Sterling briefly falls to day's lows on Brexit nerves

Sterling extended its falls in volatile trading today, a move traders attributed to a report saying that the UK attorney general had raised significant concerns about the customs backstop review mechanism.  The British currency briefly fell 0.5% to the day’s low at $1.2906 before recouping some losses to stand at $1.2926. Against the euro, it …

US appeals court rules against Trump on DACA

A US appeals court has ruled the Trump administration must continue a programme begun under former president Barack Obama that protects hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who are in the country illegally. The decision by the San Fancisco-based 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals preserves the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme introduced …

European football body vow to protect domestic leagues

European football bosses have vowed to protect the domestic game across the continent after reiterating their opposition to the creation of a money-spinning Super League. A report based on leaked documents has claimed that Europe’s top 16 clubs – a list which is said to include Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal – …

Burnett loses WBA title after suffering freak injury

A freak injury handed Ryan Burnett the first loss of his professional career and cost him his WBA Bantamweight title as his suffered a fourth round TKO against Nonito Donaire. Fighting in the World Series of Boxing quarter-finals at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Burnett appeared to be in control against Donaire and ahead on points when disaster struck midway …