Thierry Henry says France can win Euro 2020 but warns Cristiano Ronaldo will want to go out on a high in what would be his last international tournament

Thierry Henry says France can win UEFA Euro 2020 because of its strength in depth, but will face stiff competition from Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal. Ronaldo, 34, captained his country to European glory in 2016, however next summer’s tournament could be his last. “Can they? Of course they can,” Henry told Business Insider when asked if France can win the competition. “[But] I don’t think that Ronaldo is going to want to let it go.” France just need to beat Moldova on November 14 to secure its place at Euro 2020, having lost only one of its eight qualifying games so far. “Mbappe wasn’t available for a lot of games… Read More

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Hedge funds are losing to private equity in a tug-of-war over investors’ portfolios, and experts say it’s only going to get worse

Hedge fund performance has bounced back this year after a disastrous end to 2018, but institutional investors are still dropping them from their portfolios in favor of private equity, according to a study by EY. The “lackluster demand” for hedge funds is tied to performance troubles and high fees — two longtime pain points for investors — as well as competition from other products in the alternatives space. The EY study found a disconnect between hedge fund managers’ priorities and their investors. For example, growing assets was the top priority for a majority of hedge fund managers surveyed while investors’ top priority was cost rationalization. Click here for more BI… Read More

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Man City plan £100m January spending spree to catch leaders Liverpool

Description Manchester City head coach Pep Guardiola Credits Nathan Stirk/Getty Images Alt Text Manchester City head coach Pep Guardiola Pep Guardiola is desperate to shore up his defence in the new year One-Minute Read Wednesday, November 13, 2019 – 8:47am Manchester City are set for a £100m spending spree in the January transfer window, reports the Daily Mirror, as they try to keep pace with Liverpool in the Premier League title race. See related Today’s back pages: England boss Southgate ‘had to ban Sterling’ after Gomez incident Liverpool for the title – but who will finish second in the Premier League? Trailing the Reds by nine points, and still smarting… Read More

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Frustrated Remainers urge the Liberal Democrats to stand aside for Labour in a key election seat

There is frustration among Remain voters as the Lib Dems and Labour continue to reject working together at the next election. The Lib Dems are refusing to stand aside in a key election seat, despite their candidate pulling out of the contest in order to help Labour candidate Rosie Duffield defeat the Conservatives. Jo Swinson’s party intends to find a new candidate to contest Canterbury, even though Duffield like them supports a new referendum and staying in the European Union. Pro-Remain voters are urging the two parties to work together in order to stop Boris Johnson winning the December 12 election. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. There is… Read More

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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 13 Nov 2019

Poll puts Tories 14 points up following Farage pivot The first voting intentions poll to take account of Nigel Farage’s decision to stand down Brexit Party candidates in 317 Tory-held seats in the general election suggests the Conservatives now have a 14-point lead over Labour. The survey by YouGov for The Times puts the governing party on 42%, with Labour on 28% and the Lib Dems on 15%. Labour vow to outspend Conservatives on NHS Labour’s latest election campaign promise is to spend an extra £26bn a year on the NHS by 2023-2024 – £5.5bn more than the Tories have pledged. The opposition says the money will cut waiting times… Read More

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England vs. Montenegro: Three Lions squad work through their ‘family feud’

Description England head coach Gareth Southgate oversees training at St George’s Park Credits Michael Regan/Getty Images Alt Text England head coach Gareth Southgate oversees training at St George’s Park Gareth Southgate expected to pick Callum Hudson-Odoi in place of the banned Raheem Sterling Preview Wednesday, November 13, 2019 – 8:06am England vs. Montenegro What: Euro 2020 qualifying group A When: Thursday 14 November Where: Wembley Stadium, London Kick-off: 7.45pm (GMT) TV coverage: live on ITV Gareth Southgate is spreading the love among his England squad as he looks to put Monday’s canteen clash between Raheem Sterling and Joe Gomez behind him. See related Today’s back pages: England boss Southgate ‘had… Read More

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10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. A federal regulator has opened up an inquiry into the effort by Google and a massive hospital system to collect private health data on millions of Americans in secret. Google has been quietly working with the second-largest health system in the US, Ascension, on a healthcare data project. Google has fired one employee and put two more on leave for allegedly leaking company information to media. According to Bloomberg, Google fired the employees and put one on leave for leaking staffer names and details. Disney Plus launched in the US on Tuesday but was hampered by technical… Read More

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10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. A federal regulator has opened up an inquiry into the effort by Google and a massive hospital system to collect private health data on millions of Americans in secret. Google has been quietly working with the second-largest health system in the US, Ascension, on a healthcare data project. Google has fired one employee and put two more on leave for allegedly leaking company information to media. According to Bloomberg, Google fired the employees and put one on leave for leaking staffer names and details. Disney Plus launched in the US on Tuesday but was hampered by technical… Read More

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At least 67 people were injured in clashes between Israel and Gaza. This conflict could work to embattled Prime Minister Netanyahu’s political advantage

Clashes between Israel and Gaza escalated on Tuesday, with Israel assassinating a Palestinian militant commander for the first time since 2014. Israel targeted Bahaa Abu al-Atta, the leader of the Gaza militant group known as Palestinian Islamic Jihad on Tuesday morning, prompting a retaliation of rocket attacks. Over 190 rockets rained down on Israeli cities, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). In total, 45 Palestinians were said to have been injured in Gaza, while 22 Israelis were said to have been injured in cities in the southern and central parts of Israel. Ten Palestinians, including Abu al-Atta, were also said to have been killed in Israeli airstrikes. The timing… Read More

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At least 67 people were injured in clashes between Israel and Gaza. This conflict could work to embattled Prime Minister Netanyahu’s political advantage

Clashes between Israel and Gaza escalated on Tuesday, with Israel assassinating a Palestinian militant commander for the first time since 2014. Israel targeted Bahaa Abu al-Atta, the leader of the Gaza militant group known as Palestinian Islamic Jihad on Tuesday morning, prompting a retaliation of rocket attacks. Over 190 rockets rained down on Israeli cities, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). In total, 45 Palestinians were said to have been injured in Gaza, while 22 Israelis were said to have been injured in cities in the southern and central parts of Israel. Ten Palestinians, including Abu al-Atta, were also said to have been killed in Israeli airstrikes. The timing… Read More

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