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‘He is such an outstanding boy’ – Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp pays tribute to Danny Ings after striker moves to Southampton

‘He is such an outstanding boy’ – Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp pays tribute to Danny Ings after striker moves to Southampton

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“What is clear is that in his time here he had zero luck really, certainly in my time. Before joining I tried to watch as many games on tape as I could from the season so far and Danny Ings stood out as someone I was really looking forward to coaching. There appear to be no hard feelings between Klopp and Ings “We all know his story and the bad luck he has had since then. “It’s why the other emotion is that of being pleased for Danny that he has such a good move and his future is now very bright. “When he said to us he thinks this is the window it might be best to look elsewhere, for the sake of his career and playing more regular football, it was clear early on that Southampton has great appeal to him personally. “It’s his h...
Ex-Sainsbury's boss: 'Make Amazon pay fair share of tax'

Ex-Sainsbury's boss: 'Make Amazon pay fair share of tax'

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One of Britain's best-known retailers says Britain's tax system should be radically changed to stop online companies having "an unfair advantage", and being subsidised by the taxes of their rivals. Justin King, former chief executive of Sainsbury's, has called for business rates to be halved, with the lost revenue replaced by a 2% increase in VAT.He says those changes would not increase shop prices, but would mean companies such as Amazon paying a fairer share of tax.He has also suggested that the Government should consider a "delivery tax" on online retailers that "bypass retail space".Mr King was boss of Sainsbury's for a decade until stepping down in 2014. Image: The high street has suffered because of growing online sales ...
Swansea boss Graham Potter says bouncing straight back to the Premier League will not be straightforward

Swansea boss Graham Potter says bouncing straight back to the Premier League will not be straightforward

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Swansea boss Graham Potter insists bringing the club straight back to the Premier League in his first season will not be easy.The Swans were relegated to the Championship last season and appointed Potter as part of a bold restructure of the club. Potter, 43, managed Swedish club Ostersund for eight years, winning three promotions and the Svenska Cupen while playing an attractive brand of football. Potter is not getting ahead of himself at Swansea However, the Englishman knows immediate success with his new club will be difficult. “It’s not so straightforward. We’ve got to go through a transition, a restructure,” he told talkSPORT. “For us, it’s not about worrying what’s going to happen in May. “It’s about trying ...
Brexit services plan will speed up relocation, says Lloyd's boss

Brexit services plan will speed up relocation, says Lloyd's boss

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Media playback is unsupported on your device The Lloyd's of London chief says the government's plan for relations with the EU after Brexit will speed up the departure of firms from the UK.Inga Beale told the BBC the White Paper would see the 300-year old insurance market go "full speed ahead" to set up its subsidiary in Brussels - and spur others on as well. Service sector groups say the plan will affect employment and is a "real blow".However, non-services groups were more positive.Services, including banks, insurance companies and investment firms, make up 80% of the UK economy and are one of its most successful exports to the EU.The government wants UK financial services in future to adopt a beefed-up version of a system already used by cer...
Audi boss arrested over 'dieselgate' scandal

Audi boss arrested over 'dieselgate' scandal

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The chief executive of Audi has been detained by German authorities investigating the "dieselgate" scandal at parent firm Volkswagen. Prosecutors in Munich said Rupert Stadler - the most senior group official to be held since the emissions saga began almost three years ago - was arrested at home in the early hours following a search of the property last week.They said his detention was linked to fears he might obstruct their continuing investigation, adding that he had been remanded in custody by a judge.Audi responded by insisting there was a presumption of innocence in the case involving Mr Stadler, who has led the Audi division since 2007. Image: Mr Stadler is a German national who has held senior positions within VW since 199...