Final offers were due for Chelsea on Thursday in one of the most public sports franchise sales in history. Here, the PA news agency takes a look at the suitors. Sir Martin Broughton Sir Martin Broughton is among the bidders (Steve Parsons/PA) The former Liverpool and British Airways chairman hasRead More →

Duluth City Green Where is it? 25 miles northeast of downtown in Gwinnett County. It’s about a 40 minute drive to I-85. What’s the story? Like many small towns in Georgia, Duluth owes its existence to the railroad. Originally known as Howell Crossing after an early settler, it was renamedRead More →

Katerina Tikhonova and Mariya Vorontsova The United Kingdom (UK) has announced sanctions against the two well-known daughters of Russian President Vladimir Putin in a bid to undermine their “lavish lifestyle”. Putin’s daughters are Katerina Tikhonova and Mariya Vorontsova. Sanctions will include severe restrictions. The UK coordinated these sanctions with theRead More →

Researching local history just got easier in Arlington. Thanks to a $28,000 donation from local historian Richard A. Duffy to the Arlington Libraries Foundation, The Arlington Lawyer and other Arlington newspapers dating from 1871 to 2005 have been digitized. The Historical Arlington Newspapers online resource is available at andRead More →

By Nneka Nnamdi and Sean Yoes The tragic deaths of three Baltimore city firefighters: firefighter/paramedic Kelsey Sadler, EMT/Firefighter Kenny Lacayo and Lt. Paul Butrim (Firefighter John McMaster was also seriously injured, but survived), on the morning of January 25, while battling a fire in a vacant house in the 200Read More →

A non-governmental organization, the Khalil Suleiman Halilu Foundation (KSH), has unveiled its first program titled EveryGirl, a project focused on increasing women’s participation in entrepreneurship and technology-related fields. Its founder, Khalil Halilu, in a Friday statement in Abuja, said the program was designed specifically for young female entrepreneurs between theRead More →

The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria advises that the submission of the report on the Nigerian Corporate Governance Code 2018 is to be done virtually by organizations through the council’s online web portal. A council statement said the affected organizations included all state-owned enterprises and their holding companies, concession/privatized enterprises,Read More →

The Nigerian Communications Commission said the fifth generation network will fill the country’s fiber optic connectivity gap and improve internet penetration through its wireless broadband connectivity across the country. According to the World Bank, Nigeria needs three times more fiber infrastructure than it currently has to achieve around 90% broadbandRead More →

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Friday it may suspend the nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise in July. The INEC Chairman’s Chief Press Officer, Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi, revealed this during an interview with journalists on the sidelines of the ongoing two-day editorial capacity building workshop for officials.Read More →

HUAWEI Technologies, a Chinese multinational tech company, said it has developed a technology called the Intelligent Pipeline Monitoring System to help tackle crude oil theft in Nigeria. A statement quotes Huawei Nigeria Enterprise Business Director Mr Li Wei as saying this while speaking on the sidelines of the Nigerian InternationalRead More →

Residents of Driftless are quick to brag about being “local”. Buy from family businesses, wear clothes that promote their piece of paradise, tell tourists about all the myriad places they need to see, even read their local news fervently. It all adds up to a sense of pride unmatched byRead More →

Published February 21, 2022 Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice-Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, reaffirmed the commission’s commitment to addressing identified gaps and shortages in the country’s critical telecommunications infrastructure. To achieve this, Danbatta said, the NCC would ensure the implementation of various regulatory initiatives and programs, working withRead More →

Posted February 14, 2022 The European Union has announced an EU-Nigeria digital economy package worth €820 million until 2024. European Commission Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager announced the package on Sunday evening at the presidential villa during a meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. This was in a statement signedRead More →

It’s a widespread lament that many traditional newspapers, especially smaller local newspapers, and other outlets have seen their subscriptions dry up as international internet giants rush into their traditional advertising markets. Through Associated Press JAMEY KEATEN February 13, 2022, 08:16 • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail thisRead More →

THE Times of Tunbridge Wells website has been relaunched with new features, a bold new look but with the same dedication to breaking news and bringing all the biggest exclusives as they happen. was launched over five years ago and during that time has been the most trusted sourceRead More →

The Dunwoody Police Department placed an officer on administrative leave for allegedly violating its public criticism policy, among other things. Officer Brian Bolden, a prisoner transport officer for the Dunwoody Police Department, received a letter from the department on February 2, saying he would be placed on administrative leave pendingRead More →

Posted February 7, 2022 Fraud is a recurring word in all Nigerian dailies. A Nigerian newspaper seems incomplete without a report on fraud or fraudulent activities in public or private companies. It’s so common that, without deliberate monitoring, you might not even notice you’ve just read about it. So itRead More →

Posted February 5, 2022 The Nigerian Army has dismissed a report from online media (not The PUNCH) alleging that Nigerian Army personnel were lamenting the delay in paying their January salaries and that many soldiers were being paid peanuts. The director of army public relations, brigadier general. Onyema Nwachukwu, inRead More →

In pursuit of its customer appreciation, while promoting the adoption of mobile payment solutions in the country, FirstBank is rewarding cardholders and customers of its branded Visa Gold card in its ongoing Visa Gold card. The promotion which will reward over 300 Visa Gold cardholders during the promotion is scheduledRead More →

January 28, 2022 As the highest point in the High Weald, Crowborough occupies an elevated position in the region. Victoria Roberts reflects on its history and talks to some of the shopkeepers about what makes the East Sussex town such a pleasure to live and work in… THE ORIGINAL sourceRead More →

I am a doctor. I also have a master’s degree in public health. I don’t brag; it was a requirement for me to be board certified, so I had to. It gave me just enough knowledge to be dangerous when interpreting numbers, which is why I mentioned it. Today’s articleRead More →

Posted January 22, 2022 At least 70 people were killed in an airstrike on a prison as Yemen’s long-running conflict suffered a dramatic escalation on Friday that drew condemnation from UN chief Antonio Guterres. The Huthi rebels released gruesome video footage showing bodies in rubble and mutilated corpses from theRead More →

Activists have taken to the streets across the country in ‘Kill the Bill’ protests, calling on the House of Lords to reject the Policing, Crimes, Sentencing and Courts Bill that would restrict non-violent protests. Protests took place in cities including London, Bristol, Coventry, Newcastle, Liverpool, Manchester, Sheffield, Plymouth on Saturday.Read More →

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja urged the board of directors of the new Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited to ensure strict adherence to corporate governance principles which place particular emphasis on the conduct of business with the highest ethical standards, integrity and transparency. InauguratingRead More →

New downtown Brookhaven should prioritize walking, connectivity and outdoor spaces, according to a presentation at a meeting of the Brookhaven Planning Commission on Wednesday. During a working session on January 5, the Planning Commission heard a presentation from Bob Hughes, who works with the architectural firm HGOR. According to Hughes,Read More →

Home prices soared last year, by as much as 20%. Will 2022 be another strong year for real estate in Atlanta? We asked local real estate agents to share their forecast for this year. Cynthia Lippert, Atlanta Real Estate Association Many real estate agents will have already developed their 2022Read More →

Hempstead Town officials began their new term Jan. 4 at Town Hall. During the nearly two-hour inauguration, Supervisor Don Clavin, City Clerk Kate Murray, Senior Councilor Dorothy Goosby and Councilors Anthony D’Esposito and Dennis Dunne were sworn in after their re-election last November. After Rabbi Mordechai Kamentzky’s invocation of theRead More →

news, local news, DEMOCRACY is threatened if regional and independent newspapers are wiped out by the digital age, according to New England MP and Deputy Premier Barnaby Joyce. His comments follow the launch of a parliamentary inquiry into regional news services, which will examine the role they play in smallRead More →

More than half of people who don’t read local newspapers think they are essential to their community, according to a national survey. Survey results show that 64.5 percent of respondents consider a printed copy of a local newspaper to be an essential service for their community. Additionally, 48 percent, orRead More →