Tottenham’s quiet evolution slowly nears endgame under Pochettino

Tottenham’s quiet evolution slowly nears endgame under Pochettino

On 24 February 2008 Tottenham came from behind to beat Chelsea 2-1 in the League Cup final. Since then, they have sacked Juande Ramos, enjoyed a period of Gareth Bale-driven excitement under Harry Redknapp, taken significant missteps with André Villas-Boas and Tim Sherwood, and then found in Mauricio Pochettino a bright young manager under whom they have made progress in each of the past four seasons. But in that decade, they have won nothing. Since then, Chelsea have made 11 managerial changes. They have employed Guus Hiddink (twice) and Rafael…

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Trump lashes out at Amazon and sends stocks tumbling

Trump lashes out at Amazon and sends stocks tumbling

President Trump escalated his attack on Amazon on Thursday, alleging the retail and cloud-hosting behemoth shortchanges taxpayers and attacking its use of the US Postal Service and its impact on traditional retailers. “I have stated my concerns with Amazon long before the election,” he wrote on Twitter. “Unlike others, they pay little or no taxes to state & local governments, use our postal system as their delivery boy (causing tremendous loss to the US), and are putting many thousands of retailers out of business!” Trump’s attack a day after Axios…

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Nine senior Tories want amendments to EU withdrawal bill

Nine senior Tories want amendments to EU withdrawal bill

Nine senior Conservatives, including two former Cabinet ministers, have put their name to cross-party amendments to the European Union withdrawal bill. The Conservative peers, including Chris Patten, the former party chairman, and Douglas Hogg, the former agriculture minister, are supporting a series of substantial changes to the government’s flagship bill to leave the EU. A series of amendments have been tabled, including one giving parliament a vote on staying in a customs union which is almost certain to pass, meaning MPs will get a say on the contentious issue despite…

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