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Barclays to kick off search for new chairman

Barclays to kick off search for new chairman

Business
Barclays is preparing to kick off the hunt for a successor to chairman John McFarlane, paving the ‎way for the third change at the top of Britain's second-largest bank since 2012.Sky News has learnt that Crawford Gillies, Barclays' senior independent director, is expected to instruct headhunters shortly to conduct a wide s‎earch for its next chairman.Mr McFarlane is expected to step down at the bank's annual meeting next year, although the timetable remains fluid and could be extended, according to people close to the bank.Among the leading candidates to replace him will be Sir Gerry Grimstone, who has announced his intention to step down as Standard Life Aberdeen's chairman next year.Sir Gerry, who was appointed deputy chairman and senior independent director in 2016, recently relinquishe
Cristiano Ronaldo nets bicycle kick in Champions League win vs. Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo nets bicycle kick in Champions League win vs. Juventus

Sports
April 3 (UPI) --Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice -- including once on a bicycle kick -- in Real Madrid's 3-0 Champions League win against Juventus Tuesday in Turin, Italy.The first leg of the quarterfinal matchup was tied 0-0 when Ronaldo drew first blood in the fourth minute at Juventus Stadium. Marcelo passed to Isco on the left flank. The Madrid midfielder then dribbled into the box before lacing a cross in front of the goal. Ronaldo came from out of nowhere and stabbed the ball with the toe of his right shoe and into the far post netting, beating a diving Gianluigi Buffon to his left.But it was Ronaldo's second goal which left the most lasting impression on the Italian squad. Ronaldo capitalized on a Juventus defensive error in the 63rd minute. He collected the ball inside the Juventus b...
Learning to Cook My Favorite Takeout Dishes Helped Me Kick My Delivery Habit

Learning to Cook My Favorite Takeout Dishes Helped Me Kick My Delivery Habit

Health
I could sing the song of my delivery favorites like Maria singing the “Do Re Mi” song in The Sound of Music: “Thai, pad Thai, with chicken please. Mapo tofu with some porrrrk. Enchiladas, in creamy cheese. Indian paneer kormaaa! Saaa-bich from Israeeel. Bánnnh mì from Vietnamm!”I could fill the entire octave, but I’ll spare you. Suffice to say it all comes back to the fact that in a city, you can douse yourself in takeout whenever you like. And although I love supporting the various cultures that make my home, New York City, such a glorious place, there’s also a supreme joy in learning how to cook a variety of cuisines at home.Anyone can roast a chicken, but if you can master a few dishes from eclectic cultures, you’re unlikely to become bored with your meals. Takeout is literally a mixed
Kick It Out wants 'racist' Lukaku chant stopped

Kick It Out wants 'racist' Lukaku chant stopped

Sports
Anti-discrimination group Kick It Out has contacted Manchester United to ask them to stop the club's fans singing a "racist" chant about Romelu Lukaku.It says the lyrics, about the size of the Belgium striker's penis, are "offensive and discriminatory"."Racist stereotypes are never acceptable, irrespective of any intention to show support for a player," said Kick It Out.Manchester United say they will liaise with Kick it Out on the matter.The Old Trafford club are also waiting to learn whether the chant is regarded as racist for criminal purposes and is therefore actionable.A United blog has already asked the club's fans to refrain from the song."It's a cheap and insulting stereotype that has no place in this day and age," United fan Scott Patterson wrote in a post on The Republik of Mancu...
Uefa charges Celtic after fan runs on to pitch 'and aims kick at Mbappe'

Uefa charges Celtic after fan runs on to pitch 'and aims kick at Mbappe'

Sports
Celtic have been charged by Uefa after a fan ran on to the pitch and appeared to aim a kick at Paris St-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe.The incident happened late in the first half of Tuesday's Champions League match at Celtic Park, shortly after the visitors' third goal in a 5-0 win.PSG also face a charge after seats were damaged in the away section. The cases will be dealt with by Uefa's control, ethics and disciplinary body on 19 October.Police Scotland reported seven arrests at the match, including a 21-year-old man charged with alleged pitch incursion and assault.He was taken into custody, along with three other men who were accused of assault, breach of the peace and violating the offensive behaviour at football act 2012.Match report: Celtic 0-5 PSGWe played like under-12s, says Rodger...