Fernando Alonso retires: F1 rival Lewis Hamilton unveils latest project in topless video | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Fernando Alonso will retire from Formula 1 at the end of his 17th season racing for the championships later this year. Making the announcement today, the 37-year-old said: “After 17 wonderful years in this amazing sport it’s time for me to make a change and move on. “I made this decision some months ago and it was a firm one. There are still several grand prix to go this season, and I will take part in them with more commitment and passion than ever.” It came as Fernando’s Grand Prix…

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Heartbroken mother killer whale bids goodbye to her dead calf after 17 days of grief | Nature | News

The bereavement ritual was even embraced by other female members of her pod, with up to six forming a tight-circle around the mother and calf for hours on end. Researchers are now reporting that J35 – also known as Tahlequah – has rejoined her pod to resuming hunting and appears “remarkably frisky”. She was spotted at the weekend “vigorously chasing” schools of salmon in the mid-Harrow Strait between Canada’s Vancouver Island and the United States’ coastline. The Centre for Whale Research said: “Her tour of grief is now over and…

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Arsenal transfer news: Marseille plot swoop for Gunners midfielder Mohamed Elneny | Football | Sport

Although the transfer window closed in England last Thursday, clubs in France still have until the end of the month to sign new players. While Elneny only put pen to paper on a new deal in March, competition for places in the Arsenal midfield has increased recently. Unai Emery made five acquisitions over the summer, with two of those Lucas Torreira and Mateo Guendouzi. Emery handed Guendouzi his Premier League debut against Manchester City on Sunday. While Guendouzi showed glimpses of his talent, the Gunners were overrun and lost 2-0…

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Pension scam warning: Fraudsters stealing £91k as new TPR campaign launched | Personal Finance | Finance

Fraudsters posing as pension advisers and providers stole an average £91,000 each from 253 known victims last year alone, new research reveals, though they are thought to be just the tip of the iceberg as only a minority of cases are reported. Nearly a third of 45 to 55-year-olds say they would not know how to check they were dealing with a genuine person, a YouGov survey of just over 1,000 people concluded. One in eight of the age group say they would trust someone who offered them a “free…

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Instagram down today: Insta stories and photos not posting online

It appears that Instagram has run into trouble tonight during peak hours. According to the latest reports from users online, Instagram Stories are down right now. This has led to users not being able to post new photos to their stream or use other core online services. “I can’t upload to my insta story, anybody else having the same problem?” one user wrote. Several other Instagram users replied, confirming that they too had been affected by tonight’s outage. There are also reports that Instagram login services may also be affected,…

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London Luton airport revealed to be the best airport in London | Travel News | Travel

London Luton airport has been named the best airport in London, according to a new study. Six main London airports were examined in the research and given a percentage rating based on flight delays, queueing times, travel fares and connection times. London bus tour operator The Original Tour analysed data from the airports as well as from the UK Civil Aviation Authority. Luton’s pole position came thanks to it having the shortest delay time of 7.1 minutes. It also has the shorter average queuing times of 6.06 minutes. The airport also…

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