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Fans left 'gutted' after Conor Benn's fight with Chris Eubank Jr is called OFF

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
Boxing fans have reacted angrily after Conor Benn's grudge match with Chris Eubank Jr was officially called off following the former's positive test for the banned substance clomifene. Sportsmail exclusively revealed Benn's positive test on Wednesday, leading to the British Boxing Board of Control declaring that they would not sanction the fight. The promoters of both fighters tried to keep the fight on, but when lawyers failed to obtain a High Court injunction on Thursday the fight was shelved....

Tim Kennedy blasts Navy for investigating instructors who used tear gas on SEAL recruits

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
Tim Kennedy (right), 43, an Iraq and Afghanistan veteran and active service member, told DailyMail.com tear gas training was normal and necessary in the military as he said the general public sensationalized reports of the incident at San Clemente Island in California. Leaked footage shows recruits from last year being gassed as they sang Happy Birthday (left)- which is enforced so they cannot hold their breath and pass out. Learning to cope with tear gas is standard practice throughout the...

'He's more like an alien': LeBron James dismisses 'unicorn' talk about 7-foot-4 Victor Wembanyama

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
Victor Wembanyama, the 7-foot-4 French phenom who is widely expected to be the first pick of the 2023 NBA Draft, has been likened to a unicorn for his almost mystical combination of size and skill, but LeBron James took the analogies a step further after seeing him in person on Tuesday. 'He's more like an alien,' James said Wednesday after a preseason game in Las Vegas against the Phoenix Suns one night after witnessing Wembanyama in nearby Henderson, Nevada. The 'unicorn' title has been tossed...

Musk deposition is DELAYED for negotiations

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
Elon Musk's deposition was delayed on Thursday as he and Twitter executives continue to negotiate the terms of his $44 billion takeover. Among the many issues they are said to be discussing is whether Musk will try to make the deal contingent on his $12.5 billion debt-financing package, as banks that had signed onto the deal announce that they are trying to back out. Twitter executives, meanwhile, are trying to make sure Musk does not back out of the agreement, seeking a reaffirmation of the...

Covid-19 UK: Number of coronavirus patients in English hospitals to highest level in two months

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
NHS England data shows there were 9,631 infected people in hospital beds as of 8am on October 5, according to NHS England. This was up 37 per cent from the 7,024 recorded a week earlier and is the highest figure since August 3. Patient numbers topped 14,000 in mid-July at the peak of the wave of infections caused by the Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants of the virus. They had been falling steadily until mid-September but have since started to creep up again, causing fears the winter wave may...

Woke mob smashes windows of Portland coffee shop after owner advertised 'coffee with a cop' event

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
The coffee shop of a Native American woman in Portland was vandalized overnight on Tuesday by a group of masked woke vandals who took issue with the small business's promotion of a 'Coffee with a Cop' event. Six cloaked figures showed up Tuesday night with crowbars and hammers, according to surveillance footage at the Bison Coffeehouse in the Cully neighborhood. Owner Loretta Guzman, 52, an enrolled member of the Shoshone-Bannock Native American tribes, was alerted to the damage immediately by...

Illegal immigrant, 32, murdered two men when he set his block of flats on fire

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
Hakeem Kigundu, 32, (bottom, on the far right) started a fire inside Rowe Court in Reading that trapped residents inside - killing Richard Burgess, 46, (bottom left) and Neil Morris, 45 (second from left). Others were left with significant injuries as they attempted to flee for safety while 'countless' others lost their homes. Kigundu (seen buying petrol, right) pleaded guilty in September to two counts of murder, two counts of grievous bodily harm and one count of arson with intent to endanger...

Prince and Princess of Wales arrive in Belfast for a surprise visit

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
Prince William and Kate, both 40, are visiting cross-community organisations supporting people from all backgrounds, with the first stop being at PIPS Charity, which provides support to individuals who are considering, or who have at some point considered, ending their own lives. The last time the Prince and Princess of Wales visited Northern Ireland was in 2019. Following Queen Elizabeth's death on 8 September 2022, King Charles III visited Northern Ireland alongside Camilla Queen Consort....

Leicester's Wilfred Ndidi out for 'a few weeks' with a hamstring injury, reveals Brendan Rodgers

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
Leicester midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is expected to be out for several weeks with a hamstring injury. The 25-year-old picked up the issue on international duty for Nigeria but was fit enough to start Monday's 4-0 win over Nottingham Forest. However he aggravated it during the first half, coming off at half-time, and will now be forced to sit out the next set of games - with Nampalys Mendy another likely absentee against Bournemouth on Saturday.

At least 66 clinics across 15 states stopped providing abortions since SC overturned Roe V Wade

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
Dozens of clinics around the country have stopped providing abortions since the Supreme Court overturned the Roe v Wade ruling in June, according to a new report. Analysis shows that 66 clinics across 15 states have stopped offering abortions in the hundred days that passed since the June 24 Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization decision that removed the constitutional right to an abortion. The clinics are located in the 13 states that have enacted near-total abortion bans since the...

Matilda The Musical's rising star! Alisha Weir

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
You may not have heard of her yet, but 13-year-old Alisha Weir looks set to soon become a household name - thanks to her starring role in the highly praised screen adaptation of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical (pictured top right). Alisha (pictured bottom right with co-star Stephen Graham) - who was plucked from relative obscurity to play Matilda Wormwood, a schoolgirl with a vivid imagination who dares to take a stand and turn her wildest dreams into a reality - was raised in the Knocklyon...

Joey Turner looks happy and healthy as he steps out with friends in Soho

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
The Instagram filters, cryptic messages and provocative poses appeared to be a thing of the past as Joey Turner ventured out in London on Thursday. Accompanied by a male friend, former The Only Way Is Essex cast-member Joey looked notably healthy as he browsed the shops in vibrant Soho. Somewhat encouragingly, the former fashion school student appeared to have gained a little weight after concerning social media followers with his gaunt appearance in a series of Instagram posts.

Ben Shephard makes VERY racy 'naked' confession after revealing secret degree

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
Ben Shephard left The One Show hosts blushing as he made a very racy confession about his student days. The Good Morning Britain star, 47, joined fellow guest Shirley Ballas on Wednesday's  the BBC show, where it was soon revealed that Ben has a secret degree in Contemporary Dance. But presenters Alex Jones and Jermaine Jenas were left in shock as Ben went into detail his studies, cheekily stating: 'My degree in contemporary dance was very much about running around, physical theatre, getting...

Channel migrants are being held for up to a week in processing centre

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
The POA union said the facilities at the site in Kent (top-right and bottom-right) are inadequate, highlighting rising 'tensions' which have already seen the police called and the facility run out of food and water. Opened by the Home Office in January 2022, the Manston immigration short-term holding facility is located at the former Defence Fire Training and Development Centre in Thanet. The union says the large number of people arriving during September means that the target of holding people...

Your friendly neighborhood PFIZER-MAN: US pharma giant partners with Marvel

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
Pfizer has partnered with Marvel to create a comic book to urge people to get their Covid booster vaccines and be an 'everyday hero'. The PR stunt comes amid a sluggish autumn jab rollout that has seen just one in 20 eligible Americans receive their Omicron-specific shot. The plot of the new comic centers around a grandfather (shown right) waiting for his jab at a clinic that comes under attack by the Avengers villain Ultron. Ultron - a maniacal robot that constantly evolves and comes back...

Violent crime plummets in city where Democratic mayor refused to defund the police

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
The latest crime statistics to come out of Wilmington, Delaware showed a 44 per cent decrease in murders in 2022 to-date vs last year from 25 to 14, and a 24 per cent decrease in shooting victims from 114 to 87. A 14 per cent decrease was also posted across all Part 1 felonies overall, which includes murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault and theft, according to the latest city statistics from September 18 (stats right). Wilmington mayor Mike Purzycki (left) acknowledged there were some...

Surviving victims of Kim Kardashian's podcast murder say she never called them

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
Quanita and Quentin Reeves survived the brutal triple homicide that is the subject of Kim Kardashian's new Spotify podcast, The System. They tell DailyMail.com she never called them, and insist Kevin Keith, the man she is trying to free is guilty. Quanita was six and Quentin was four at the time of the shooting in Bucyrus, Ohio, in 1994. They say they saw Keith murder their cousin Marichell, her four-year-old daughter Marchae, and Marichell's aunt Linda. Speaking to DailyMail.com, the siblings...

Boxing's biggest paradox: 6-foot-6 Sebastian Fundora eyes junior middleweight title

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
Sebastian Fundora, a 6-foot-6 junior middleweight, has frustrated smaller opponents at the 154-pound limit, and will put his undefeated record on the line again on Saturday against 5-foot-10 Carlos Ocampo on Showtime. Dwarfed by Fundora's long, sinewy frame, frustrated opponents often spend bouts shying away from his overwhelming reach while his body and head stay safely out of range. Seven-foot retired heavyweight Nikolai Valuev had a similar height advantage over his opposition, but the...

Inside Rita Ora's £7.5m London home: Singer gives a tour of her Grade II-listed six-bedroom mansion

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
Rita Ora has given fans a tour of her £7.5million, Grade II-listed London home on Wednesday, showing the stylish interiors in a new video for Architectural Digest. The singer, 31, [inset] purchased the six-bedroom Victorian-era abode - originally built in 1877 - last year and the property  has since undergone extensive renovations to transform it into the home it is today.  Taking to Instagram, Rita showed off the fruits of her labour and gave followers a glimpse of the stunning house which...

Adrian Chiles admits he's had a rethink on the efficiency of ADHD treatment

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
Adrian Chiles says he reevaluated his beliefs regarding the efficiency of professional ADHD care after discovering some sufferers face a desperate five year wait for treatment. The TV presenter was diagnosed with the condition in 2019, having spent thousands of pounds on private healthcare and psychiatric treatment after being unable to 'focus on anything' for more than 15 seconds. But his belief that ADHD, a behavioral disorder that typically begins in childhood and is defined by a short...

NFL Games of the Week - Week 5: Packers-Giants in London, Ravens-Bengals, Eagles-Cardinals, and more

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
This week, we see if Pittsburgh sticks with its quarterback heir apparent, the Eagles face a tougher test in the desert, the Rams look to get back on track, and an AFC North battle could lead to a new leader in that division. It all leads to our Game of the Week when the Packers travel to London for the first time to play a Giants team surpassing all expectations.

James Jordan quit smoking after 27 years to honour late father Allan's dying wish

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
James Jordan has revealed he quit smoking after 27 years as it was his late father Allan's dying wish that he would give up the habit. The former Strictly pro, 44, candidly admitted his 'hero' had urged him to stop so that he could be around to see his daughter Ella, two, grow up.  Despite his physically demanding role as a dancer, James found himself smoking a minimum of 20 cigarettes a day for nearly three decades, yet told MailOnline that his father and daughter were the only inspiration he...

Met's new chief warns racist cops 'you will be rooted out' - as memes in WhatsApp group are revealed

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
Memes seen by MailOnline make discriminatory jokes about black Londoners, the shooting of a BLM activist, the murder of George Floyd, the plight of domestic violence victims and Shamima Begum joining Scotland Yard as Commissioner in a burka-uniform. Former Met Police officer Rob Lewis has been suspended from his UK Border Force job over 'abhorrent' texts by him and others, with some alleged to include the repeated use of the word 'P*ki'. Members of the chat group he is alleged to have set up...

Biden heads to New York for two Democrats facing tough midterms

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 6, 2022
President Joe Biden will be joined by two House Democrats in tough races on Thursday when he celebrates a new $20 billion investment by IBM in New York's Hudson River Valley. Biden heads to Poughkeepsie for the event, where he'll be joined by New York Reps. Sean Patrick Maloney and Pat Ryan. The president will visit the factory, meet with workers and tout the number of manufacturing jobs created in his tenure, which the White House describes as 'a manufacturing boom.'