Day: 15 May 2021

Santander customers unable to make payments due to technical problem

Santander has apologised for a “technical problem” which has been affecting its services for several hours. Consumer organisation Which? said some people had reported not being able to make payments online or buy food at the supermarket on Saturday. The bank has advised customers they can access cash from other banks’ ATMs. It tweeted: “We’re …

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Thousands of Rangers fans take to streets to celebrate title win

Rangers fans have gathered in the centre of Glasgow after their club lifted their first Scottish Premiership trophy in a decade. Fans sang and danced in George Square after Steven Gerrard’s side defeated Aberdeen 4-0 at Ibrox on the day they collected the silverware. The celebrations come despite warnings against gathering due to rising Covid-19 …

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Alex Scott appointed new Football Focus host to replace Dan Walker this summer

Alex Scott has been confirmed as the next host of the BBC’s Football Focus, replacing Dan Walker, who will step down at the end of the current season. The 36-year-old Scott will become the first female presenter of the Saturday lunchtime programme, which was first broadcast in 1974. Scott described the confirmation of her appointment …

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Dowden warns live events industry of Covid 19 variant heightened vigilance

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has warned the live events industry that the country is entering a “period of heightened vigilance” due to the spread of the Indian coronavirus variant. He said on Twitter the Government would continue to assess the spread of the variant in the coming weeks and update venues on their reopening. Limited …

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Marchers gather in central London for protest against Gaza violence

Hundreds of people have gathered in central London to march in solidarity with the people of Palestine amid the ongoing conflict with Israel. Organisers say “immediate action” is needed by the UK Government to help end the “brutal” violence against the Palestinian people. At midday on Saturday, demonstrators arrived at Hyde Park near Marble Arch …

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Charity considers legal action against Home Office over Glasgow immigration raid

A migrant charity has said it is investigating legal action against the Home Office for “casting aspersions” on two Indian nationals detained in Glasgow as “illegal” immigrants. Lakhvir Singh and Sumit Sehdev were released from Border Force detention after crowds swarmed around the van in which they were held, preventing it from leaving Kenmure Street …

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Thousands of Rangers fans gather at Ibrox ahead of title celebrations

Thousands of Rangers fans have arrived at Ibrox setting off blue and red flares ahead of the team collecting its first Scottish Premiership trophy in a decade. Fans cheered and chanted as players left the team bus before their home game against Aberdeen kicks off at 12.30pm as Police Scotland called on them to “disperse …

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Eniola Aluko leaves Aston Villa Women sporting director role

Eniola Aluko is leaving her role as Aston Villa Women’s sporting director to take up a new position in the United States, the club have announced. The 34-year-old former England forward was appointed to the post at Villa in early 2020, shortly after retiring from playing. Championship winners in 2019-20, the club then finished 10th …

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