Sky News has witnessed several boats of migrants crossing the English Channel in one morning, with one group cheering “UK” as they headed towards Britain. In what she described as “quite an extraordinary morning” on the English Channel, Sky News correspondent Ali Fortescue encountered four boats of migrants attempting a crossing. In one encounter, the
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Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook is now a billionaire thanks to the company’s rising share price. The 59-year-old’s wealth was calculated by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index as Apple’s share price has soared during his time in charge, from around $53 (£40) to more than $450 (£343) today. He joined the technology giant in 1998 at
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The main opposition candidate in Belarus’ presidential election has fled her country amid a police crackdown on protests – and she is now “safe” in Lithuania. Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya’s departure comes after she refused to concede defeat in Sunday’s vote. The 37-year-old dismissed the official results showing authoritarian president Alexander Lukashenko’s landslide victory as a sham.
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8:00 PM ET The New York Rangers won the second lottery for the 2020 NHL draft, which determined which team would have the opportunity to pick at No. 1 overall. That first selection is widely expected to be phenom Alexis Lafreniere of Rimouski Oceanic in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. In June, a placeholder
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9:55 PM ET ESPN News Services DETROIT — Tigers first baseman C.J. Cron exited Monday night’s 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox with a left knee injury. Cron was struck by Danny Mendick‘s hard-hit grounder in the fourth inning and stayed down for a while. He eventually walked off with some assistance. Detroit pitcher
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Payroll figures show 730,000 people have lost their jobs since the start of the coronavirus crisis lockdown as the UK braces for an expected acceleration in unemployment. Data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed a leap of 81,000 last month alone despite continuing support for employers via government loan vehicles and the
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1:33 PM BST England head coach Eddie Jones has said form is the main factor when he selects his squad and he will continue to pick players from Saracens despite their relegation to the Championship. Saracens will drop into the second tier at the end of the Gallagher Premiership season after breaching salary cap regulations.
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