News Headlines - 27 January 2021

Colombia's Defense Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo dies from Covid at age 69

Colombian Defense Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo, one of the country’s most recognized conservative politicians, has died from complications of Covid-19. He was 69... Trujillo became defense minister in November 2019, after serving as foreign minister. He was also the mayor of Cali from 1988-1990 and held several ministerial and diplomatic positions during his decades-long political career.

Ofcom clears C4 over its 'deepfake' Queen message during festive broadcast | Daily Mail Online

Ofcom will take no further action against Channel 4 after the broadcaster sparked hundreds of complaints when it used a digitally created 'deepfake' version of the Queen's annual festive message.
Yesterday it was revealed that the media regulator has decided not to investigate the 354 complaints it received about the Christmas Day broadcast.

Jenners: Building's owner says store 'will remain' despite Frasers move - BBC News

The owner of the Jenners building in Edinburgh has promised that it will remain a department store - despite the departure of its current tenant, the House of Fraser.
Frasers Group said it would cease trading at the site on 3 May, with the loss of 200 jobs.
The building is owned by Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen.

Chris Grayling leads hedgehog rescue charge for ‘protected animal’ status | Evening Standard

A group of MPs are calling for hedgehogs to be awarded increased protections in a bid to boost dwindling numbers of “Britain’s favourite animal”.
Former Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has tabled an amendment to the Environment Bill which would help safeguard the spikey mammals’ nesting sites... A 2018 report suggested UK hedgehog numbers had halved since 2000.

Deloitte Football Money League: Pandemic set to cost top clubs over £1.7bn - BBC Sport

The coronavirus pandemic will cost Europe's 20 richest football clubs over £1.7bn by the end of this season.
The Deloitte Football Money League survey found the clubs had already lost around £976m up to the end of the extended 2019-20 season... The Catalan club saw a drop from £741.1m to £627.1m but remain narrowly ahead of La Liga rivals Real Madrid, whose revenue fell from £667.5m to £627m.
Bayern Munich (£556.1m), Manchester United (£509m) and Liverpool (£489.9m) make up the top five with Liverpool moving up from seventh last year, replacing Paris St-Germain.
Manchester City, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Juventus make up the remainder of the top 10.