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Woodford fund goes into second month of suspension

Woodford fund goes into second month of suspension

Business
By Wale Azeez, business reporter Fund manager Neil Woodford will keep his flagship £3.7bn fund frozen for at least another month, leaving thousands of investors without access to their money.Mr Woodford, one of Britain's best known money managers, released a video - the second since the Woodford Equity Income Fund was suspended on 3 June - in which he said there was "no prescribed time limit" on how long it could cease trading for. However, the fund's authorised corporate director Link Fund Solutions said in a letter to investors posted on its website that it remained in the "best interests of all investors" to continue the suspension.Link is required to give an update on the suspension at least every 28 days.It said it expected to provide another upda
Hong Kong extradition bill: Protesters return to streets despite suspension

Hong Kong extradition bill: Protesters return to streets despite suspension

World
Media playback is unsupported on your device Thousands of people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday against a controversial extradition bill, despite a government decision to suspend the bill.The new law, which would have allowed extradition from Hong Kong to mainland China, prompted hundreds of thousands to demonstrate in the past week.Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Saturday that the plans had been "suspended" for the time being.But protest leaders demanded that the bill was scrapped.Some have called on Ms Lam to resign over the unrest.By early Sunday afternoon, large crowds had gathered in the city's Victoria Square, many wearing black or carrying white flowers. Organisers said they hoped more than a million people would attend...
Premier League injuries and suspension: Who will miss the opening game of the season at every club?

Premier League injuries and suspension: Who will miss the opening game of the season at every club?

Sports
OUT Which players are unavailable or doubts to play at the weekend? The new Premier League season starts this week but not every player is going to be available to play. Injuries are an irritating part of the game and whether they’re long term ones, little niggles, or slight twinges, they will keep stars out of action. Which stars are unavailable or doubtful ahead of the new Premier League season? With the new campaign just days away, here at talkSPORT.com we’ve compiled a list of all those players who are injured or suspended Some World Cup stars are listed as doubtful with most managers making a decision late in the day about whether the likes of Harry Maguire, Paul Pogba, Harry Kane, and N’Golo Kante will start their team...
Tampa Bay Buccaneers notebook: Tony Dungy disappointed by Jameis Winston suspension

Tampa Bay Buccaneers notebook: Tony Dungy disappointed by Jameis Winston suspension

Sports
TAMPA, Fla. --Former Bucs coach and current NFL analyst Tony Dungy said that quarterback Jameis Winston's three-game suspension is disappointing, but he still hopes the 24-year-old can learn from his mistakes moving forward. "Obviously, it's disappointing, and you never want to have your leader not there and available for the team," Dungy told the Tampa Bay Times. "I'm sure he's disappointed about that, too. I think time will tell in how he handles it. "You hope this comes through loud and clear and he says, 'I'm never going to put myself, my family, my team in this position again.' It's a tough one, and something you don't like to see. I think time will tell here." Dungy told the Times he has talked with Winston "quite a bit" in the three years since he was drafted. Dungy said he see...
UK probing Facebook after Cambridge Analytica suspension

UK probing Facebook after Cambridge Analytica suspension

Technology
Britain's information commissioner is investigating whether Facebook data was "illegally acquired and used," after the social network suspended Cambridge Analytica, a firm that worked for U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign. Facebook suspended the company over allegations it retained improperly obtained user data after claiming it had deleted the information. The British probe is part of a broader inquiry into how political parties, data companies and social media platforms use personal information to target voters during political campaigns, including Britain's 2016 Brexit referendum on EU membership. Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said Saturday it's important "the public are fully aware of how information is used and shared in modern political campaigns and the potent...