Tokyo celebrates victory after PM reassures IOC that radiation from nuclear plants is no longer a threat
Andre Villas-Boas and Michael Laudrup have been linked with the vacancy
Karate, roller sports, sport climbing, wakeboarding and wushu miss out
Eerie images have captured a deserted village once dubbed the “real life Atlantis” after it spent over 25 years under water.
Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of 12 young offenders at a Rome detention centre yesterday – and for the first time included two women in the traditional Easter ritual.
Just three citizens voted against remaining British
I thought I was meeting Miss Bikini World, says physicist caught with 2kg of cocaine
After making changes to please the IOC, the sport is confident of winning race to be at 2020 Games
Q My 22-year-old son and two student friends are going to South America in August for three weeks. They fly out to Rio de Janeiro, and back from Buenos Aires. They are thinking of bussing across Uruguay between the two cities. Would it be better to just book a flight? Kathleen Mulholland
Dan Cole could well be the key man on the ground, despite being the quietest
As tension mounts 30 years on from the Falklands War, Argentina's leader is seizing the moment
Independent revealed programmes were made by third-party in pay of governments and firms
Sergio Aguero is expected in England this morning for talks with Manchester City to finalise his £38m transfer from Atletico Madrid.
Argentina has jailed two ageing former army officers for life for their role in the country's infamous "dirty war" of the 1970s, ending a long-running torture and murder case which has also led to charges of shameful inaction being levelled at the German government for over 30 years.
Santos have no plans to sell teenage striker Neymar and want to keep him at the club for several more years, Santos President Luis Alvaro de Oliveira Ribeiro said on Thursday.
Like their Left Bank counterparts, the cafés of Buenos Aires once hosted literary greats, from Lorca to Borges. Mick Webb visits this year's World Book Capital