For the European Commission’s new president Jean-Claude Juncker it is likely to be a difficult few weeks. Photogrtaph: Francois Lenoir.

The revelation that more than 300 companies channelled billions of euro through Luxembourg could not come at a more inopportune time for European Comm(...)

 Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has denied  the club put pressure on England boss Roy Hodgson to rest Raheem Sterling  against Estonia on Sunday. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has denied that the club put pressure on Roy Hodgson to rest Raheem Sterling for England’s Euro 2016 qualifier agai(...)

 Roy Hodgson has criticised Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers recovery regimen.  Photograph: Valda Kalnina

Roy Hodgson has questioned whether Liverpool are using the correct fitness regime after claiming there is little medical evidence to support the “two-(...)

 Raheem Sterling  started on the bench against Estonia because he was feeling tired. Photograph:  Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Raheem Sterling has appeared to defend himself after being criticised for asking to be rested for England’s Euro 2016 qualifying victory over Estonia.(...)

Former Dior designer and Gibraltarian John Galliano  was charged with hurling anti-Semitic slurs in a Paris cafe in 2011, allegations that shocked the fashion world and cost him his job at the renowned French high-fashion house.  Photograph: Thibault Camus

Gibraltar face the Republic of Ireland in Dublin on Saturday in just their second competitive match ever.Allen Bula’s men are the minnows of Euro 201(...)

Roy Hodgson alongside Wayne Rooney at England’s press conference. “I don’t think any of us want a complacent life in football,” he said. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Instinct suggests that England are on a hiding to nothing. They confront the joint lowest-ranked team in world football at Wembley tonight, San Mar(...)

Premier League footballer Ravel Morrison (back centre) arrives at Manchester Crown Court where he faces charges of assault on his ex-girlfriend. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison will go on trial next year over allegations he threatened to throw acid in the face of his ex-girlfriend and have h(...)

 West Ham United’s Ravel Morrison, 21, who has been charged with assaulting two women, Greater Manchester Police said. Photograph:  Stephen Pond/PA Wire

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has been charged with assaulting two women.The 21-year-old, formerly with Manchester United, is accused of attacki(...)

 Anastasia and Maria Tolmachevy of the Tolmachevy Sisters from Russia perform on stage during the first semi final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen, Denmark. Photograph:  Ragnar Singsaas/Getty Images

Global tensions found their way into Eurovision Song Contest last night: the announcement that Russia had qualified for Saturday night’s final was met(...)

A man takes a picture of a poster of late Brazilian Formula 1 legend Ayrton Senna at the Imola race track. Senna died  on May 1st, 1994, when he crashed his Williams into a concrete wall at the Enzo e Dino Ferrari circuit. He was 34 at the time. Photograph: Giorgio Benvenuti / EPA

The venue at which Ayrton Senna lost his life is set to be the focal point this week of commemorations marking the tragedy’s 20th anniversary. Brazil(...)