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Transfer news LIVE: Man United and Solskjaer slammed for ‘weak mentality’, Arsenal delight in £45m Partey deal, Walcott on Southampton return, Fulham hail world class signing

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]The transfer deadline day passed on Monday and plenty happened, with Arsenal and Manchester United doing big late business. While the window is now closed for international transfers, domestic deals can still be done for another ten days. Premier League clubs can continue to buy, sell and loan players with Championship, League One and League […] talkSPORT
Investors hail Lyft shares in IPO, see profits down the road

Investors hail Lyft shares in IPO, see profits down the road

Technology
Lyft's shares soared as the company went public Friday, giving investors their first chance to bet on the future of the ride-hailing industry. The stock opened at $ 87.24, up 21 percent from its offering price of $ 72. It closed at $ 78.29, up 8.7 percent, giving the company a $ 27 billion valuation. Investors embraced Lyft despite an uninterrupted history of losses totaling nearly $ 3 billion since its 2012 inception on the premise that its growing popularity will pay off in the long run. The company has lured new riders and taken market share from Uber — and now it's beaten its larger rival in the race to sell shares to the public. Still, Lyft's path to profitability is uncertain, and it's under pressure to keep prices low as it competes for customers with Uber and traditional taxi comp...
Severe storms bring hail, flooding, strong winds to Italy

Severe storms bring hail, flooding, strong winds to Italy

World
Oct. 22 (UPI) -- A series of storms brought hail, flooding and strong winds throughout Italy, local emergency officials said. Italy's Civil Protection Department issued an orange alert for the entire region of Calabria while a less severe yellow warning was issued for Abruzzo, Calabria, Sicily and Lazio, as the wave of severe weather swept across the country beginning Sunday. Schools in Naples and other towns were ordered to remain closed Monday due to the alert. A hailstorm struck Rome on Sunday, leaving roads covered with chunks of ice that disrupted local traffic, Euronews reported. Heavy storms also caused some drivers in Rome to abandon their vehicles as they were surrounded by rain and hail. The San Sebastiano Basilica also was flooded with more than a foot and a half of rainwater. ...