Never Mind Neymar, English Clubs Still Outspent Europe This Transfer Window

After Thursday’s record-breaking 228 million euros ($272 million) of purchases, the Premier League ended its player-transfer period spending almost twice as much as its nearest European rival. England’s top soccer league spent a total of 1.56 billion euros, up 23 percent on 2016, Deloitte’s Sports Business Group said. Spanish clubs have until midnight on Friday to complete any further deals.

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8,500 people lost in Mediterranean since death of three-year-old Alan Kurdi | World news

At least 8,500 people have died or disappeared while attempting to cross the Mediterranean since the death of Alan Kurdi, the three-year-old Syrian boy whose body washed ashore in Turkey in 2015, drawing global attention to the plight of refugees. According to the latest figures released by the UN’s refugee agency, 4,337 people are believed to have drowned since September […]

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Steinhoff remains on track for a good performance in Europe

INTERNATIONAL – Steinhoff International’s European household goods segment remains on track to deliver good operating profit growth for the 12 months to end September.  The group, which recently acquired the UK’s Poundland, US unit Mattress Firm and Australia’s Fantastic Furniture, yesterday delivered a 48percent increase in sales to 14.9billion (R231.22bn) for the nine months to end June, boosted by organic […]

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