Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has insisted he will be at Chelsea next season
26 May 2017 | 4:13 pm
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has insisted he will be at Chelsea next season.
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During her first term as German chancellor, Angela Merkel had to deal with the economic and financial crisis of 2008, which helped forge her image as a defender of Germany's interests and her fellow citizens' savings. But there would be more challenges to come: the migrant crisis in 2015, and the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. How will German history remember this scientist by training, who grew up in what was then East Germany, who defied the odds to become Germany's first woman chancellor? As Merkel prepares to bow out after 16 years in power, our Berlin correspondents report on her legacy.
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Liverpool’s former captain and talisman Steven Gerrard has been appointed the new manager of Aston Villa. The position became vacant when Villa sacked Dean Smith on Sunday after a run of five successive Premier League defeats. Gerrard has enjoyed a hugely successful period at Rangers where he managed to break Celtic’s nine year hold on the Scottish Premiership title.
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Kashmir police said militants killed the bank manager and a factory worker. A wave of killings has hit Kashmir, prompting dozens of Hindu families to flee the region.
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