Sepp Blatter has admitted he is open to the possibility of staging the 2022 World Cup in more than one Gulf nation after revealing several countries had offered to co-host the tournament with Qatar.
Debut demolition of Newcastle showed Chilean's aggressive, attacking game plan
In miserable rain there were celebrations developing in Plymouth as places were settled in the 45th Rolex Fastnet Race, the biennial battle on the briny around a desolate rock off the south-west corner of Ireland.
Each week, we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. Today: an escape to the Seychelles. Prices are per person, based on two people travelling together. Each package includes 10 nights' accommodation and flights from Heathrow on Saturday 21 September...
On an exceptionally good day for Ukip, one of their most extraordinary results was in Essex, where they had no county council seats until today but now have nine. The Tories lost 19 seats. There was a local issue at work here, a leading Essex Tory tells me: the “Hanningfield factor”. Lord Hanningfield is well known in Essex as the former council leader jailed for fiddling his Lords expenses.
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It is the story that will not die down. Just as Barclays seems to be putting its past behind it, more revelations about the Middle Eastern cash calls that saved it from a government bailout during the financial crisis have surfaced.
PM promised a “full investigation” of the allegations
The curator of the Abu Dhabi branch of the Louvre says no artistic subjects are off limits as the museum builds its collection for the planned 2015 opening.
At a stage of his career when most players are seeking to lighten their workload – and boost their bank balance via a brisk crash, bang, wallop in the Indian Premier League – Graeme Smith has gone the other way.
Each week we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break
Report in The Times claims Premier League sides will be offered £175m to compete in tournament
Kevin McGeever was known to Interpol, the FBI and police forces
The major question is never far away. At least at Torrey Pines the question has a topical link. It was there five years ago that Tiger Woods won the US Open on one leg, his 14th and last major championship success. The Farmers Insurance Open does not have quite the same ring, but Woods likes it well enough, having won it six times on this track.
Justin Rose is now the world number four
World number four has not played since Wimbledon