'I've never seen a player like him' - Pep pays tribute to Silva after Newcastle masterclass
Pep Guardiola claimed he has never seen a player like David Silva following the midfielder's performance in Manchester City's 5-0 hammering of Newcastle United.Silva set up goals for Gabriel Jesus and Raheem Sterling and scored a fine free-kick as City made light work of Steve Bruce's men in Wednesday's Premier League clash.The Spain playmaker now has 121 assists in his City career and has reached 10 in all competitions in each of his 10 seasons with the club.Silva will have just two more home league games before leaving City at the end of the season, with his farewell dampened by the fact sup...
Charlie Daniels fans set to gather for tribute outside funeral home
The Devil Went Down to Georgia hitmaker passed away on Monday (06Jul20) and his private family funeral will reportedly take place at World Outreach Church in Murfreesboro, Tennessee on Friday.But before that fans will be able to pay their respects as part of a "patriotic-themed service" outside of Sellars Funeral Home in Mount Juliet, Tennessee, featuring Trace Adkins and Tracy Lawrence, among others, according to reports."The family would like to dedicate a special thank you to the men and women of the United States Military, law enforcement and first responders, as well as the loyal and dedi...
Dolly Parton pays tribute to country legend Charlie Daniels
The 83-year-old The Devil Went Down to Georgia hitmaker passed away on Monday (06Jul20) after suffering a massive stroke, and his country pals, peers and fans have spent the last 24 hours paying tribute to the fiddler on social media.Now Dolly has added her thoughts after learning of the death of her Daddy's Old Fiddle collaborator."Well, the devil went down to Georgia, but Charlie went straight to heaven," Parton wrote on social media. "My heart, like many millions of others, is broken today to find out that we've lost our dear friend Charlie Daniels. It was such a shock. He was one of the gr...
Katherine Jenkins campaigns for commemorative statue of Dame Vera Lynn
Katherine Jenkins has called for a statue to be erected in honour of the late Dame Vera Lynn. The Forces' Sweetheart died earlier this month at the age of 103 and her friend thinks it would be a fitting tribute if a memorial was placed by the white cliffs of Dover, in honour of one of Vera's most famous songs. She told HELLO! magazine: "It would be lovely to have a statue in Dame Vera's honour and I can't think of a better place for it than the White Cliffs of Dover. It would be quite spectacular to see something there paying tribute to her amazing life and all the hearts she touched with her ...
A Jersey Mike’s tribute to Black Lives Matter went viral. But it’s fake.
Popular New Jersey-based sub shop Jersey Mike’s found itself going viral on Twitter this week. And it didn’t even write the tweet that was trending.Comedian Yassir Lester tweeted what appeared to be a statement from Jersey Mike’s on June 30 that claimed the company would be changing the name of its bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich to a bacon, lettuce and ‘mato sandwich — a BLM, an apparent tribute to Black Lives Matter.Literally what is jersey Mike’s doing. pic.twitter.com/9XohWNOa4n— Yassir Lester (@Yassir_Lester)With more and more companies and corporations making statements in support of ...
Senate peers pay tribute to Sen. Ramon Revilla Sr.
The Senate on Wednesday paid tribute to the late Sen. Ramon Revilla Sr., who was praised by his former colleagues for his humble beginnings as a gas station worker before becoming an action superstar and senator.“Daddy, thank you for everything … You are my hero,” said his son and namesake, Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr., in an emotional eulogy during necrological rites held at the Senate plenary hall.“I told you that I will clear my name and prove that [my accusers] are wrong,” the senator, who was jailed over the P10-billion pork barrel scam, said in tears.The older Revilla, who served as sen...
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Globe joins UN in paying tribute to MSMEs economic contribution
Globe Telecom has joined the United Nations in paying tribute to the critical role that micro, small and medium-sized (MSME) enterprises play in providing decent jobs and economic growth as well as investments in industry, innovation, and infrastructure which are among the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that UN is espousing.The UN has declared June 27 as MSME Day and in line with the celebration, Globe myBusiness launched the Saludo SME campaign which aims to honor the passion and successes of these businesses, their contributions to the nation, and their resilience amid the current c...
Kanye West pays tribute to Kim Kardashian West as she becomes billionaire
Kanye West has paid tribute to his wife Kim Kardashian West after she became a billionaire. The 39-year-old star's husband took to Twitter to praise his significant other for reaching the status after she weathered the "craziest storms" throughout her life, and he feels "so proud" of her. He wrote: "I am so proud of my beautiful wife Kim Kardashian West for officially becoming a billionaire "You've weathered the craziest storms and now God is shining on you and our family "So blessed this is still life "So I made you this still life "We love you so much (sic)" Attached to his tweet, he shared ...
Sports minister Sunday Dare pays tribute to Ajimobi
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has described the late former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Isiaka Ajimobi, as someone born with ‘uncommon charm and wisdom’.The minister stated this in his tribute to the two-term senator who died from COVID-19 complications on Thursday, in Lagos.He said: “Just before his sudden exit, a new chapter had just opened. After eight years of outstanding service and historic contribution to state and country, he was asked by his peers and fellow party members to take on a national assignment of high importance.“His tremendous intelligenc...
Saudi Arabia pays tribute to UN Charter during 75th anniversary event
LONDON: Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative to the United Nations on Friday hailed the “new era of happiness and sense of freedom and security” that began 75 years ago to the day with the signing of the UN Charter.Abdallah Al-Mouallimi comments came as he joined UN General Assembly President Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and dignitaries from other member countries, in a virtual ceremony marking the day — June 26, 1945 — on which 51 nations, including Saudi Arabia, signed the document.Al-Mouallimi said the world needs peace and security more than ever as it f...