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Port Talbot steelworks: ‘Resist speculation’ over future

Port Talbot steelworks: ‘Resist speculation’ over future

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Pound sinks after general election speculation

Pound sinks after general election speculation

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The pound has continued to fall on currency markets amid intensified political uncertainty over Brexit.Reports of a possible snap general election weighed on sterling as MPs mulled efforts to push for a further three-month Brexit extension.Against the dollar, it sank more than a cent to $ 1.2050, while against the euro, it fell below the €1.10 mark.Prime Minister Boris Johnson has repeatedly insisted that the UK is ready to leave the EU without a deal.Brexit is currently scheduled to happen on 31 October.Pound v Dollar Under Mr Johnson, the government has toughened its stance on a no-deal Brexit, which it has said is "now a very real prospect".The pound was trading at about $ 1.50 against the dolla...
Dolphins safety Reshad Jones says he can’t control trade speculation

Dolphins safety Reshad Jones says he can’t control trade speculation

Sports
DAVIE, June 4 (UPI) -- Trade rumors swirled around Miami Dolphins safety Reshad Jones after he didn't show up for OTAs, but the two-time Pro Bowl selection says he can only "control what I can control." Jones attended the first day of mandatory minicamp Tuesday in Davie, Fla., despite speculation that he would be a no-show. The Dolphins have a wealth of talent at safety and are working in a rotation of other players at the position, including cornerback Bobby McCain and the versatile 2018 first-round pick Minkah Fitzpatrick. Coach Brian Flores has said he wants multiple players taking reps at the safety spots, opposite starter T.J. McDonald. Jones started 13 games at safety for the Dolphins in 2018. The depth -- and Jones' $ 17.1 million cap hit this season -- led to the speculation that...
Brazil’s Bolsonaro visits Israel amid speculation on embassy

Brazil’s Bolsonaro visits Israel amid speculation on embassy

World
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro is about to leave on an official visit to Israel, where he's expected to decide whether he will move the Brazilian Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The far-right president has repeatedly promised to move the embassy to Jerusalem, despite longstanding complaints that such moves would complicate efforts to reach peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Bolsonaro in Rio de Janeiro in December and told reporters that "Bolsonaro said it was not a matter of if, but a matter of when." But Brazil's Vice President, Hamilton Mourao told reporters in January, "Brazil, for now, is not thinking of moving the embassy." Bolsonaro will meet with Netanyahu on Saturday followed by the signing of several agreements.Let...
Chelsea legend John Terry announces retirement from professional football amid Aston Villa job speculation

Chelsea legend John Terry announces retirement from professional football amid Aston Villa job speculation

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JOB DONE The centre-back won five league titles, five FA Cups and the Champions League with the Blues Former Chelsea captain John Terry has announced his retirement from professional football. The 37-year-old posted a social media statement on Sunday evening revealing he had decided to call it quits, weeks after turning down the chance to sign for Spartak Moscow. John Terry left Chelsea at the end of the 2016/17 season, then spent a year at Aston Villa “After 23 incredible years as a footballer, I have decided now is the right time to retire from playing,” Terry wrote. He left Chelsea after winning his fifth league title at the club in 2017 and went on to captain Aston Villa last season. The Championship side reportedly want ...