Martin O’Neill was hired as Republic of Ireland soccer coach, replacing Giovanni Trapattoni who left after failing to lead the team to the 2014 World Cup. Former Ireland captain Roy Keane was appointed as his assistant.
Prime Minister David Cameron’s government argued that alternatives to its High Speed 2 rail plan would mean 14 years of closing train routes on weekends, as the opposition Labour Party suggested it could withdraw support for the plan.
Prime Minister David Cameron’s High Speed 2 rail plan for the U.K. drew further unease over costs from the opposition Labour Party, as a minister pledged the bill for the infrastructure project won’t increase.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney marked his 100th day in office yesterday with his monetary policy assured and a political battle looming over stability risks from the government’s housing-market plans.