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Glastonbury Festival may not return until 2022, admits founder

Glastonbury Festival may not return until 2022, admits founder

Entertainment
Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis has said he cannot guarantee whether it will go ahead next year after being forced to cancel this summer's event due to the coronavirus pandemic.Eavis said he would "be moving heaven and Earth" to make it happen but it could be "wishful thinking", and the only "certainty" for Glastonbury is 2022. Headliners Sir Paul McCartney, Taylor Swift and Kendrick Lamar, plus hundreds of other acts, were due to play at this year's 50th anniversary celebrations in June before the festival was called off due to COVID-19. Image: Taylor Swift and Sir Paul McCartney (below) were set to headline this year's event Tickets have been rolled over to the next event, which fans assumed wo...
Scott Parker ‘emotional’ and ‘proud’ as Fulham seal immediate return to Premier League with Championship play-off final win over Brentford

Scott Parker ‘emotional’ and ‘proud’ as Fulham seal immediate return to Premier League with Championship play-off final win over Brentford

Sports
An ‘emotional’ Scott Parker insisted he is ‘proud’ of his Fulham side after they beat Brentford 2-1 in the Championship play-off final.A Joe Bryan extra time brace ensured the Cottagers sealed an immediate return to the Premier League at Wembley. GETTY Scott Parker masterminded Fulham’s promotion in his first full season in management Speaking to Sky Sports, Parker said: “I feel emotional and I suppose the journey you go on, you know the ups and downs and along the way the disappointment. “I’m the face that fronts it up, but behind the scenes, the support network of people, they keep you going in those times. “That’s why I feel emotional, I feel for those people that aren’t here [due to coronavirus] and the fans supporting the team. “As a manager you’ve so
Nasa SpaceX crew return: Astronauts set for ocean splashdown

Nasa SpaceX crew return: Astronauts set for ocean splashdown

Science
US astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have undocked their Dragon Endeavour capsule from the space station to begin their return to Earth.The pair are expected to splash down off the coast of Florida just after 14:45 EDT (19:45 BST) on Sunday.A successful landing would mean America once again has a fully serviceable, fully certified means of getting its own people into orbit and back.This capability was lost when the country retired its shuttles in 2011. Astronauts begin historic mission on private craft What is the SpaceX Crew Dragon? The US space agency Nasa and its commercial partner, SpaceX, have chosen a splashdown location well away from Hurricane Isaias, which looks as though it will track up the eastern coast of Florid...
Tropical storm may delay 1st SpaceX crew’s return to Earth

Tropical storm may delay 1st SpaceX crew’s return to Earth

Technology
Tropical weather barreling toward Florida could delay this weekend's planned return of the first SpaceX crewBy MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace WriterJuly 29, 2020, 9:42 PM2 min readCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Tropical weather barreling toward Florida could delay this weekend’s planned return of the first SpaceX crew. On Wednesday, SpaceX and NASA cleared the Dragon crew capsule to depart the International Space Station and head home after a two-month flight. Because NASA test pilots Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken will aim for the Atlantic or Gulf of Mexico just off Florida's coast, the wind and waves must be relatively calm. It would be the first astronaut splashdown in 45 years Managers are targeting a Sunday splashdown, right around the time rough weather is expected to hit Florida. The weather syst
Coronavirus: PM ‘will not return to austerity of 10 years ago’

Coronavirus: PM ‘will not return to austerity of 10 years ago’

Business
The prime minister has pledged his government will "not go back to the austerity of 10 years ago" ahead of a speech on Tuesday.In an interview with the Mail on Sunday, Boris Johnson set out his plans for a post-lockdown economic recovery.They will include a new taskforce, led by the chancellor, which he says will look at speeding up the building of hospitals, schools and roads.The economy shrank by 20.4% in April - the largest monthly fall on record.Amid continued criticism of the way his government has handled the pandemic, the PM said ministers will be "doubling down on levelling up" - spending on infrastructure in order to "build our way back to health"."We're going to make sure that we have plans to help people whose old jobs are not there any more to...