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Hedge fund exec avoids prison for fraud


A New York hedge fund manager who at age 28 lost nearly all $57m he oversaw in less than three weeks was spared prison on Monday, as the judge recognized how quickly and thoroughly the defendant owned up to his crimes.

Just give the ball to Cristiano Ronaldo – Portugal’s Plan A (and B)

Portugal Training - EURO 2016

Should Portugal end up leaving these Euros in disappointment, as they did the last World Cup, Cristiano Ronaldo can at least console himself with the idea of donning his favourite mildewed Withnail & I greatcoat, sinking a few bottles of Margaux ’53 and announcing, as per Richard E Grant’s famous turn in a genteel Penrith tea shop, that he is going to come back in here and buy this place.