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Arsenal FC news: Arsene Wenger offered the chance to become the highest paid manager in the world by Chinese club – reports

Arsenal FC news: Arsene Wenger offered the chance to become the highest paid manager in the world by Chinese club – reports

Sports
No wonder Wenger is smiling with that offer...Friday, April 27, 2018Outgoing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been offered the chance to become the highest-paid manager in the world by a club in China, according to reports.The offer from the Far East, which is said to be the biggest he has received so far, is said to be worth more than the £24-million-a-year Marcello Lippi earns as manager of the Chinese national team.Mirror Sport understand Wenger would prefer a move to either France or Spain but the chance to earn significantly more than the £8-million-a-year he is on at the moment could convince him otherwise.The report goes on to say Wenger would like a club with a project where he can nurture players and help them grow.Paris Saint-Germain are rumoured to be very interested in Wenger,
Ken Dodd was 'life-enhancing and brilliant' – tributes paid to the comedian

Ken Dodd was 'life-enhancing and brilliant' – tributes paid to the comedian

Entertainment
Media playback is unsupported on your device"Farewell to my fellow Liverpudlian, the tattyfilarious Ken Dodd," tweeted Sir Paul McCartney.His was one of many tributes that have been paid to the legendary comedian, who has died at the age of 90.Lady Anne, Dodd's partner of 40 years - who he married on Friday - said the world had lost "a most life-enhancing, brilliant, creative comedian".She said he "lived to perfect his art and entertain" his fans, and "just wanted to make people happy".Media playback is unsupported on your deviceFamous fans and friends also lined up to share their thoughts and anecdotes.David Walliams said that "comedy flowed through him like water".Actress and presenter Claire Sweeney, who was a support act for Dodd in theatres when she was a teenage singer, told the BBC:...
Breast cancer helpline founder paid herself £31k

Breast cancer helpline founder paid herself £31k

Health
A national breast cancer charity is being investigated after its founder paid herself £31,000, in breach of charity law.Wendy Watson, who launched the National Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline in 1996, has resigned as a trustee. Financial irregularities were uncovered by the Charity Commission, which has issued an official warning for "significant breaches of trust".Lawyers for Mrs Watson and the charity described the payments as "an error".Mrs Watson, of Derbyshire, founded the charity four years after she became the first woman in the UK to have a pre-emptive mastectomy. Five years ago she was appointed MBE for services to people with breast cancer.The pre-emptive mastectomy procedure was made famous in 2013 when American actress Angelina Jolie had the surgery.The charity was set up to
Americans paid $15 billion in overdraft fees last year, CFPB says

Americans paid $15 billion in overdraft fees last year, CFPB says

Finance
What is the CFPB?Americans have racked up billions -- yes, billions -- of dollars worth of overdraft charges. In 2016, U.S. consumers paid a total of $ 15 billion in fees for bouncing checks or overdrafting--which is when a customer tries to make a purchase without enough money in their account to cover the transaction-- according to new data released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. All banks with assets over $ 1 billion must report how much money it brought in via bounced check and overdraft fees, according to CFPB. And this year the industry rang up at $ 11.41 billion. That's up 2.2% from 2015, which was the first year banks began reporting total overdraft and bounced check fees to the CFPB. Adding in it's best guess for what smaller banks and credit unions charged, and CF...
Paid parental leave may be one of the few ideas that transcends politics

Paid parental leave may be one of the few ideas that transcends politics

Finance
YouTube CEO: Longer maternity leave keeps women at workTameka Henry takes care of her disabled husband, her 87-year-old grandfather and her four children, ages 10 to 16. Two of her kids have asthma. Her husband has a chronic intestinal condition, diabetes and congestive heart failure. He's unemployed. Henry, who makes around $ 30,000 a year as a case administrator for a behavioral health care provider, saves up sick days and vacation time to use when someone in the family is sick or needs help. Her husband, she said, often needs hours of daily care. "I haven't had a vacation in over 10 years," said Henry, who lives in Las Vegas. "But I know I'm lucky because my employer understands my situation and does give me some time off." The problem is that she can't afford to take much time off wi...