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‘Lacklustre’ Manchester United lacking leadership and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told to show his ruthless side by club legend

‘Lacklustre’ Manchester United lacking leadership and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told to show his ruthless side by club legend

Sports
Dwight Yorke backed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to have the ruthlessness to drag Manchester United back to where they need to be. It has been a lacklustre start to the 2020/21 season for the Red Devils with just three points on the board after three Premier League games. AFP or licensors Man United’s players were shellshocked by Tottenham Solskjaer’s side were humbled in their first match of the season against Crystal Palace. This quickly led to an embarrassing 6-1 defeat to Tottenham at Old Trafford on Sunday. A weak transfer window culminated in a panicky deadline day where Edinson Cavani, Alex Telles and Facundo Pellistri joined. Amad Diallo will also move to Man United in January. Former United striker Yorke said the club needs more leadership and
Beijing auto show crowds check out electric vehicles, luxury cars

Beijing auto show crowds check out electric vehicles, luxury cars

World
Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Crowds flocked Monday to the 2020 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, the only major international car show held this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, with potential buyers gawking at new luxury cars and electric vehicles. Organizers postponed the show in April when the COVID-19 pandemic dampened Chinese car sales, which dropped by 79% during the February lockdown, Automotive News reported. Advertisement "The timing of the Beijing auto show could not have been any better," said Chen Jinzhu, chief executive of Shanghai Mingliang Auto Service, told South China Morning Post. "The grand show may help the market regain its momentum after months of disappointing sales." More than 90 exhibitors, including established companies such as Audi, Daimler, General Mo...
Coronavirus: Whitty and Vallance faced ‘herd immunity’ backlash, emails show

Coronavirus: Whitty and Vallance faced ‘herd immunity’ backlash, emails show

Science
As the UK introduces fresh restrictions on social contact to curb the spread of coronavirus, controversy continues to rage about whether the government had initially considered trying a very different approach.At the start of the pandemic, the government's chief scientific adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance, spoke about "herd immunity" - the idea that once enough of a population had been exposed to the virus, they would build up natural immunity to it.Sir Patrick and the government have both insisted this was never official policy. The government also denies there was any delay in locking down the country, as some critics have suggested.Emails obtained by the BBC reveal the alarm among the government's top scientific advisers at the ...
Kim Kardashian announces end of long-running hit reality show

Kim Kardashian announces end of long-running hit reality show

Entertainment
The long-running TV reality show about the Kardashian family is coming to an end, Kim Kardashian West has announced."It is with heavy hearts that we've made the difficult decision as a family to say goodbye to Keeping Up With The Kardashians," she said in a statement posted on Twitter.The show has run for 14 years, and made global mega-stars of Kim, her siblings, their parents, partners and children.The final season, its 21st, will air in early 2021.Expressing her thanks to the "thousands of individuals and businesses" involved in the programme, Kim also added: "I am so incredibly grateful to everyone who has watched and supported me and my family these past 14 incredible years.""This show made us who we are and I will be forever...
House prices bounce back to new all-time high, figures show

House prices bounce back to new all-time high, figures show

Business
House prices have reached a new record high after bouncing back from falls earlier this year with the biggest rise since 2004 last month, according to figures from Nationwide.Prices rose by 2% in August compared to the previous month or 3.7% compared to a year ago, adding to evidence of a rapid recovery after coronavirus lockdown restrictions were eased. The figures came as house builder Barratt Homes reported a 46% slump in profits to £492m for the year to the end of June, which it blamed on "unprecedented disruption to sales".But it said it was now seeing "very strong consumer demand", with forward sales in more recent weeks ahead of the same time last year.