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Premier League and sports news LIVE: Liverpool fans party for second night, Sir Alex sends message to Sir Kenny, five games on talkSPORT

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]All the latest Premier League news following Liverpool’s crowning as champions on Thursday, plus the latest sports news and gossip… Today’s headlines: Aston Villa vs Wolves LIVE on talkSPORT  Brentford blow Championship promotion race wide open by beating West Brom Andy Robertson EXCLUSIVE: Liverpool star thanks ‘father figure’ Jurgen Klopp, hails Jordan Henderson and reveals […] talkSPORT
One in five consumers in Mumbai, Bengaluru anxious about finances due to COVID-19: Survey

One in five consumers in Mumbai, Bengaluru anxious about finances due to COVID-19: Survey

Finance
MUMBAI: One in every five consumers surveyed in Mumbai and Bengaluru is feeling anxious and barely coping when it comes to finances as a result of COVID-19, a report claimed. Nearly 64 per cent of consumers surveyed are concerned about their mental health, a Swiss Re COVID-19 Consumer Survey showed. The findings are based on a survey of 1,000 residents in Mumbai and Bangalore by the Swiss Re Group, a global reinsurer. The survey was conducted by global market research company Ipsos in the last week of May 2020. A similar survey was conducted in the APAC economies of Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and the Chinese megacities of Beijing and Shanghai in April. According to Swiss Re's Head of P&C client markets (India), Amitabha Ray, "We have tried to take a mix of people from Mumbai an...
Coronavirus cases worldwide top five million

Coronavirus cases worldwide top five million

World
More than five million people have been infected with coronavirus globally and over 328,100 have died, according to Johns Hopkins University.Latin America has overtaken the United States and Europe in the past week to report the largest portion of new daily COVID-19 cases. The United States has seen nearly 92,000 deaths and Europe has had nearly 165,000.It comes as the World Health Organisation (WHO) recorded 106,000 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday - the most in a single day yet."We still have a long way to go in this pandemic," WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a news conference. ...
Coronavirus: Five and overs in UK now eligible for test

Coronavirus: Five and overs in UK now eligible for test

Health
Everyone aged five and over in the UK with symptoms can now be tested for coronavirus, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced.He was speaking in Parliament after the loss of taste or smell was added to the list of Covid-19 symptoms, alongside a fever and a new persistent cough.Mr Hancock said the government was "expanding eligibility for testing further than ever before".He added 100,678 tests had been conducted on Sunday.Testing in England and Scotland has been limited to people with symptoms who are key workers and their families, hospital patients, care home residents, over-65s and those who need to leave home to work.In Wales and Northern Ireland it was just key workers, hospital workers and care home residents.Mr Hancoc...
Coronavirus: Debenhams to close five stores after lockdown ends

Coronavirus: Debenhams to close five stores after lockdown ends

Business
Debenhams has confirmed that another five stores will not be re-opening after lockdown restrictions are lifted. The department store chain has struck deals with landlords to keep most of its 142 stores open, after it fell into administration for the second time. But five more stores will not reopen when the government lifts coronavirus restrictions on non-essential shops.It's understood the retailer has been unable to agree new terms with shopping centre owner Hammerson.The Debenhams stores affected are in the Bullring in Birmingham, The Oracle in Reading, Centrale in Croydon, Highcross in Leicester, and Silverburn in Glasgow. The BBC understands that around 1,000 jobs will be affected, including concession staff. Debenhams said in a statement: "We can co...