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England 0-0 Brazil: Three Lions hold out Neymar and company

England 0-0 Brazil: Three Lions hold out Neymar and company

Sports
England stifled superior opponents for the second time in under a week as Brazil followed Germany in settling for a Wembley stalemate.Gareth Southgate's long-term mission is to win hearts and minds, if not World Cups, with his fresh-faced Three Lions.And if two 0-0 draws in five days represents a slow start then it might easily have been worse given the calibre of the opposition.Brazil arrived at full strength and with a formidable run of form behind them. But while they dominated possession, their vaunted front three of Neymar, Philippe Coutinho and Gabriel Jesus laboured without reward.Liverpool's Dominic Solanke had a late chance to end England's 2017 calendar with a stunning debut winner, and it was also a night on which the likes of Joe Hart, Joe Gomez and Kyle Walker earned plenty of...
Zimbabwe: Army chief accused of 'treasonable conduct'

Zimbabwe: Army chief accused of 'treasonable conduct'

World
Zimbabwe's ruling party has accused the country's army chief of "treasonable conduct" after he warned of a possible military intervention in politics.General Constantino Chiwenga had challenged President Robert Mugabe after he sacked the vice-president.Gen Chiwenga said the army was prepared to act to end purges within Mr Mugabe's Zanu-PF party.The party said the general's comments were "calculated to disturb national peace... [and] incite insurrection".In a statement, the party said it would never succumb to military threats, and that it "reaffirms the primacy of politics over the gun".The statement was signed by SK Moyo, the information secretary, on party letterheaded paper.Mr Mugabe sacked Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa last week, amid a row over succession. Mr Mnangagwa had previou...
What you don’t know about advisory fees is costing you

What you don’t know about advisory fees is costing you

Finance
Would you ever buy a house or a car without knowing the cost up front? Of course not. Yet Americans are put to this test every day when it comes to an even bigger financial decision — choosing a financial advisor to manage their life savings.A surprising number of people have no idea how much they're paying their advisor, but this confusion isn't their fault. Fees can be torturously complex, buried in fine print or described so ambiguously that it's impossible to decipher them. Too often, an advisor hands a new client a 100-page brochure that lists every possible fee he or she might pay. With so much information, it takes a Ph.D. to figure out what you're actually being charged.American investors are paying as much as 3.5 percent per year in advisory and fund fees. And while the difference
The Ketogenic Diet Is the Latest Buzzy Weight-Loss Plan—Here’s What a Day of Eating Actually Looks Like

The Ketogenic Diet Is the Latest Buzzy Weight-Loss Plan—Here’s What a Day of Eating Actually Looks Like

Health
There's no question the ketogenic diet, or keto diet, is generating tons of buzz these days, with more than 4 million #keto posts on Instagram and counting. Though you may already know the basics of this high-fat, low-carb eating style, you may be less familiar with actual keto recipes, and what a typical day on the ketogenic diet really looks like.Enter nutrition and fitness expert Mark Sisson and his new book, The Keto Reset Diet ($ 28, amazon.com), a 21-day plan to achieve ketosis—or the state in which your body is burning fat (instead of carbs) as its primary source of fuel. “Most of us only know how to burn sugar, and we have to refill the tank every couple of hours—that’s where the cravings and constant hunger come in," Sisson explained in
Labour turns up heat over Saudi Aramco float

Labour turns up heat over Saudi Aramco float

Business
Labour is seeking to increase the pressure on ministers over a $ 2bn loan guarantee to Saudi Arabia's state oil company as it weighs a London flotation that would become the biggest stock market listing in history.Sky News has seen a letter to Philip Hammond, the Chancellor, in which his Labour shadow John McDonnell‎ demands to know details of discussions between the Government and its Saudi counterparts about the prospective flotation of Saudi Aramco.The letter, sent on Tuesday, will turn up the heat on the Government amid continuing questions over the legitimacy of efforts to persuade the S‎audis to list the company in the UK.Saudi Aramco has been estimated to be worth between $ 800bn and $ 2trn, but even at the lower end of that scale would become one of the most richly valued public co