The former Labour Treasury minister who left the notorious “there’s no money” note after the party lost the 2010 general election considered “throwing himself off a cliff” in the wake of the controversy it sparked.
The first face-to-face talks between the boss of Southern Rail and the leader of the RMT union are to be held on Wednesday in an attempt to resolve the six-month-long dispute.
Loan signings are forbidden but unattached players can still move on free transfers, meaning the likes of Preston, Wigan and Bristol City could strengthen.
Steve Bruce is reportedly set to clinch the Aston Villa job today.
Colin Kaepernick’s protests against police shootings and racial inequality have been minimized by many because he was the San Francisco 49ers’ backup quarterback, playing behind the lightly regarded Blaine Gabbert. Now he will have a more prominent role as the Niners have named him their starter for Sunday’s game at Buffalo.
Once they exchanged jokes in the Downing Street rose garden, but now Nick Clegg is trudging the Oxfordshire lanes of his former boss’s constituency – not exactly in the hope of taking the seat from his Conservative successor but in an attempt to come second.
Everything’s coming up Aubrey.
Gareth Southgate has had two games in charge for England and, though no one could have seriously expected him to remove all the team’s imperfections in that time, it still cannot be satisfactory that it is so difficult to see even the first flickers of improvement.
Denmark’s hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup were dealt a hammer blow when they lost 1-0 at home to Montenegro following a superb poacher’s goal by Fatos Beciraj.
Life without Wayne Rooney did not even extend into the last quarter of an hour at the Stozice Stadium.
Boardroom bosses should meet employees every year to justify pay practices, according to proposals put forward by one the City’s biggest fund managers as it warned that wage inequality needs to be addressed by major companies.
Leading think tank TheCityUK has warned that a so-called "hard Brexit" would cost thousands of jobs.