European shares slip

2014-08-07 11:35

European stocks have slipped in early trade, extending a week-long slide as tensions between the West and Russia continue to spook investors.

Eurozone business growth accelerates

2014-08-05 10:30

Eurozone business has expanded at the second-fastest pace in three years as a buoyant service industry offset a lacklustre performance in manufacturing.

Trent Bridge pitch 'poor': ICC

2014-08-04 17:04

The ICC have given Trent Bridge an official warning after deeming the pitch 'poor' after the first Test between England and India.

ECB website hacked but no serious damage done

2014-07-24 15:23

The European Central Bank's website has been hacked and some email addresses and other contact information stolen, but no market-sensitive data was affected.

Collier to quit as ECB chief

2014-07-13 10:20

David Collier is set to quit as England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive, according to British media reports.

Attention shifts to details of ECB stimulus

2014-07-03 12:44

Attention will turn to the details of the European Central Bank's new stimulus measures when the ECB meets, as the dust settles.

ECB will regulate units of Russian banks

2014-06-27 19:48

The European Central Bank will supervise and run health checks on the Austrian arms of Russia's two largest banks.

England confirm SL tour dates

2014-06-06 14:46

The England and Wales Cricket Board have announced the schedule for England's one-day tour of Sri Lanka later this year.

ECB ready to cut rates, push banks to lend

2014-06-05 08:36

The European Central Bank is poised to impose negative interest rates on its overnight depositors, seeking to cajole banks into lending instead.

Wall St week ahead

2014-06-01 15:45

Jobs data and the European Central Bank meeting will determine whether US bond prices have further to go.

ECB, Downton apologise to KP

2014-05-31 08:30

The ECB and their managing director Paul Downton have apologised to Kevin Pietersen regarding comments he made about him.

Broad questions Ajmal's action

2014-05-22 20:30

England's Stuart Broad has risked disciplinary action after appearing to question the legitimacy of Saeed Ajmal's action.

Draghi: Eurozone recovery proceeding

2014-05-08 19:08

The eurozone's moderate recovery is continuing and inflationary pressures are subdued, says the European Central Bank.

Broad out of SL ODI series

2014-05-06 18:27

Stuart Broad will miss England's forthcoming ODI series with a knee problem but that he hoped to return in time for the Test series.

Giles quits as ECB selector

2014-04-25 21:00

Ashley Giles has resigned as an England selector after being passed over for the role of national team coach.

ECB holds course in face of deflation

2014-04-03 15:01

The European Central Bank has kept interest rates steady despite a fall in inflation to its lowest in over four years.

More Flower power for England

2014-03-03 17:20

Former England coach Andy Flower was appointed England's technical director of elite coaching by the ECB.

England call on Collingwood

2014-02-12 22:08

Former Test batsman Paul Collingwood will join England's coaching staff for their upcoming tour of the West Indies.

KP axed over Cook concerns

2014-02-10 08:18

Kevin Pietersen's England career was brought to an end due to concerns about his support for captain Alastair Cook, the ECB revealed.

ECB remain coy over KP axe

2014-02-06 20:31

England national selector James Whitaker has refused to reveal why Kevin Pietersen's international career had been cut short.

ECB holds rates at record low

2014-02-06 16:07

The European Central Bank has left interest rates unchanged, holding off fresh policy action to combat the threat of deflation.

ECB backs ICC shake-up

2014-02-04 19:38

ECB chairman Giles Clarke has defended the ICC's decision to give Australia, England and India more power in the sport.

England Test legend dies

2013-11-27 20:00

The oldest surviving player to have played in an England Test match, Reg Simpson, has died at the age of 93.

The EU's flawed design

2013-11-21 07:23

Leopold Scholtz on why Germany is in the dog box for being too successful.

Root rewarded with contract

2013-10-22 20:06

Yorkshire and England batsman Joe Root is the new addition as the ECB announced their 11 centrally contracted players for 2013/14.


Dollar mixed ahead of central bank meetings

2014-08-07 11:12

The dollar has dropped against the yen and the euro, but gained on the British pound ahead of central bank meetings in Britain, Japan and Europe.

England to return to Antigua

2014-08-04 17:04

The ECB have released details of their tour of the West Indies, including a first match at Antigua's Sir Vivian Richards Stadium.

ECB backs Bundesbank call for higher wages

2014-07-27 16:31

The European Central Bank says it supports Germany's Bundesbank in its appeals for higher wage deals in German.

ECB appoint acting chief

2014-07-16 17:30

Brian Havill has been appointed as the ECB's acting chief executive after outgoing CEO David Collier announced his retirement.

KP still has England hope

2014-07-04 17:00

Kevin Pietersen has insisted he still wanted to play for England as he urged national selectors to be "braver" with their choices.

Eurozone manufacturing PMI falls to 51.8

2014-07-01 12:45

Eurozone manufacturing growth has eased slightly more than previously thought last month, a survey shows.

ECB talks of extending EU banking union

2014-06-20 15:00

A European Central Bank policy maker has floated the idea of widening the ECB's new policing of big banks to other financial players.

ECB hurls cash at sluggish eurozone economy

2014-06-05 18:30

The European Central Bank has launched a raft of measures to fight low inflation and boost the eurozone economy.

Protecting European bank test data from leaks

2014-06-02 11:59

It would be an insider trader's dream to know ahead of time which of Europe's banks will fail or need more capital.

ECB must put money where its mouth is

2014-06-01 11:13

The European Central Bank will eclipse all else in economic terms, following heavy hints that monetary policy will be loosened in a variety of ways.

ECB chief explains KP exit

2014-05-22 20:38

The ECB gave their most detailed explanation yet for the controversial decision to end Kevin Pietersen's international career.

Vincent charged over fixing

2014-05-22 18:29

The ECB have charged Lou Vincent and his former Sussex team-mate Naved Arif with fixing the outcome of a county match.

Broad: KP saga in the past

2014-05-06 19:47

Stuart Broad says the England team can revive their fortunes after a torrid winter and the sacking of Kevin Pietersen.

Eurozone inflation edges up

2014-04-30 13:30

Eurozone inflation rose in April, reducing chances the European Central Bank will act soon to ward off potential deflation.

Moores in line for England job

2014-04-04 16:00

Lancashire coach Peter Moores has emerged as a leading contender to become the new England cricket coach.

ECB readies back door step to loosen policy

2014-03-03 20:00

The European Central Bank is poised to take action to loosen lending conditions and drag inflation out of a "danger zone" threatens the eurozone's recovery

England 'better off' without KP

2014-02-28 07:34

England's dressing room will be a better place without Kevin Pietersen after the batsman was sacked, Matt Prior has said.

ECB's virtual deterrent still effective

2014-02-12 19:02

The European Central Bank's chosen weapon to preserve the euro remains intact despite sharp criticism by Germany's constitutional court.

ECB to gain sweeping powers over banks

2014-02-07 17:55

The European Central Bank will attain significant powers over the eurozone's commercial banks once it becomes their supervisor later this year.

England call up uncapped trio

2014-02-06 16:31

England have called up the uncapped Moeen Ali, Stephen Parry and Harry Gurney for their ODI tour of the West Indies.

KP's England career is over!

2014-02-04 21:09

Kevin Pietersen's England career came to an abrupt end after ECB officials announced they want to rebuild the side without him.

Giles to succeed Flower?

2014-02-01 09:19

England Cricket Board chairperson Giles Clarke has hinted that Ashley Giles could succeed Andy Flower as Test coach.

The EU's flawed design

2013-11-21 07:25

Leopold Scholtz on why Germany is in the dog box for being too successful.

ECB cuts rates to new low

2013-11-07 18:40

The European Central Bank has cut interest rates to a record low, saying it could take them lower to prevent the eurozone's recovery from stalling.

ECB to put banks and itself to the test

2013-10-17 14:00

The European Central Bank will lay its credibility on the line when it outlines how it will test the health of top eurozone banks, according to a report.

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