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Rich and famous in the Paradise Papers

Apple, Bono and Queen Elizabeth II are just a few of the big names and companies revealed in the Paradise Papers leak to have shifted money across the globe to cut tax.

Toyota increases profits, raises full-year forecast

Japanese car giant Toyota Tuesday reported a rise in first-half net profit and raised its forecast for the whole year, citing a cheaper yen and cost-cutting efforts.

This is my biggest season ever – Alhaji Gero

Alhaji Gero has hailed the just-concluded season in Sweden as his best-ever after Ostersunds FK finished fifth and are in line to qualify for the knockout rounds of the UEFA Europa League.

Police arrest, detain 3 sacked LASU staff

Operatives of the Lagos State Command of Nigeria Police have arrested and detained three sacked academic and non teaching staff of Lagos State University (LASU) on the request of the institution management.

Five things we learned from La Liga

It's as you were at the top of La Liga as all of Barcelona, Valencia, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid won this weekend.

Catalonia’s Carles Puigdemont, allies freed with conditions in Belgium

Catalonia's sacked separatist leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his former ministers were released with conditions in Belgium on Sunday after turning themselves in to face a Spanish warrant for their arrest.

Five things we learned in the Premier League

Manchester City were left eight points clear at the top of the table after they beat Arsenal 3-1 as second-placed Manchester United lost ground with a 1-0 loss away to reigning champions Chelsea.

Italy probes deaths of 26 Nigerian women, teenagers from migrant boats

Italian prosecutors are investigating the deaths of 26 Nigerian women - most of them teenagers - whose bodies were recovered at sea.

Patrice Evra thanks ‘real’ Marseille fans after suspension

Patrice Evra has thanked the "real Marseille fans" for backing him since he was suspended by the club for kicking one of their supporters.

Juventus close gap as Napoli, Inter Milan held

Juventus closed the gap at the top of Serie A with a 2-1 win over bottom club Benevento on Sunday as leaders Napoli were held by Chievo and Inter Milan drew 1-1 against Torino.

Marseille hit five, Balotelli sent off in Nice win

Marseille fans made their feelings clear to Patrice Evra as the Mediterranean side put their European troubles behind them by romping to a 5-0 win over Caen in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Party of deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont wants him as election candidate

The separatist party of deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who is facing an arrest warrant issued by Spain, said Sunday that they wanted him as candidate for regional elections on December 21.

Tottenham’s Dele Alli will have received transfer offers – Roy Hodgson

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson says Europe’s top clubs will have already made bids for Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli.

Dele Alli can be one of best in Europe – Sir Alex Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson has predicted that Dele Alli can become one of the very best midfielders in Europe, according to testimony from Roy Hodgson.

Cries of ‘freedom’ as Barca continue record-breaking run

Barcelona continued their record-breaking start to a La Liga season by beating Sevilla 2-1 thanks to Paco Alcacer’s double on Saturday in an atmosphere at the Camp Nou marked by the political upheaval in Catalonia.

Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont urges separatist ‘unity’ for vote

Catalonia's deposed leader Carles Puigdemont called Saturday for separatists to unite in a December election called by Spain to try to avert a disputed push for the region's independence.

Child killed by malaria in Italy caught disease in hospital

A four-year-old girl who died of malaria in Italy in September caught the deadly disease in hospital, the health ministry said Saturday, ruling out the possibility she was bitten by an infected mosquito.

Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont could stay in Belgium for three months

It could take three months for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his ex-ministers to be returned to Spain under a European arrest warrant, Belgian authorities said Saturday.

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Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly celebrates Senegal on 60th Independence Day

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly has taken to social media to join in the celebrations of his country Senegal which marked its 60th Independence Day on Saturday.
Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has expressed his delight after he returned to action for Leicester City in their 4-1 win against West Ham United, in Wednesday’s Premier League game.

Wilfred Ndidi: N’Golo Kante is a machine

Wilfred Ndidi has addressed comparisons between himself and former Leicester City midfielder N’Golo Kante.

The pandemic is no time for fiscal distancing

These are very difficult days, as the world faces one of its worst challenges ever: the novel coronavirus pandemic. And it seems almost no nation is spared. As infection rates rise, so does panic across financial markets, as economies drastically slow down and supply chains are severely disrupted.
Carrie Symonds has announced she has coronavirus after fiancee Boris Johnson went into isolation with the deadly pathogen.

British premier’s pregnant fiancée tests positive

Ms Symonds posted on Twitter earlier today and said: ‘I’ve spent the past week in bed with the main symptoms of Coronavirus. I haven’t needed to be tested and, after seven days of rest, I feel stronger and I’m on the mend.
At least 18 people including eight Somali government soldiers and 10 al-Shabaab militants were killed, and more than 13 others wounded when fighters from al-Shabaab attacked Somali National Army and African Union peacekeeping mission troops bases

Coronavirus: Soldiers arrested for raping women during lockdown

Five Rwandan soldiers have been arrested after residents of a slum in the capital, Kigali, alleged that they raped women as they enforced a nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the army has said.