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Blue Origin to launch space tourist flight next week

Blue Origin to launch space tourist flight next week

Science
July 29 (UPI) -- Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin plans to launch its sixth space tourism flight next week with six people, including the first Egyptian and Portuguese crew members to reach suborbital space. Blue Origin said in a news release that NS-22 will lift off at 8:30 a.m. from Launch Site One at the company's site in West Texas on Thursday. The flight will make Sara Sabry, an Egyptian mechanical and biomedical engineer, and Portuguese entrepreneur Mário Ferreira the first of their respective countries to reach space, according to Engadget. The other four members of the crew include Coby Cotton, a cofounder of the popular YouTube channel Dude Perfect, as well as British-American explorer Vanessa O'Brien and telecom CEO Steve Young. The sixth passenger, Clint Kelly III, started the Autonomou...
Masters 2021: Get £170 in FREE BETS at Augusta this week

Masters 2021: Get £170 in FREE BETS at Augusta this week

Sports
THE Masters gets underway in Augusta on Thursday. And talkSPORT are on hand with the best sign-up offers for The Masters 2021, adding up to £170 in free bets! GETTY The Masters begins on April 8 and will conclude on April 11 NEW CUSTOMER OFFERS: 18+, T&C’s Apply  BETFAIR GET UP TO £100 IN FREE BETS HERE* … PADDY POWER GET A £10 FREE BET HERE* … WILLIAM HILL BET £10 GET £40 FREE HERE* … BOYLESPORTS BET £10 GET £20 FREE HERE* Mobile only … The Masters odds (Paddy Power) Outright winner Bryson DeChambeau – 17/2 Dustin Johnson – 9/1 Jordan Spieth – 10/1 Justin Thomas – 10/1 Jon Rahm – 11/1 Rory McIlroy – 16/1 Patrick Cantlay – 20/1 Xander Scha...
Tyson Fury looking in impeccable shape as Eddie Hearn reveals venue and date for Anthony Joshua fight will be announced NEXT WEEK

Tyson Fury looking in impeccable shape as Eddie Hearn reveals venue and date for Anthony Joshua fight will be announced NEXT WEEK

Sports
Eddie Hearn has said an exact date and venue for boxing’s most highly-anticipated fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury will be confirmed by the end of next week. The Matchroom promoter did not give too much away but confidently announced on Friday: “I think end of next week it will be done.” Fury, the WBC and Ring Magazine heavyweight champion, has not fought since his dominant victory over Deontay Wilder in February 2020. Joshua vs Fury could well be the biggest fight in boxing history Hearn confirmed last month that contracts had been signed for a two-fight deal to take place this year. Yet, there has been no confirmation on either the date or venue for the first meeting and it seems as though Saudi Arabia is the frontrunner. However...
‘I was working 72 hours a week – it was cult-like’

‘I was working 72 hours a week – it was cult-like’

Business
Gemma ChambersNinety-five-hour work weeks, five hours' sleep a night and an ultimatum. After a group of young Goldman Sachs analysts warned they would leave the firm unless things changed, the boss said it was "great" they had voiced their concerns.When we first reported the story, dozens of you got in touch to talk working hours and how work-life balance has shifted during the pandemic.Here, four people explain what a week in their jobs looks like.'My last job felt cult-like'Gemma Chambers recently left a job where she was expected to work seven days a weekThe 22-year-old joined a Sheffield firm last October in what she thought would be a digital marketing job. On arrival, she and the other newly-employed graduates were asked to cold call and go door-to-door on behalf of charities the fir...
Australia approves AstraZeneca vaccine for use; rollout to start next week

Australia approves AstraZeneca vaccine for use; rollout to start next week

World
Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Australia's medical regulator on Tuesday approved use of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University as the country plans to begin inoculating its citizens against the coronavirus next week. The Therapeutic Good Administration announced Tuesday that the two-dose vaccine regimen has been registered for use for those 18 years old and older. Advertisement "The TGA, from a regulatory perspective, has reviewed all the available evidence and determined that the AstraZeneca vaccine can be safely administered 4-12 weeks apart," the regulator said. "The TGA has rigorously evaluated all clinical trial data and information provided by AstraZeneca, and has issued provisional approval." Prime Minister Scott Morrison told reporters Tuesday that the initial suppl...