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‘Adrian is the WORST back-up goalkeeper in the Premier League’ – Why Liverpool may regret not signing new No.2 this summer

‘Adrian is the WORST back-up goalkeeper in the Premier League’ – Why Liverpool may regret not signing new No.2 this summer

Sports
Liverpool may live to regret not signing a new back-up goalkeeper this summer, believes Tony Cascarino, who claims Adrian is the WORST number two in the entire Premier League. The Spaniard looks set to start for a third straight game in Saturday lunchtime’s Merseyside derby against Everton – LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on talkSPORT – with injured Alisson making good progress but reportedly still not fit enough to return. Getty Images - Getty Liverpool No.2 Adrian conceded seven goals at Villa Park And talkSPORT host Cascarino admits he’s ‘worried’ for the Reds with the Spaniard in between the sticks, especially with the Toffees – top of the league after a blistering start – hunting for their first win over their rivals in a DECADE. Adrian has started two game
Lebanese expect the worst as poverty surges

Lebanese expect the worst as poverty surges

World
BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- With no new government in sight to adopt reforms that would release urgently needed international aid, poverty is growing in Lebanon, with a pervasive fear that it's going to get worse. The streets are increasingly filled with beggars, mostly Syrian refugees. The minimum monthly wage has fallen to 600,000 Lebanese lira, the equivalent of $ 400 just a year ago, currently worth $ 69 at the black market rate. Advertisement In August, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia estimated Lebanon's poverty rate had surged to 55 percent in May, compared to 28 percent last year. Bader Jamal el Naboulsi, a construction worker from the Bab al-Tabbaneh neighborhood in Tripoli, has been jobless for months. "Now, I just do anything like cleani...
National Trust suffers ‘worst year’ for ash dieback

National Trust suffers ‘worst year’ for ash dieback

Science
The National Trust has said it has experienced the worst year on record for ash dieback on its estates.It says a combination of the coronavirus lockdown and the driest spring on record created a "perfect storm" for the disease to spread.The charity says it will have to spend £2m on felling infected trees this year - four times more than the average cost of felling trees.Sites affected are places that inspired Beatrix Potter and John Constable.Some landscapes show resistance to ash diebackWhat will be rising from the ashes?"Ash dieback is a catastrophe for nature," said the trust's national tree and woodland adviser, Luke Barley."Our landscapes and woodlands are irrevocably changing before our eyes, and this year's combination of
China’s battered Tesla rival Nio brushes off coronavirus impact, says the worst is over

China’s battered Tesla rival Nio brushes off coronavirus impact, says the worst is over

Finance
The NIO Inc. ES6 electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) stands on display at the Auto Shanghai 2019 show in Shanghai, China, on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesFor Chinese electric vehicle company Nio, the worst of the coronavirus impact is pretty much over, CEO William Li said Wednesday."Nio hasn't lowered its annual forecast as a result of the virus," Li said in a call with reporters, according to a CNBC translation of his Mandarin-language remarks. "There was certainly some impact in the first quarter, but for the second quarter, right now we don't think there is much of an impact to the original plan."He said the virus had primarily affected Nio's supply chain, which has been fine since the second half of March. The company's product release schedule and...
FTSE 100 marks worst quarter since 1987 amid coronavirus turmoil

FTSE 100 marks worst quarter since 1987 amid coronavirus turmoil

Business
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the FTSE 100 marking its worst quarter since 1987.Britain's top share index was up by 1.95% at the close of trading on Tuesday, a small upturn after weeks of volatility. But it has lost a quarter of its value this year, despite a recovery of more than 15% from the lows seen in mid-March, when many countries ordered residents to stay home to stop the spread of the coronavirus.Tuesday saw tentative gains for world markets on hopes the economic disruption from the pandemic would be weaker than some estimates fear. ...