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Gabriel Martinelli was Arsenal’s first signing in the summer Teenage striker Gabriel Martinelli scored two goals and set up another to give Arsenal victory over Standard Liege in the Europa League. There was less than three minutes between the 18-year-old Brazilian’s first and second goals while team-mate Joe Willock, 20, …

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Facebook can be ordered to remove posts worldwide

Facebook and similar apps and websites can be ordered to take down illegal posts worldwide after a landmark ruling from the EU’s highest court. Platforms may also have to seek out similar examples of the illegal content and remove them, instead of waiting for each to be reported. One expert …

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UK economy facing ‘heightened risk of recession’

The UK’s economy may have tipped into recession following a downturn in the dominant service sector, according to closely-watched figures. The IHS Markit/CPS purchasing managers’ index for services  fell to a six-month low of 49.5 in September. The 50 level divides growth from expansion. It suggests the economy shrank 0.1% …

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‘We get our money’s worth with package holidays’

Ryanair’s chief executive Michael O’Leary recently declared package holidays “over” after the collapse of Thomas Cook. But travel experts say they are growing in popularity, particularly among younger travellers. Kate and Colin Rawson, aged 30 and 40 respectively, recently opted for an all-inclusive cruise around the Mediterranean for their honeymoon. …

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Uber launches job app for gig economy workers

Uber is testing new ground with an app to put casual workers in touch with employers, as it faces an increasingly tough climate for its core ride-hailing business. Uber Works will allow cleaners, bar staff and warehouse workers to compare pay rates and sign up for shifts. The app, which …

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Ted Baker shares plunge 35% as sales slide

Shares in fashion retailer Ted Baker have plunged 35% after it posted a loss and said trading remained tough. The firm, which issued a profits alert in June and whose founder Ray Kelvin resigned in March, blamed fierce competition and unseasonable weather. Its comments came as it reported a £23m …

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