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Displaced Armenians dig up graves of loved ones as they flee Nagorno-Karabakh

Displaced Armenians dig up graves of loved ones as they flee Nagorno-Karabakh

World
Imagine how it feels to be given two days' notice to pack up your home.The desperate situation follows a war which has already claimed the lives of your children and sunk your nation into a bitter defeat. Now, the hastily drawn up peace demands that your house be handed to the victors and it seems you were the last to know. Image: Some Armenians would rather destroy their homes than have Azerbaijanis live in them This is what is happening to ethnic Armenians in the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, over which there has been six weeks of fighting.On a windswept farm above the village of Nor Seysulan, we met a mother who screamed out her fury. Her sacrifice in this war seems pointless and painful. ...
Why it’s vital for black people to ‘feel seen’ and ‘feel loved’ in TV and film

Why it’s vital for black people to ‘feel seen’ and ‘feel loved’ in TV and film

Entertainment
Netflix is celebrating Black History Month by putting together a collection of TV programmes and films to acknowledge the Black British experience.Filmmaker Adeyemi Michael, who curated the special selection of shows, says he wants to "speak to the Black British narrative" and recognise "the plethora of narratives which exist". He told Sky News: "We're barely being allowed to tell our own stories verses people who are telling their own stories as well as others." Image: Adeyemi Michael helped curate Netflix's Black History Month collection. Pic: Netflix Michael says part of the challenge is to find new voices - both on and off-screen - in order to "balance out" the film industry.He told Sky News it's vital to showcase a range of stori...
Mbappe loved Ronaldo, Havertz eyes Ozil throne, De Jong at Barcelona with hero Messi and Sancho idolised Lampard – wonderkids and their childhood idols

Mbappe loved Ronaldo, Havertz eyes Ozil throne, De Jong at Barcelona with hero Messi and Sancho idolised Lampard – wonderkids and their childhood idols

Sports
We all have our football idols – the captains, the cult-heroes, the GOATS, the goalscorers, the never-say-die defenders, the names we choose for the back of our shirts. And we’re not alone, the professionals had them, too. getty Millions of people have probably bought tickets to a Barcelona game just so they can watch Lionel Messi in the flesh We’ve all heard about Eden Hazard’s desire to be coached by Zinedine Zidane, Dennis Bergkamp controversially idolising Tottenham great Glenn Hoddle and Sergio Aguero ‘wanting to be Micheal Owen’ when he was young. There’s even brilliant stories about Xavi’s love for Southampton icon Matt Le Tissier and his ‘outrageous, sickening goals’, and Dimitar Berbatov sleeping in Alan Shearer’s Newcastle shirt. READ: Foo
What we’ve loved in sport: Eddie Hearn’s bonkers boxing plan, Erling Haaland scoring on Bundesliga return, Harry Kane’s incredible shirt gesture

What we’ve loved in sport: Eddie Hearn’s bonkers boxing plan, Erling Haaland scoring on Bundesliga return, Harry Kane’s incredible shirt gesture

Sports
The return of the Bundesliga finally gave football fans something to watch over the weekend. Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund recorded routine wins, while RB Leipzig dropped points in the title race. After a two-month absence of top-tier European football due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was a welcome sight. And there have been plenty of other highlights over the past week. Here’s what we’ve enjoyed… Harry Kane sponsoring Leyton Orient’s shirts Harry Kane showed enormous generosity Leyton Orient announced that Kane will be their new shirt sponsor for the 2020/21 season. The Tottenham and England striker made his professional debut in a loan spell with the O’s in 2011 and has donated the shirt sponsorship to three separate causes. The home shirt features
Coronavirus: Use common sense to see loved ones outdoors – Dominic Raab

Coronavirus: Use common sense to see loved ones outdoors – Dominic Raab

Health
Media playback is unsupported on your device People in England can meet another person from outside their household as long as they are outside and stay 2m apart, the government has confirmed.Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said people should "use some common sense" and cannot visit others at their home.The new rule is part of a 50-page guidance document to be published by the government later.On Sunday, Boris Johnson announced a "conditional plan" to begin lifting England's coronavirus lockdown.Scotland and Wales - which have their own powers over lockdown and have not changed the advice to stay at home - rejected No 10's new "stay alert" slogan, while Labour's Sir Keir Starmer criticised the PM's plan for lacking clarity.In his address on Sunday, the PM s...