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Friday,August 23 Stephblog giveaway winners

Thank you all for participating today. Winners are to be picked each day until Friday. The participant with the highest point will be announced on Friday. Today’s winners are: Adeola Adedeji         –3points Michael                    –2points Ayomide Precious    –1point …

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PARENTS AND CHILDREN’S CHOICES: THE GOOD, BAD AND UGLY

PARENTS AND CHILDREN’S CHOICES: THE GOOD, BAD AND UGLY In times past, this issue would not have been one worthy of discourse. This was because back then, a lot of children’s choices, ranging from their career choices to their marital choices were determined unilaterally by their parents. Back then, it …

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Brexit: Northern Ireland farmers warn of no deal risks

Image captionDean Wright says the government is dragging its heels At Dean Wright’s farm in Northern Ireland, the young dairy cows are mooing as they wait to be fed but he worries that a no-deal Brexit may limit his herd’s ability to earn its feed. The milk from these calves …

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Eddie Stobart chief leaves as shares suspended

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES Eddie Stobart has suspended trading in its shares and announced that its chief executive will stand down with immediate effect, as the firm looks into accounting discrepancies. The firm also warned its results for the first half of 2019 would be “significantly lower” than forecast. The transport …

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Hasbro to buy Peppa Pig owner Entertainment One for $4bn

US toy maker Hasbro will acquire Peppa Pig owner Entertainment One for around £3.3bn ($4bn), the firms said in a statement. Hasbro said the deal would expand its entertainment and “family-oriented storytelling” portfolio. UK-listed Entertainment One owns other preschool titles including PJ Masks. The deal is the latest in a …

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Can Fed chief dig himself out of a (Jackson) Hole?

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESSome argue Donald Trump has set up Jerome Powell to be the fall guy if the economy slows Jerome Powell may be “clueless” according to US President Donald Trump. But when the Federal Reserve head takes centre stage at a gathering of the banking elite this weekend there’ll …

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US Open draw: Serena Williams drawn to play Sharapova in first round

Serena Williams beat Maria Sharapova in straight sets in the 2015 Australian Open final in Melbourne US Open 2019 Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 26 August 26-8 September Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, BBC Sport website & app. Live text commentary of selected matches on BBC Sport website …

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Deontay Wilder on Luis Ortiz, Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua

Wilder was ushered through crowds by security and ate underneath a canvas showcasing Anthony Joshua WBC champion Deontay Wilder vowed to “get rid” of Luis Ortiz and Tyson Fury in his coming fights amid “surreal” scenes at a restaurant opening in West Yorkshire. America’s Wilder spoke to BBC Sport after …

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how much?

Welcome to Stephblog giveaway SEASON 2, DAY 6 Chelsea right-back Davide Zappacosta is set to join Roma on a season-long loan. How much did Chelsea buy him from Torino in 2017?

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