Ireland international Jonny Hayes fears that his exit from Celtic is a consequence of the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Bhoys revealed over the weekend that Hayes, along with Jozo Simunovic, would be released, Hayes leaving Parkhead after a third successive league title win. He was aware I was out of contract in six months and said he'd like me to stay," Hayes told Talksport. It's always hard to think about leaving a club when you're heavily involved in the team," added Hayes. "I'm a little bit older now, it's probably better for me to go out and play a bit more regularly."
May 31, 2020 15:00 UTC
Borussia Monchengladbach striker Marcus Thuram celebrated a goal on Sunday by taking a knee amid protests in America over the death of George Floyd. Marcus Thuram took a knee after scoring for Borussia Monchengladbach on Sunday in a nod to the Black Lives Matter movement as protests continue in the US over George Floyd's deathPowerful moment here at Borussia-Park as Marcus Thuram takes the knee after scoring. Thuram expressed his solidarity with protests across the United States over Floyd's death after scoring to double Gladbach's lead on Sunday. Scenes of destruction have swept across the US after Floyd's death ignited outrage over what many feel is a systemic problem with police brutality against African-American men. Many in the sporting world have commented on the death of Floyd, which has brought shock worldwide.
May 31, 2020 14:55 UTC
'It's been a real honor to be a small part of this nine year endeavor since the last time a United States spaceship has docked with the International Space Station.' Once the capsule was latched securely to the space station, the congratulations flowed from NASA, SpaceX and the astronauts. 'Congratulations on a phenomenal accomplishment and welcome to the International Space Station,' SpaceX Mission Control said from Hawthorne, California. Tremor was going to join Earthy, a plush globe delivered to the space station on last year's test flight of a crew-less crew Dragon. Even so, getting the two astronauts safely to orbit and then the space station had everyone breathing huge sighs of relief.
May 31, 2020 14:41 UTC
Sign up to FREE email alerts from Mirror - daily news Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Invalid EmailThe SpaceX rocket has docked with the International Space Station. US astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken were launched into space with a Falcon-9 rocket from Florida's Kennedy Space Center on Saturday. Shortly after the docking was completed, Mr Hurley congratulated the teams at Nasa and SpaceX. We both had our first flights on shuttle Endeavour and it just meant so much to us to carry on that name." (Image: pixel8000)One the mission has completed, the crew will undock with the two astronauts onboard the spacecraft and depart the Space Station.
May 31, 2020 14:31 UTC
Changes to the State’s enhanced pandemic social welfare payments are to be considered this week, Minister of State Patrick O’Donovan has said. We have to get to a situation as the economy reopens that we have more and more people transitioning back (to work),” he said. Of those, some 33,400 were receiving their last payment as they were returning to work following the relaxation of some restrictions. Also on the programme was Robert Troy, the Fianna Fáil spokesperson on business, enterprise and innovation, who said an accelerated reopening of the economy should be considered. “This has to be looked at and looked at seriously”
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May 31, 2020 14:24 UTC
A tram driver rescued a calf trapped neck-deep in mud after it got stuck in a boggy pond that had turned to mud in the hot weather. Ryan King spotted the calf struggling in thick, sticky mud in the pond in Rochdale and thought it might drown. The tram driver put a towel under his nose so that it would stay above the surface while he threaded a towel underneath it and used the towel as a sling to get the calf out. 'We later heard from the farmer that he'd had a bath and a bottle of milk and was safe and sound back at home.' A RSPCA inspector said Ryan was 'eagle-eyed' in being able to see the youngster from so far away.
May 31, 2020 14:19 UTC
The video will start in 8 CancelJeff Brazier and wife Kate Dwyer looked the picture of happiness as they cosied up for a lockdown picnic this weekend. Jeff, 40, and Kate were snapped sharing snacks, cuddling up together and giggling as they looked at their mobiles phones. (Image: UniquePictures.co.uk)In April Jeff admitted his marriage to Kate has improved since lockdown after their spell of difficulties. Jeff and Kate were married in a romantic ceremony in September 2018. (Image: Instagram)"There is categorically no split between Jeff and Kate," a spokesperson for Jeff told The Sun at the time.
May 31, 2020 14:15 UTC
Vicky Pattison has said her boyfriend Ercan Ramadan “taught me to love again.”The former I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! champion shared a tribute to the former The Only Way Is Essex star. “@ercan_ram you taught me to love again… and showed me what it should really feel like so Thankyou for that… you handsome little bastard.”Pattison was previously engaged to John Noble and documented their split in Vicky Pattison: The Break Up. She previously told the PA news agency: “I refused to allow the break-up to shake my trust in men, it didn’t stop what or who I wanted to be, and the message I wanted to put out is that I’m a strong woman. “Happiness is the best revenge, as the saying goes, and I was determined to find it again and I have.”PA Media
May 31, 2020 14:15 UTC
Demonstrators holding placards reading "Racism has no place", "Justice for George Floyd" and "Black Lives Matter" met at Trafalgar Square this afternoon and marched on the US Embassy. They could be heard chanting "I can't breathe" - the excruciating words last words George Floyd said while police officer Derek Chauvin was filmed kneeling on his neck. The video has caused outrage all over the world, with petitions being signed and protests being organised to fight against police brutality and racism. Kellie Chauvin, the former police officer's wife, has filed for divorce after he was charged with George Floyd's murder, according to reports. The woman is said to be "devastated" by Mr Floyd's death and has offered her condolences to his family.
May 31, 2020 14:14 UTC
She also raised the prospect of holidaymakers who fall ill during their stay, or start displaying Covid-19 symptoms, being made to pay for their emergency accommodation. “But if we have a large outbreak among tourists this summer, we may have to consider closing Majorca again. “I’m more worried about a new outbreak in the summer rather than the autumn in the sense that people start relaxing when it comes to the safety measures. Vicent Mari, President of Ibiza’s Island Council, has said holidaymakers heading to Ibiza should be able to show they’re free of coronavirus before they are allowed onto the island. (Image: AFP/Getty Images)Mr Mari said earlier this week: ‘Covid-19 Free’ certificates would play a “fundamental” part in Spain’s continuing battle against coronavirus in the summer months when it opens up to foreign tourists nearly four months after shutting its borders.
May 31, 2020 14:07 UTC
The vile photo was posted on the Warwick University freshers Facebook page and quickly attracted criticism. After the picture went viral on social media, Warwick University launched an investigation. Officers reportedly pulled Mr Floyd from his car before handcuffing him and forcing him onto the ground, Crime Online reports. Chauvin was charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter on Friday in relation to Mr Floyd's death. Since Mr Floyd's death, there has been nationwide demonstrations demanding justice.
May 31, 2020 13:56 UTC
The start of the next rugby season could be delayed until January and run until September as plans to align the northern and southern hemisphere calendars continue a-pace. According to a report in French rugby newspaper Midi Olympique, a meeting between World Rugby and club tournament organisers has been set for June 15 to figure out the schedule. Alternatively, the Six Nations would remain in the same window and the club season would get underway at the end of March and run right through until September. Combining the two international windows would allow World Rugby find a way of making their Nations League idea work. "If you can decouple the club season from the international season it becomes much easier for the clubs to have clarity as to how they structure competitions.
May 31, 2020 13:52 UTC
Irish Water has appealed to members of the public to conserve water where they can and says it is “exploring all options”, including a potential hosepipe ban, to protect water supplies as the warm, dry weather continues. Some 15 of the national water utility’s 900 drinking water schemes have hit “drought status” with another 23 at risk of going into drought, Irish Water said on Sunday. It warned that the increased domestic demand for water, combined with a rise in commercial demand as businesses reopen, was being exacerbated by warm weather and the growth of drought conditions. The warm bank holiday weather also brought a heightened risk of forest fires with a red fire warning in place around the country until Monday evening. AnimalsBirds and young animals are at particular risk of perishing in the blazes at this time of year, he added.
Source:The Irish Times
May 31, 2020 13:41 UTC
A former model who had an affair with A-lister Jack Nicholson while working as a script girl in 1970s Hollywood has claimed the actor has a 'fondness for tyrants' and admires Hitler's 'determination'. But it wasn't always smooth sailing for the pair, with Susanna becoming 'furious' at the As Good As It Gets actor's 'fondness for tyrants'. Susanna made her entrance into Hollywood after being hired as Warren Beatty's script reader in the summer of 1968. Actors Jack Nicholson and Art Garfunkel in the 1971 film Carnal Knowledge. MailOnline has contacted representatives for both Jack Nicholson and Warren Beatty.
May 31, 2020 13:41 UTC
The latest figures were issued this afternoon, and count the hospital toll only. England reported 85 new deaths, Scotland had nine, Wales recorded 11 and Northern Ireland had one. However the true Covid-19 overall death toll is much higher than official government figures. The true figure, collated by the Office for National Statistics, is more than 47,300 based on death certificates from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The easing of lockdown restrictions in Britain was last night described as "very dangerous" by a top government adviser.
May 31, 2020 13:14 UTC