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England Under-21s lose AGAIN as Aidy Boothroyd’s side beaten by Portugal to leave them rock bottom of Euro 2021 group

England Under-21s lose AGAIN as Aidy Boothroyd’s side beaten by Portugal to leave them rock bottom of Euro 2021 group

Sports
England Under-21s were left rock bottom of Euro 2021 Group D as they were beaten 2-0 by Portugal on Sunday evening. It is two straight defeats for Aidy Boothroyd’s side in the tournament without scoring a single goal. AFP England Under-21s were poor again at Euro 2021 Pressure is growing on the manager with his side struggling despite a wealth of talent at his disposal. Noni Madueke and Japhet Tanganga were given their England Under-21 debuts for the vital Euro 2021 following the opening 1-0 defeat to Switzerland. Steven and Ryan Sessegnon were also recalled by boss Aidy Boothroyd, with Callum Hudson-Odoi missing from the squad through injury. Getty England Under-21s have plenty of talent, including Arsenal’s Emile...

Some $1,400 stimulus checks will be mailed payments. It’s not junk mail, so here’s how to make sure you don’t miss them

Finance
Getty ImagesNew $ 1,400 stimulus checks could be landing in your mailbox soon.Government agencies including the Treasury Department, IRS and Bureau of the Fiscal Service on Monday announced a second batch of payments will be sent this week.While that includes more direct deposit payments, it also includes a large number of mailed paper checks or prepaid debit cards."Since this new set of payments will include more mailed payments, we urge people to carefully watch their mail for a check or debit card in the coming weeks," IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig said in a statement.The third stimulus checks were authorized when the American Rescue Plan was passed earlier this month.The payments will include up to $ 1,400 per person, plus $ 1,400 per adult or child dependent, provided individuals a...
Viola Beach: ‘We should have seen them headlining the biggest festivals’

Viola Beach: ‘We should have seen them headlining the biggest festivals’

Entertainment
On 13 February 2016, Viola Beach were on the cusp of stardom.The four-piece band were in Sweden, having just played their first international gig.Everything was just starting to fall into place, with sold-out shows and slots at some of the UK's biggest festivals.But in the early hours of the morning, Jack Dakin, River Reeves, Kris Leonard, Tomas Lowe and their manager Craig Tarry were killed in a car crash in Stockholm that was described by the coroner as an "awful tragedy".Five years on, Lisa Leonard, whose 20-year-old son Kris was the band's frontman, said she took comfort from knowing their final hours were some of the happiest of their lives. "I want people to remember them having fun, because that's what they were doing. "I often think about how they must have felt that night. "Things...

Experts say some stock investors could be at risk of getting burned. How to make sure you’re not one of them

Finance
Trevor Williams | DigitalVision | Getty ImagesAs some stocks have climbed to record highs, you may have been tempted to double down on a favorite pick, like Tesla or the latest initial public offering.But at least one money expert is sounding the alarm that some investors may be overexposed to individual stocks.Christine Benz, director of personal finance at Morningstar, said she vowed to speak up the next time she saw potentially dangerous market conditions crop up, after the dot-com bust of the late 90s."It feels like that time is here," she tweeted last week.More from Personal Finance:Here's a decade-by-decade retirement planning guideState, local tax breaks could be revived, but not without a fightSavings interest rates hit rock bottom as Americans stash more cashA sudden pullback on ...

Some Medicare costs are higher in 2021. Here’s how you may be able to cut them

Finance
hobo_018 | E+ | Getty ImagesAs happens every time the calendar flips to a new year, Medicare cost adjustments are about to take effect.This generally means paying more for some parts of your coverage, effective Jan. 1.For Medicare's 63 million beneficiaries — most of whom are 65 or older — certain costs change year to year and can affect premiums, deductibles and other cost-sharing. While the upward adjustments don't necessarily involve huge dollar amounts, they can add up."Though the increases are small, we do see retirees worry over them," said Danielle Roberts, co-founder of insurance firm Boomer Benefits. "For folks living on just Social Security, increases of even just a few dollars are a concern."For folks living on just Social Security, increases of even just a few dollars are a con...