Sport Wilson Palacios of Honduras

Counting down the 100 players to look out for in Brazil this summer

Camper set to take time out in Volvo round the world race

The war of attrition that has seen damage hit the fleet hard now on four of the five legs of the Volvo round the world race is forcing Spanish/Kiwi entry Camper to take time out less than half way from Auckland to Itajai, Brazil.

Wine: Something for the weekend?

Couch potato

Wine: Something for the Weekend

Couch potato

Antofagasta chief quits after mine let-down

The chief executive of FTSE 100 copper mining company Antofagasta has resigned after disappointing investors with the slow progress of development of its new £1bn mine in Chile.

PEP GUARDIOLA: The Barcelona manager warned the ‘job is not yet done’ against Leverkusen

Barcelona missing key players while Nicosia bid to make history

Barcelona will be without Alexis Sanchez and Carles Puyol as they look to book their place in the Champions League quarter-finals tonight against Bayer Leverkusen.

Roger Waters

Pink Floyd's Roger Waters denies 'Falklands belong to Argentina' remarks

The Pink Floyd star Roger Waters has denied remarks attributed to him that the Falkland Islands belonged to Argentina and instead urged a compromise solution over the contested territory.

Full transcript of Roger Waters' statement on the Falklands

"I recently gave a press conference in Santiago Chile, where I answered questions for over an hour.

Morrissey: Falklands 'belong to Argentina'

Morrissey, the former lead singer of the band The Smiths, has waded into the continuing row over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands at a gig in Argentina.

Two die after fire in polar research station

Two people are believed to have died in a fire in Antarctica yesterday, after an accident in a remote research station.

Baltasar Garzón was expelled from the judiciary for 11 years

Spain's leading human rights judge convicted of wiretapping

Spain's best-known judge, Baltasar Garzón, suffered an abrupt and dramatic end to his legal career when he was banned from his profession for 11 years for authorising illicit recordings of lawyers' conversations during a massive political corruption case. The ruling is not subject to appeal.

Honecker's widow longs for homeland

In Communist East Germany she was nicknamed "the purple witch" because of her striking violet hair rinse and leadership style which led to the children of regime critics being forcibly adopted by the state.

Crouch End Festival Chorus/ Temple, Barbican

There are choral societies and there are choral societies – and Crouch End Festival Chorus is one of the more interesting.

A panoramic view of Santiago

Santiago: Poetry and motion in Chile's capital

Santiago carries reminders of a troubled past, but Simone Kane discovers that art and architecture are much in evidence too

Wine: Something for the weekend

Couch potato

Judge in the dock to defend himself over Franco investigation

The crusading Spanish judge behind the arrest and detention of General Augusto Pinochet defiantly took to the stand yesterday to defend himself against charges of abusing his power, in a case that has divided Spain.

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Greece elections: In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza

Greece elections

In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza, says Patrick Cockburn
Holocaust Memorial Day: Nazi victims remembered as spectre of prejudice reappears

Holocaust Memorial Day

Nazi victims remembered as spectre of prejudice reappears over Europe
Fortitude and the Arctic attraction: Our fascination with the last great wilderness

Magnetic north

The Arctic has always exerted a pull, from Greek myth to new thriller Fortitude. Gerard Gilbert considers what's behind our fascination with the last great wilderness
Homeless Veterans appeal: Homeless in Wales can find inspiration from Daniel’s story

Homeless Veterans appeal

Homeless in Wales can find inspiration from Daniel’s story
Front National family feud? Marine Le Pen and her relatives clash over French far-right party's response to Paris terror attacks

Front National family feud?

Marine Le Pen and her relatives clash over French far-right party's response to Paris terror attacks
Pot of gold: tasting the world’s most expensive tea

Pot of gold

Tasting the world’s most expensive tea
10 best wildlife-watching experiences: From hen harriers to porpoises

From hen harriers to porpoises: 10 best wildlife-watching experiences

While many of Britain's birds have flown south for the winter, it's still a great time to get outside for a spot of twitching
Nick Easter: 'I don’t want just to hold tackle bags, I want to be out there'

'I don’t want just to hold tackle bags, I want to be out there'

Nick Easter targeting World Cup place after England recall
DSK, Dodo the Pimp, and the Carlton Hotel

The inside track on France's trial of the year

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Dodo the Pimp, and the Carlton Hotel:
As provocative now as they ever were

Sarah Kane season

Why her plays are as provocative now as when they were written
Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of a killing in Iraq 11 years ago

Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of another killing

Japanese mood was against what was seen as irresponsible trips to a vicious war zone
Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore