Rodgers unveiled as Reds boss

Brendan Rodgers was unveiled as the new coach of Liverpool on Friday. The former Swansea boss, who two weeks ago turned down an offer to talk to


Spain's fiscal survival

Spain has elbowed Greece out of the spotlight. The concerns over its ability to survive fiscally have been growing everywhere, except in Madrid. The


Ireland's realistic yes

The Irish have held three referendum’s on Europe in four years. They said ‘no’ to the Nice Treaty but ‘yes’ to the Lisbon Treaty. This time the


Eurozone job gloom grows

Eurozone unemployment has hit a record high and economists said job losses were likely to keep rising as the region’s debt crisis undermined


US job growth stumbles

US job growth in May was the weakest in a year suggesting the economic recovery there is faltering. The official figures show employers created a


BP-TNK heading for divorce?

BP is considering selling its half-share of Russia’s third-largest oil producer TNK-BP. The UK oil major said it had received “unsolicited


Money flies out of Spain

Spaniards alarmed by the dire state of their banks are sending money abroad at the fastest rate since records began in 1990. The Bank of Spain says


Cooperative and competitive

There are 250,000 socially responsible cooperatives in Europe, and between them they employ 5.5 million people. But they are also real businesses


Lampard ruled out of Euro 2012

England midfielder Frank Lampard has been ruled out of Euro 2012. The Chelsea captain, who led the Blues to Champions League glory for the first time