Counting is under way in Ireland’s historic abortion referendum after exit polls reported a landslide win for those advocating liberalisation.
James Blake has called for less stigmatisation of men who express themselves emotionally as he criticised the use of “sad boy” to describe his mus
Ed Sheeran has insisted that the only people who will lose out in his war against secondary ticket-selling sites are touts – not his fans.
Northern Ireland's three-time World Superbike Championship winner Jonathan Rea is back in action this weekend chasing points for his fourth successive
England’s batting woes continued at Lord’s as openers Alastair Cook and Mark Stoneman departed cheaply on day three of the first NatWest Test.
David Walliams has revealed his son is not a big fan of his books, and has joked that he may find his job “boring and naff” when he gets older.
David Brooks insists his future is with Wales and that he will not be returning to the England set-up.
Huddersfield boss David Wagner praised Jurgen Klopp’s world-class tactical ability but believes one of the Liverpool manager’s best traits is bein
Alastair Cook made just one as England’s batting woes continued at Lord’s.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have met for the second time in a month to discuss peace commitments they reach
Hundreds of women have taken part in the 2018 RunHer Coastal Challenge event.
Cyclone Mekunu has made landfall across the Arabian Peninsula, leaving at least five people dead and more than 30 missing, officials in Oman and Yemen
Leinster Lightning consolidated their position at the top of the T20 inter-provincial table with a second bonus-point victory, this time over a disapp
Jurgen Klopp believes the spirit which has carried Liverpool to Kiev is key to landing a sixth European Cup.
Linfield have signed exciting young striker Lorcan Forde from Warrenpoint Town on a three-year contract as David Healy's Windsor Park rebuild gathers
Kenny Shiels' big night ended in disappointment as Derry City were outclassed by Waterford at the RSC.
Rafael Nadal insists Novak Djokovic remains a major threat to his hopes of an 11th French Open crown.
Daniel Ricciardo will line up on the starting grid for tomorrow's Monaco Grand Prix firmly in the belief that Red Bull owe him a victory on Formula On
Chris Froome charged into the overall lead of the Giro d'Italia with a stunning solo ride to win stage 19 while former leader Simon Yates slid well ou
Most of us know there is a drugs problem, but it is only when we read Tracy Bell's story that we begin to realise the horror involved.
Rory McIlroy is threatening to lap the field, but new Ryder Cup vice-captain Graeme McDowell wants to give him a run for his money in the $7m (£5.2
Zinedine Zidane has admitted that it will 'hurt' when he names his Real Madrid starting line-up for tonight's Champions League final, such is the dept
Oldham Athletic defender Ryan McLaughlin has replaced George Saville in the Northern Ireland squad for their friendlies against Costa Rica and Panama
Armagh turned in a power-packed second-half performance to overcome Fermanagh in the Ulster U20 Football Championship last night.
Veteran Ballyclare trainer Harry Smyth recorded his first winner since 2013 when Zagnzig won the handicap hurdle at Down Royal last night, providing a
What in God's name took place in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle last Saturday afternoon?
Defiant Glentoran came out fighting last night after the Irish FA questioned their new management structure.
There's little else you can ask Derry manager Damian McErlain on the week of a Championship game, except point out the elephant in the room and ask if
So is it the Leinster of 2009/2013 or a newly-emerging Leinster now? Comparing teams of different eras is fraught with danger so we'll tread wearily a
Former Ulster player Paul Marshall has hailed his move to junior club Instonians as providing the ideal opportunity to continue his involvement in the
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists the club are back where they belong after a spell in the European wilderness.
Roy Keane is still determined to return to club management one day despite admitting football is a mad industry .
A glorious Saturday in Newry. A perfect pitch, a decent crowd, people in shorts, t-shirts and sunglasses and the whiff of a shock in the air as Antrim
A fortnight ago in Castlebar, Co Mayo, a familiar face of the northern GAA rivalry of the early '00s came centre-stage once again.
Kris Meeke's Rally Portugal crash was one accident too many for his Citroen bosses, hence the shock decision to sack him with immediate effect.
Triple world champion Jonathan Rea produced a late, late show at Donington Park yesterday during free practice for the sixth round of the World Superb
Highly respected trainer Brendan Ingle has died at the age of 77.
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Jonny Bairstow insists England are still in with a real fighting chance despite Pakistan's 166-run lead in the first NatWest Test at Lord's.
Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell believes the club's finances have never been stronger.
Tributes have been paid to Ulster's long-serving physiotherapist Gareth 'GG' Robinson after he revealed his seemingly unexpected departure from Kingsp
The US government says it will take “firm and appropriate measures” to protect a ceasefire in southern Syria if President Bashar Assad’s forces
Mark Wood wrapped up the Pakistan innings early on day three at Lord’s to give England’s batsmen a chance for atonement in the first NatWest Test.
The openness of the SNP’s Growth Commission report makes a “refreshing change to the fictions peddled by the Brexiteers”, Nicola Sturgeon has sa
Coronation Street star Samia Longchambon has admitted it was “nerve-wracking” to talk about her battle with anxiety, but that she did so to help o
Banned ex-Uefa president Michel Platini says he is planning to return to football after Swiss federal prosecutors confirmed he was not being charged i
A national anthem-inspired slogan will adorn the side of the England team’s World Cup bus.
Thunderstorms and torrential rain will take over from bursts of sunshine across England and Wales during the bank holiday weekend, while Scotland is e
Cyclone Mekunu has hit the Arabian Peninsula, leaving at least one person dead and 40 missing, officials in Oman and Yemen have said.
A man in his thirties has died following a single-vehicle collision in Lurgan.
Morgan Freeman has said that he “did not assault women” as he issued a second statement in response to allegations of sexual misconduct and inappr
Short prison sentences of less than 12 months should be a “last resort”, Justice Secretary David Gauke said.
Gardeners’ World presenter Rachel de Thame has thanked fans for their support after revealing she has been battling breast cancer.
A Co Armagh man who has been crowned the Best Young Chef in Britain at a star-studded awards night in London has vowed to keep his feet on the ground.
A grateful mum and dad have thanked medics at Daisy Hill Hospital after a pioneering health test for newborns gave an early warning that may have save
The Prince of Wales will tour an Irish Naval Service patrol ship, retrace the steps of his ancestors in Cork and Kerry and be briefed on world-renowne
Harvey Weinstein is to face trial after being charged with rape.
A wind of social change sweeping over Ireland in recent years appears to have turned into a gale.
Businesses in the Maltings area of Salisbury are preparing to reopen as the city takes a “massive step” in its recovery from the nerve agent attac
Alan Browne will rub shoulders with World Cup-bound Paul Pogba and company confident he has what it takes to establish himself as an international foo
China’s ruling Communist Party has ordered local governments to crack down on the construction of large outdoor religious statues amid increasing re
A baby panda born in a Malaysian zoo five months ago has made her first media appearance.
Ireland’s strict abortion laws appear to be on course for major reform after data suggested a landslide referendum victory for liberalisation advoca
Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s appearance in a New York court is among the top stories in Saturday’s papers.
Jonny Bairstow insists England are still in with a chance of a comeback win in the first NatWest Test despite Pakistan’s 166-run lead at Lord’s.
Michelle Keegan has blasted the negativity surrounding her long-distance marriage with Mark Wright as she revealed he has been offered another year in
Donald Trump has said “very productive talks” are ongoing with North Korea over reinstating a summit with leader Kim Jong Un, adding that if succe
A pub called the Duke of Sussex has honoured the newly-married royal couple with a swing sign featuring their portraits.
Parents are being urged not to use motorway hard shoulders as a “naughty step”.
Two of the biggest stars in music look to be going head-to-head after Drake took aim at Kanye West in a new freestyle.
The apparent landslide in favour of liberalising abortion laws in the Irish Republic has prompted fresh calls for similar action north of the border.
Game Of Thrones stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are set to get married in Scotland next month.
Complaints have been filed against Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Google within hours of new EU data laws taking effect.
Chris Gunter is confident Wales’ recent long-haul travel will act as a short-cut to success.
Detectives are investigating how a female carer died after suffering head injuries in the flat of a 95-year-old patient who is believed to suffer fro
Celebrities have reacted to an exit poll that suggests Ireland has voted in favour of abortion reform in a historic referendum.
Ireland is on course to legalise abortion after a massive turnout of young people seeking to repeal the Eighth Amendment.
US president Donald Trump has said his wife is “doing great” nearly two weeks after kidney treatment.
Mark Hughes has been rewarded for keeping Southampton in the Premier League with a new three-year deal.
Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum believes the club and its supporters have been waiting for a moment like the Champions League final against R
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk as admitted he may have to adapt his laid-back style to suit the level of the occasion ahead of the Champions Leagu
Ireland has voted to liberalise its abortion laws by 68% to 32% in Friday’s historic referendum, according to an exit poll conducted for The Irish T
Paul Stirling shrugged off a thigh injury and scored his second century in a week despite batting with a runner as Middlesex beat Sussex by 74 runs in
Coronation Street viewers are set to be stunned by a storyline that sees a businessman try to buy the Rovers Return and transform it into a trendy coc
Voting is over in Ireland’s historic referendum on abortion.
The Duke of Cambridge took part in a polo match to raise money for for charity.
A man was attacked with a baseball bat and another was stabbed with a knife in two separate incidents in Lisburn.
Police investigating the murder of Romanian fisherman Stefan Zait have arrested a man and a woman.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has bemoaned troubled relations with the US, saying Russia wants to improve them but is effectively held hostage by t
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