The third in the series of Evolving Banking Regulation reports from KPMG, analysing the regulatory landscape confronting European banks, concludes that the strategic, operational and change agenda challenges they face have never been greater – and that banks are now in the midst of a multi-year transition.
2013's surge in merger and acquisition-related activity is heading for Europe, according to strategists who say the continent has the same essential ingredients in place for a revival in deals as the United States.
Ukrainian football is certainly on the up. With solid investment, great player scouting and recruitment models as well as developing their own talent teams from across the country are still slugging it out in the Champions League and Europa League. Can they challenge the big boys in the not so distant future?
Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur stars feature in a list of five top talents who could one day be rivalling the Real Madrid and Barcelona stars to the title of the worlds best.
Former Swansea City, Leeds United and Bristol City player Lee Trundle became a cult hero in the 2000's for his impressive array of tricks and goalscoring exploits in the Football League. Now he has signed for Chester FC to help put the gloss on their promotion campaign.
The Quarter-finals await and Liverpool go in to the fixture in Portugal in great form. Can they win their fourth game on the bounce to make it into the last eight?
Former Manchester United number seven Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly 'up for sale' this summer. How can the Red Devils bring him back?
Jack Wilshere stood head and shoulders above his teammates as Arsenal went down 3-1 to Bayern Munich at the Emirates, and there is no doubt he is an excellent player, but he still is not a complete one.
Spurs can book a date with Aston Villa in the quarter-finals of the competition if they pick up a win against the tournaments best team so far PSG of France; and they will have to do it without star player Alex Pritchard.
Barcelona are undefeated in their league campaign but were undone by Tottenham at home earlier in the competition. Chelsea will be hoping to emulate that feat and join Aston Villa in the final eight.