The Wannsee Villa in Berlin, where on  January 20th,   1942, Adolf Eichmann and Reinhard Heydrich met with others to plan the ‘Final Solution’

Reinhard Heydrich met with others to plan the “Final Solution”, the systematic extermination of European(...)

Phil Mickelson looks to be out of contention with a tightly packed leaderboard in the Humana Challenge. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Defending champion Patrick Reed stayed in the hunt on day three but the final round of the PGA Tour(...)

South Africa’s  Branden Grace  celebrates with the winner’s trophy after his victory in the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters at Doha Golf Club. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

South Africa’s Branden Grace won his sixth European Tour title and second of this season as he(...)

Jimmy Murphy, who has died aged 82, was a legend in the travel tour industry. Though most of his(...)

Scotland’s  Marc Warren in action during the third round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters at the Doha Golf Club. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

(...) high hopes of a fourth European Tour win.Warren said: “It was good, really solid today. I missed a few(...)

Seamus Heaney: “Even though I declared my passport was green on one famous occasion, I had a British passport for the first while in my life and that is typical of the bind and the contradictions. I was going to Lourdes on a pilgrimage and I was getting a British passport – not that that should matter. I remember Ben Kiely saying that if you were living in the Republic of Ireland you didn’t need a passport to go to Lourdes because it was part of the jurisdiction!”

(...) remember in 1968 when David Hammond, Michael Longley and myself did the tour called Room to Rhyme, I read(...)

Angela Merkel, Germany’s chancellor, speaks during a session on day two of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg
Onstage clash of titans at Davos

German chancellor finished her tour de horizon in a session entitled Global Responsibilities in a Digital(...)

Peter Lawrie of Ireland had a promising second round at the first round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters at the Doha Golf Club. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Austrian - seeking his first European Tour win since 2012 - holed back-to-back birdies across four holes on(...)

 Suzanne Strempek Shea and Mags Riordan, who is the subject of Shea’s new book, ‘This is Paradise’.

(...) outbreak, and being asked to help an injured child simply because she was European and might have a first(...)

 England’s Oliver Fisher drives on the ninth hole during the first round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters at Doha Golf Club. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

(...) and I felt like I controlled my golf ball,” Fisher said on the European Tour website. Justin Rose was(...)