Spain scores injury time equalizer to secure in euro 2020

Rodrigo scored his eighth goal for Spain Three-time champions Spain qualified for Euro 2020 courtesy of Rodrigo’s injury-time strike in a draw in Sweden. Spain needed just a point to advance to next summer’s tournament but left it until the 92nd minute as Rodrigo converted Fabian Ruiz’s cutback. Sweden took …

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Esther Duflo: ‘Nobel Prize will be a megaphone’

Esther Duflo and her husband and fellow prize-winner Abhijit Banerjee Economics Nobel prize winner Esther Duflo says she wants to use the award “as a megaphone” in her fight to ease poverty and improve children’s education. Prof Duflo, only the second woman to win the economics award, told the BBC …

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Facebook puts on brave face with Libra

The Libra Association said it was on track to launch in 2020 After five major payments providers pulled out last week, Facebook’s Libra currency project looked to be on the rocks. But the remaining members have insisted it’s full steam ahead. The 21 founding companies in the Libra Association – …

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Cristiano Ronaldo scores 700th career goals

Ronaldo’s goal was his 95th for Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo reached a career landmark on Monday by scoring his 700th career goal in Portugal’s Euro 2020 qualifier at Ukraine. The 34-year-old scored a penalty as Portugal lost 2-1. His 700 goals so far have come from 973 matches – and he …

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Ever wondered why your periods are so heavy? Here’s why!

Heavy menstrual bleeding (called menorrhagia by health care professionals) is defined as soaking a pad and/or tampon every hour or less during each menstrual cycle. For many women, heavy menstrual bleeding is a huge obstacle in their day to day lives. Imagine having to reschedule activities or go home from …

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Expert decries use of tissue paper during menstruation

Iwalokun, who is the Head, Immunology and Vaccinology Research Department, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Yaba, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He said that some tissue papers were products of waste paper, and such tissue papers were not hygienic …

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Neymar limps of friendly with Nigeria

Neymar only returned from an ankle injury in mid-September Paris St-Germain forward Neymar limped off after 12 minutes as Brazil were held to a 1-1 friendly draw by Nigeria. The 27-year-old walked off holding his left thigh and could be a doubt for the Champions League game against Club Bruges …

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Croatia holds Wales in Euro qualifications

Bruno Petkovic (R) received a yellow card after this collision with Ethan Ampadu Gareth Bale’s excellent equaliser helped Wales to hold 2018 World Cup finalists Croatia in a bad-tempered contest in Cardiff. The Real Madrid forward’s composed finish in injury time in the first half ensured Wales maintained their eight-year …

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