Almaty, Krakow, Lviv and Oslo are the others hoping to stage the games
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Saturday 09 November 2013
More than 1,200 people are feared dead in the Philippines after one of the most powerful storms ever recorded left a trail of destruction across large parts of the archipelago.
Saturday 05 October 2013
Thai winter sun
Wednesday 25 September 2013
Less than £200... The Feathers Hotel in the Oxfordshire village of Woodstock has a "Culture Package", that combines tickets to the Francis Bacon and Henry Moore exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum, a night's B&B and a three-course dinner for £125pp until 18 January, 2014. Feathers.co.uk
Monday 09 September 2013
The original breed of classic towers has become an endangered species
Sunday 11 August 2013
City stalwart Mehmet Dalman has held talks with investment bankers about a possible stock market listing of Cardiff City, the Premier League football club he chairs.
Romelu Lukaku makes strong case for leading the line at Chelsea ahead of Fernando Torres and Demba Ba
Tuesday 23 July 2013
The £18m striker has impressed Mourinho and is confident he can score goals for club
Sunday 21 July 2013
Bertrand opts to stay at club he joined as a 15-year-old from Gillingham in hope of being Cole's successor
Friday 19 July 2013
It was suggested either player could be used as a make-weight in the deal for Wayne Rooney
Thursday 11 July 2013
Belgian midfielder will go on pre-season tour of Asia with aim of impressing new Blues boss
Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson dresses as an air stewardess and serves drinks on Air Asia flight to honour Formula 1 bet with Tony Fernandes
Sunday 12 May 2013
Sir Richard says 'something went wrong' with wager
Tuesday 07 May 2013
A global gambling star known as the “Tiger Woods of poker” is suing Britain’s oldest casino for refusing to pay him £7.3m in winnings.
Britain's Fifa vice-president Jim Boyce will block Sepp Blatter move to reduce European clubs in World Cup
Friday 03 May 2013
Europe currently receive 13 spots out of 32
Monday 25 March 2013
Force India drivers fail to finish race
Friday 22 March 2013
Pre-tournament favourite Charl Schwartzel already has one eye on a Monday finish after finishing round two of the weather-delayed Maybank Malaysian Open one shot shy of the leader.
Thursday 21 March 2013
Rory McIlory could be knocked from the top of the standings this weekend
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 2 President Obama leaves touching comment on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 4 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train