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Jess Varnish: Former GB cyclist loses employment tribunal appeal against British Cycling

Jess Varnish: Former GB cyclist loses employment tribunal appeal against British Cycling

Sports
Former Great Britain cyclist Jess Varnish has lost her employment tribunal appeal against British Cycling.Varnish, 29, has spent years in a legal battle over her claim she should be considered an employee of the governing body or funding agency UK Sport.The former European team sprint champion lost her initial case in January 2019.Her appeal has now been dismissed after a two-day remote hearing in May.The judge, Mr Justice Choudhury, ruled that: "The [original] tribunal was entitled to conclude, based on an evaluative judgment taking account of all relevant factors, that the claimant was not an employee or a worker. "The tribunal had not erred in its approach to the assessment of employee status and nor had it reached conclusions that no reasonable tribunal, properly directed, could have r...
France’s Macron loses majority as defectors form new party

France’s Macron loses majority as defectors form new party

World
The party of French President Emmanuel Macron has lost its outright majority in parliament, after a group of MPs broke away to form a new party.Ecology, Democracy, Solidarity will be largely formed of seven MPs from La République en Marche (On the Move) and other ex-supporters of the president.The defecting MPs want to focus on green issues and social inequality.But their decision leaves Mr Macron's party with 288 seats, one short of a majority in the 577-seat lower house.French commentators said La République en Marche (LREM) still had the backing of two other political allies, the centrist MoDem as well as Agir from the centre-right, which together make up another 56 seats in the National Assembly.There is even a chance that th

Sports news LIVE: Premier League talks ongoing with PFA over pay cuts, McGregor lashes out at Chinese government, Anthony Yarde loses another family member

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest sports news and updates on how the coronavirus outbreak continues to affect the sporting calendar.. Headlines: Premier League chiefs reportedly tell players that clubs stand to lose £1.1billion from coronavirus pandemic, no agreement on wage cuts yet Chris Wilder launches passionate defence of Premier League players amid mounting […] talkSPORT
Kal Yafai, Britain’s longest-reigning world champion, loses WBA super-flyweight title with loss to Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez – WATCH brilliant KO

Kal Yafai, Britain’s longest-reigning world champion, loses WBA super-flyweight title with loss to Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez – WATCH brilliant KO

Sports
Kal Yafai, Britain’s longest-reigning world champion, has finally lost his WBA super-flyweight crown to Roman Gonzalez. Yafai failed in his sixth defence of the title, suffering a first career defeat to ‘Chocolatitio’ who KOd him with crushing right in the ninth round. The Nicaraguan had dropped Yafai the prior round, but it was his strong right which finally ended the bout by TKO. You can watch the impressive knockout, below… 💥 CHOCOLATITO KO's YAFAI! 💥 Roman Gonzalez proves that he's still a world class operator by knocking out Kal Yafai with a huge right hand in the 9th round 📺 Mikey Garcia v Jessie Vargas is next on Sky Sports Arena! pic.twitter.com/UvIaJpTNVV — Sky Sports Boxing (@SkySportsBoxing) March 1, 2020 30-year-old Yafai, from Birmingham, had targeted a major fight having o
Mars loses water to space during warm, stormy seasons

Mars loses water to space during warm, stormy seasons

Science
Jan. 10 (UPI) -- All kinds of geological formations on Mars, alluvial fans, dry lake beds and eroded river valleys, suggest the Red Planet once hosted an abundance of water. Today, the water is mostly gone. What's left is largely locked up in the planet's polar ice caps. Scientists have been trying to figure out where all the water went and how fast it disappeared. New research, published this week in the journal Science, suggests Mars' seasonality may have dictated the rate at which water vapor was able to escape from the atmosphere and into space. In addition to the water trapped in the Red Planet's ice caps, trace amounts of water vapor persist in the Martian atmosphere. If these tiny water crystals rise high enough into the atmosphere, they can dissipate into space. To better underst...