Brad Barritt was right to describe Saracens European campaign thus far as “doing it the hard way” but there was an undeniably world-class feel to the champions' team to face Leinster when it was announced on Friday. Mark McCall’s men barely made it...
A serial killer in China has been sentenced to death for raping and murdering 10 women and an eight year-old girl. Gao Chengyong, 54, was dubbed China's Jack the Ripper after he mutilated the bodies of his victims over a 14-year period beginning in 1988. The father-of-two,...
A British man has been charged with assault over an incident that saw Australia’s Commonwealth Games rugby sevens captain rushed to hospital with a head injury. The 22-year-old suspect, who has not been named, allegedly floored James Stannard with a single punch...
An FBI informant thought he was going to have to kill a Trump-backing militiaman to stop him shooting dead two Muslim women, a court has heard. Dan Day said that as they drove past the headscarf-wearing women, Patrick Stein – a member...
A fundraising campaign to cover the legal bills of sacked former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe has smashed its target to hit $370,000 (£260,000) in just 14 hours. The page set up by the “Friends of Andrew McCabe” has already received more than 8,700...
Pubs in Ireland are being allowed to sell alcohol on Good Friday for the first time in nearly a century. In January, the Irish parliament passed new legislation ending a 91 year-long ban on pubs, restaurants and supermarkets selling alcohol on the...
Police are hunting for a British woman missing in a Brazilian forest after wandering there barefoot and alone to meditate. Katherine Brewster, 27, was dressed in only light clothing and left her mobile phone behind when she headed into the rough terrain. Her...
In the days leading up to the largest expulsion of Russian spies in US history, few people inside or outside Donald Trump’s administration knew exactly what the president would do. US intelligence officials, who had been pushing to dismantle Moscow’s spy networks,...
Based respectively at Wembley Stadium – the £798m concrete bowl opened in 2007 – and in the opulent comfort of Mayfair, London, the Football Association and the Premier League pull the strings when it comes to the modern game. With the...
A French vegan has been handed a suspended prison sentence for saying she had “zero sympathy” for a butcher killed in last week’s terror attack. The woman, named locally as Myriam, an animal rights activist, received a seven-month sentence after she posted...