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Manchester City’s spending spree was the highest in the Premier League this season.(REUTERS)

Half a billion pounds: Report reveals record Premier League club profits

London | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON APR 20, 2018 11:23 AM IST
The report said the Premier League made a collective pre-tax profit of £0.5 billion ($0.7 billion, 0.57 billion euros) almost three times the previous record of £0.2 billion in 2013/14.
Originating in the early 12th century as an order of warrior monks to protect Christian pilgrims in the Holy Land, the Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon (or the Knights Templar) went on to become the Crusaders’ feared shock troops.(Getty Images)
Originating in the early 12th century as an order of warrior monks to protect Christian pilgrims in the Holy Land, the Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon (or the Knights Templar) went on to become the Crusaders’ feared shock troops.(Getty Images)

Book Review: Your guide to the complete history of the Knights Templar

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 01:26 PM IST
In The Templars, English historian Dan Jones explains how the Knights Templar became medieval Europe’s first multinational corporation with extensive interests in hospitality, finance and transportation – before completely disappearing only to survive in speculative fiction and conspiracy theories.
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