A Source Says Prince Harry "Misses His Family" After Move Away from England

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are officially living in Los Angeles after stepping down as senior working royals—which, yeah, means they’re no longer chilling out with Prince Harry’s fam over in England. And while Harry and Meghan seem content about their major decision to leave royal life, apparently Harry misses his family a lot.

A source tells Entertainment Tonight that Harry has been “staying in touch with his father and loves his grandmother,” and that the Prince “misses his family.”

Sooooo, what about Harry and William? According to a source that spoke to Us Weekly a few days back, “They speak, but it’s awkward,” and William is slightly upset that Harry didn’t fly back to London to support the royal family during the coronavirus crisis (reminder: Prince Charles recently recovered from being sick, while The Queen is self-isolating). Per a source who spoke with the mag, “[William’s] hurt that Harry isn’t in London to support the family amid the coronavirus outbreak.”

“Like any household right now, there are ups and downs,” another source added. “To his credit, he [Harry] tries to shield Meghan from his stress. So he’ll confide to friends in the UK over the phone.”

The good news is that Meghan reportedly thinks Harry and William will “patch things up eventually,” so at least there’s that!

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Rachel Brosnahan tries to get her dog to do yoga: best at-home content?

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Hello from our socially distanced selves! Hopefully by now we’re all washing our hands often & well and practicing social distancing/self isolation (puppers excluded) if we’re able to. BUT there are many folks, across industries and across the globe, who can’t stay home during this time of great uncertainty. I want to take a moment to shout out and say a massive thank you to our #HealthcareHeroes all over the world. Thank you to our doctors, nurses, front desk staff, janitorial staff, pharmacy workers, caretakers, therapists, EMTs, paramedics and so many more who are out there on the frontlines working to keep us safe and healthy. If you or someone you know are #HealthcareHeroes please share your stories using the hashtag so we can make our gratitude heard far and wide. I’ll be reposting in stories so keep your 👀 peeled! 🖤

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I’m really enjoying the DIY content during this difficult stay-at-home time. Some of the best moments are fails, like Rachel Brosnahan saying she could get her dog to do yoga with her during her remote appearance on The Tonight Show. I fully expected her dog, Nicky, to copy her downward dog position at least, but spoiler the dog just lies down. Rachel’s other dog, Winston, I think he’s an akita Shiba Inu, doesn’t do a yoga move either and just comes sniffing at the camera. Jimmy tries to get his dog, a golden retriever called Gary, to do yoga with him and Gary isn’t having it either. (Sidenote: Gary is a star! He’s often in Fallon’s videos.) I don’t think Jimmy does much yoga because his downward dog looks like a high plank.

Rachel said she’s been in her apartment in NY for 23 days with her husband and their “NY family,” who she says are their two best friends. She didn’t name them though and I got the impression that they could be assistants or something. I know that’s rude, but that’s what came to mind. If that’s the case she considers them best friends, which is really nice. Also I don’t know much about Rachel’s private life and assumed she has kids. Other than Winston and Nicky, she does not.

Here’s the video queued up to the dog yoga part. It’s just cute. The best part is toward the end where Rachel and Jimmy bond over how much they love Survivor! Jimmy asks Rachel if she’d ever go on Survivor and she said she would love to, “but I’d have to wait until my career is in the toilet.” This whole interview was adorable, like a hug from your favorite teacher when you run into them at the store, back when that was an option. Also, her hair looks like she took out her extensions and let it air dry. I admire that.

Rachel is promoting the #Healthcareheroes initiative to raise awareness of the need to stay home so our healthcare professionals can do their jobs. Her charity is Covenant House which works with homeless youth. Plus of course she’s in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, all three seasons of which are available on Amazon Prime.

If you came here for dog yoga, here’s an Italian guy whose chihuahua does yoga like a champ. You’ve probably seen this already, but it’s amazing. The dog even turns his head like his owner!

Rachel’s dog Nicky did do downward dog once on camera though!

Full fam self-isolation yoga ft downward dog. Thanks @rachsuss & @modoyoganyc for leading us through!

Oh and if you want to try yoga, definitely check out Yoga with Adriene. I know so many people who love her, and she’s helped me recover from several injuries and sprains.

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This Morning’s Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield suffer technical blunder as Spin To Win wheel fails to lower AGAIN – The Sun

HOLLY Willoughby and Phillip Schofield appeared to suffer from a technical blunder on This Morning as the Spin to Win wheel failed to lower on time again.

The competition – which involves simply spinning a wheel with prizes on it – went wrong for the second time in the recent weeks live on air today.

As the pair waited patiently for the wheel to lower, Phil, 58, said: "Last week we had a technical fault with our wheel and we had to do Dip to Win instead.

"We don't know whether it's going to come down – it's up there. Fingers crossed!"

Thankfully, it didn't take too long for the wheel to lower and the pair began with the competition.

Last week, Phillip had to resort to trying to spin the wheel while up a ladder after suffering from the same technical issue.

"It won’t come down," Phil laughed as he climbed to the top of the ladder.

"The trouble is in the world we live in now no one can hold the ladder that I’m up," he added before the show went to a break.

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Most New Yorkers worried about financial fallout from coronavirus: poll

ALBANY — The coronavirus pandemic has inflicted heavy financial stress and feelings of job insecurity on New Yorkers, a new poll shows.

Siena College found that 77 percent of eligible voters are at least somewhat concerned about the virus and serious financial fallout from it, according to a survey released Monday.

Paying monthly bills was a concern for 51 percent of respondents, compared to 45 percent who weren’t worried.

Younger folks felt the pinch more, with 61 percent of people ages 18 to 34, and 65 percent of the 35-39 set, saying they’re seriously concerned about meeting monthly financial obligations.

Along ethnic lines, that anxiety is highest among Latinos surveyed, 60 percent of whom registered financial concerns. Forty-nine percent of African Americans and 41 percent of whites said they were worried.

That’s as 58 percent of respondents said they are worried their retirement savings or investments will lose their value, compared to 38 percent who were not concerned.

And 37 percent of New Yorkers are also anxious they will be laid off, while 58 percent said they are not worried.

Of those anxious about losing their jobs, 66 percent are very concerned.

Last month’s jobs report showed the US economy lost 701,000 jobs in March, but that doesn’t account for almost 10 million additional jobless claims workers filed within the last two weeks of that month.

Plus, millions of unemployed New Yorkers trying to apply for unemployment with the state Labor Department have been met with difficulties like dropped calls and the website’s constant crashing.

Now, 41 percent of New Yorkers even said they are concerned about being able to afford food.

Meanwhile, 95 percent of New Yorkers are either under mandatory or self quarantine, or cutting back on social interactions.

“The coronavirus crisis has turned life upside down for nearly all New Yorkers,” Siena Poll Director Don Levy said.

“With so many quarantining or keeping their distance from others, 53 percent of New Yorkers, over 60 percent of younger residents, say that ‘not being with other people is making them lonely’ and 60 percent of all New Yorkers, 66 percent of NYC residents, say that ‘if it wasn’t for the ability to see and talk to others via the internet, they think they’d be going crazy,” he added.

The pandemic is also negatively impacting individual mental health, as 68 percent said their anxiety level has risen.

However, 75 percent admitted they appreciate extra time to spend with loved ones and 76 percent said they are finding enjoyment in the small things more than ever before.

The survey polled 400 people from March 30 to April 2, with a margin of error of 3.6 percentage points.

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This Morning: ‘We saw your hand!’ ITV viewers fume at Phillip after Spin to Win contest

Each morning, ITV viewers eagerly wait by their phones in the hopes of receiving a call from Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield and told they can take part in the day’s contest. The Spin to Win competition has become a daily feature on This Morning as it offers fans the chance to win a cash sum of £500 upwards. Today the top prize on offer was £3,000 and it was luckily snapped up by today’s caller.


However, some This Morning viewers weren’t too happy with the win, claiming Phillip had a hand in abruptly stopping the wheel.

One fan claimed on Twitter: “Yeah f****** fixed by phil – we all saw ur hand #ThisMorning.”

A second was also suspicious: “Lol oh dear phil next time wait until the camera is not on you when you fix the wheel #ThisMorning.”

While a third weighed in: “See how they didn’t show Phil when that wheel was being stopped !! #ThisMorning.”


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The EPA Is Coming Under Fire For Using The Coronavirus As An Excuse To Relax Rules Against Big Polluters

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Lawmakers are pushing back against a sweeping rollback of pollution regulations recently announced by the Environmental Protection Agency in response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a letter from Massachusetts Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey shared with BuzzFeed News.

On March 26, the EPA announced a temporary relaxing of enforcement rules, allowing factories, power plants, and other companies to stop conducting routine tests for pollutants and reporting them to the agency if they could claim the pandemic had led to a shortage of staff or other operational challenges.

“This pandemic isn’t an excuse for polluters to ignore the law and for EPA to let them get away with it,” Warren told BuzzFeed News in an email. “It’s absurd that Donald Trump and former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler are using this public health and economic crisis as a cover to roll back environmental laws. The government should be focused on protecting public health now, not making it worse.”

The new EPA rule states that the agency would not issue fines for “violations of routine compliance monitoring, integrity testing, sampling, laboratory analysis, training, and reporting or certification obligations in situations where the EPA agrees that COVID-19 was the cause of the noncompliance.” The guidance is retroactively effective to March 13 with no current end date in place.

Companies are still being required to maintain various records and must turn them over to the agency upon request, according to the EPA. Moreover, companies are being told to “make every effort to comply with their environmental compliance obligations.” EPA has said it will review all identified violations on a case-by-case basis.

“The claims made by the Senators’ are false,” an EPA spokesman told BuzzFeed News in an email. “EPA’s enforcement authority and responsibility remains active. It is not a nationwide waiver of environmental rules.”

In their letter, Warren and Markey asked the EPA to respond to six questions about the rationale for the new policy and who weighed in on it, clarification on how it will be carried out, and what will factor into the decision to end it.

“Did you meet with or communicate with officials or lobbyists representing the oil and gas, coal, automobile, or other polluting industries prior to announcing this decision? Please provide a record of all meetings and communications regarding this decision with these industry representatives,” the senators wrote.

The EPA is refusing to say how many companies have requested non-compliance waivers under the new policy, E&E News has reported.

The senators also asked about whether the agency conducted any analyses to determine how the policy will impact pollution levels, and what that could mean for environmental justice communities.

Some public health experts have warned that people suffering from lung damage due to poor air quality, such as from air pollution, could experience serious complications if they contract the coronavirus.

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Hope for UK as Italy unveils plan to end one-month lockdown after daily deaths fall to lowest in two weeks – The Sun

ITALY has unveiled a plan to end its month-long lockdown after daily deaths fell to their lowest in two weeks.

The country has been the hardest hit by coronavirus in Europe, with nearly 129,000 confirmed cases and 15,887 deaths.

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But yesterday saw Italy report its lowest daily Covid-19 death toll since March 19, at 525, after dipping below Britain’s for the first time the day before.

The number of patients in badly stretched intensive care units also fell for a second day running, while new cases saw their smallest rise in five days, increasing by 4,316.

And in a sign of hope for the UK, Italian health chiefs are now discussing how to go about lifting lockdown restrictions under “phase two” of the country’s coronavirus strategy.

Silvio Brusaferro, head of the Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Italy’s top health institute, said: “The curve has reached a plateau and begun to descend.

“It is a result that we have to achieve day after day.

“If this is confirmed, we need to start thinking about the second phase and keep down the spread of this disease.”

There are difficult months ahead. Our task is to create the conditions to live with the virus.”

Health Minister Roberto Speranza outlined a series of measures, including more testing and a beefed up local health system, intended to allow a gradual easing of restrictions.

“There are difficult months ahead. Our task is to create the conditions to live with the virus,” at least until a vaccine is developed, he told La Repubblica.

The national lockdown, strictly limiting people’s movements and freezing all non-essential economic activity, will officially last until at least April 13.

But it is widely expected to be extended, and Speranza said it was too early to say when it could be lifted.

The minister said he had issued a note outlining five principles around which the government planned to manage the so-called “phase two” of the emergency – when lockdown restrictions begin to be eased but before a full return to normal conditions.

He said social distancing would have to remain, with wider use of individual protection devices such as face masks.

And local health systems would be strengthened, to allow a faster and more efficient treatment of suspected Covid-19 cases, he added.

Testing and “contact tracing” would also be extended, including with the use of smartphone apps and other technology, while a network of hospitals dedicated solely to treating corona patients would be set up, he said.

But despite the light at the end of the tunnel, officials were keen for Italians not to get complacent.


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Angelo Borelli, head of the Civil Protection department, told a daily briefing yesterday: “Don’t lower our guard, stay at home.”

There were also positive signs elsewhere in Europe over the weekend.

France reported a slowing daily death toll over the last 24 hours, and Germany its fourth straight day with a drop in new confirmed cases.

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Jesse Lingard to snub Arsenal transfer chance to stay at Man Utd and fight to win place back after being left on bench – The Sun

JESSE LINGARD will snub the chance of a transfer to Arsenal in order to fight for his place in the Manchester United side.

The academy graduate has not started a Premier League match since New Year's Day.

His last league goals came in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first match in charge way back in December 2018.

But according to the Metro, Lingard, 27, is determined to do all he can to force his way back into the starting XI after a prolonged period on the bench.

A combination of poor form and the arrival of Bruno Fernandes have limited his minutes.

As revealed by SunSport, Lingard's balance hangs in the balance with United considering letting him and Andreas Pereira go.

The pair have been on the receiving end of abuse from their own supporters and could be the victims of a summer shake-up by Solskjaer.

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Aliens star Jay Benedict dies from coronavirus aged 68

Aliens actor Jay Benedict had died from coronavirus at the age of 68, it has been confirmed.

The actor died on Saturday (4 April) following a battle with the Covid-19 virus, which has claimed almost 5,000 lives in the UK.

In a statement, his management team said: ‘It is with profound sorrow that we must announce Jay’s death on the 4th of April due to complications arising from a Covid-19 infection.’

Benedict is survived by his wife Phoebe Scholfield and their two sons Leopold and Freddie. The actor also had another daughter from a previous relationship.

The American actor was best known for playing Russ Jordan in James Cameron’s 1986 sci-fi epic alongside Sigourney Weaver and Bill Paxton.

However, he also appeared in The Dark Knight Rises and starred as John Kieffer, the US Army officer and friend of Christopher Foyle in Foyle’s War.

Recalling his time on the Aliens set, Benedict once said in an interview: ‘When I turned up on set there was practically a strike and a riot all in one and I remember the first AD telling me, “You picked a a bad day to come and do your day’s filming. We’re all walking out”.’

Together with his wife, Jay ran the Sync or Swim post-production company which provides automated dialogue replacement services to the movie and TV industry.

The company’s recent projects include Downton Abbey, Call The Midwife, Dickensian and Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands.


Tributes for Benedict have poured in with Only Fools and Horses star John Challis tweeting: ‘Strangest coincidence this morning-talking on the telephone to my brother in law & telling him that my old friend Jay Benedict died yesterday.

‘Talented actor & someone I used to rock around with,& Johnny said “Oh no! Jay was my friend at school”. Weird or what? @SherrieHewson.’

Allo Allo star Vicki Michelle said: ‘Shocked to hear one of our most brilliant actors and kind lovely man Jay Benedict has passed. 

‘Married to my lovely friend Phoebe Scholfield #AlloAllo My heart goes out to her and her family at this sad time #PhoebeScholfield @FreddieBenedict #LeoBenedict #SyncorSwim #COVID19.’

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