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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
Urban cooperative banks report nearly 1,000 frauds worth over Rs 220 crore in past five fiscals: RBI

Urban cooperative banks report nearly 1,000 frauds worth over Rs 220 crore in past five fiscals: RBI

Finance
Urban cooperative banks (UCBs) have reported nearly 1,000 cases of fraud worth more than Rs 220 crore in the last five fiscals, according to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Responding to an RTI query, the central bank said a total of 181 fraud cases involving Rs 127.7 crore were noticed during 2018-19. A total of 99 and 27 such cases involving Rs 46.9 crore and Rs 9.3 crore were reported during 2017-18 and 2016-16 respectively, it said. As many as 187 cases of fraud involving Rs 17.3 crore were reported in 2015-16 as against 478 such cases involving Rs 19.8 crore during 2014-15, the RBI said. During 2014-15 and 2018-19, a total of 972 cases of bank fraud worth Rs 221 crore were reported by the UCBs, it said. "Cases of frauds reported to RBI are required to be filed by banks as criminal co...
Smokers past and present ‘live in more pain’

Smokers past and present ‘live in more pain’

Health
People who smoke, and even those who have given up, report living in more pain than those who have never picked up the habit, a report suggests.The findings are based on an analysis of data from more than 220,000 people conducted by UCL.The researchers say the reason why is unknown, but could include smoking causing permanent changes in the body. The anti-smoking campaign group Ash said the findings should not come as a surprise given the dangers of smoking.Scientists were analysing data from a set of online experiments in the BBC Lab UK Study, in which people took part between 2009 and 2013.They were sorted into three categories: never smoked daily used to smoke daily or currently smoke daily They were asked how much pain they lived in and this was c...
Ten brands that disappeared over the past decade

Ten brands that disappeared over the past decade

Business
The UK retail industry has been struggling heavily in recent years and many brands have been going into administration.But not everybody manages to secure a rescue deal with their creditors, and in some cases, once-popular household names have disappeared completely from the UK's High Streets.Here's a look at some of the biggest names we've lost in the past decade and what went wrong.Toys R UsUS toy store giant Toys R Us shut down all of its US and UK stores in April 2018, after filing for bankruptcy protection in September 2017. Its Asian stores are still open, having been sold to Fung Retailing and a number of other lenders in November 2018. "It was heartbreaking, because consumers absolutely want to buy the best brand...
Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade, including stunning Arsenal, Aston Villa and Leicester strips

Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade, including stunning Arsenal, Aston Villa and Leicester strips

Sports
As the second decade of the second Millennium draws to a close, the Premier League remains the most watched division of football in the world. The action in the English top flight draws the highest global audience and has the most live coverage of all European leagues. Naturally, teams want to ensure they are kitted out in the best strips possible to look the part for the cameras. Nike Chelsea have had some sharp looks in the past decade Since the Premier League’s inception in 1992, fans have witnessed some truly abominable strips over the years. Whether it’s Liverpool’s away strip from 2014 or Chelsea’s Coors light grey and orange catastrophe, there have been some shockers over the years. However, every now and then a football kit is just so nice th