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Sterling hattrick sees City past Atalanta

Sterling has scored 16 goals in 17 appearances for club and country this season Pep Guardiola hailed Raheem Sterling as an “extraordinary” talent after his 11-minute second-half hat-trick helped Manchester City demolish Atalanta and maintain their 100% start in Champions League Group C. Sterling is City’s leading scorer with 12 …

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Hazard misses clear chance in Madrid’s win over Galatasaray

Toni Kroos scored on his 100th Champions League appearance Real Madrid collected their first Champions League victory of the season at Galatasaray to ease the pressure on manager Zinedine Zidane. The La Liga side suffered a shock league defeat against Mallorca at the weekend and had failed to win their …

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‘I lost £4,000 in a call centre scam’

When Doug Varey clicked on a pop-up ad offering computer security protection for 12 years for £556, he signed up. “I had no reason to suspect it wasn’t genuine,” he says. That was a mistake. Mr Varey was a victim of a common online scam known as computer software service …

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Drugs firms reach $260m US opioid settlement

Four drugs companies have reached a $260m (£200m) deal with two Ohio counties over their role in fuelling the US opioid crisis. The agreement averts a trial that had been scheduled to start in Cleveland. The counties had been seeking billions from Israel-based drugmaker Teva and drug distributors AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal …

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Brexit deal acceptable, says top Barclays banker

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is “acceptable” and the country should push ahead with it, leading banker Sir Ian Cheshire has said. Sir Ian, chairman of Barclays’ UK operations, told the BBC that business leaders wanted to see certainty. He added that it was “extremely unlikely” further negotiations with …

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Brexit date downplayed in government advertising shift

Billboards telling the public to prepare for Britain’s exit from the EU will launch soon The government has changed the wording of its Get Ready for Brexit campaign appearing to suggest a no-deal exit on the 31 October is now less likely. Its website now  says: “We could still leave …

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Pound slips in early trading after delay on Brexit vote

The pound slipped against the dollar as commercial currency markets opened for the first time since MP’s backed a move to delay approval of the Brexit deal . Most big banks in London had called in extra staff, expecting volatile trading after the first Saturday sitting in the House of Commons …

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Leicester City 2-1 Burnley

Leicester City paid tribute to late chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha before kick-off, with the first anniversary of his death approaching Leicester got the win they craved over Burnley to mark the anniversary of former owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s death on an emotional day at the King Power Stadium. Burnley thought they had …

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Hawk-Eye company apologises for VAR confusion

The big screen initially adjusted the scoreline to show Tottenham’s goal had been given – but also read ‘no goal’ in an error by Hawk-Eye The company that provides the Premier League’s video assistant referee (VAR) technology has apologised to Tottenham and Watford fans after an incorrect graphic was sent …

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Ronaldo scores again!

Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored against 17 of the 20 opponents he has faced in Serie A Cristiano Ronaldo helped Juventus extend their lead at the top of Serie A as they saw off the challenge of Bologna in Turin. But they needed their recalled 41-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon to …

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Andy Murray had career-saving hip surgery in January Britain’s Andy Murray produced a fine comeback to beat Ugo Humbert at the European Open and reach his first ATP final for two years. Murray, who had career-saving hip surgery in January, showed his trademark stubbornness to win 3-6 7-5 6-2 in …

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Real Madrid suffers shocking loss at Mallorca

Lago Junior’s winner was his first ever La Liga goal Real Madrid suffered their first league defeat of the season as they lost at La Liga newcomers Mallorca on Saturday night. Mallorca’s Lago Junior scored the only goal of the game after just seven minutes when he drove in from …

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Maancity fires 2 goals past crystal Palace

David Silva volleyed in Manchester City’s second just 93 seconds after Gabriel Jesus’ opener Champions Manchester City narrowed the gap on Premier League leaders Liverpool with a comfortable victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. Two weeks on from a surprise defeat by Wolves, Pep Guardiola’s side made a blistering …

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Manchester United: Mason Greenwood signs new contract until 2023

Greenwood has scored two goals in nine appearances in all competitions this season Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood has signed a new contract that will keep him at the club until June 2023. The 18-year-old England Under-21 international, a product of United’s academy, made his first Premier League start against …

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