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Summer Strallen reveals depression diagnosis and how she’s surviving during the pandemic



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In an exclusive interview and photoshoot on Broadway with HELLO! magazine, actress Summer Strallen talks of the devastating impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the theatre business, as well as how it affected her personally.

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Summer, who was due to star in an off-Broadway production when the pandemic struck, tells the magazine: “I was in shock for weeks. I couldn’t stop crying and was diagnosed with depression. So many of my highly skilled, talented colleagues were out of work, but to pay their rent and put food on the table, they’d taken jobs in supermarkets or as drivers.”



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Summer was diagnosed with depression during lockdown

Summer tells how she took action by creating online platform The Strallen Collective for top theatre stars to provide

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  • November 15, 2020
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Universal Studios Orlando Reveals Lineup of Holiday Celebrations

Amusement parks around the world have had a much different year than most fans were expecting due to the coronavirus pandemic, but Universal Studios Orlando will still be offering attendees exciting events only available for the holiday season, all of which will embrace enhanced health and safety procedures and guidelines to ensure the safety of guests. The events will kick off on November 14th and run through January 3, 2021, and will include festivities honoring the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch, and more. You can head to Universal Studios Orlando’s official website to learn more about the attractions.

Events being unveiled for this year’s celebration are as follows:

Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure

  • The streets of Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley will become beautifully adorned with themed decorations, garlands and lights as the sounds of
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  • November 6, 2020
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First Brit known to have caught Covid dies aged 26 after ‘months of hardship’, heartbroken mum reveals

THE first known Brit to have caught coronavirus has died after suffering months of “hardship”, his heartbroken mum has revealed.

Student Connor Reed, 26, had been working at a college in Wuhan in China teaching English when he fell ill with the bug in November last year.

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Mum Hayley Reed pictured with her son Connor Reed

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Mum Hayley Reed pictured with her son Connor ReedCredit: FACEBOOK/HAYLEY REED
Connor was found dead at his halls of residence at Bangor University last week

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The 26-year-old was the first known Brit to catch coronavirus

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The 26-year-old was the first known Brit to catch coronavirus

He first shrugged off the symptoms as flu and was off work bedridden in his apartment.

But Connor, of Llandudno, north Wales, was then hospitalised after developing a serious cough and losing his voice.

He went on to make a recovery but Connor was found dead at his

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  • November 1, 2020
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What will travel be like in 2021? Airbnb reveals top 3 travel trends for 2021



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Airbnb latest travel survey: What will travel be like in 2021? Look no further as Airbnb has revealed new trends for the year 2021! Given how COVID-19 has tossed out most travel plans for people in 2020, Airbnb indicates in its travel trends for 2021 that the focus for the upcoming year is centred more about working and living safely away from home and it is less about tourism itself.

In an earlier detailed interview with The Financial Express Online, Aditya Agarwal, Head of Corporate Strategy, Cleartrip had indicated as follows, “The share of round trips will increase as confidence levels begin to improve. During travel, safety is now looked upon as a more important criteria than pricing. Customers do not mind paying a premium for their

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  • October 28, 2020
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Kate Bosworth Reveals One Of Her Favorite Places In The World

When the pandemic struck, Kate Bosworth continued to find ways to stay busy. She launched KIND.EST, a lifestyle website that aims to be “the place where it’s cool to be kind.” There, Bosworth shares personal tales, beauty advice, recipes and more.

Like the rest of us, she learned to make the best of the COVID confinement, notably having a Zoom reunion with Michelle Rodriguez and Sanoe Lake, her co-stars from the Hawaii-set Blue Crush. The empowering female surfer flick that cast Bosworth in her breakout role marks its 18th anniversary this year. And recently, The Devil Has a Name hit theaters and on demand. Based on a true story, the Edward James Olmos-directed anti-pollution drama features Bosworth as a villainous oil executive.

In between her projects, we talked to Bosworth to glean tips on how to travel with a dog (her French spaniel Happy is

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  • October 27, 2020
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New Data Reveals Predictions for Reimagined Holiday Traditions

The coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly turned everyday shopping on its head, a phenomenon that is increasingly impacting the 2020 holiday season. Still, according to Deloitte, which has been tracking the holiday shopping period for 35 years, what remains consistent is consumer considerations for price, value, convenience, and the desire to create a special season for friends, family and pets.

As consumers cut back on travel and other holiday experiences, “home for the holidays” will take on new meaning, according to Deloitte, as consumers make adjustments to budgets. The budget focus will be seen in nongift categories including home, holiday furnishings and nongift apparel.

“In this season of uncertainty, price, value and convenience continue to be top considerations for consumers, as is the desire to get creative with how they celebrate the season with family, friends and pets, no matter the circumstances,” said Rod Sides, vice chairman at Deloitte LLP, and

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  • October 20, 2020
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Pat Lam reveals he wakes at 4am to check Bristol Bears’ coronavirus test results

Pat Lam has revealed his anxieties over any of his Bristol Bears players contracting coronavirus explaining he wakes up at four o’clock in the morning to check test results and is open to his team going into a bubble if needed before their Challenge Cup final and if they were to make the Premiership final.

In the wake of 16 Sale players and three staff members testing positive for Covid-19 Lam explained just how seriously he has been speaking to players about their movements for the fear that a positive result could seriously dent his side’s chances at winning silverware.

“I told our covid manager I don’t care about waking up. It is a big relief [when the tests are negative]. “I am just glad we got through this week. Everyone is on high alert at the moment, particularly for the players regarding what they do and who they mix

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  • October 8, 2020
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Online daters can tell if they have a connection in just 30 seconds, research reveals

It's good news for people who make a great first impression. (Getty Images)
It’s good news for people who make a great first impression. (Getty Images)

With virtual dating up by 36% during lockdown, it’s no surprise that single people are becoming more and more adept at spotting romantic potential via video call.

Digital daters can tell if there’s a spark after just 30 seconds, according to a new poll, which may be bad news if you’re somebody who people take a while to warm to.

People are embracing the “new dating normal” too, with six in ten people saying they’re enjoying chatting with people over video, according to research from Virgin Media.

One in four will continue to keep up virtual dating even after lockdown fully ends, to screen out non-starters in the search for romance.

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It’s not just that initial connection that has been intensified by the

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  • October 8, 2020
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Tam reveals fear about keeping COVID-19 under control, Canada-U.S. land border to remain closed

Yahoo News Canada is committed to providing our readers with the most accurate and recent information on all things coronavirus. We know things change quickly, including some possible information in this story. For the latest on COVID-19, we encourage our readers to consult online resources like Canada’s public health website, World Health Organization, as well as our own Yahoo Canada homepage.

As cases of COVID-19 continue to spread around the world, Canadians seem to be increasingly concerned about their health and safety.

Currently, there are more than 6,771 active cases of COVID-19 in Canada (with more than 134,900 diagnoses so far) and 9,100 deaths. Nearly 90 per cent of the country’s reported COVID-19 cases have recovered.

Check back for the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak in Canada.

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  • September 18, 2020
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Selling Sunset’s Chrishell Stause reveals she found out about her divorce by text

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From Cosmopolitan

Selling Sunset season 3 dropped on Netflix today, and this season is as dramatic as it is heartbreaking. At the end of season 2, fans saw a teaser of Chrishell Stause’s divorce which hit headlines last November.

This series picks up where it left off; focusing on the fall out as the actor-turned-estate agent tries to make sense of what happened with ex Justin Hartley and why he filed for divorce so suddenly.

After moving out of the home they shared in The Valley, Chrishell heads to a hotel before finding somewhere permanent to live. Offering her support, Mary goes to visit her and the pair discuss what happened.

“I don’t know,” Chrishell tells her. “I just feel like… sorry I’m just in shock with it all. I’m trying to keep it together but it’s a lot all at once because everybody in the whole

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