Sport Carlo Costly of Honduras

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

Wigan complete deal for Thomas

Wigan have signed midfielder Hendry Thomas from Honduran club Deportivo Olimpia on a three-year contract, subject to international clearance.

Letters: Prison sentences

Stop handing down useless, costly prison sentences

Honduran president 'cannot return without fight'

The interim leader of Honduras said the only way his predecessor would return to office was through a foreign invasion. A potential showdown was postponed yesterday when the ousted President delayed plans to return.

Honduran coup leader defies UN ultimatum

Honduras' interim leader warned that the only way his predecessor will return to office is through a foreign invasion — though a potential showdown was today postponed after the ousted president delayed plans to return.

Letters: Honduran military coup

Nothing democratic about Honduran military coup

Honduran army stands firm as US condemns coup

Latin America unites as riot police turn on protesters

Leading article: Guns and democracy

The ousting of the Honduran President Manuel Zelaya by the country's military at the weekend has been condemned by many members of the international community as an affront to democracy. But despite a natural distaste for any military coup, it is possible that the army might have actually done Honduran democracy a service.

Heather Berkman: Zelaya pushed

Manuel Zelaya has taken a few unexpected turns to the left during his tenure as President of Honduras, deviating from its political norms. This time, it looks like he may have gone too far.

Chavez threatens to invade as Honduran army stages coup

Venezuelan leader vows to 'act militarily' after leftist ally Manuel Zelaya is overthrown and exiled to Costa Rica

Photography exhibition: Drowned and other stories

A new exhibition of photographs by Argentinean photographer Seba Kurtis

Dead body in Honduras believed to be Palacios' kidnapped brother

Tottenham Hotspur have allowed their Honduran midfielder, Wilson Palacios, to return home on indefinite compassionate leave after the discovery of remains believed to be those of his kidnapped younger brother.

Eriksson sacked and Maradona humbled

Swede dismissed by Mexico while Argentina hammered 6-1 at altitude in Bolivia

Firm's collapse leaves gap-year teens stranded

Student volunteers told to pay thousands – or pack their bags and leave

Five Central American hideaways

Whether you seek a tropical beach hut or a jungle lodge, go wild at one of these rustic retreats.

Eriksson's Mexico lose to Sweden

Sven-Goran Eriksson's Mexico continued their dismal run by losing 1-0 to the coach's native Sweden in a friendly international on Wednesday.

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Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

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The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
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Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee
World War Z author Max Brooks honours WW1's Harlem Hellfighters in new graphic novel

Max Brooks honours Harlem Hellfighters

The author talks about race, legacy and his Will Smith film option to Tim Walker
Why the league system no longer measures up

League system no longer measures up

Jon Coles, former head of standards at the Department of Education, used to be in charge of school performance rankings. He explains how he would reform the system
Valentine's Day cards: 5 best online card shops

Don't leave it to the petrol station: The best online card shops for Valentine's Day

Can't find a card you like on the high street? Try one of these sites for individual, personalised options, whatever your taste
Diego Costa: Devil in blue who upsets defences is a reminder of what Liverpool have lost

Devil in blue Costa is a reminder of what Liverpool have lost

The Reds are desperately missing Luis Suarez, says Ian Herbert
Ashley Giles: 'I'll watch England – but not as a fan'

Ashley Giles: 'I'll watch England – but not as a fan'

Former one-day coach says he will ‘observe’ their World Cup games – but ‘won’t be jumping up and down’
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

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