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  • Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has agreed a new contract with the LaLiga champions.The 29-year-old has put pen to paper on an extended deal to keep him at the Bernabeu until June 2021.Benzema, who had two years remaining on his existing terms, becomes the latest player to prolong his stay with Los Blancos after Isco, Marcelo and Dani Carvajal did so in the past week.A statement on the club's website read: "Real Madrid C. F. and Karim Benzema have agreed an extension to the player's contract, binding him to the club until 30 June 2021." Benzema has long been the subject of transfer stories linking him to Arsenal, with a story in the Spanish press this week claiming that Madrid were considering selling the France international to the Gunners. Benzema joined Madrid from Lyon in 2009 and has won 14 major trophies with the club, including two LaLiga titles, three Champions Leagues and two Copa del Rey crowns. Source: PA Please enable JavaScript t..

    Karim Benzema signs new Real Madrid contract until 2021

    Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has agreed a new contract with the LaLiga champions.The 29-year-old has put pen to paper on an extended deal to keep him at the Bernabeu until June 2021.Benzema, who had two years remaining on his existing terms, becomes the latest player to prolong his stay with Los Blancos after Isco, Marcelo and Dani Carvajal did so in the past week.A statement on the club's website read: "Real Madrid C. F. and Karim Benzema have agreed an extension to the player's contract, binding him to the club until 30 June 2021." Benzema has long been the subject of transfer stories linking him to Arsenal, with a story in the Spanish press this week claiming that Madrid were considering selling the France international to the Gunners. Benzema joined Madrid from Lyon in 2009 and has won 14 major trophies with the club, including two LaLiga titles, three Champions Leagues and two Copa del Rey crowns. Source: PA Please enable JavaScript t..
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  • Several restaurants in Geneva have found their lavatories blocked by wads of shredded €500 notes - Police are investigating - The notes had been cut up and dumped in different places over the past few months This is via The Times

    Swiss toilets clogged with dumped €500 notes (yes, really)

    Several restaurants in Geneva have found their lavatories blocked by wads of shredded €500 notes - Police are investigating - The notes had been cut up and dumped in different places over the past few months This is via The Times
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  • Real Madrid welcome their talisman back on Wednesday night as Cristiano Ronaldo returns from suspension when Real Betis visit the Santiago Bernabeu.Ronaldo has missed Real's opening four league games and the second leg of the Supercopa de Espana against Barcelona due to a five-match ban imposed on him after he pushed a referee back in August.In his absence Los Merengues have dropped four points and manager Zinedine Zidane is understandably delighted the club's all-time record scorer is available to him again.In quotes from his press conference that were published on Real's official website, the Frenchman said: "We're happy to have Cristiano Ronaldo back. I hope it's the last time we're without him."He looks happy, very happy, because he likes to play, to be with the group and his team-mates. Tomorrow he's back at the Santiago Bernabeu and every player likes that."I think that the stats speak for themselves when we're talking about what Crist..

    Cristiano Ronaldo returns from suspension as Real Madrid take on Real Betis

    Real Madrid welcome their talisman back on Wednesday night as Cristiano Ronaldo returns from suspension when Real Betis visit the Santiago Bernabeu.Ronaldo has missed Real's opening four league games and the second leg of the Supercopa de Espana against Barcelona due to a five-match ban imposed on him after he pushed a referee back in August.In his absence Los Merengues have dropped four points and manager Zinedine Zidane is understandably delighted the club's all-time record scorer is available to him again.In quotes from his press conference that were published on Real's official website, the Frenchman said: "We're happy to have Cristiano Ronaldo back. I hope it's the last time we're without him."He looks happy, very happy, because he likes to play, to be with the group and his team-mates. Tomorrow he's back at the Santiago Bernabeu and every player likes that."I think that the stats speak for themselves when we're talking about what Crist..
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  • Now that Apple's big iPhone event is behind us, we can look forward to flagship launches by companies like Google and Huawei. The latter in particular is poised to launch the Mate 10 smartphone that will directly take on Apple's iPhone X. In yet another dig at the Cupertino giant, Huawei just came out with a teaser that unabashedly mocks Apple and its neural engine, saying it will unveil the "real AI phone" on October 16.As you may know by now, the iPhone X is Apple's first iPhone to feature a facial recognition technology that it calls Face ID. Huawei in its recent teaser claims that its facial recognition technology is going to be better without explicitly mentioning Apple. The teaser seemingly takes a dig at the Face ID demo faux pas during the iPhone X presentation. The Chinese company is betting big on artificial intelligence moving forward following the unveiling of the new Kirin 970 SoC. The new AI chipset will offer faster processing, longer battery life, and wi..

    Huawei Mate 10 Teased as ‘The Real AI Phone’ as Company Takes a Dig at Apple

    Now that Apple's big iPhone event is behind us, we can look forward to flagship launches by companies like Google and Huawei. The latter in particular is poised to launch the Mate 10 smartphone that will directly take on Apple's iPhone X. In yet another dig at the Cupertino giant, Huawei just came out with a teaser that unabashedly mocks Apple and its neural engine, saying it will unveil the "real AI phone" on October 16.As you may know by now, the iPhone X is Apple's first iPhone to feature a facial recognition technology that it calls Face ID. Huawei in its recent teaser claims that its facial recognition technology is going to be better without explicitly mentioning Apple. The teaser seemingly takes a dig at the Face ID demo faux pas during the iPhone X presentation. The Chinese company is betting big on artificial intelligence moving forward following the unveiling of the new Kirin 970 SoC. The new AI chipset will offer faster processing, longer battery life, and wi..
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  • Huddersfield striker Laurent Depoitre said his Premier League dream had been realised after scoring on his full debut in the 1-1 draw against Leicester.The big Belgian, a £3.5million summer signing from Porto, marked his first league start for the Terriers with the opening goal 40 seconds into the second half.Jamie Vardy's penalty four minutes later rescued Leicester a point and although Huddersfield forward Elias Kachunga's second-half header was incorrectly ruled out for offside, Depoitre's first taste of the English top flight had met his expectation."The atmosphere in the Premier League is great, you can really feel it," he said after the game, watched by 24,129 at the John Smith's Stadium."I have always dreamt of playing in the Premier League and it was everything I hoped it would be."Depoitre helped lead from the front as the Terriers dominated the first half without seriously testing Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.But less than a minute after th..

    Laurent Depoitre realises dream with Premier League debut goal for Huddersfield

    Huddersfield striker Laurent Depoitre said his Premier League dream had been realised after scoring on his full debut in the 1-1 draw against Leicester.The big Belgian, a £3.5million summer signing from Porto, marked his first league start for the Terriers with the opening goal 40 seconds into the second half.Jamie Vardy's penalty four minutes later rescued Leicester a point and although Huddersfield forward Elias Kachunga's second-half header was incorrectly ruled out for offside, Depoitre's first taste of the English top flight had met his expectation."The atmosphere in the Premier League is great, you can really feel it," he said after the game, watched by 24,129 at the John Smith's Stadium."I have always dreamt of playing in the Premier League and it was everything I hoped it would be."Depoitre helped lead from the front as the Terriers dominated the first half without seriously testing Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.But less than a minute after th..
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