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Source: DW

Lebanon's premier Saad Hariri tweets before leaving Saudi Arabia

Saturday 20:57 GMT

Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri said he was on his way out from Saudi Arabia, dismissing the rumors that he was kept in Riyadh against his will.

Read more: France calls for 'non-interference', Hariri says he'll return to Lebanon 'soon'. Speaking at a EU summit in Sweden, Macron also said that Hariri "has the intention, I believe, of going to his country in the days or weeks ahead."

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Source: The Guradian

Saad Hariri: I will explain on return to Lebanon, says prime minister

Sunday 14:30 GMT

Prime minister Saad Hariri said he will return to Lebanon for Wednesday’s Independence Day celebrations and explain his situation, after his shock resignation announcement in Saudi Arabia sparked political turmoil.

His failure to return to Lebanon since then sparked rumours he was being held in Riyadh against his will, which both he and Saudi officials denied. “To say that I am held up in Saudi Arabia and not allowed to leave the country is a lie,” he said in a Twitter post just before flying to Paris overnight.

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Source: BBC

'Best football in Premier League history' - pundits praise Man City

Sunday 17:16 GMT

BBC pundit Garth Crooks was just one of those who lavished praise on Manchester City this weekend after they brushed aside Leicester 2-0 to give them a 16th consecutive win and the joint-best start to a Premier League season.

If they continue to score goals at their current rate of 3.33 per game they will net 126 goals this campaign, 53 more than Arsenal's 'Invincibles' side of 2003-04.

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Source: The Guradian

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Tuesday 23:44 GMT

At least his injury came at a time when league games were more sporadic – he has returned in time for an upcoming run of 10 league encounters in 37 days, a critical period in which just maybe that slick high-energy football of Pep Guardiola’s could come unstuck.

Amy Lawrence. When Callum Wilson broke his Premier League duck, it was with a hat-trick in a 4-3 win against West Ham United in August 2015.

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Source: The Guradian

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Tuesday 23:44 GMT

At least his injury came at a time when league games were more sporadic – he has returned in time for an upcoming run of 10 league encounters in 37 days, a critical period in which just maybe that slick high-energy football of Pep Guardiola’s could come unstuck.

Amy Lawrence. When Callum Wilson broke his Premier League duck, it was with a hat-trick in a 4-3 win against West Ham United in August 2015.

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Source: Global News

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley champions Trans Mountain pipeline in Ottawa

Wednesday 05:12 GMT

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley gave a speech in Ottawa Tuesday morning on the importance of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

READ MORE: Alberta’s Premier Notley going on tour to sell benefits of Trans Mountain pipeline project. Last year, the federal government approved an expansion of the pipeline that runs between Edmonton and Burnaby. The $7.4-billion Kinder Morgan Canada (TSX:KML) project is to expand an existing pipeline so Alberta can get a better price overseas for its oil.

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Source: Global News

Legal marijuana could see justice costs climb, not drop, Alberta premier says

Thursday 18:12 GMT

Alberta’s premier says she’s worried that marijuana legalization could drive up policing and court bills her province cannot afford to pay.

The department’s goal is to publish an additional document by winter to summarize the key results of the consultations and provide details in areas including packaging and labelling, the official said.

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Source: BBC

Premier League: Does sacking a manager in October or November work?

Friday 20:01 GMT

We've looked back at the past 10 Premier League seasons and, remarkably, in all but one instance where a club sacked a manager during October and November, their average points-per-game return increased over the remainder of the season.

The third-worst campaign in Premier League history - sacking Tim Sherwood and replacing him with Remi Garde led to a small improvement.

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Source: BBC

Premier League: Does sacking a manager in October or November work?

Friday 20:01 GMT

We've looked back at the past 10 Premier League seasons and, remarkably, in all but one instance where a club sacked a manager during October and November, their average points-per-game return increased over the remainder of the season.

The third-worst campaign in Premier League history - sacking Tim Sherwood and replacing him with Remi Garde led to a small improvement.

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Source: BBC

Scottish Premiership: Dundee 2-1 Rangers

Today 04:16 GMT

Rangers slipped to a second successive defeat as Dundee earned their first win in seven matches to move off the bottom of the Scottish Premiership.

Defeat to the bottom team in the league, no manager, no leadership, a desperately frail temperament and a season that is turning into a nightmare.


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