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  • The Barcelona goalkeeper will start Thursday but the manager says it was a pre-planned decision Germany boss Joachim Low has confirmed that Marc-Andre ter Stegen will start against Chile but has ruled out wholesale changes for their second Confederations Cup match. Ronaldo continues scoring streak..

    Ter Stegen to start for Germany against Chile but Low rules out big changes

    The Barcelona goalkeeper will start Thursday but the manager says it was a pre-planned decision Germany boss Joachim Low has confirmed that Marc-Andre ter Stegen will start against Chile but has ruled out wholesale changes for their second Confederations Cup match. Ronaldo continues scoring streak..
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  • Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBrexit Secretary David Davis "determined optimist" after day one The EU's chief negotiator said there would be "substantial" consequences from Brexit after the first round of talks with the UK.Michel Barnier said he was "not in the frame of mind to make concessions or ask for concessions".UK Brexit Secretary David Davis said talks got off to a "promising start".The UK appears to have conceded to the EU's preferred order for the talks which will mean trade negotiations do not begin immediately. Politics Live: Rolling updates Brexit: Everything you need to know The key issues in EU/UK talks Business call for market access after Brexit Mr Davis and Mr Barnier gave a joint press conference after day one of the talks in Brussels. The initial focus will be on expat rights, a financial settlement and "other separation issues".Discussions aimed at preserving the Good Friday Agreement and common travel area in Ireland wil..

    Brexit negotiations: Barnier rules out ‘concessions’

    Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBrexit Secretary David Davis "determined optimist" after day one The EU's chief negotiator said there would be "substantial" consequences from Brexit after the first round of talks with the UK.Michel Barnier said he was "not in the frame of mind to make concessions or ask for concessions".UK Brexit Secretary David Davis said talks got off to a "promising start".The UK appears to have conceded to the EU's preferred order for the talks which will mean trade negotiations do not begin immediately. Politics Live: Rolling updates Brexit: Everything you need to know The key issues in EU/UK talks Business call for market access after Brexit Mr Davis and Mr Barnier gave a joint press conference after day one of the talks in Brussels. The initial focus will be on expat rights, a financial settlement and "other separation issues".Discussions aimed at preserving the Good Friday Agreement and common travel area in Ireland wil..
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  • Image caption The broadcast featuring the farmer aired on BBC One Scotland on 12 October 2016 A Scottish National Party political broadcast unfairly featured footage of an East Lothian farmer, regulator Ofcom has ruled.The item, aired on BBC One Scotland on 12 October 2016, featured John Shedden sitting on a straw bale.Although aware of the recording, Mr Shedden said he was told it was for a Scottish government information film.Ofcom recognised that he was not a supporter of the SNP and he had not given his "informed consent".The watchdog upheld the complaint from Mr Shedden saying: "We considered that the inclusion of the footage of Mr Shedden in a party political broadcast, for a party which he did not support, without his informed consent, resulted in material facts [ie his political views] being presented in the broadcast in a manner that resulted in unfairness to him." No written consentThe BBC said that the content of such films was primarily the responsibility of the partie..

    SNP political broadcast ‘unfair’ to farmer, regulator Ofcom rules

    Image caption The broadcast featuring the farmer aired on BBC One Scotland on 12 October 2016 A Scottish National Party political broadcast unfairly featured footage of an East Lothian farmer, regulator Ofcom has ruled.The item, aired on BBC One Scotland on 12 October 2016, featured John Shedden sitting on a straw bale.Although aware of the recording, Mr Shedden said he was told it was for a Scottish government information film.Ofcom recognised that he was not a supporter of the SNP and he had not given his "informed consent".The watchdog upheld the complaint from Mr Shedden saying: "We considered that the inclusion of the footage of Mr Shedden in a party political broadcast, for a party which he did not support, without his informed consent, resulted in material facts [ie his political views] being presented in the broadcast in a manner that resulted in unfairness to him." No written consentThe BBC said that the content of such films was primarily the responsibility of the partie..
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  • Image caption The broadcast featuring the farmer aired on BBC One Scotland on 12 October 2016 A Scottish National Party political broadcast unfairly featured footage of an East Lothian farmer, regulator Ofcom has ruled.The item, aired on BBC One Scotland on 12 October 2016, featured John Shedden sitting on a straw bale.Although aware of the recording, Mr Shedden said he was told it was for a Scottish government information film.Ofcom recognised that he was not a supporter of the SNP and he had not given his "informed consent".The watchdog upheld the complaint from Mr Shedden saying: "We considered that the inclusion of the footage of Mr Shedden in a party political broadcast, for a party which he did not support, without his informed consent, resulted in material facts [ie his political views] being presented in the broadcast in a manner that resulted in unfairness to him." No written consentThe BBC said that the content of such films was primarily the responsibility of the partie..

    SNP election broadcast ‘unfair’ to farmer, regulator Ofcom rules

    Image caption The broadcast featuring the farmer aired on BBC One Scotland on 12 October 2016 A Scottish National Party political broadcast unfairly featured footage of an East Lothian farmer, regulator Ofcom has ruled.The item, aired on BBC One Scotland on 12 October 2016, featured John Shedden sitting on a straw bale.Although aware of the recording, Mr Shedden said he was told it was for a Scottish government information film.Ofcom recognised that he was not a supporter of the SNP and he had not given his "informed consent".The watchdog upheld the complaint from Mr Shedden saying: "We considered that the inclusion of the footage of Mr Shedden in a party political broadcast, for a party which he did not support, without his informed consent, resulted in material facts [ie his political views] being presented in the broadcast in a manner that resulted in unfairness to him." No written consentThe BBC said that the content of such films was primarily the responsibility of the partie..
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  • The Chinese Football Association has implemented new laws that mean clubs must pay a 100 per cent tax on all foreign players they buy A new spending rule in China makes it unlikely that players such as Diego Costa and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will be moving there this summer as the transfer window..

    China move unlikely for Costa and Aubameyang as new rules curb spending

    The Chinese Football Association has implemented new laws that mean clubs must pay a 100 per cent tax on all foreign players they buy A new spending rule in China makes it unlikely that players such as Diego Costa and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will be moving there this summer as the transfer window..
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  • 2017 is shaping up to be a good year for the global consumer. Just yesterday, roaming charges were abolished across the European Union, and now, it looks like there's some good news for Canadians as well. As of December 1, 2017, all new mobile devices sold in the North American nation must be ..

    No more locked phones or unlocking fees in Canada, wireless regulator rules

    2017 is shaping up to be a good year for the global consumer. Just yesterday, roaming charges were abolished across the European Union, and now, it looks like there's some good news for Canadians as well. As of December 1, 2017, all new mobile devices sold in the North American nation must be ..
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  • © Getty Images Marco van Basten and Massimo Busacca spoke at pre-Russia 2017 media conference Changes to the Laws of the Game and VARs were on the agenda Launch of the FIFA-IFAB ‘play fair!’ initiative marked The introduction of new Laws of the Game and the use and implementation of 'Video Assistant Referees' (VARs) were discussed by Marco van Basten and Massimo Busacca at a media conference in Russia today. The event took place in the Saint Petersburg Stadium two days ahead of the impressive arena hosting the opening match of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup between hosts Russia and New Zealand. Van Basten and Busacca, FIFA's Chief Technical Development Officer and Head of Refereeing respectively, also spoke about FIFA's involvement in The IFAB's ‘play fair!’ initiative. "The 'play fair!' iniative is a plan for football," said Van Basten. "This strategy aims to promote fairness and integrity, ensure the game is accessible to everyone and optimise ..

    Van Basten & Busacca talk VAR, rules and ‘play fair!’

    © Getty Images Marco van Basten and Massimo Busacca spoke at pre-Russia 2017 media conference Changes to the Laws of the Game and VARs were on the agenda Launch of the FIFA-IFAB ‘play fair!’ initiative marked The introduction of new Laws of the Game and the use and implementation of 'Video Assistant Referees' (VARs) were discussed by Marco van Basten and Massimo Busacca at a media conference in Russia today. The event took place in the Saint Petersburg Stadium two days ahead of the impressive arena hosting the opening match of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup between hosts Russia and New Zealand. Van Basten and Busacca, FIFA's Chief Technical Development Officer and Head of Refereeing respectively, also spoke about FIFA's involvement in The IFAB's ‘play fair!’ initiative. "The 'play fair!' iniative is a plan for football," said Van Basten. "This strategy aims to promote fairness and integrity, ensure the game is accessible to everyone and optimise ..
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  • The Spain international has been told by Antonio Conte that he is free to leave the Premier League champions, with a return to Atletico Madrid mooted Diego Costa has “many offers” to consider after being informed by Antonio Conte that he is free to leave Chelsea, says the striker’s brother. Despit..

    Costa has ‘many offers’ as Chelsea exit looms, but brother rules out CSL switch

    The Spain international has been told by Antonio Conte that he is free to leave the Premier League champions, with a return to Atletico Madrid mooted Diego Costa has “many offers” to consider after being informed by Antonio Conte that he is free to leave Chelsea, says the striker’s brother. Despit..
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  • Antonio Conte has told his striker to look for a new club, though the Spain international's search for a home may prove a little complicated Chelsea striker Diego Costa has again ruled out a summer transfer to the Chinese Super League - but is leaving the door open for a return to Atletico Mad..

    Chelsea star Costa open to Atletico Madrid return but rules out China

    Antonio Conte has told his striker to look for a new club, though the Spain international's search for a home may prove a little complicated Chelsea striker Diego Costa has again ruled out a summer transfer to the Chinese Super League - but is leaving the door open for a return to Atletico Mad..
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