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Roma sporting director Monchi urges club to provide cash to sign Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez

Riyad Mahrez Thursday, July 27, 2017 Transfer guru Monchi is urging Roma to splash the cash on Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez. The Italian club are in hot pursuit of the Algerian this summer as they try to replace Mohamed Salah, who has joined Liverpool. Roma have earmarked Mahrez as the man to fill the boots of the Egyptian, but they have been struggling to meet Leicester’s £35m asking price. Roma’s new sporting director, Monchi, has been charged with brokering a deal but so far he has proved unsuccessful. That,…

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Shakespeare's Globe: Michelle Terry named as new director

Actress and writer Michelle Terry has been named as the incoming director of Shakespeare’s Globe theatre. She said she was “so proud and excited” about her new role, describing it as “a dream come true”. Terry, who has performed at the Globe in As You Like It, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Love’s Labour’s Lost, will take over from Emma Rice in April 2018. Terry won an Olivier award for her performance in Tribes at the Royal Court in 2010. She also wrote and starred in the Sky One series…

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News: Lucrezi takes up marketing director role at Forte Village

Marco Lucrezi has been announced as the new marketing director of Forte Village, Sardinia. In his role, he will be responsible for managing the team’s activities in the award-winning resort in Sardinia. Lucrezi will bring his diverse experiences in marketing and business development, following roles at MSC Cruises, the Italian telecommunication company TIM, and most recently in the financial sector at BNP Paribas BNL banking group. He replaces Angelo Vignola, who has moved to become the new director of sales and marketing at JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa. Forte…

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Living Dead director George A Romero dies at 77

The American-born filmmaker George A Romero, who created the genre-defining Living Dead movie franchise, has died at the age of 77, his family have said. Romero died in his sleep on Sunday after a ” brief but aggressive battle” with lung cancer, his manager told Variety. Romero co-wrote and directed the film that started the zombie series – Night of the Living Dead – in 1968. It led to a number of sequels – and a slew of imitators. Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC News – Entertainment & Arts

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Aviva Premiership news: Exeter Chiefs' Rob Baxter made director of rugby as coaching staff pen new three-year deals

Rob Baxter: The 46-year-old has committed his future to Exeter Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Exeter have announced a coaching reshuffle after Rob Baxter signed a new deal to become the Chiefs’ director of rugby. The 46-year-old had previously held the role of head coach at the Aviva Premiership side but will now occupy a new position at the club, penning a three-year deal. Ali Hepher, who also signed on for another three years, will now fulfil the head coach role while fellow coaches Rob Hunter and Ricky Pellow will remain…

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Focus: Breaking Travel News interview: Thomas Kochs, managing director, Corinthia Hotel London

How does a hotel become an institution, a landmark? That is the question facing Thomas Kochs, who has been appointed managing director at the Corinthia Hotel London. The British capital has a number a number of iconic properties – The Savoy, The Ritz, Claridge’s, The Lanesborough and The Langham, to name but just a few. But how to join this exalted company, what does it take? Speaking to Breaking Travel News, Kochs explains his ambitions: “I do think it is time for this hotel to acknowledge it is not opening…

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