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Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Reaction to Chelsea draw, Arteta on January plans and injuries, Barcelona want Aubameyang THIS MONTH

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]We’ll keep you updated with all the latest Arsenal news with the transfer window now open… ‘We left our soul at Highbury’, admits former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger Arsenal have been urged not to sign Paris Saint-Germain defender Layvin Kurzawa by Giles Grimandi Arteta says Chelsea game is a ‘must-win’ and suggests Arsenal may not […] talkSPORT
Russia’s PM and govt resign as Putin plans constitution overhaul

Russia’s PM and govt resign as Putin plans constitution overhaul

World
Russia's government has resigned to allow President Vladimir Putin to make sweeping constitutional changes which could allow him to remain in power after his current term.The 67-year-old has been in the top job for 20 years, longer than any other Russian or Soviet leader since Josef Stalin. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev quit hours after Mr Putin proposed a reform of powers of parliament and the cabinet. Image: Vladimir Putin said Dmitry Medvedev (R) would take up a new position as a deputy head of the presidential Security Council Mr Putin thanked his close ally for his contribution and asked his cabinet to keep working until a new one is formed.The president also said he would appoint Mr Medvedev - who had been PM since 2012 - as de...
Tories and Labour not offering ‘credible’ spending plans – IFS

Tories and Labour not offering ‘credible’ spending plans – IFS

Business
Both the Conservatives and Labour have failed to put forward a "properly credible prospectus" for their spending plans, a leading economic think tank has said.The Institute for Fiscal Studies said it was "highly likely" a Tory government would end up spending more than planned, while it cast doubt on Labour's promise to "ramp up" investment levels by £55bn a year. Chancellor Sajid Javid said the assessment showed a Labour government would mean "taxes for the many, not the few" and declared: "We know that our numbers add up." Image: The IFS said it was 'highly likely' a Labour government would have to introduce further tax rises Labour's shadow chancellor John McDonnell said: "The IFS assessment of Labour's plans is that we are too amb
Tories outline migration rules as Labour shelve free movement plans

Tories outline migration rules as Labour shelve free movement plans

Business
The Conservatives have pledged to cut immigration "overall", with the "vast majority" of migrants to be required to have a job offer to come to the UK - regardless of where they are from.High-skilled scientists and those who want to start a business will be among a small number of exceptions. Access to benefits will be equalised between EU nationals and those from elsewhere, meaning a typical wait of five years for non-UK citizens, and benefits will no longer be sent abroad to support children outside the UK.Ministers have already made clear they are finally abandoning the party's long-standing commitment to get net migration down below 100,000 a year - a target they have never met.The party said the new measures would save around £800m a year by 2024-2025.