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MEPs ready to give EU presidency to Ursula von der Leyen despite backroom deal stitch-up

Ms von der Leyen, a German defence minister, appears to have managed to convince enough members of the European Parliament to become the first woman head of the Brussels-based executive. She has seemingly managed to secure the last-minute support of social democrat MEPs moments ahead of the ballot opening. Express.co.uk understands that Ms von der […]



ECB ‘ready and prepared’ to ease policy amid rising uncertainty

The European Central Bank’s rate-setters were in “broad agreement” that “heightened uncertainty” over the bloc’s economy meant the bank should be “ready and prepared” to unleash new stimulus measures, according to an account of its June meeting. Minutes from the Governing Council’s meeting last month are the latest sign that policymakers are poised to act […]


Man Utd transfer news LIVE: Bruno Fernandes development, De Ligt offer, £72m bid ready

Bruno Fernandes development Man Utd have been handed a major boost in their pursuit of Bruno Fernandes, with Sporting Lisbon closing in on a replacement for the midfielder. SportItalia journalist Alfredo Pedulla says the Portuguese club are eyeing Palmero playmaker Aleksandar Trajkovski. He tweeted: “Trajkovski to Sporting Lisbon to replace Bruno Fernandes. Four-year contract, could […]


Get Ready for Amazon Prime Day with PlayStation LifeStyle

Amazon Prime Day has become something of a shopping holiday rivaling even the likes of Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the usual end-of-year holiday shopping period. This year’s Prime Day is actually days, plural, taking place on July 15 and 16. For 48 hours, Amazon will have some crazy deals across a variety of products, […]


Chelsea boss Frank Lampard ready to prove himself again – ‘I don’t want favours’

Chelsea’s all-time record goalscorer returned yesterday as their new manager on a three year deal but under no illusions about the toughest job in football – and insisted that his legendary reputation with the fans from now on counts for nothing. The 41 year old remembered: “Coming here 19 years ago as a player was […]