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Leicester City 'launch £17m Harry Maguire bid'

Leicester City 'launch £17m Harry Maguire bid'

But Leicester have no plans to move them out. The Foxes hope to announce Maguire's arrival before the weekend after having a £10m rejected for West Brom's Jonny Evans . The good news is that the Mercury and BBC are reporting that the initial fee will be just £12m, which could rise to 16 or 17m with incentives, depending on who you ask.



Are you buying Apple's 10.5-inch iPad Pro?

I use a 165hz display on my PC, and it has made going back to using "normal" LCD's super hard. Apple implements a variable refresh rate technology in the iPad that can slow down the refresh rate when the display is displaying "slower" content.



British leader holds alliance talks with Northern Ireland party chief

British officials held "talks about talks" with the European Union's Brexit man in Brussels but actual negotiations, scheduled to start in a week's time , might be delayed by political upheaval in London . Jeremy Corbyn received a standing ovation from his fellow Labour MPs as he returned to a meeting of the Parliamentary Labour Party for the first time since Labour's unexpectedly strong results in the General Election.



Death toll of 12 expected to rise in London tower block fire

More than 200 firefighters, backed up by 40 fire engines, fought for hours to try to control the blaze, London's deadliest for a generation. A huge plume of smoke wafted across the London skyline and left a burned-out hulk in the working class, multi-ethnic neighborhood.


Blast at China kindergarten; reports of casualties

Blast at China kindergarten; reports of casualties

At least 59 people, including children, were wounded. Images from the scene posted to social media show children and adults lying on the ground, some of them bleeding. A local newspaper's website cited an unidentified witness as saying the explosive appeared to have been a bottle of cooking gas. It is the latest tragedy to strike a kindergarten in China in recent weeks.


Bank raises lending rates after Fed hike

Bank raises lending rates after Fed hike

Euro zone government bond yields edged up in early trade. Crude oil prices were listless after having slumped almost 4 percent to their lowest close in seven months on Wednesday, on an unexpected large build in gasoline inventories.