Tote raises £20m to fund ambitious bet on move into football

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The Vulture Transcript: Whit Stillman on

If Violet is you as a young man, is Greta Gerwig a female version of yourself?laughs], but I think her inner life, a lot of the things that I really care about go into the inner life of this character. It’s just external things that I have nothing to do with. But the inner stuff […]

Our Truth, Tā Mātou Pono: Monocultural sports coverage has marginalised Māori stars

“Very little came up,” he says. “I looked at various codes, and there was a report on the Taranaki Whanui rugby league tournament, but at the same time there’s a Rotorua national Māori rugby league tournament every year, and that wasn’t covered, and nor was the recent New Zealand Māori Residents game against the NZRL […]

Apple’s ludicrous demand in next trial: Samsung must pay $40 per smartphone

Eventually, Apple and Samsung are going to have to settle their dispute. At the end of the day, Apple likely won’t get what it’s asking for, and the never-ending court battles are very likely to cost more than they’re worth. But there’s a steadfast belief in Cupertino, still seemingly cemented by Steve Jobs’ statements, that […]

Football fans CAN return to live games from December 2 with Premier League stadiums open as rules and tiers change

But allowing just 2,000 fans in Tottenham’s 62,000-capacity stadium might make it more expensive to re-open than to keep the ground shut out until that maximum attendance number is bigger.

Jurors see one final clash in $2 billion

Samsung has two patents of its own that it says are infringed by Apple. Its damage demand for those patents is $6 million. Apple lawyer Bill Lee did a short rebuttal of that case, saying that the whole point of Samsung’s counterclaim was “to convince folks like you that patents aren’t worth much.”

Xinhua Headlines: Young Tibetan becomes new face of idyllic rural life

Zhou Peng, 30, was dispatched from Chengdu to Litang as a poverty alleviation official for three years. He and his colleagues went door to door to understand the villagers’ real conditions and implemented poverty-alleviation plans accordingly. They have carried out various programs including those for medical support and tourism promotion.

100 burning questions about 2020 NFL season with kickoff just months away

86). Can Gardner Minshew II thrive in Jacksonville? Gardner Minshew II is a bit of an enigma in the NFL. He helped the Jaguars win football games after Nick Foles went down with an injury. But his status long term is up in there air. Many experts believe the Jaguars are using 2020 to tank […]

EPL: Spurs back on top; Arsenal lose

They are now unbeaten in nine league games since an opening-day defeat at home to Everton and have kept three consecutive clean sheets. However, manager Jose Mourinho contines to downplay his side’s chances of finishing above the likes of champions Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea.

New on Netflix this week: ‘The Prom’, ‘Torbaaz’ and more

Beanie has always done what’s asked of her — until she decides to run from her very comfortable life and pursue a career in stand-up comedy. As she navigates the demands of everyone from her concerned parents to her proposal-popping boyfriend, this is Beanie’s journey to carve out the life she wants for herself amidst […]