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Liverpool just FOUR wins from first Premier League crown as Reds scrape past spirited West Ham

Liverpool just FOUR wins from first Premier League crown as Reds scrape past spirited West Ham

Sports
Liverpool need to win just four more league matches to wrap up their first ever Premier League crown having beaten a West Ham spirited side 3-2 on Monday night at Anfield. Goals from Issa Diop and Pablo Fornals appeared to have put West Ham on course for an unlikely win after Georginio Wijnaldum had opened the scoring. But second-half strikes from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane saw the Reds get the three points and equal Manchester City’s 2017/18 record of 18 league victories on the bounce. Getty Images - Getty Liverpool rode their luck as the close in on the league title Pre-match, Liverpool were expected to wipe the floor with their struggling opponents and the expectant Anfield crowd didn’t have to wait long for to get out of their seats with Wijnal
Four rare mountain gorillas ‘die in Uganda lightning strike’

Four rare mountain gorillas ‘die in Uganda lightning strike’

Science
Four rare mountain gorillas, including a pregnant female, have died in Uganda after being hit by lightning, a conservation group says.The three adult females and a male infant were found in Uganda's Mgahinga National Park with "gross lesions" on their bodies indicating electrocution.The Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration (GVTC) called this a "big loss for the species".There are just over 1,000 mountain gorillas in existence.The species is restricted to protected areas in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda. 'Conservation successes' bring hope for mountain gorilla What other animals are at risk? The four that died were part of a 17-member group, which has been called the Hirwa family by the authorities. ...
Moving beyond the Big Four? MCA seeks comments to improve auditing quality

Moving beyond the Big Four? MCA seeks comments to improve auditing quality

Finance
India needs to build capacity for home-grown Indian firms that can compete with the big four professional services firms such as—Deloitte, PwC, EY and KPMG — Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) that released a consultancy paper on Thursday said. MCA is seeking comments from all the auditors on the paper and looking for solutions on several aspects and problems in the auditing industry. According to the consultation paper there is an economic concentration of the big four firms that could impact the Indian economy. “To overcome this situation, there is a need to build capacity of homegrown Indian firms who may need to be at par with global organizations in terms of audit procedures, audit tools, manpower capacity to audit large organizations etc. For that panel of auditors need to be mainta
Coronavirus: China shares in biggest fall in four years

Coronavirus: China shares in biggest fall in four years

Business
Fears over the coronavirus triggered a sharp fall in Chinese shares when the market reopened after the Lunar New Year holiday.The Shanghai Composite index closed nearly 8% lower, its biggest daily drop for more than four years.Manufacturing, materials, and consumer goods companies were among the hardest hit, while healthcare shares soared.The fall came despite China's central bank announcing new measures to ease the impact of the outbreak.The People's Bank of China (PBOC) unexpectedly lowered short term interest rates as part of its attempts to relieve pressure on the economy from the rapidly spreading virus.It also pumped an extra 150 billion yuan ($ 22bn; £16.3bn) into the economy on Monday, a move aimed at ensuring there is enough liquidity in the bank
Gang Of Four guitarist Andy Gill dies, aged 64

Gang Of Four guitarist Andy Gill dies, aged 64

Entertainment
Andy Gill, the founding member and guitarist of British post-punk band Gang Of Four, has died aged 64.The musician's scratchy, staccato riffs provided the band with their signature sound, and influenced the likes of Nirvana, Fugazi and Franz Ferdinand.His bandmates announced his death in a statement, saying: "Our great friend and supreme leader has died today".Gill had developed a "respiratory illness," after finishing an Asian tour with Gang Of Four last year, they said."This pain is the price of extraordinary joy, almost three decades with the best man in the world," wrote his wife, Catherine Mayer, on Twitter. "Andy's final tour in November was the only way ...