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We are not going to buy another striker because we have Sergio Aguero, says Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola insisted Sergio Aguero’s hat-trick to beat Newcastle 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium vindicated his decision to abandon plans to add another striker to his squad during the transfer window. City had been heavily linked with Manchester United-bound Alexis Sanchez but Aguero’s clinical performance against the Magpies suggested City’s champions-elect have no great need to add to their attacking riches. Aguero glanced home Kevin De Bruyne’s cross to give his side a slender half-time advantage before adding his second from the penalty spot. Jacob Murphy reduced the deficit for…

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Store wars: Another designer jumps ship from Myer to David Jones

In the game of musical chairs that is the department store wars, you can be sure of one thing: no sooner does one fire a shot across the bow than the other swiftly responds. David Jones has signed renowned New Zealand label Kate Sylvester, adding to its war chest of local brands, as its main rival, Myer, racks up new and exclusive international brands.  New Zealand label Kate Sylvester is joining David Jones. Photo: supplied Kate Sylvester, which launched in 1993, and Sylvester, the secondary line, will be in David Jones’ Sydney, Melbourne…

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Critics' Choice Awards: Gary Oldman receives another best actor prize

Gary Oldman’s march towards the Oscars has continued with another best actor prize for playing Winston Churchill. The Briton’s Critics’ Choice award for Darkest Hour follows the Golden Globe he won last weekend and the Bafta nomination he received on Tuesday. Globe winner Guillermo del Toro was on hand to pick up another best director prize for The Shape of Water, which won best picture at the Santa Monica event. But James Franco was not there to pick up the best actor in a comedy award. A number of women…

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Arsene Wenger praises Arsenal's resolve despite being victim to another controversial refereeing decision

Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal can close the gap on the top four even though the Gunners could only draw to Chelsea in an entertaining clash at the Emirates. Jack Wilshere’s fierce strike opened the scoring on 63 minutes before Eden Hazard’s penalty brought Chelsea on level terms after Hector Bellerin was harshly penalised for kicking the Belgian. The visitors then turned the game on its head when Davide Zappacosta’s cross found Marcos Alonso to tap in from close range. However, Hector Bellerin’s curling strike in stoppage-time ensured both sides would share the spoils…

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Christie’s Just Set Another Auction Record, for Handbag Sales

Advertisement PARIS — “Salvator Mundi” may have been the biggest headline of the year for Christie’s auction house, but it was not its only record breaker. On Tuesday the auction house’s final handbag and accessories sale was another game changer. With sales totaling 2.37 million euros (about $ 2.7 million), the Paris auction exceeded expectations and topped last week’s event in New York ($ 1.58 million). Though it trailed November’s $ 5.24 million take in Hong Kong (40.909 million HK dollars), it set a precedent of its own. As Matthew…

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Victoria drama gets another series

ITV has confirmed there will be a third series of royal drama Victoria after this year’s Christmas Day special. Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes will both be back as the Queen and Prince Albert in the series, which kicks off in 1848. According to Daisy Goodwin, the programme’s creator, that year marked “a hugely dramatic and eventful time for both the royal family and Europe.” “We look forward to regaling audiences with the next part of the illustrious Queen’s reign,” said ITV’s Polly Hill. Hill, who is ITV’s head of…

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Another Arnault Steps Into the Spotlight

Advertisement “I have always liked drinking Champagne,” said Stephanie Watine Arnault, the niece of Bernard Arnault, the chairman of the LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton luxury conglomerate, and reportedly France’s richest man — and the latest family member to step into the spotlight. “I got a taste for it when I was very young and growing up in France,” Ms. Watine Arnault, said, tucking back a strand of her long blond hair. “My grandmother used to let me have sips at the dinner table. And that was that.” Now she…

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