Apprentice winner Stella English loses case against Lord Sugar

He told the tribunal he was being repaid for his kindness by “having to come here and humiliate myself in front of the national media”, adding: “I’m here because I have principles and I’m not just going to pay off people. When her instructing solicitor heard my name, it must have been ‘Ding, ding, ding […]

Vietnamese Facebookers fined for spreading fake coronavirus news

Đặng Ngọc Thanh, 27, from Càng Long District in the Mekong Delta province of Trà Vinh posted misleading stories about the pandemic situation in Việt Nam on his personal account between January 27 and February 14, triggering people’s anxiety.

Hà Linh releases virus music video in English and Vietnamese

She was the only female singer to participate at the Asian Music Festival 2019 in China. At the end of 2019, she released her latest album Nàng Thơ (Muse), which is the first in Việt Nam to combine jazz with recital. — VNS

Quibi Unveils Presenters & Further Details Of Daily News Show ‘Around The World By BBC News’

“We are really excited to be working with Quibi from launch as their international news provider,” said Chris Davies, EVP Marketing and Distribution for BBC Global News. “As a leader in digital news for US millennial audiences, it makes complete sense for us to be in Quibi’s Daily Essentials line up, providing its audience with […]

The Apprentice’s Lord Sugar refuses to discuss Stella English dismissal case

Asked if he had ever made any mistakes, Sugar said: “I am not perfect, there are occasions when I may have got it wrong. Of course some slip through the net. I haven’t seen anybody who I let go become the new Branson or Zuckerberg. I am sure you in the media world would have […]

ECB launches $76 million aid package for English cricket in response to coronavirus

LONDON: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced a 61 million pounds ($76 million) aid package on Tuesday to help the English game withstand the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The start of the English cricket season has been delayed until at least May 28 due to the outbreak, and the ECB is […]

Avoid The English Game on Netflix, even if you’re desperate for Premier League football

In extraordinary, unprecedented circumstances, my strict Saturday routine is forcibly changed on March 14, 2020. Usually, at 3pm sharp, I’d be tuning in to follow the ups and – more often than not – downs of my club’s chase for promotion from the third tier of English football. Today, however, Portsmouth won’t host Accrington Stanley […]

FIFA challenged at court by Brazil’s Ricardo Teixeira, English FA

Now 72, Teixeira resigned from the FIFA executive committee in 2012 to avoid being formally implicated in a World Cup kickback scandal. That case also involved the late Joao Havelange, the FIFA president from 1974-98 and formerly Teixeira’s father-in-law.

Is big tech’s move to fund local news a cynical ploy?

Anyone who has passed through Cambridge recently (the one in the English countryside, not the one in Massachusetts),would have noticed that the ivory towers glint and sprawl with technological investment. “Silicon Fen”, as it is appropriately known, has been a key investment site for global technology companies wanting to tap into Cambridge University’s research capacities. […]

EU’s Juncker lashes Hungary’s Orban over fake news

“Fake news are not only to be found in the camp of the fake newsers,” Juncker, speaking English, told reporters at an EU summit in Brussels. He said he had warned EU leaders, and notably Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, that sometimes leaders themselves are the source of disinformation.