With giant mall, India’s Reliance sets sights on next gold rush: luxury goods

MUMBAI, India – Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani is betting a shopping palace within a $1-billion Mumbai business showcase will tap into surging demand for Western luxury goods, installing his Reliance empire as a portal through which most of the biggest brands must pass. Though still small for a country of its size, India’s luxury market … Read more

How Jurgen Klopp writes his programme notes revealed – “Klopp sets the agenda” – Liverpool FC

Ever wondered whether Jurgen Klopp actually writes his column for Liverpool’s matchday programme? We go behind the scenes after his latest emphatic address. It is the first page many supporters will thumb to when they are reading the program before kickoff at Anfield. Klopp’s matchday notes often single particular players out for praise or cover … Read more

Russia sets deadline for rouble gas payments, Europe calls it ‘blackmail’

Russian President Vladimir Putin is demanding foreign buyers pay for Russian gas in roubles from Friday, April 1, or else have their supplies cut, a move European capitals rejected and which Berlin said amounted to “blackmail.” Putin’s move, via a decree signed on Thursday, March 31, leaves Europe facing the prospect of losing more than … Read more

Ukraine sets ceasefire goal for new Russia talks, but breakthrough looks distant

Ukraine said its top objective at the first face-to-face talks with Russia in over two weeks, due to take place in Turkey on Tuesday, March 29, is to secure a ceasefire, although both it and the United States were skeptical of a major breakthrough. The more than month-long invasion, the biggest attack on a European … Read more

Evergrande sets end-July 2022 target for restructuring proposal after delaying results

China Evergrande Group, the world’s most indebted property developer, will not meet a March 31 deadline to file its financial results for 2021 because audit work has not been completed Embatledd China Evergrande Group will unveil a debt restructuring proposal for its creditors by the end of July, it said on Tuesday, March 22, after … Read more

Pierre Emerick Aubameyang hits out at critics as he sets impressive record in El Clasico win

By Ben Browning Published: March 21, 2022 10:08 am Last Updated: March 21, 2022 10:09 am Barcelona and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang enjoyed a dream evening at the Santiago Bernabeu as they emerged 4-0 victors over Real Madrid in El Clasico on Sunday night. The former Arsenal man netted twice and set up another with an impudent … Read more

Gregg Popovich sets coaching wins record as Spurs clip Jazz

In his 26th NBA season with the Spurs, Gregg Popovich claims his 1,336th victory as he surpasses Don Nelson in the all-time coaching wins list San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich is not one to call attention to himself, but his players made sure he basked in the limelight for at least a few minutes after … Read more

Leicester City handed major boost as Wesley Fofana signs new deal and sets injury return date

By Ben Browning Published: March 7, 2022 4:56 pm Last Updated: March 7, 2022 5:06 pm Leicester City have been dealt a major boost in what has been a disappointing season to date, as it has emerged that star youngster Wesley Fofana has signed a new deal with the club. Fofana impressed during his first … Read more

Virgil van Dijk sets new record as Konate looks to follow in his unrivalled footsteps – Liverpool FC

Records broken and incredible streaks ongoing, Liverpool’s win over West Ham saw a number of impressive statistics emerge beyond just the all-important three points. Jurgen Klopp’s side are on a formidable run of late, winning their last 12 in a row and are unbeaten across the last 15 in all competitions. It has seen a … Read more