About Michael Searles

Sports writer at City AM.
Email: michael.searles@cityam.com

2019 Articles

Charles Taylor share price rockets by more than 10 per cent on higher takeover offer
Charles Taylor share price rockets by more than 10 per cent on higher takeover offer
Charles Taylor’s share price has jumped by more than 10 per cent this morning after agreeing a higher takeover offer [...]
November 8, 2019
General election 2019: Tories unveil plan for Australian-style, points-based immigration system
General election 2019: Tories unveil plan for Australian-style, points-based immigration system
Boris Johnson is to tackle both the issues of health and immigration as the Conservatives unveil plans to introduce an [...]
November 8, 2019
Saracens could challenge legality of Premiership Rugby's salary cap if review falls through
Saracens could challenge legality of Premiership Rugby's salary cap if review falls through
Saracens could seek a legal challenge to Premiership Rugby’s salary cap if they fail in their bid to overturn a [...]
November 7, 2019
Guardiola and Klopp rivalry ready to combust as Manchester City head to Liverpool after a week of fanning the flames
Guardiola and Klopp rivalry ready to combust as Manchester City head to Liverpool after a week of fanning the flames
Given the unrelenting quality displayed last season by both Manchester City and Liverpool in the Premier League run-in, it seemed [...]
November 7, 2019
Why does Lewis Hamilton not receive the recognition he deserves in Great Britain?
Why does Lewis Hamilton not receive the recognition he deserves in Great Britain?
When Lewis Hamilton claimed his sixth Formula One world title on Sunday there was an inevitability about it that detracted [...]
November 6, 2019
Saracens docked 35 points and fined £5m for breaching salary cap
Saracens docked 35 points and fined £5m for breaching salary cap
Premiership and European rugby champions Saracens have been docked 35 points for breaching Premiership Rugby’s salary cap. The English club [...]
November 5, 2019
The six best players at the 2019 Rugby World Cup
The six best players at the 2019 Rugby World Cup
From Cheslin Kolbe’s dancing feet in South Africa’s opening weekend defeat against New Zealand to Manu Tuilagi bursting through the [...]
November 4, 2019
Jeremy Corbyn brands the government's fracking ban as an 'election stunt'
Jeremy Corbyn brands the government's fracking ban as an 'election stunt'
Jeremy Corbyn has labelled the halt to fracking as “an election stunt” by the government. The suspension came following scientific [...]
November 2, 2019
Carlyle in driving seat to acquire Arriva in £2.2bn deal
Carlyle in driving seat to acquire Arriva in £2.2bn deal
American private equity firm Carlyle is the front-runner to buy Arriva in a deal worth £2.2bn. Carlyle has entered talks [...]
November 2, 2019
WTO authorises China to impose $3.6bn in tariffs on US
WTO authorises China to impose $3.6bn in tariffs on US
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has authorised China to impose punitive tariffs against the US after ruling the duties on [...]
November 2, 2019
Asda gives hundreds of employees extra week to sign new contracts before facing sack
Asda gives hundreds of employees extra week to sign new contracts before facing sack
Asda will give employees an extra week to sign new employment contracts before dismissing them with the original deadline set [...]
November 2, 2019
Essex lorry deaths: Police begin contacting victims' families with all 39 believed to be Vietnamese
Essex lorry deaths: Police begin contacting victims' families with all 39 believed to be Vietnamese
Police have begun contacting the families of the 39 found dead in a lorry in Essex last week, all of [...]
November 2, 2019
Boris Johnson rejects Nigel Farage offer of election pact as it increases 'risk' of Jeremy Corbyn becoming Prime Minister
Boris Johnson rejects Nigel Farage offer of election pact as it increases 'risk' of Jeremy Corbyn becoming Prime Minister
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has rejected an offer from Nigel Farage to work with the Brexit Party during the general [...]
November 2, 2019
S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit record highs on better-than-expected US jobs data and renewed optimism of trade war truce
S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit record highs on better-than-expected US jobs data and renewed optimism of trade war truce
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq finished Friday at a record high following data better-than-expected US jobs growth data and fresh [...]
November 2, 2019