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Things To Do In London, Eating out in London, days out in London, nightlife in London, restaurants in London, shopping in London, site seeing in London. So many great things to do in London. — Read more on thingstodoinlondon.co.uk/
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Premier League Fixtures ⚽️ 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🇬🇧

Next Weekend’s Premier League Football Fixtures: Wolves vs Leicester (Friday, February 14 at 8pm) Southampton vs Burnley (Saturday, February 15 at 12.30pm) Norwich vs Liverpool (Saturday, February 15 at 5.30pm) Aston Villa vs Tottenham (Sunday, February 16 at 2pm) Arsenal vs Newcastle (Sunday, February 16 at 4.30pm) Chelsea vs Man Utd (Monday, February 17 at 8pm)
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PREMFLIX: The Premier League’s plans to develop Netflix-style streaming service ⚽️ 💻📺📰

By Nick Harris for The Mail on Sunday 22:33 08 Feb 2020, updated 22:51 08 Feb 2020  Netflix-like streaming service from the Premier League could be on its way  • The league’s new CEO Richard Masters’ plans could revolutionise live football • It could benefit clubs through increased revenue and fans via lower prices  The Premier League is working on plans to launch a Netflix-style digital streaming channel, selling live games direct to fans, new CEO Richard Masters has revealed. Trials of a new ‘Over The Top’ (OTT) service that cuts out traditional broadcasters could start as early as
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Scotland 6 – 13 England 🏉 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿

England won back the Calcutta Cup and kept their Six Nations title hopes alive with a turgid victory over Scotland in awful weather conditions. Ellis Genge scored the only try with 10 minutes remaining as driving rain and strong gusts made for a disrupted, error-ridden contest at Murrayfield. This result meant Scotland fell short of a third-straight Calcutta Cup, but England climb level on points with second-placed Wales, four adrift of unbeaten leaders Ireland (with France v Italy still to play). Owen Farrell scores a penalty in either half which completed the scoring, but England could have scored more with
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Pension Insurance Corporation is taking over the Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund for £1.6B 💼 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🇬🇧

  One of the UK’s leading specialist pension insurers is signing a £ 1.6 billion deal to take on pension funding obligations from the Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF). Sky News understands that Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) will announce Monday that it is transforming an existing financial arrangement with the scheme into a buy-in – guaranteeing the pensions of around 14,000 members. It is the latest in a series of agreements entered into by the trustees of the merchant navy pension scheme, established in 1937 to provide retirement and death benefits to shipping company officers. MNOPF signed its first
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£46m rail road depot opens in Wigan 🚆 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿

  A “much needed” state-of-the-art railroad depot that cost £ 46 million was opened in Wigan. The existing freight train yard in Springs Branch, Ince was transformed by Network Rail to provide a huge base for the Northern trains to be stored overnight. It is hoped that this will help the ailing operator, who will go publicly in March, to manage its fleet more effectively and improve the reliability of its services. The depot, funded by the Department of Transportation (DfT), was created as part of the Great North Rail Project, an industry effort to improve train travel for customers
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50,000 trees to be planted in England to help fight climate change 🌲 ☀️

More than 50,000 trees are to be planted in urban areas of England as 13 projects have been given the go ahead. The government’s Urban Tree Challenge Fund will see each scheme receive a share from a £10m pot. Recipients include projects in Cornwall, London, Manchester and the north-east of England. Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers said the trees would help fight climate change and connect urban-dwellers with nature. The announcement comes days after Ms Villiers was tackled by critics who said many more news trees were needed than those proposed .
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