The European Central Bank has vowed to continue with its programme of electronic money printing to shore up the eurozone recovery but surprised financial markets by reducing the amount of stimulus it expects to provide each month.
BRUSSELS, Dec 8 (Reuters) - The European Union began legal action on Thursday against Germany, Britain and five other member states for failing to police emissions test cheating by carmakers after the Volkswagen diesel scandal.
Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell has lambasted critics of the sportswear firm, saying an "extreme political, union and media campaign" has damaged its reputation.
A series of strikes by train drivers on the Southern rail network will go ahead next week after a judge backed planned action by the Aslef union.
HOUSE price rises are at their strongest level since April, as the market shrugs off warnings it would be hit by Britain's vote to leave the European Union (EU).