'England will host day-night Test'

2016-05-19 10:12

The concept of day-night Test found a new taker in England with board chairman Colin Graves confirming the country will host a twilight Test.

German economy grows at fastest in two years

2016-05-13 08:59

Germany’s economy has grown at its fastest pace in two years as spending domestically helped offset weakness in global trade.

England's Jordan cleared for IPL stint

2016-04-26 07:25

England chiefs have given Chris Jordan the go-ahead to play in the lucrative Twenty20 Indian Premier League.

German inflation rate turns positive

2016-03-30 15:00

German inflation has unexpectedly climbed above zero in March in a sign that domestic demand and European Central Bank stimulus may be starting to spur price gains.

Eurostock rally burns out fast after ECB 'bazooka'

2016-03-11 06:41

European stocks have finished decisively lower as initial enthusiasm about ECB stimulus was replaced with doubts about the bank's plans and the region's outlook.

Greek farmers, sailors begin wave of protests

2016-01-24 12:10

Greek farmers and sailors have kicked off a wave of protests against a disputed pension reform mooted by the prime minister.

Eurozone economy grows 0.3% on domestic demand

2015-12-08 13:45

Eurozone growth in the third quarter has been bolstered by private consumption and government spending as exports suffered from a slowdown in global trade.

German October factory orders rebound

2015-12-04 09:45

German factory orders have risen for the first time in four months, climbing more than economists anticipated.

EU bailout fund rescues Greece's top bank

2015-12-01 15:04

The eurozone's bailout fund has rescued Greece's largest bank, launching a recapitalisation process that is a crucial part of the country's third loan programme.

ECB: Helmets to be compulsory

2015-11-27 13:25

Helmets will be compulsory from next season for all batsmen, wicketkeepers and close fielders in English county cricket, the ECB has said.


Eurozone growth revised down slightly

2016-05-13 11:40

The eurozone economy has grown slightly less than initially estimated in the first quarter, though momentum was still the fastest in a year.

England announce North v South series

2016-05-09 13:00

The England and Wales Cricket Board has announced a new pre-season North v South tournament in the United Arab Emirates.

Wood has more ankle surgery

2016-04-22 14:35

England seamer Mark Wood has undergone a second operation in five months on his troublesome left ankle.

ECB nearing the limit of monetary policy

2016-03-24 14:46

The European Central Bank is approaching the limits of its monetary policy, and further expansion of its asset-purchase programme, says a Governing Council member.

Get your ducks in a row - team bowled out for 0

2016-02-11 20:49

A cricket team were bowled out for nought in just 20 balls to lose a game by 120 runs, the ECB have reported.

Tito Mboweni: Why SA needs to fight ‘junk’ status with all we’ve got

2015-12-09 19:10

Tito Mboweni says South Africa needs an immediate defence mechanism to avoid being awarded a 'junk' rating by international credit ranking agencies.

Greece lifts capital controls on stock market

2015-12-08 13:11

Greece's finance ministry says it has lifted capital controls imposed on its stock market, but kept in place a short selling ban on the shares of its top banks.

ECB to present economic outlook with little change

2015-12-03 09:51

The European Central Bank has presented policy makers with updated economic forecasts that are largely unchanged from those published in September.

China factory data disappoints, yuan lifts spirits

2015-12-01 09:45

China's factory activity has weakened further in the latest sign of a growth slowdown, but analysts say the yuan's inclusion was a sign of confidence.

ECB to discuss abolishing cricket toss

2015-11-25 19:28

A proposal to abolish the pre-match toss will be discussed at a meeting of the England and Wales Cricket Board.

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