Morgan Parra of France cuts a dejected figure after the defeat to Wales at the Stade France at the weekend. Photograph Michael Steele/Getty Images

(...) 2010 soccer World Cup in South Africa.The newspaper Le Dauphiné compared the national team to the(...)

 A makeshift memorial at the spot where a homeless man was killed by  police  in downtown Los Angeles. Photograph: Paul Buck/EPA

(...) confrontation caught on video. Five officers grappled on a pavement with a man known as Africa before shooting(...)

Ireland’s women’s rugby team: Indications from within World Rugby appear to make Ireland favourites to host the 2017 World Cup ahead of England and South Africa. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Africa.“Having consulted, as part and parcel of the process, with World Rugby their preference was to(...)

‘Shay is a remarkable feature of this place. He left Ireland for Germany in 1981, working in bars and sleeping in digs until he could open his own place in 1985. A natural born publican, he is as comfortable in the role as you could possibly imagine.’

(...) the French their summer in South Africa just months previously. Just as Les Bleues were cockily(...)

Rachel and Betty Unthank: ‘If you’re not going to put yourself out there, what’s the point in living?

(...) festivals, go to the Mercury Music Prize ceremony and travel to Ethiopia as part of Damon Albarn’s Africa(...)

Ireland captain William Porterfield says his side won’t change their approach to try and combat the threat posed by Ab De Villiers ahead of Tuesday’s World Cup Pool B clash. Photograph: AFP

Ireland will not be altering the way they play to counter the batting threat of South Africa’s AB(...)

Tullow Oil was last trading at about 381 pence in London, down by about 52 per cent since March 2014.( Photograph: Brittany Sowacke/Bloomberg)

Africa-based explorer after it reported its first pre-tax loss in 15 years last month.Its place is set to(...)

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(...) force. Witnesses told the Los Angeles Times that the deceased is known on the street as “Africa”, and(...)

Her diaries (preserved among the Dillon papers in TCD) are a testament of her own unique unfolding as a remarkable person. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Africa. Dillon retorted that Irishmen unhappy enough to find themselves in the British army were involved(...)

 AB de Villiers’s ability to play shots 360 around the crease makes him a very difficuly batsman to bowl to. Photograph:     Matt King/Getty Images

How do Ireland stop South Africa from putting a dent in their World Cup ambitions in Canberra on(...)