The England legend was full of praise for Javier Mascherano after Argentina's win over the Netherlands.
David Cameron has been accused by union leaders of being a "Bullingdon bully" after he vowed that the Conservative election manifesto would tighten the screw on strike laws in response to what he regards as Thursday's illegitimate mass walkout of up to 1 million public-sector workers.
The Federal Reserve is set to end its economic stimulus program in October, bringing to an end the controversial five-year-old scheme even as officials said there were signs that the US economy was still in trouble.
Tough talk from the Bank of England over the threat of a housing bubble and the tightening of lending rules helped dampen the buoyant housing market last month, according to estate agents.
The possibility that Citigroup will settle a U.S. mortgage probe for $7 billion isn't enough to dissuade CLSA bank analyst Mike Mayo from a "buy" rating.
Britain's financial watchdog will investigate allegations that high frequency traders unfairly steal a march on rival investors as part of a broad "exploratory" review of competition in wholesale financial markets.
'In good times, operate aggressively, but do nothing too risky or arrogant'
Yes, traders do have brains.