An independent review commissioned by UK Sport and Sport England and led by Anne Whyte QC to look into complaints of mistreatment within the sport is currently under way ... “This is just the beginning of the sweeping changes that we are demanding, and the justice that we will fight for.”. Gymnasts for Change campaign director Claire Heafford said ... .
TikTok’s Chinese parent company ByteDance has agreed to pay 92 million dollars (£65.72 million) in a settlement to US users who are part of a class-action lawsuit alleging the video-sharing app failed to gain their consent to collect data in violation of a strict Illinois privacy law ... PA. / ... .
A Boeing 777 airliner on Friday made an emergency landing in Moscow with engine problems, the operating airline said, days after another model rained down engine debris over the United States... The airline said the unscheduled landing went ahead without incident and that no one was injured ... .
Thousands of people demonstrated in central Algiers on Friday for a second time this week, confirming the resumption of street protests that had been in abeyance for nearly a year because of the coronavirus pandemic ... "We are still able to achieve all our goals," said Farida Rechichi, a 25-year old student at the Algiers law faculty ... TRENDING ... .
PresidentJoe Biden headed to Texas Friday on his first trip to a major disaster site since he took office a little over a month ago. The president’s empathy will be on full display as he and his wife, Jill, survey damage caused by severe winter weather and encourage people to get their coronavirus shots ...Greg Abbott ... Cornyn's plans were unclear ... .
The government is moving toward an early lifting of the COVID-19 state of emergency for six prefectures on Feb. 28, but the four Tokyo-area prefectures will have to wait until the March 7 deadline. The government’s panel of experts on the health crisis will be asked its opinion about the matter on Feb. 26 ... would receive 20,000 yen a day.
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Britain’s Prince Harry has said he stepped back from his royal duties because the “toxic” British press had been destroying his mental health, adding he had not walked away from public service ... “It was never walking away ... “We all know what the British press could be like, and it was destroying my mental health, I was like this is toxic ... TRENDING ... .
Seiko Hashimoto, dismissing fears about the COVID-19 pandemic, said the delayed Tokyo Olympics would go ahead as planned in July, adding that she did not contemplate the events being held without spectators in the stands ... 26, about a week after she was formally named the new head of the TokyoOlympic organizing committee ... .
Surge in armed militancy in north of country has led to widespread breakdown of security Kidnappers have abducted schoolchildren in north-west Nigeria‘s Zamfara state, a spokesperson for the state governor has said ... .