Massimo Cellino claims Leeds are working on a number of transfer deals.
A continuing pursuit of greatness means the venues of Rory McIlroy’s successes will matter as much the victories. In what possibly represented an act of needless self-deprecation, McIlroy said that winning the US Open at Oakmont this week may represent his finest achievement.
Andy Murray maintained his hardline stance on Maria Sharapova’s conviction for taking a banned substance – on the day she announced her appeal against the two-year ban handed down a week ago.
Jeremy Corbyn has accused Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage of being “wolves in sheep’s clothing” as they pose as defenders of the NHS when a vote to leave would put the health service in jeopardy.
There were just two people in the Vote Leave office when the phone rang shortly before 8.20am, the intern on work experience and Priti Patel, the employment minister. The intern had one job and one job only: to make sure Priti wasn’t allowed anywhere near the phone. He failed.
Downing Street is considering a last-ditch attempt to revisit a deal on the free movement of workers before next week’s EU referendum, either by making a unilateral statement of intent or securing an understanding from European leaders that the issue can be examined under the UK presidency next year.
Gary Neville managed new West Ham signing Sofiane Feghouli at Valencia.
Aston Villa allowed Zoltan Stieber to leave the club on a free transfer in 2009.
UBS has hired Laurent Dhome from JPMorgan as managing director at the bank’s financial sponsors team in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
BMO Financial Group have announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the business of Greene Holcomb Fisher (“GHF”), a premier boutique M&A advisory firm based in Minneapolis, with additional offices in Seattle and Atlanta. The transaction requires regulatory approval and is expected to close in BMO’s fiscal fourth quarter, which ends on October 31. The terms of the deal are not being disclosed.
Royal Bank of Scotland is being sued for £145m ($208.5m) over its role in a huge carbon trading VAT fraud.