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Small breweries warn ‘reverse Robin Hood tax system’ putting jobs at risk

Small breweries warn ‘reverse Robin Hood tax system’ putting jobs at risk

Business
Small breweries in Britain are warning that hundreds of jobs are at risk over government plans to cut tax relief.The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) described the proposals as "madness" during a period when many businesses are on the brink of collapse. Under the plans, up to 150 small breweries would have to pay higher rates of tax."This is definitely going to put jobs at risk if this goes ahead," Jaega Wise from SIBA said."Part of the issue is we don't entirely know what the tax change is going to be." Advertisement ...
25-year-old soldier dies after collapsing during training exercise at Fort Hood

25-year-old soldier dies after collapsing during training exercise at Fort Hood

Business
Sept. 5 (UPI) -- A 25-year-old soldier is dead after collapsing during a training exercise at Fort Hood in Texas, officials announced Friday. According to a press release from the installation, 25-year-old Pvt. Corlton L. Chee died Wednesday after collapsing during a training exercise last week. Advertisement Chee was from Pinehill, N.M., and joined the Army in February 2020 as a tank crewman. He had been assigned to 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division since July 2020. His awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal and the Army Service Ribbon. According to the Army, Chee collapsed during physical fitness training Aug. 28 and was transported to Baylor Scott and White Health in Temple, Texas, Aug. 30. Chee died ...
Boyz N The Hood director John Singleton dies after stroke

Boyz N The Hood director John Singleton dies after stroke

Entertainment
By Tania Snuggs, news reporter John Singleton, the Oscar-nominated director of Boyz N The Hood, has died aged 51, his family has confirmed.The American filmmaker was taken off life support earlier on Monday, almost two weeks after suffering a stroke. In a statement, his family said it was an "agonising decision, one that our family made over a number of days with the careful counsel of John's doctors".Reports on Monday morning claimed Singleton had died, but a representative had said those reports were inaccurate and that he remained on life support. Image: The director was best-known for his Oscar-nominated 1991 film Boyz N The Hood Hollywood star Samuel L Jackson paid tribute to Singleton, writing on Tw...
Boyz N The Hood director John Singleton in intensive care

Boyz N The Hood director John Singleton in intensive care

Entertainment
Oscar-nominated director John Singleton is in intensive care after suffering a stroke.The 51-year-old, known for movies including Boyz N The Hood , Shaft and 2 Fast 2 Furious, became unwell on Wednesday, his family said. The filmmaker is "under great medical care", they said."On Wednesday, April 17th our beloved son/father, John Singleton, suffered a stroke while at the hospital," the family statement said."John is currently in the ICU and under great medical care. Advertisement Image: Boyz N The Hood earned him an Oscar nomination for best director "We ask that privacy be given to him and our family at this time and appreciate all of the prayers that...