Billionaire pledges 100 million euros to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral

French billionaire pledges 100 million euros to help rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral as President Macron launches a national fundraising campaign to restore the building to its former glory Visibly upset Macron said outside the Notre Dame he was planning to rebuild Firefighters battled for hours on Monday to stop the blaze at the gothic cathedral Billionaire Francois Henri-Pinault has pledged 100 […]

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China’s Xi pledges to continue reforms, open markets

China’s President Xi Jinping pledges to continue reforms and open markets in 2019 New Year speech Xi said the pace of reform won’t ‘stagnate’ and its door will open wider and wider He also said the world is undergoing in an unprecedented geopolitical situation  China’s massive sea-crossing bridge and lunar probe mission were praised too  The country will celebrate the […]

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Theresa May pledges Government cash for a British Isles bid to host the 2030 World Cup

The PM promised to put Government money behind the fledgling attempt to bring world football home again for the first time in 66 years. But the move lines her up in a head to head clash with Argentina, who are the current favourites with a joint bid alongside Uruguay and Paraguay. The FA has launched a study to probe a […]

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Pochettino pledges his future to Spurs with $15m deal

Mauricio Pochettino has handed Tottenham Hotspur a huge boost by signing a new five-year contract worth up to £8.5 million ($15m AUD) a year. Staying put: Mauricio Pochettino will be remaining at Tottenham. The deal, which runs to 2023, makes Pochettino one of the highest-earning managers in the Premier League behind Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho. The Argentine has been […]

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Trump pledges to help Chinese phone maker ZTE 'get back into business'

Washington: President Donald Trump pledged on Sunday to help Chinese phone manufacturer ZTE return to business, days after the company said it would cease "major operating activities" because of the US government's recent trade restrictions, a shift in tone for a president who has long accused China of stealing US jobs. "President Xi of China, and I, are working together […]

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