Bars and restaurants closed, authorities issued health warnings against getting intimate with strangers and some cities even introduced penalties for leaving home. Yet amid lockdowns, single people remained surprisingly open to finding new partners. By their third digital meeting, Manns says she felt some chemistry developing. Stephanie Manns was one of many to try out video dating during the long weeks of lockdown. But their virtual experiences reflect a huge boom in singles trying out video dating for the first time.
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The BBC are set to air a one-off documentary film on Amy Winehouse to mark ten years since the singer's tragic passing. The film, which will air on BBC Two this year, will include never-before-seen footage of the late award-winning artist as well as archive treasures from the BBC — detailing Amy's life and career through a lens not yet explored. Amy Winehouse: 10 Years On will predominantly be told by her mum, Janis, who is living with Multiple Sclerosis, a condition which threatens to strip her of her memories of Amy - and is thus determined to hold onto memories via the film. Janis will be joined by other family members and close friends who knew the Back to Black singer best, aiming to shift the narrative that surrounded her throughout her career until her tragic death in The synopsis reads: "The film will be a powerful and sensitive account of one of Britain's best-loved and greatly-missed musical talents, offering a new female-driven interpretation of her life, her loves and her legacy.
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The measures come as Italy battles a third wave of the pandemic, with more than 20, new cases daily. The last vessels blocked by the Ever Given have now passed through the Suez Canal, authorities say. The construction manager is investigated for negligence after a lorry slid onto the tracks.
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