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Climate pledge on gas boilers for 2023 ‘vanishes’

Climate pledge on gas boilers for 2023 ‘vanishes’

Science
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John Lewis to pull ‘Never knowingly undersold’ pledge

John Lewis to pull ‘Never knowingly undersold’ pledge

Business
John Lewis is planning to replace its famous promise to match rivals' prices as its new boss plans radical changes to the business."Never knowingly undersold" has become harder to defend as competition from online retailers has become ever tougher.The new chief executive Sharon White told the Sunday Times she expected the price pledge to go.The slogan has been in place since 1925."The proposition is important because it signifies being fair to society. We're reviewing it to improve it," Ms White told the Sunday Times. The department store chain has already announced the closure of eight stores including its flagship Birmingham site which only opened five years ago as it struggles to adapt to the challenges arising from the pandem...

Sports news LIVE: Norwich pledge £200k to charities, pressure mounts on Premier League players to take wage cuts, Tottenham stars slammed

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: Norwich City players, manager and owners donate percentage of salaries to help those impacted by coronavirus – raising over £200,000 UEFA SUSPEND Champions League, Europa League and Euro 2020 qualifying play-offs indefinitely […] talkSPORT

Coronavirus in sport live updates: Football in England suspended until April 30, Manchester United make pledge to casual workers, F1 season delayed until June

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]All the latest updates on how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting sport… All the events cancelled due to coronavirus, including Premier League, EFL, golf’s Masters, boxing and England cricket tour Professional football in England postponed until at least April 30 The EFL has announced a £50million short-term relief package to assist cash-strapped clubs The summer […] talkSPORT
The 1975 frontman Matty Healy makes festival gender balance pledge

The 1975 frontman Matty Healy makes festival gender balance pledge

Entertainment
The 1975 will no longer play festivals that have too few female artists on the bill, singer Matty Healy has pledged.The musician made the promise after this year's Reading and Leeds festivals were criticised for a gender imbalance.Only 20 of the 91 acts on the initial line-up are women, leading a journalist to challenge Healy to insist on greater equality at festivals where he plays. "Take this as me signing this contract," said the singer, whose band headlined Reading and Leeds in 2019.The 1975 won best British group and best British album at last year's Brit Awards.'Act not chat'Guardian writer Laura Snapes asked the frontman to "only play festivals that commit to X% (ideally 50%!) acts that include women and non binary perfor...