The mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, has criticised the shadow home secretary, Andy Burnham, for making comments that were “ignorant and insensitive” towards local government leaders.
At the risk of sounding like a spoilsport, there has to be a possibility that Roy Hodgson’s decision to load five strikers into his Euro 2016 squad might ultimately be held against him if England’s tournament turns out to be as harrowing as when Kevin Keegan did the same in a different era.
This was not part of the script – the Republic of Ireland’s last friendly before Euro 2016 ended in a surprise defeat by Belarus.
Chris Coleman has challenged the Wales players to raise their standards to match Gareth Bale’s winning mentality and also stressed the importance of erasing the “little bit of complacency” that has crept into his squad since qualifying for the European Championship finals.
Deutsche Bank is assessing ways to adjust the securities business to a slump in trading volumes with no rebound in sight, Chief Executive Officer John Cryan said.
Investment bank Macquarie plans to cut about 30 jobs at its equities division in Asia after a slump in trading volumes that prompted other firms to pare back, a person familiar with the matter said.
HSBC has named former UBS banker Andre Cronje as chief operating officer for its global banking and markets division, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Tuesday.