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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

Coronavirus: Brighton GP practice closes after staff member tests positive

Health
A GP practice in Brighton has been temporarily closed after a staff member tested positive for coronavirus.Patients at the city's County Oak medical centre have been advised to contact the NHS 111 phone service if they have concerns.Two of the eight people diagnosed in the UK are understood to be GPs. The Department of Health has called the virus a "serious and imminent threat" to public health, but the overall risk to the population is "moderate".However, the risk to individuals is low, the department said.A school in Southampton has also closed over concerns about the virus.St Mary's Independent School said the "precautionary" three-day closure came after "members of the school community" became ill, having recently travelled to China.Brackley Medical C...
Dolly Parton celebrates 50 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry

Dolly Parton celebrates 50 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry

Entertainment
Dolly Parton is still working "9 to 5" after celebrating her 50th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry.The country music legend played the long-standing radio show in Nashville, Tennessee, in front of a sold-out crowd on Saturday. The 73-year-old singer-songwriter and actress first played the Opry when she was just 13 years old. Regular performers can be inducted into the Opry as a member, with the honour remaining one of country music's crowning achievements.Parton was 22 years old when she was made a member on 4 January 1969. Advertisement Country music acts Hank Williams Jr, Toby Keith and Lady Antebellum performed in Parton's honour at the anniversary event on Saturday night. The show capped-o...
BREAKING: Alabama 3 band member and Sopranos theme tune composer Jake Black dies

BREAKING: Alabama 3 band member and Sopranos theme tune composer Jake Black dies

Entertainment
Alabama 3 bandmember Jake Black has died, his bandmates have confirmed. The musician, who co-wrote the song used as the theme tune for The Sopranos, died a few days after performing at Highpoint Festival in Lancashire. It has been reported Black was taken ill just hours after he played a show with his band on Friday.Black's bandmates confirmed the news today on their official Facebook account. The statement read: “Early this afternoon, on a beautiful summer’s day, our friend, comrade and spiritual teacher, Jake Black AKA The Very Reverend D.Wayne Love, passed over to the higher ground. “After a magnificent performance at the Highpoint Festival in Lancashire, D.Wayne in his supreme wisdom, decided it was the appropriate moment for his ascencion into the next le
SC ruling on higher pension from EPFO may pave way for you to become EPS member

SC ruling on higher pension from EPFO may pave way for you to become EPS member

Finance
The recent Supreme Court (SC) order relating to EPS may open the doors for employees who were till now excluded from EPS to join the scheme. Also, the pension calculation formula may change resulting in increase in pension for employees who have already contributed to pension on full pay in the past. Going forward, the pension may be calculated on the basis of average salary of last 12 months and not 60 months which was the basis till now. Apart from these, the ruling has also opened doors to all existing members of EPFO to avail option of contributing on higher salary for a higher pension in the future. However, the above is in the realm of 'possible' because EPFO is yet to come out with its view on the impact of the SC ruling. All the above possibilities stem from the fact that the SC ha...