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'The coast of Sierra Leone was beautiful – it could have been the Caribbean'
Officials in the German city of Nuremberg have announced controversial plans to spend up to €70m (£60m) on renovating the city’s vast yet dilapidated Nazi Party rally grounds, used by the documentary filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl as a haunting backdrop for her Hitler propaganda film Triumph of the Will.
The news that Morgan Spurlock was to direct this account of 1D's meteoric rise to stardom may have encouraged you to hope for a subversive agenda, or at least a pinch of irreverence to set it apart from the usual boy-band cash-in.
The R&B singer violated probation for assaulting Rihanna after being accused of falsifying records
A group of Buddhist monks have become the subject of complaints after videos of them on a private jet, wearing aviators and listening to personal headphones emerged on Youtube.
Joleon Lescott was recalled to the England squad tonight just three days after being left out of Roy Hodgson’s original 26-man squad when Michael Dawson withdrew with a hamstring injury.
One of Europe's highest-profile fund managers caught in Italy
Millennium Eye: Scotland are a physical team with a lot of powerful ball carriers
Just imagine the possibilities if the Royals were just like us...
The latest TV portrait of British politics is a watchable but silly conspiracy thriller
St Mirren 0 Celtic 5
The massive search for missing April Jones could well continue into Christmas and beyond, police have vowed
Sarries face a talented Clermont today but Farrell knows how to foster team spirit
Palais Namaskar, Marrakech
Corrupt businessman Kautilya Nandan Pruthi, who duped celebrities, sports stars and hundreds of other victims out of £115 million in Britain's biggest "Ponzi" investment scam, was jailed today for 14 years and six months.
The snow is on the ground, and there are still five months until the European Championships begin, but there is an unmistakeable mood in the air. It is England-fatigue. Definition: apathy, bordering on extreme pessimism/irritation with the national football team vis-a-vis their chances at a forthcoming major tournament.