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Liverpool 2-0 Fulham: Mohamed Salah strike helps Liverpool back to top of table

Mohamed Salah’s sixth Premier League goal of the season set Liverpool on their way to victory Mohamed Salah helped Liverpool back to the top of the Premier League with a goal that came 14 seconds after Fulham had a goal controversially disallowed for offside. Xherdan Shaqiri’s cushioned finish in the second half confirmed victory for the Reds who equalled their best start to a Premier League season since 2002-03. Up until Salah’s goal it had been tough going for the hosts who started well but were then frustrated by a…

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Celtic 2-1 RB Leipzig: Edouard strike earns victory and keeps Europa League knockout hopes alive

Odsonne Edouard tapped in Celtic’s winner just a minute after Leipzig had equalised Celtic scored 14 seconds after conceding to secure a dramatic victory over RB Leipzig to keep their Europa League dreams on track. Leipzig’s Jean-Kevin Augustin equalised with a header on 78 minutes but straight from the restart Odsonne Edouard struck to give Brendan Rodgers’ men the win. Knowing defeat could have eliminated them with two games to go, Kieran Tierney had put the hosts ahead early on. Celtic sit third in Group B, level with Leipzig, but…

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Juventus 1-2 Manchester United: Visitors strike late to win in Turin

Cristiano Ronaldo ended a run of six games without a Champions League goal by scoring against his former club Manchester United stunned Juventus with two goals in the final five minutes to beat the Italian champions in Turin and give themselves a good chance of qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages. Juan Mata curled in a free-kick with five minutes to go, before Ashley Young’s set-piece was bundled into his own net by Juventus defender Alex Sandro. Cristiano Ronaldo had put the hosts ahead with an outstanding volley against…

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Central Line Tube strike: How will it affect you?

Image copyright PA Image caption Tube stations and buses are expected to be overcrowded London Underground passengers are facing fresh disruption as drivers on the Central Line stage a 24-hour strike. Talks have failed to prevent the walkout and unions have warned of further strikes and a “network-wide shutdown” in the run-up to Christmas. Which lines are affected? Image caption The strike action was expected to cause other lines to be busier than usual, such as on the Jubilee Line at Stratford station Workers on the Central Line and the…

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Manchester United 0-1 Juventus: Dybala strike seals Champions League win on Ronaldo return

Dybala scored from close range for his fourth Champions League goal of the season Cristiano Ronaldo marked his return to Old Trafford with a win as his Juventus side saw off Manchester United to move five points clear at the top of Champions League Group H. The former United star helped to set up Juve’s winner in the 17th minute, with his cross reaching Paulo Dybala who finished from close range. The Italian champions had several chances to extend their lead during a first half where they were completely dominant,…

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Schools and home care disrupted by Glasgow equal pay strike

Image caption Unions claim there has been no progress despite the council’s pledge to agree a settlement plan by the end of the year Hundreds of schools and home care services in Glasgow face disruption as council workers begin a 48-hour strike over equal pay. Primary schools and nurseries will be shut and other services could be hit. About 8,000 workers will strike amid a “lack of progress” on equal pay claims from thousands of female workers, The GMB and Unison said. Glasgow City Council said the strike was unnecessary…

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Uber, Ola drivers strike in India, demanding higher fares

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Hundreds of drivers for ride-hailing giant Uber and its local rival Ola went on strike in the two biggest Indian cities, Delhi and Mumbai, on Monday, demanding higher fares to meet rising fuel costs that are eating away at their incomes. A man holds a placard during a protest against Ola and Uber outside Uber’s head office in Mumbai, India, October 22, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas Fuel prices in India have risen more than 20 percent since the start of the year but drivers say fares have…

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Merck KGaA says might strike partnership deal this year

MUNICH (Reuters) – German drugmaker Merck KGaA might agree partnership deals to jointly develop two of its most promising experimental medicines with a rival as early as this year, but more likely in 2019, its drug research and development chief said on Sunday. A logo of drugs and chemicals group Merck KGaA is pictured in Darmstadt, Germany January 28, 2016. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski “It’s possible even as early as the end of the year but that’s really a stretch – or sometime in 2019,” Luciano Rossetti told Reuters at the annual…

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Huddersfield Town 0-1 Liverpool: Mohamed Salah’s strike earns narrow win

Salah had failed to score in his previous four matches for Liverpool Mohamed Salah ended his worst scoring run in a Liverpool shirt to decide a hard-fought victory at Huddersfield that helped his side keep up with Manchester City at the top of the Premier League. Salah’s 50th goal in English football came courtesy of a smart low finish, as he put away Xherdan Shaqiri’s through ball in the 24th minute to dampen a mood matching Huddersfield’s bright start. The Egypt forward was visibly buoyed, having failed to score in…

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Loganair flight abandoned after bird strike

Image caption The bird strike happened during take-off from Sumburgh Airport A flight carrying 40 passengers and three crew was forced to return to Sumburgh Airport in Shetland after being hit by birds at 1,500ft. Loganair flight LM438 was en-route to Glasgow when the incident happened on Friday shortly after take-off. Passengers reported seeing flames and onboard crew received an alert about the aircraft’s left-hand engine. Loganair said the Saab 2000 landed safely and aid from standby emergency vehicles was not required. The affected plane has been removed from service…

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