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UK retail sales surge despite Brexit uncertainty

LONDON:  British retail sales rose far more than expected in March, official data showed Thursday, despite political uncertainty over Brexit and turmoil for department...

IMF approves $118.2m rapid credit for Mozambique

WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund board on Friday approved an $118.2 million credit that will be rushed out for cyclone-devastated Mozambique to help with...

Tech startups Pinterest, Zoom soar in Wall Street debut

NEW YORK: Pinterest got off to a flying start on Wall Street Thursday in the market debut for the San Francisco-based visual discovery service,...

No Ancelotti miracle as Napoli end season empty handed

NAPLES: Out of Europe and without a trophy, Carlo Ancelotti’s first season at Napoli has fallen short of expectations. Alexandre Lacazette’s superb curling 36th-minute free-kick...

Juve look to bury Champions League misery with another Serie A crown

MILAN: Juventus turn the page on yet another Champions League disappointment as they focus on sealing an eighth consecutive Serie A title at home...

Man City must ‘stand up’ from Tottenham knockout blow to keep Liverpool at bay

LONDON: The third act of Manchester City and Tottenham’s trilogy has some living up to do after a Champions League classic saw Spurs prevail...

China bans Boston Marathon trio in latest cheating scandal

SHANGHAI: China has banned for life three runners who broke the rules at the recent Boston Marathon, accusing them of giving the country a...

Jordan says Woods comeback is “greatest I have ever seen”

LOS ANGELES: Michael Jordan described Tiger Woods’ Masters comeback as the “greatest ever” and added he called the golfing icon to personally congratulate him. “To...

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