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Aston Villa transfer news: Steve Bruce concedes Jack Grealish MUST be sold, with Tottenham Hotspur leading the way

Aston Villa transfer news: Steve Bruce concedes Jack Grealish MUST be sold, with Tottenham Hotspur leading the way

Sports
HIT THE ROAD JACK The 22-year-old has been a star over the past three years for the Villans, but Financial Fair Play restrictions means they must sell Jack Grealish will be sold by Aston Villa in this summer transfer window, Steve Bruce has confirmed. After failing to gain promotion to the Premier League via the play-offs last season, the Villans were crippled by Financial Fair Play. Villa have to sell star man Grealish this summer In order to preserve the status, the Midlands-based side must sell their prized assets – with Grealish expected to lead the way. With nearly £40 million needed in cash injection, Bruce admitted he just hoped clubs act fast so the club can move on. “The first thing we have to address, before w...
Steve Ditko: Spider-Man co-creator found dead at 90

Steve Ditko: Spider-Man co-creator found dead at 90

Entertainment
Spider-Man co-creator Steve Ditko has died aged 90 in New York, police say.He was found unresponsive at his flat in Manhattan on 29 June and was declared dead by paramedics who attended the scene.Fans, including author Neil Gaiman, have paid tribute to the artist.Ditko rose to fame for his work with Marvel Comics in the early 1960s, working with the company's future CEO Stan Lee on ideas including Spider-Man and Doctor Strange.Lee came up with the idea of a teen superhero with the powers of a spider, says BBC North America correspondent Chris Buckler.But it was Ditko who created Spider-Man's distinctive blue and red costume and the web-shooters he wore on his wrists.Ditko left the company in 1966 after reportedly falling out with...
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says the hype around blockchain signals a bubble

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says the hype around blockchain signals a bubble

Finance
Apple co-founder and noted bitcoin bull Steve Wozniak says the hype around blockchain is similar to what he saw in the dotcom era, with companies going belly-up at a rapid rate. “It was a bubble, and I feel that way about blockchain,” Wozniak said Tuesday on stage at the NEX technology conference in New York. A good portion of the companies promising to do life-changing things on the internet quickly went bust, Wozniak reminded the audience. Still, he said blockchain technology has real implementation potential, because it’s “decentralized a...
Steve Jobs' error-filled pre-Apple CV on sale

Steve Jobs' error-filled pre-Apple CV on sale

Technology
An error-filled job application written by Steve Jobs before he co-founded Apple could fetch more than $ 50,000 (£35,700) at an auction next month.The handwritten document, which dates back to 1973, lists "electronics tech" and "design engineer" among his "special abilities" and boasts of his adeptness with computers and calculators.Mr Jobs, who penned the application as a teenager having dropped out of Reed College in Portland after just six months, also noted that he had an "english lit" degree and a driving licence.:: Looking back on ten years of iPhoneImage:The late Apple CEO was keen to find a job in tech after leaving collegeHowever, further down he admitted that access to transportation was only "possible, not probable".And the youngster who would go on to invent the iPhone was also
England on brink of Ashes defeat as Steve Smith hits double century for dominant Australia

England on brink of Ashes defeat as Steve Smith hits double century for dominant Australia

Sports
Steve Smith and Mitch Marsh's triple-century stand piled on the Perth misery to leave England on the brink of losing the Ashes.Joe Root's men mustered a solitary wicket on a grim third day at the WACA. Smith (229no) celebrated two centuries and fifth-wicket partner Marsh (181no) threatened to turn his maiden hundred into a double too on his home ground.There was next to nothing, armed with new ball or old, that England's bowlers could do to even slow the process as Australia powered to 549 for four and an already ominous lead of 146.An unfamiliar forecast in these parts promises disruption from rain over the final two days, but England will still have to excel themselves to avoid going 3-0 down in the series and losing the urn before Christmas.Smith ensured one-way traffic almost throughou...