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Alisson: Liverpool keeper to miss Super Cup with calf injury

Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson kept 21 clean-sheets for Liverpool in his first Premier League campaign Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said goalkeeper Alisson’s calf injury “cast a shadow” over the 4-1 win against Norwich in the Premier League season opener. The Brazilian suffered the problem as he took a goal-kick towards the …

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Uber shares tumble as profit figures disappoint Wall Street

Image copyrightREUTERS Uber’s shares went into reverse on Thursday after the taxi-hailing company unveiled profit figures that failed to live up to expectations. Revenue growth slowed in face of heavy competition, leading to the company posting its largest quarterly loss. Uber and its rivals are spending heavily to expand, but …

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UK economy shrinks for the first time since 2012

Media captionBrexit has created “cloudy skies”, says Zed Sheikh The chancellor has told the BBC that he does not expect the UK to slide into recession after data showed the economy shrank by 0.2% between April and June. Sajid Javid was speaking after the Office for National Statistics said the …

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Brexit: Chancellor announces one-year spending review

  Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES Chancellor Sajid Javid has announced a one-year spending review to give government departments “financial certainty” as they prepare for Brexit. Mr Javid said a spending round for 2020-21 would “clear the ground ahead of Brexit while delivering on people’s priorities”. He told the BBC that he …

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Goldman bosses charged in Malaysia bond scandal

Image copyrightREUTERS Malaysia has charged 17 former and current Goldman Sachs bankers – including Richard Gnodde, the most senior banker in London – over the corruption investigation at its state development fund 1MDB. Attorney General Tommy Thomas said custodial sentences and criminal fines would be sought against those charged. Goldman …

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Love, Sex and Marriage: how far we have come

When it comes to popular view especially on the contentious sex topic, it would be concluded that sex is no longer seen as that sacred act between married couples. According to an August 2019 survey conducted by Stephblog, 41.67% of the 134 respondents, which takes up the largest percentage, considers …

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