Children at football academies are more likely to 'get hit by a meteorite' than succeed as professionals – here’s the shocking statistic

Submitted by Tech Insider on June 29, 2017 - 9:14am

Business Insider UK spoke to Michael Calvin, author of the book "No Hunger in Paradise: The Players. The Journey. The Dream," about how children enrolled in academies have a very small chance of succeeding as professional footballers.

Here's a transcript of the video:

'The Fate of the Furious' director responds to Michelle Rodriguez's threat to leave unless future films 'show some love to the women'

Submitted by Tech Insider on June 29, 2017 - 9:11am

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On Tuesday night actress Michelle Rodriguez posted a photo to Instagram to promote the digital release of "The Fate of the Furious," the latest movie in the profitable "Fast and the Furious" franchise, which she's starred in five of the eight movies.

It's 'highly possible' Scotland is heading for a recession and could 'take a sharp turn for the worse' if Brexit goes badly

Submitted by Tech Insider on June 29, 2017 - 9:11am

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LONDON — Scotland is "edging closer" to a recession and its economy could "take a sharp turn for the worse" if Brexit negotiations go badly, according to a new report from leading economic forecasters.

Trump tweets that 'low I.Q.' Mika Brzezinski was 'bleeding badly from a face-lift' when she visited Mar-a-Lago

Submitted by Tech Insider on June 29, 2017 - 9:07am

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President Donald Trump bashed "Morning Joe" hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough in a tweetstorm Thursday morning, accusing Brzezinski of coming to his Florida estate, Mar-a-Lago, while she was "bleeding" from a "face-lift."

Here's how much states will lose from the Medicaid cuts in the Senate healthcare bill

Submitted by Tech Insider on June 29, 2017 - 9:07am

The Senate Republicans' plan to repeal and replace Obamacare could have a big impact on the healthcare funding states receive.

The Senate's plan, like the one passed by the House of Representatives in May, dismantles many of the provisions of Obamacare, as well cutting funding to the Medicaid program. Those cuts, if the bill becomes law, could hit some states more than others. 

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