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Neil Armstrong – the man behind the legend

Neil Armstrong – the man behind the legend

Science
Neil Armstrong is one of the most famous people in human history. When he returned from the Moon, he was feted by kings and queens, presidents and prime ministers. He was Captains America and Kirk rolled into one - with a touch of President John F Kennedy.He had the world at his feet, but instead of embracing his celebrity status he retreated from public life.The public knew little about this enigmatic man. But now we are gaining a glimpse of the real Neil.There was a sense that he was reclusive. Perhaps the experience of the lunar mission had left him somehow traumatised, because life on Earth seemed an anticlimax after the heights of reaching the Moon.He did not enjoy giving interviews, so his silence gave space for such rumour...
Frank Lampard: Chelsea legend leaves Derby County to become Blues manager

Frank Lampard: Chelsea legend leaves Derby County to become Blues manager

Sports
Chelsea have appointed former midfielder Frank Lampard as their manager on a three-year deal.Lampard, 41, has left Championship side Derby County to take over at a club where he spent 13 years as a player.He succeeds Maurizio Sarri, who left Stamford Bridge in June to take charge of Italian champions Juventus. Lampard led Derby to the Championship play-off final, where they lost to Aston Villa, in his first season as a manager.The former England international made 648 Chelsea appearances, winning 11 major trophies with them.He takes over with Chelsea under a transfer embargo after the club were given a two-window transfer ban by world governing body Fifa - a decision they are appealing agains...
E3: Nintendo’s Legend of Zelda sequel confirmed

E3: Nintendo’s Legend of Zelda sequel confirmed

Technology
Nintendo has revealed it is working on a sequel to the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, one of the best-selling games for its Switch console.Breath of the Wild was praised by critics when it launched in 2017 and it won several awards.Nintendo showed a short trailer for the sequel during its presentation at the E3 gaming show in Los Angeles.However, it also said its highly anticipated Animal Crossing game had been delayed until March 2020.The company said it wanted to make sure the game was of the "right quality".The Legend of Zelda series started in 1986. The action-adventure games follow hero Link in his quest to save the kingdom of Hyrule.In its presentation, Nintendo also highlighted several third-party games that were bei...
Stan Lee’s former manager arrested for allegedly stealing $262,000 from late comic book legend

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested for allegedly stealing $262,000 from late comic book legend

Finance
Stan Lee in his office in Beverly Hills, California.Getty images | Washington PostThe former manager of Stan Lee has been arrested on charges of financial elder abuse and false imprisonment against the late comic book legend, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.Keya Morgan allegedly mishandled Lee's money. This included $ 262,000 that Lee never received from autograph signing sessions.  "Mr.Lee had a large estate worth over an estimated $ 50 million with no clear protection from opportunists who could insert themselves into his life and take control of it," the LAPD said on Saturday in a press release.In June of last year, Morgan removed the 95-year old Marvel Comic Book creator from his Hollywood Hills residence to a condominium in Beverly Hills to gain more control over h...
Liverpool legend Steve Nicol urges club to sign Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld and pair him with Virgil van Dijk

Liverpool legend Steve Nicol urges club to sign Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld and pair him with Virgil van Dijk

Sports
Get him The Belgium ace is set to enter the final year of his contract – and former Reds defender Steve Nicol wants his old club to snap him up Liverpool legend Steve Nicol has urged his old club to sign Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld. The 30-year-old is about to enter the final year of his contract after Spurs triggered an extension clause in his contract in January. Toby Alderweireld has been linked with a move to Manchester United in the past Reports suggest Alderweireld has a £25million release clause and its activation seems inevitable given his quality. And ex-Reds full-back Nicol, who made 473 appearances for the club between 1981 and 1994, reckons the Belgium international would thrive alongside Virgil van Dijk. He said: “One hu