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Ilkay Gundogan: Fair to award Liverpool Premier League title if season not completed

Ilkay Gundogan: Fair to award Liverpool Premier League title if season not completed

Sports
It would only be "fair" to award Liverpool the Premier League title if the season is not completed because of coronavirus, says Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan.With football in England suspended until at least 30 April, Liverpool have a 25-point lead over defending champions City and are two wins from a first top-flight title in 30 years.Asked if the Reds should be given the trophy if the season is cut short, Gudogan told German broadcaster ZDF: "For me, that would be OK, yes." "You have to be fair as a sportsperson," the 29-year-old Germany international added.Premier League clubs are due to meet on 3 April, when it is almost certain the current postponement until the end of April ...
Ex-Sainsbury's boss: 'Make Amazon pay fair share of tax'

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

Business
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 ...
What's on show at controversial arms fair?

What's on show at controversial arms fair?

Technology
Arms manufacturers will gather in London this week to grease palms and prepare sales of controversial defence and security equipment.More than 1,600 exhibitors from 54 countries are attending the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) at ExCeL.Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon and Liam Fox, Secretary of State for International Trade, will speak at the event alongside the chiefs of staff of the UK's armed forces.In 2015/16, the Ministry of Defence spent nearly £19bn, accounting for over 40% of all UK government procurement spend and representing the fifth largest defence budget in the world.Here is what will be on show.:: Surveillance technologyImage:The Dataminr service analyses millions of tweets every hour Among the controversial companies keen to grab a slice of that ver
Taylor Review: All work in UK economy should be fair

Taylor Review: All work in UK economy should be fair

Business
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceAll work in the UK's economy should be "fair and decent", a government review of employment practices has said. The report by former aide to Tony Blair, Matthew Taylor, pays particular attention to the gig economy.It recommends that workers for firms such as Uber and Deliveroo should be classified as dependent contractors, with extra benefits.The Prime Minister said the government would take the report's recommendations seriously.Mr Taylor said there was a perception that the gig economy put too much power into the hand of employers: "Of all the issues that were raised with us as we went around the country, the one that came through most strongly was what the report calls one-sided flexibility. "One-sided flexibility is where employers seek to tr...