News has emerged that three matches at the recently concluded Wimbledon tournament have aroused suspicions of match-fixing. Roger Federer emerged victorious at this year's men's singles event with his dominant win over Marin Cilic while Garbine Muguruza won her first ever title at SW19 with her win over Venus Williams in what was regarded as a successful event overall.
The pound has tumbled to an eight-month low against the euro, spelling higher costs for British holidaymakers getting ready for summer breaks. Sterling slipped close to €1.11 as the euro strengthened in reaction to remarks by European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi while the UK currency was again buffeted by fears over Brexit. It will weaken the spending power of British families preparing to flock to Spanish beaches and French campsites when school holidays begin later this week.
Jurgen Klopp warned his transfer targets that he would move on if there was no progress in the players signing for Liverpool. The Anfield boss, according to the whispers and rumors filtering around the Premier League, will lodge a third bid for his top target, with a fee that would break the club’s transfer record. Meanwhile, Manchester United and Chelsea are back vying for a rival's player, likely to cost £50 million (about $65 million), with Tottenham also heavily interested, and possibly the winner.
Earthquake rocks Greece and Turkey: Two dead on Kos as hundreds of tourists hurt amid tsunami
Brussels is seeking to block the UK Government from carrying out criminal record checks on EU nationals who apply for settled status in Britain post Brexit. EU negotiators want the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to oversee the implementation of any agreement on citizens' rights, a move which has received criticism from the UK. Britain's current proposals would see anyone who has already lived in the UK for five years given a new “settled status”, securing their position in the country.
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