Guy Jackson

Nations League gets competitive

Some may not be fans of it, but the new league is going to create some interesting clashes

France and Croatia seek World Cup glory

It is a final few people anticipated when football's global showpiece kicked off four weeks ago

England target World Cup final but gifted Croatia stand in the way

​England will seek to reach their first World Cup final since 1966 when they lock horns with a talented Croatia team on Wednesday

Coutinho move could spark spending spree

The Brazillian's deal to join Barcelona is likely to unleash a series of big-money transfers, not least as Liverpool seek to re-invest the proceeds.

France’s armed forces chief quits after row with Macron over budget cuts

The row erupted last week when the chief of staff told a parliamentary committee he would not allow the armed forces to be "screwed"

Concerns raised as Booker prize moves beyond ‘Commonwealth’

As the Man Booker prize extends its call for entries to countries such as the US, some fear this move will degrade the prestigious contest.

Pope Francis wants ‘poor Church for the poor’

Pope Francis has called for "a poor Church for the poor", saying he chose his papal name because St Francis of Assisi shunned riches to help the poor.

Olympic venues ‘stuffed to the gunnels’?

Despite embarrassing swathes of empty seats at some Olympic events, London 2012 chair Sebastian Coe is insisting the venues are full of spectators.

Asylum-seeking Assange violated bail conditions

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is seeking political asylum at Ecuador's embassy in London, has breached bail conditions, say police.

Olympics: Rush starts for London 2012 tickets

Tickets for the 2012 London Olympics went on sale on Tuesday with organisers promising the website would not crash under the expected huge demand.

WikiLeaks chief Assange moved to isolation in UK jail

WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange was in a segregation unit of a London jail on Saturday, as new secret US diplomatic cables were made public.

100 days of UK coalition: Calm before the storm?

Britain's coalition government marked its first 100 days on Wednesday, with Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg claiming it had surprised many.

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