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Transfer news LIVE: Brighton sign Netherlands international, Jadon Sancho ‘would rather join Liverpool than Manchester United’, Messi transfer is ‘fantasy’

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Keep up to date with all the latest transfer news, rumours and gossip with the summer window now open… LATEST TRANSFER NEWS Premier League done deals: Every completed signing in summer 2020 transfer window Man City reach ‘agreement in principle’ to sign Ferran Torres from Valencia Manchester United draw up four man centre-back shortlist Jadon […] talkSPORT
Coronavirus: ‘Earlier lockdown would have halved death toll’

Coronavirus: ‘Earlier lockdown would have halved death toll’

Health
The number of coronavirus deaths in the UK would have been halved if lockdown had been introduced a week earlier, a former government adviser has said.Prof Neil Ferguson, whose advice was crucial to the decision to go into lockdown, said the outbreak had been doubling in size every three or four days before measures had been taken.The prime minister said it was still too early to make such a judgement."We will have to look back on all of it and learn the lessons that we can." Boris Johnson added: "A lot of these things are still premature. This epidemic has a long way to go."'Limited information on virus'Chief scientific officer Sir Patrick Vallance said important questions about the measures taken "still needed to be addressed"....
Huawei: What would happen if the UK ditched the Chinese firm?

Huawei: What would happen if the UK ditched the Chinese firm?

Technology
Huawei's future in the UK is in doubt - again.The consequences could affect how quickly improved internet access is rolled out and how much it will cost. This a time when the country's economy is already in a precarious state because of the coronavirus pandemic.The catalyst for a potential rethink is the US's move to restrict the firm's ability to buy chips, which was justified on "national security grounds".On Sunday, the UK's National Security Centre (NCSC) confirmed it was examining what impact this would have on the UK networks that use Huawei's tech.That sounds quite vague. But it potentially paves the way for a government U-turn.In January, the prime minister gave the green light to continued use of the firm's tech in mobile and broadband networks, ...
England legend Freddie Flintoff reveals why he would ditch players shouting Howzat! in cricket

England legend Freddie Flintoff reveals why he would ditch players shouting Howzat! in cricket

Sports
Freddie Flintoff would get rid of players shouting Howzat! if he was allowed to change anything about cricket. The England legend took 226 Test wickets and was more than accustomed to a passionate appeal to the umpire – or ‘begging’, as Fred put it! AFP - Getty Freddie Flintoff would do away with cricketers shouting Howzat! He was asked on Monday’s talkSPORT Breakfast to reveal the one thing he would change about the game and he picked how players appeal. Flintoff said: “One rule with cricket? I would make it compulsory for everyone around the world. It’s a compulsory sport in schools and everywhere. “I would stop shouting ‘Howzat!’, because I don’t know what it means. What is it? Why do you turn around as grown men, shout at a bloke with a long
Brassic: ‘Peter Kay’s a fan – it would be great to get him in the show’

Brassic: ‘Peter Kay’s a fan – it would be great to get him in the show’

Entertainment
Brassic writer Danny Brocklehurst has told Sky News he would love Peter Kay to play a part in the show.The comedy series, which returns this week and has a third season already in the works, was a huge hit when it launched on Sky in 2019. Co-created with star Joe Gilgun, Brassic follows the exploits of a gang of mates who are on the rob in the fictitious rural Lancashire town of Hawley - balancing the laughs with tackling serious issues such as mental health, alcoholism and sexual harassment. Image: Writer Danny Brocklehurst won a BAFTA for his work on hit comedy Shameless Image: The series is based on semi-autobiographical stories from star Joe Gilgun. Pic: Sky UK Following th...