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Leeds United announce death of all-time top scorer and club legend Peter Lorimer at the age of 74

Leeds United announce death of all-time top scorer and club legend Peter Lorimer at the age of 74

Sports
Leeds United legend Peter Lorimer has died at the age of 74. The Premier League club announced on Saturday morning that their former player had passed away following a long-term illness. GETTY Lorimer is regarded as one of the greatest players ever to play for Leeds An attacking midfielder, Lorimer was the youngest player to represent Leeds at the age of 15 years and 289 days and went on to make 705 appearances for the Whites over two spells. He is the club’s all-time top goalscorer, having netted 238 times in all competitions, and was part of a legendary team under Don Revie. During his brilliant Elland Road career, he won two league titles, the FA Cup and League Cup. “Peter’s contribution to Leeds United will never be forgotten and his passing...
House prices bounce back to new all-time high, figures show

House prices bounce back to new all-time high, figures show

Business
House prices have reached a new record high after bouncing back from falls earlier this year with the biggest rise since 2004 last month, according to figures from Nationwide.Prices rose by 2% in August compared to the previous month or 3.7% compared to a year ago, adding to evidence of a rapid recovery after coronavirus lockdown restrictions were eased. The figures came as house builder Barratt Homes reported a 46% slump in profits to £492m for the year to the end of June, which it blamed on "unprecedented disruption to sales".But it said it was now seeing "very strong consumer demand", with forward sales in more recent weeks ahead of the same time last year. ...

Stock futures open higher as S&P 500 tries to build on last week’s gains and reach all-time high

Finance
Traders work during the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on March 17, 2020 at Wall Street in New York City.Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty ImagesU.S. stock futures rose on Sunday night after Wall Street logged in its third consecutive weekly gain, but fell short of breaking the all-time high set on Feb. 19.Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up 48 points, or 0.2%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures also traded higher by 0.2% each. The S&P 500 climbed 0.6% last week and the Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.1%. The Dow gained 1.8% last week.Despite those gains, the S&P 500 failed to notch a fresh record high after flirting with the milestone for most of last week. Through Friday's close, the S&P 500 was just 0.6% below 3,393.52, the intraday record set in Fe...
Cristiano Ronaldo now has 98 GOALS for Portugal after latest hat-trick and is closing in on all-time international record

Cristiano Ronaldo now has 98 GOALS for Portugal after latest hat-trick and is closing in on all-time international record

Sports
Cristiano Ronaldo is not done yet. While the 34-year-old has been substituted in his last two Juventus games having not quite been at his best for the Serie A side, on the international stage he continues to be unstoppable. AFP Ronaldo is still performing at an increbible level for his country On Thursday night, Ronaldo hit a hat-trick in a 6-0 win over Lithuania to put his country on the verge of a place at the Euro 2020 finals. The treble was the 55th of Ronaldo’s incredible career and his ninth at international level. He has netted 13 times in his past seven caps alone, and his remarkable tally for Portugal now stands at 98 goals in 163 appearances. With no signs of Ronaldo letting up, it seems a certainty that he will become the highest goalscore...
Stocks look to reclaim their all-time highs in the week ahead

Stocks look to reclaim their all-time highs in the week ahead

Finance
Stocks will look to build on their strong recent momentum and reclaim their record highs next week amid a slew of economic data while trade war fears decrease.The S&P 500 is about 1.6% from an intraday record reached on July 26 after notching back-to-back weekly gains. The broad index is up 1.8% this past week after surging 2.8% in the last week of August.Wall Street's move toward all-time highs comes as recent U.S. economic data suggests a recession may not be in the cards, and the Federal Reserve is expected to cut interest rates later this month. Easing fears around the U.S.-China trade war are also lifting investor sentiment. If the data remains solid, Fed rate cut expectations stay high and U.S.-China trade tensions lower, the market could climb back to all-time highs."You cannot ...