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What the EU recession means for the bloc’s future
EU coronavirus
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What the EU recession means for the bloc’s future

Second wave of coronavirus threatens to derail recovery plans
24 Sep 2020
Why everyone’s talking about The Hundred
The Hundred cricket tournament starts in July 2020
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Why everyone’s talking about The Hundred

Steve Smith and Chris Gayle will feature in the player draft on 20 October
7 Oct 2019
Does Trump want to wage a global currency war?
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Does Trump want to wage a global currency war?

US president has warned EU attempts to hold down euro exchange rate will be deemed provocation
21 Jun 2019
ECB chief U-turns on eurozone stimulus
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ECB chief U-turns on eurozone stimulus

Mario Draghi admits ‘additional stimulus will be required’ if the economic outlook for the stuttering region does not improve
19 Jun 2019
ECB vows to delay interest rate rise
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ECB vows to delay interest rate rise

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has committed to stalling interest rate hikes amid fears of a global economic slowdown
7 Jun 2019
ECB confirms ‘The Hundred’ will launch in 2020
Lord’s Cricket Ground will be one of the eight host venues for The Hundred
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ECB confirms ‘The Hundred’ will launch in 2020

New 100-ball competition will feature eight teams and ten-ball overs
30 Nov 2018
England: Alastair Cook to retire after India Test series
Alastair Cook
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England: Alastair Cook to retire after India Test series

The former captain is described as ‘one of England’s greatest ever cricketers’
3 Sep 2018

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ECB to end stimulus programme by year’s end
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ECB to end stimulus programme by year’s end

European central bank to ease back on quantitative easing measures but continue to keep rates
15 Jun 2018
ECB chairman: young people ‘not attracted to cricket’
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ECB chairman: young people ‘not attracted to cricket’

Colin Graves’s comments came on the day it was announced 50,000 kids had signed up to the All Stars Cricket initiative
15 May 2018
ECB plans radical 100-ball cricket tournament - reaction
ECB 100-ball cricket tournament
In Brief

ECB plans radical 100-ball cricket tournament - reaction

The new competition will feature eight city-based teams and start in summer 2020
20 Apr 2018
Cricket could return to BBC as T20 negotiations begin
Ben Stokes, cricket, T20
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Cricket could return to BBC as T20 negotiations begin

ECB hopes for £1bn TV rights windfall that could secure sport's future in England and Wales 'for a generation'
29 Mar 2017
Root and Stokes show cricket bosses how to handle a crisis
Joe Root
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Root and Stokes show cricket bosses how to handle a crisis

England recover from 30-4 as Lord's gets a much-needed glimpse of the future... shame about the jumpers
22 May 2015
PIETERSEN ROW: KP heads for Dubai
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PIETERSEN ROW: KP heads for Dubai

It's been a week that Kevin Pietersen and few at the ECB will forget in a hurry. Here's what happened
15 May 2015
CRICKET: A new era beckons for England
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CRICKET: A new era beckons for England

A new era beckons under a fresh coach as county players prepare to stake an England claim
1 Apr 2014
Pietersen England axe: even Cook wanted batsman out
Kevin Peitersen
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Pietersen England axe: even Cook wanted batsman out

'Unanimous' decision to sack KP designed to restore England team ethic, but fans are furious
5 Feb 2014
CYPRUS: Why Russia is angry about bank levy
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CYPRUS: Why Russia is angry about bank levy

Ordinary Cypriots are sympathetic to the Russians, who have boosted economy during the recession
19 Mar 2013
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