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Coronavirus: Google data suggests park visits rose on weekend

Coronavirus: Google data suggests park visits rose on weekend

Technology
Visits to parks increased last weekend, according to activity data from Google, but were still less common than usual.The tech giant has released its second set of reports looking at activity in 131 countries during the pandemic.Its UK report suggests far fewer people have been going out compared to life before lockdown, but visits to parks increased during last weekend's warm weather.There was also an increase in use of transport hubs and food stores.Google has been collecting location data from people who have opted into Location History tracking. It is using this to produce reports that show how busy areas are compared to a period earlier in the year. The data only shows people's activity in aggregate and not specific individuals' behaviours. But it do...
Danny Rose says no problem with Premier League players giving up wages

Danny Rose says no problem with Premier League players giving up wages

Sports
Premier League players' "backs are against the wall" over discussions about wage cuts, says Danny Rose.Top-flight clubs have agreed to propose a 30% cut to ease the financial burden of the coronavirus crisis.There had been criticism for the slow response from football, while some clubs - including Newcastle - have placed staff on temporary leave. "We're all keen to make something happen," Rose, who is on loan at Newcastle, told BBC Radio 5 Live."I can only speak for myself but I would have no problems whatsoever contributing any of my wages to people who are fighting this on the front line and to people who have been affected by what's happening at the minute."What are Premier League and Engl...
Famous birthdays for Feb. 9: Peggy Whitson, Rose Leslie

Famous birthdays for Feb. 9: Peggy Whitson, Rose Leslie

Entertainment
Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Aquarius. They include: -- William Henry Harrison, ninth president of the United States, in 1773 -- Former Secretary of State Dean Rusk in 1909 -- Actor Carmen Miranda in 1909 -- Country singer Ernest Tubb in 1914 -- Baseball entrepreneur Bill Veeck in 1914 -- Actor Kathryn Grayson in 1922 -- Irish playwright Brendan Behan in 1923 -- Television journalist Roger Mudd in 1928 (age 92) -- South African author J. M. Coetzee, Nobel laureate, in 1940 (age 80) -- Singer/songwriter Carole King in 1942 (age 78) File Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI -- Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz in 1943 (age 77) -- Actor Joe Pesci in 1943 (a...
New York Knicks plan to hire agent Leon Rose as team president

New York Knicks plan to hire agent Leon Rose as team president

Sports
Feb. 6 (UPI) -- The New York Knicks are expected to hire Leon Rose, an NBA player agent at Creative Artists Agency, as the team's president of basketball operations. League sources told ESPN and the New York Times on Thursday that no formal deal is expected to be announced anytime soon, but negotiations will begin shortly after the NBA trade deadline passes. The Knicks have moved quickly to find a replacement for Steve Mills, who was fired by the franchise this week. In his place, general manager Scott Perry has controlled the team's basketball operations on an interim basis. Knicks owner James Dolan started to explore the front-office model of hiring a high-ranking basketball executive out of the player-agent ranks, according to ESPN. The concept has gained popularity after the successe...
Transfer news and football gossip: Man United and Liverpool in battle for Rose, Eriksen offered new Spurs contract, West Ham target LaLiga defender

Transfer news and football gossip: Man United and Liverpool in battle for Rose, Eriksen offered new Spurs contract, West Ham target LaLiga defender

Sports
talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Saturday’s papers and online… Liverpool could be ready to make Mohamed Salah the Premier League’s top-paid player when they offer him a new contract worth £22.4m a year. (The Sun) Liverpool want Augsburg’s German left-back Philipp Max, 25, as competition for Andy Robertson. (Sport) Tottenham have offered Danish playmaker Christian Eriksen an improved £200,000-a-week contract in a bid to stop a potential move to Real Madrid. (Daily Mail) Everton are ready to challenge Arsenal for 26-year-old Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha, who is rated at £80m by his club Crystal Palace. (Evening Standard) Have Inter Milan ended their pursuit of Manchester United s