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Premier League clubs agree to resume contact training as four more test positive

Premier League clubs agree to resume contact training as four more test positive

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Premier League clubs have unanimously voted to resume contact training as four more individuals from three sides have tested positive for coronavirus.A total of 1,008 players and staff were tested in the third round of testing.Phase two of 'Project Restart' will see players "train as a group and engage in tackling while minimising unnecessary close contact", the league said. Discussions continue on plans to resume the season when "conditions allow", it added.So far 12 people have tested positive after 2,752 tests across th...
Scientists name four new Elvis worm species

Scientists name four new Elvis worm species

Science
May 15 (UPI) -- The group of deep sea worms known as Elvis worms is comprised of at least four distinct species, according to a new study. The new species were collected by scientists over the course of several years. The four species are technically scale worms, but researchers began referring to them as Elvis worms -- a reference to their unique appearance. The deep sea scale worms sport iridescent plate-covered shells that recall the King's sequined jumpsuits. Scientists were only recently able to distinguish between different Elvis worm species by using genetic analysis. Researchers described the four species -- Peinaleopolynoe goffrediae, P. mineoi, P. orphanage and P. elvisi -- in a new paper published this week in the journal ZooKeys. Beneath their glittering scales are lung-like ...
Investor wealth jumps Rs 7.68 lakh crore in four days of market rally

Investor wealth jumps Rs 7.68 lakh crore in four days of market rally

Finance
New Delhi: Investors' wealth jumped Rs 7.68 lakh crore in four days of market rally, with the Sensex ralling 997 points on Thursday. Rising for the fourth straight session, the 30-share BSE Sensex settled 997.46 points, or 3.05 per cent, higher at 33,717.62. During the holiday-shortened week, the Sensex rallied 2,390.40 points or 7.63 per cent. Led by the improved sentiment, the market capitalisation of the BSE-listed companies gained Rs 7,68,168.35 crore to Rs 1,29,41,620.82 crore in four trading days. "Markets this week rallied from the lows seen in March 2020. After almost a month of lockdown the world over, early signs of easing of the same along with some signs of the flattening of the COVID-19 curve spurred hope of economic activity resuming albeit at a slow pace. Some promise of a p...
Duffy: Singer was ‘drugged for four weeks, raped and taken abroad’

Duffy: Singer was ‘drugged for four weeks, raped and taken abroad’

Entertainment
Singer Duffy has opened up about a four-week ordeal during which she was drugged in her own home, raped and taken to a foreign country.It's the first time she's given details of the terrifying experience, which led to her retreating from the spotlight."Rape is like living murder, you are alive, but dead," she wrote."All I can say is it took an extremely long time, sometimes feeling never ending, to reclaim the shattered pieces of me."Duffy had the UK's best-selling album of 2008 and won three Brit Awards and a Grammy, but she virtually vanished after releasing her second album in 2010.Her lengthy written account, in which she does not name her attacker, comes a month after she posted the first details on Instagram. Singer Duffy unveils music comeback Duff...