Ireland is asking its citizens to leave the country if they can't find a job in a desperate bid to slash welfare costs.
Lawyers for a gravely-ill Nigerian hunger striker are to make a fresh attempt to halt his deportation after he endured a botched removal from Britain involving a 20-hour flight on a private jet hired at a cost of up to £110,000.
The first day of Cheltenham's Open Meeting features a race commemorating the owner who made the fixture's centrepiece his own for so long and the chaser who this autumn has come to represent his equine legacy.
Tory member Brian Binley warns partygoers to beware of politicians – saying ‘they’ll scrounge you all the time’
Fraudsters including Armenians, Turks, Kurds, Japanese, members of al-Qa’ida and the Knights of Malta have tried to claim the money, but no one is sure who it belongs to
Fighter ace who served in the Battles of France and Britain
The world champion believes Lee may be just the tip of the iceberg
Visitors vow to avoid island until saga over unpopular Arriva buses is resolved
Italy coach Cesare Prandelli says he toyed with the idea of dropping Mario Balotelli from his squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Armenia and Denmark after being left “hurt” by the Manchester City striker's decision to schedule laser eye surgery during the last international break.
A sailor has been reunited with his baby daughter after spending more than seven months at sea on board a Royal Navy mine hunter.
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High winds have beached a cargo ship off France's Atlantic coast and some of the 220 tons of fuel in its hold is leaking, threatening a local beach.
The result of yesterday's poll is too close to call, but the real issue runs far deeper
Every Wednesday as the sun sets over Malta, Angelik Caruana stands on a hilltop outside the southern village of Birzebbuga and relays what he claims is the word of the Virgin Mary.
Marie Kreft, who won our travel-writing competition in 2010, follows a history trail
Credit card scams which seek to take advantage of the lifestyle aspiration of Britain's more affluent consumers are a growing threat. More than 250 online suppliers were shut down last year after customers complained of trickery