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Newcastle shock Man Utd to win first home league game since October

Newcastle won a Premier League home game for the first time since October with a surprise victory over second-placed Manchester United. Matt Ritchie scored the only goal in the second half as the Magpies climbed out of the relegation zone and left the visitors 16 points adrift of leaders Manchester City. The Red Devils missed a string of chances to take something from a ground at which manager Jose Mourinho is yet to win a league match. But debutant Martin Dubravka was excellent in the Newcastle goal, denying Jesse Lingard,…

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News: Africa Hotel Investment Forum headed for Kenya this October

The Africa Hotel Investment Forum will return to Nairobi on October 2nd-4th. The event is considered premier hotel investment conference in Africa, attracting many prominent international hotel owners, investors, financiers, management companies and their advisers. This year, the day prior, October 1st, will feature investment inspection visits to several development projects around Kenya.  Kenya has varied and wide-ranging tourism potential and the opportunity to explore some of these investment opportunities before congregating in Nairobi will be one of the highlights of the event programme.  The visits will include various projects…

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News: airBaltic carries record number of passengers in October

During the first ten months of 2017 the Latvian airline airBaltic transported a total of 3,007,034 passengers to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. In October 2017, the airline carried 319,018 passengers or 26 per cent more than in the same period of 2016. For the fifth month in a row it has been the biggest number of carried passengers in the airline’s history. Martin Gauss, chief executive, airBaltic, said “We are delighted to inform that already over three million passengers have travelled with us…

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Retailers hit by worst non-food sales on record in October

Sales of non-food items grew at the slowest pace since records began as families chose days out over shopping, the British Retail Consortium has said. Non-food sales rose by just 0.1% in the three months to October, marking their poorest performance since January 2011, The BRC, which monitors sales with the accountancy firm KPMG, said the figures would give retailers “cause for concern” in the run up to Christmas. Clothing sales were “particularly hard hit”, the BRC said. Total retail sales, including food, rose just 0.2% last month, compared to…

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Rugby Show PODCAST on talkSPORT 2: October 30, 2017

Rugby Show PODCAST on talkSPORT 2: October 30, 2017 Monday, October 30, 2017 Russell Hargreaves is joined by former England centre Tom May and Rugby World’s Alan Dymock in the studio. The panel discuss all the home nations’ autumn international squads alongside The Telegraph’s Gavin Mairs and former Wales fly-half Nick Robinson. Plus, stories concerning Nizaam Carr, Quade Cooper and the 2023 World Cup are also covered.  Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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