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HSBC’s Hong Kong shares jump nearly 5% after third-quarter earnings beat estimates
 

HSBC’s Hong Kong shares jump nearly 5% after third-quarter earnings beat estimates

Pedestrians wearing protective masks walk past a logo displayed at a HSBC bank branch in the central district of Hong Kong.Roy Liu| Bloomberg | Getty ImagesSINGAPORE — Hong Kong-listed shares of HSBC popped on Tuesday after third quarter profits beat market expectations.Europe’s largest bank by assets reported profit before tax of $3.07 billion in the…

BP beats third-quarter estimates and swings back to profit on improving oil demand
 

BP beats third-quarter estimates and swings back to profit on improving oil demand

A BP company logo is displayed on a fuel pump on the forecourt of a gas station operated by BP Plc in London, U.K.Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesLONDON — Energy giant BP on Tuesday reported a small profit for the third quarter, beating analyst expectations as the company benefited from stronger oil prices…

On This Day, Oct. 25: Interior Secretary Albert Fall found guilty in Teapot Dome scandal
 

On This Day, Oct. 25: Interior Secretary Albert Fall found guilty in Teapot Dome scandal

On October 25, 1929, during the Teapot Dome scandal, Albert B. Fall, who served as U.S. President Warren Harding’s interior secretary, was found guilty of accepting a bribe while in office. He was the first presidential Cabinet member convicted of a crime. Oct. 25 (UPI) — On this date in history: In 1854, known to…

World Series: Rays stun Dodgers in ninth inning to win Game 4
 

World Series: Rays stun Dodgers in ninth inning to win Game 4

Oct. 25 (UPI) — The Tampa Bay Rays shocked the Los Angeles Dodgers in the ninth inning for an 8-7 win in Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday night at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. Down 7-6 in the final frame, Brett Phillips became the unlikely hero when he singled to shallow…

Australia to ease cap on citizens returning amid increasing anger
 

Australia to ease cap on citizens returning amid increasing anger

Government under fire over policy that has left at least 26,000 people stranded overseas.Australia will allow a few hundred more citizens and permanent residents to return home from overseas each week, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, in slight relaxation of a policy that has become the target of increasing criticism. Since July, the…

Trump-Biden differences laid bare in final US presidential debate
 

Trump-Biden differences laid bare in final US presidential debate

Analysis: A calmer debate offers a closer look at the candidates on a wide range of subjects as the election nears.From the moment the two septuagenarian leading men stepped onto the stage, the contrast between them leaped off the screen: US President Donald Trump in his trademark red tie, his Democratic challenger Biden in electric…

Coronavirus cases surge in the U.S. — live updates
 

Coronavirus cases surge in the U.S. — live updates

  22m ago Pandemic leads to smallest World Series crowd in over a century A crowd of 11,388 attended Tuesday night’s World Series opener between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays, spread in groups of up to four, mostly in alternate rows and none directly behind each other among the forest green seats…

Parents of 545 children separated at US border still can’t be found
 

Parents of 545 children separated at US border still can’t be found

(CNN)Lawyers have not been able to reach the parents of 545 children who had been separated from their families by US border officials between 2017 and 2018, according to a Tuesday court filing.Hundreds of parents may also have been deported without their children.The filing from the Justice Department and the American Civil Liberties Union is…

The Devastatingly Low Bar of “Official” Poverty
 

The Devastatingly Low Bar of “Official” Poverty

We now have new numbers to confirm what everyone who received a $1,200 stimulus check or extra unemployment benefits over the summer likely already knows: Additional government money is a good thing during an economic collapse. As The New York Times reported this week, two recent studies have found that over the last few months,…

The Mysteries of Emily in Paris
 

The Mysteries of Emily in Paris

The ruinous effect contracting Covid-19 has had on my short-term memory is, happily, not a problem when it comes to remembering the key plot points of Netflix’s soapy, flimsy sitcom Emily in Paris, each new episode being more or less a carbon copy of its predecessor. Emily (Lily Collins), a young Chicagoan who does not…

Marcus Rashford: Man Utd striker scores hat-trick after 1m signatures
 

Marcus Rashford: Man Utd striker scores hat-trick after 1m signatures

Marcus Rashford netted his first senior hat-trick – but did so in front of an empty Stretford EndMarcus Rashford has been the talk of the country off the pitch and once again displayed his prowess on it. In a week when the England international has rallied support in his bid to take on the government…

Joshua Kimmich gets winner with stunning volley as Bayern Munich seal 13th successive Champions League victory
 

Joshua Kimmich gets winner with stunning volley as Bayern Munich seal 13th successive Champions League victory

Bayern Munich have Joshua Kimmich to thank for sealing their 13th successive Champions League win with his stunning improvised winner. The 25-year-old utility man has been hailed as the German giants’ new Philipp Lahm, following his brilliant transition from midfield to dependable right-back. And, like Lahm, Kimmich also appears to have a penchant for scoring…

Karlan Grant scores first goal for West Brom to rescue vital point against Brighton before ‘six-pointer’ against Fulham
 

Karlan Grant scores first goal for West Brom to rescue vital point against Brighton before ‘six-pointer’ against Fulham

West Bromwich Albion claimed a vital point away to Brighton and Hove Albion thanks to a goal from summer signing Karlan Grant. The Baggies punished the hosts at the Amex Stadium for their sloppiness with just seven minutes of normal time remaining to grab a vital 1-1 draw. Brighton took the lead in the first…

Jared Cannonier denied title shot by Robert Whittaker but journey to UFC 254 was crazy, weighing more than 300lbs and getting kicked out of the army for marijuana
 

Jared Cannonier denied title shot by Robert Whittaker but journey to UFC 254 was crazy, weighing more than 300lbs and getting kicked out of the army for marijuana

Jared Cannonier won’t get that title shot at Israel Adesanya following his defeat to Robert Whittaker at UFC 254. ‘The Reaper’ claimed a razor-thin decision over Darren Till back in July, but was far more convincing against the dangerous Cannonier to potentially disrupt his middleweight title plans. Despite Israel Adesanya practically promising the American a…

Lampard fumes over ‘confusing’ VAR, praises keeper
 

Lampard fumes over ‘confusing’ VAR, praises keeper

Lampard: Clean sheets will breed Chelsea ‘confidence’ Chelsea boss Frank Lampard was pleased that his side did not concede against Sevilla and he… document.addEventListener(“DOMContentLoaded”, function(event) { var commentBoxDiv = document.getElementById(“vuukle-comments”); var commentBoxDivAfter = document.getElementById(“vuukle_box”); var cloneCommentBoxDiv = commentBoxDiv.cloneNode(true); commentBoxDiv.parentNode.removeChild(commentBoxDiv); commentBoxDivAfter.parentNode.insertBefore(cloneCommentBoxDiv, commentBoxDivAfter.nextSibling); }); #vuukle-comments{position:relative!important;} document.addEventListener(“DOMContentLoaded”, function(event) { var newsfeedBoxDiv = document.getElementById(“vuukle-newsfeed”); var newsfeedBoxDivAfter = document.getElementById(“vuukle_box”); var…

Bruce praises Newcastle fans for ‘wonderful’ food bank gesture
 

Bruce praises Newcastle fans for ‘wonderful’ food bank gesture

Date published: Friday 23rd October 2020 8:35 Newcastle boss Steve Bruce has praised the club’s fans after they donated over £20,000 to local food banks, instead of buying their match on pay-per-view. Magpies fans were angry after it was revealed that they would have to pay £14.95 to watch the game against Man Utd. Fans…

Real Madrid line up Zidane replacement
 

Real Madrid line up Zidane replacement

Real Madrid line up Zidane replacementReal Madrid are considering the possibility of replacing manager Zinedine Zidane despite being just weeks into the 2020-21 season, according to Spanish media outlet AS. Los Blancos have suffered back-to-back losses at the hands of newly-promoted Cadiz in La Liga and Shakhtar Donetsk in their opening Champions League group-stage match.…

Sanchez responds to Mourinho’s troll over 2017 Europa League final
 

Sanchez responds to Mourinho’s troll over 2017 Europa League final

The Portuguese manager made an interesting early impression on the Spurs defender by bringing up the defeat Tottenham centre-back Davinson Sanchez has responded to Jose Mourinho’s comments about the 2017 Europa League final that saw the two face off against each other.  At the time, Sanchez was lining up for Ajax, while Mourinho was in…

Jude Bellingham becomes youngest ever English player to feature in Champions League but is hooked off at half-time as Borussia Dortmund lose to Lazio
 

Jude Bellingham becomes youngest ever English player to feature in Champions League but is hooked off at half-time as Borussia Dortmund lose to Lazio

history books By Oliver Dawnay 20th October 2020, 11:38 pm Jude Bellingham made history on Tuesday night as he became the youngest English player EVER to feature in a Champions League match at just 17 years and 133 days old. The teenager was named in Borussia Dortmund’s XI to face Lazio at the Stadio Olimpico…

‘The Spursyness has not gone out of Spurs’ – Adrian Durham explains why West Ham collapse highlights why Jose Mourinho’s men WILL NOT challenge for Premier League
 

‘The Spursyness has not gone out of Spurs’ – Adrian Durham explains why West Ham collapse highlights why Jose Mourinho’s men WILL NOT challenge for Premier League

Adrian Durham believes it’s too early to label Tottenham as title contenders following their incredible collapse against West Ham on Sunday. Jose Mourinho’s men looked to be cruising to a 3-0 victory against their London rivals, but three goals in the final eight minutes capped a remarkable comeback from the Hammers who gained a valuable…

 

Brexit news: Lord Adonis sparks backlash after demanding delay – ’17.4million disagree!’ | Politics | News

[ad_1] In a post on Twitter, Lord Adonis indicated the whole nation wanted the UK to extend the negotiating period

 

EU catastrophe: European nations ‘stealing PPE from each other’ as crisis ravages Brussels | Politics | News

[ad_1] EU member states faced a shortage of medical supplies at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic as George Galloway

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg calls on MPs to return to work in furious rant against ‘hiding’ Labour | Politics | News

[ad_1] In a furious rant addressing the Commons, the leader of the House accused Labour Party MPs of trying to

 

Watchdog rules out Tory Islamophobia probe ‘at this stage’ | Politics | News

[ad_1] Campaigners had asked for an inquiry by the Equality and Human Rights Commission into the Tories. The equalities watchdog

 

Andreas Papandreou: "Man of Destiny"

[ad_1] In Andreas Papandreou: The Making of a Greek Democrat and Political Maverick (I.B. Tauris, 256 pages, $49 and £30),

 

Furlough latest: True cost of pandemic revealed in government document | Politics | News

[ad_1] The report, drawn up for Chancellor Rishi Sunak, describes a “policy package” which may have to be published within

 

Politics of Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath: Banks Vs Tenant Farmers

[ad_1] Chapter 5 of John Steinbeck’s 1939 novel The Grapes of Wrath is the chapter where the men who represent

 

EU to push countries to reopen borders in bid to save travel industry | Politics | News

[ad_1] This comes as global coronavirus cases surpass four million. More than 200,000 people worldwide are known to have died

 

Brexit news: EU blames UK for lack of progress as bloc issues Boris ultimatum –‘Speed up!’ | Politics | News

[ad_1] Nicola Bee, vice president of the European Parliament, has ordered Britain to make quick progress in Brexit discussions or

 

Andrew Neil savages Lord Sugar in vicious row ‘Your show makes people look stupid!’ | Politics | News

[ad_1] The war of words on Twitter began when Lord Sugar’s bitter rival Piers Morgan criticised members of the Government

You can free products from Wilko’s Christmas range such as toys and decorations 
 

You can free products from Wilko’s Christmas range such as toys and decorations 

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Aldi’s gorgeous new winter furniture range is so Instagrammable
 

Aldi’s gorgeous new winter furniture range is so Instagrammable

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Mrs Hinch shares clever and easy hack to keep your old shoes smelling fresh
 

Mrs Hinch shares clever and easy hack to keep your old shoes smelling fresh

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Inside Strictly star Max George’s mansion he shares with girlfriend Stacey Giggs
 

Inside Strictly star Max George’s mansion he shares with girlfriend Stacey Giggs

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Obesity significantly increases chances of severe outcomes for COVID-19 patients
 

Obesity significantly increases chances of severe outcomes for COVID-19 patients

Obesity can significantly increase the chances of severe outcomes for patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19). To raise awareness of this linkage and to discuss the latest academic research of the topic, WHO/Europe has organized a virtual expert meeting on 22 October 2020. It brings together representatives of several Member States of the WHO European Region…

Statement by the WHO Regional Director for Europe on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
 

Statement by the WHO Regional Director for Europe on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Statement by the WHO Regional Director for Europe on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict22 October 2020, Copenhagen, DenmarkWHO remains concerned regarding the escalation in hostilities in the areas of and around Nagorno-Karabakh. Since late September, the violence has displaced tens of thousands of civilians, injured hundreds and killed many. Our deepest thoughts are with every family, every…

Haunting Of Bly Manor fans stunned as they realise the uncle is Elliott in E.T.
 

Haunting Of Bly Manor fans stunned as they realise the uncle is Elliott in E.T.

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Primark to sell magical Harry Potter advent calendar and fans already love it
 

Primark to sell magical Harry Potter advent calendar and fans already love it

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