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Anthony Joshua next fight: British boxer could face Jarrell Miller in New York in June and NOT Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury

Anthony Joshua next fight: British boxer could face Jarrell Miller in New York in June and NOT Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury

Sports
AMERICAN BOY Promoter Eddie Hearn hinted that the Brit will defend his unified heavyweight titles at Madison Square Garden this summer Promoter Eddie Hearn has dropped a massive hint suggesting Anthony Joshua’s next opponent will be Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller. With several top contenders complaining of being low-balled by the heavyweight champion’s team, it seems a fight against the undefeated American beckons for Joshua. Eddie Hearn is keen to turn Joshua into a global superstar The unified world heavyweight champion has not fought since blasting out Alexander Povetkin in September at Wembley. Although a unification fight with Deontay Wilder was being lined up for April 13 at the 90,000-seater stadium, the American is ...
Wood burners and open fires face restrictions in new clean air plan

Wood burners and open fires face restrictions in new clean air plan

Science
Media playback is unsupported on your device Wood burning stoves, open fires and farms all face new restrictions as the government sets out what it calls a "world leading" plan to tackle air pollution. In their Clean Air Strategy, published today, the government promises to set a "bold new goal" to reduce particulates across much of the country by 2030.But green groups say the scheme is vague and severely lacking in detail.They believe the plan proposes nothing new to tackle roadside dirty air.The new strategy, which is focussed on tackling air pollution in England, has been launched just days after the family of a nine-year-old girl who died from asthma were given permission to apply for a fresh inquest into her death.The government's chief l...
Kevin Spacey in court to face charges of groping teenager

Kevin Spacey in court to face charges of groping teenager

Entertainment
Media playback is unsupported on your device Actor Kevin Spacey has appeared in court to face a charge of indecent assault and battery stemming from an allegation of groping in 2016.A not-guilty plea was entered on the two-time Oscar winner's behalf by his lawyers during the hearing in the US state of Massachusetts.He is accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old male after plying him with alcohol at a bar in Nantucket in 2016.Assault claims against him have also surfaced in London and Los Angeles. What happened in court?Mr Spacey, 59, was mobbed by media as he arrived at the packed courtroom on the normally sleepy resort island of Nantucket on Monday after arriving by private jet. The actor nodded when Judge Thomas Barrett told him he was ...
Black and minority workers face £3.2bn 'pay penalty'

Black and minority workers face £3.2bn 'pay penalty'

Business
Britain's 1.9 million black and ethnic minority workers face a £3.2bn "pay penalty" compared to white workers doing the same types of jobs, according to new analysis by a think-tank. The report from the Resolution Foundation found that pay differences persisted even when accounting for factors such as employees' occupations, contract types and qualifications.It called for the government to make large firms report on black and minority ethnic (BAME) pay gaps as they already require for gender differences - a policy which is already being consulted on.The study found that having a degree does not close the gap, with the worst pay penalty for all categories of workers faced by black male graduates, who on average earn £3.90 an hour, or 17%, less compared to their wh...