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Gnaby scores four in Tottenham demolition

Former Arsenal youngster Serge Gnabry is the first player to score four goals in the second half of a Champions League game Tottenham Hotspur’s troubles continued as they were humiliated in the most devastating fashion by Bayern Munich in the Champions League on one of the most embarrassing nights in …

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Eden Hazard says he does not feel like a ‘Galactico’

‘Galactico’ is a term given to big-money, world-class signings by Real Madrid BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website Eden Hazard says he does not feel like a ‘Galactico’ yet following a summer move from …

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Thomas Cook’s auditor EY to be investigated

Image copyrightREUTERS The UK accountancy watchdog has launched an investigation into the collapse of travel firm Thomas Cook. The Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC) probe will look at the audit of the company by accountancy giant EY for the year ending 30 September 2018. The FRC’s enforcement division will carry out …

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EU brings in ‘right to repair’ rules for appliances

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES Household appliances will become easier to repair thanks to new standards being adopted across the European Union. From 2021, firms will have to make appliances longer-lasting, and they will have to supply spare parts for machines for up to 10 years. The rules apply to lighting, washing …

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Japan delivers long-delayed consumption tax hike

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESTrain fares have risen following the tax hike Japan has increased its consumption tax for the first time in five years, bringing the long-delayed policy into effect despite concerns it may knock the economy. On Tuesday, the country raised its sales tax rate from 8% to 10%. The …

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