shops other than those supplying essential services. It caused extensive economic disruption and measures were eased from May as the virus was still spreading. Indian airlines, including Vistara, a joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, IndiG...
‘The rug can be pulled any time’ – how indie music has adapted during Covid

‘The rug can be pulled any time’ – how indie music has adapted during Covid

Entertainment
This was supposed to be Arlo Parks' year.The soulful indie singer was named on the BBC Sound of 2020 list, had her first UK headline tour under way and support slots in the States lined up, not to mention Glastonbury.But before spring had sprung, she saw those plans "dissolve before my eyes" due to the "devastating" pandemic."I think I did have a fear that it was going to seriously rock my career and prospects," says the 20-year-old Londoner, who is signed to independent label Transgressive."It's shown that the rug can be pulled from under my feet at any time. "But then on the flip side, I did learn that sense of resilience and finding ways to stay connected with fans an...