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Netflix dating show contestant sues for inhumane set conditions

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A contestant on the second series of the show Love Is Blind is suing Netflix over alleged breaches of labour laws.

Jeremy Hartwell alleges that producers encouraged the cast to drink alcohol, while limiting access to food and water and underpaying them.

The Ex-contestant told CNN in an interview at the weekend that he had to try to fight the effects of sleep deprivation after long hours filming under bright lights.

He added that the way the cast’s luggage was searched was like being on a “boot camp” and even at the hotel living quarters, food was restricted to the point of severe hunger.”

The Production company part of the show told U.S Media there was “absolutely no merit” to the allegations.

Love Is Blind was nominated for an Emmy award – outstanding structured reality programme – last week. 

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Disney’s Drama

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What’s going on at Disney and why is the world’s largest entertainment company in trouble?

 
Dreams are a wish your heart makes, or at Disney, dreams are having a tough time of coming true.

After decades of turning children’s dreams into fantasies, the mouse-house is facing a crisis of leadership.

This Ticker Original looks at how the Walt Disney Company got here, and what happens next. #disney #bob iger

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The Tech Market Crash

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Since the Global Financial Crisis, tech companies have been riding high and making billions, so what happened?

 
It’s been a shocking year for tech companies. Riding high off the back of the pandemic, reality suddenly hit.

Across Silicon Valley, and spreading to Wall Street, the once darlings of the Nasdaq were suddenly hit hard.

So what happened, and where to from here?

This Ticker Original investigates. #snapchat #apple #tech stocks #nasdaq

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Shell delivers record 2022 profit

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Petrol company Shell has delivered a record $40 billion profit in 2022

It comes on the back of surging energy prices, and the war in Ukraine.

The company also reported a fourth-quarter profit of almost $10 billion, beating estimates.

The $40 billon in annual profit soared past the previous record of $31 billion in 2008.

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