Aberystwyth university's partnership with Azerbaijan's state sponsored diplomatic academy has prompted heavy criticism
Azerbaijan had only won one World Cup qualifier in the last dozen years
The German manager attempted to talk the then-16-year-old Rooney into playing for the Scots due to his grandmother's nationality
Electoral commission accidentally publish results showing a victory for Ilham Aliyev, the country’s long-standing President, a day before voting
Access to sport and recreation is not only every child’s right, but it has an incredible ripple effect which can impact other vital sectors like health and education
Ever since Sir Terry Wogan handed over the baton in 2009, there has never been any doubt that Graham Norton and the Eurovision Song Contest are a perfect match. Making his fifth appearance as BBC 1’s resident commentator – this year in the Swedish city of Malmo – Norton once again played the role of mischievous gatecrasher, taking delicious aim at the array of hopefuls, presenters and merry idiots on Saturday night.
Emmelie de Forest had been the overwhelming favourite among the 26 entries
The election of Prince Andrew - with just 11 per cent of the eligible vote - does nothing to promote the reputation of science. Quite the opposite, in fact
The heart of Mexico City contains statues of a number of political figures from beyond Central America, among them Winston Churchill and Mahatma Gandhi.
One of Azerbaijan’s most prominent opposition figures has been assaulted while police apparently stood to one side and did not intervene.
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Cristiano Ronaldo will link up with the Portugal squad as scheduled today after Real Madrid confirmed the shoulder injury he suffered in El Clasico last night was not serious.
Mo Farah's hero is Muhammad Ali – his bedroom wall used to be covered with posters of the peerless pugilist. Now, having delivered a knockout blow to his rivals in the last 100 metres of the 10,000m final last Saturday night, Farah has already followed his lifelong idol into the history books as an Olympic champion.
Mo Farah's hero is Muhammad Ali. His bedroom wall used to be bedecked with posters of the peerless pugilist. Having delivered a knockout blow to his rivals in the last 100 metres of the 10,000m final last Saturday night, Farah has already followed his lifelong idol into the history books as an Olympic champion.
Japan were tonight successful with an appeal against Satoshi Shimizu's controversial Olympic Games bantamweight defeat to Magomed Abdulhamidov at ExCeL.
Euan Burton offered no excuses after seeing his hopes of Olympic judo gold shattered with defeat to Canadian Antoine Valois-Fortier in the men's under-81kgs at ExCeL.