Gareth Bale of Real Madrid takes on the San Lorenzo defence during the FIFA Club World Cup final in Marrakech on Saturday. Photograph: Steve Bardens/Getty Images

(...) for all the effort and work that we have put in as a team,” said Ramos.Real nearly scored on their(...)

Liverpool’s Martin Skrtel  celebrates scoring his late equaliser with team-mate Adam Lallana  during the  Premier League  match against Arsenal  at Anfield. Photograph:  Peter Powell/EPA

(...) the Serbia international that sailed high over the Arsenal bar following good work from the tireless(...)

Shoppers in Hong Kong:  BlackRock, Macquarie Group and Millennium Capital Management former employees are planning a hedge fund based in the city. Photograph: Jerome Favre/EPA

(...) operating officer, used to work for billionaire investor Israel Englander’s hedge-fund firm Millennium(...)

This morning, on my way to work, my MP3 player flipped to the theme tune of The Gay Byrne Hour(...)

Eoin Morgan  points to a team mate during the Big Bash League match between the Sydney Thunder and Brisbane Heat at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia. Photograph: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images

(...).Openers Michael Hussey (96) and Jacques Kallis (97 not out) had already done the leg work for Sydney before Morgan(...)

A robbery at a Co Westmeath charity shop is being investigated by gardaí.

(...) its work in the area of homelessness.The charity shop was founded six years ago by local businessman(...)

Sunday Independent journalists bid farewell to editor Anne Harris lastnight. Photograph: David Conachy

Denis O’Brien, thanked Ms Harris for her work with The Sunday Independent in a private meeting last week(...)

Echoes of the past: Anthony Cronin, photographed with his dog Butler in 2004. Photograph: Frank Miller

(...) obvious is the way in which his work in those areas fed into his poetry, and vice versa. The clarity(...)

Ulster skipper Rory Best makes a try-saving tackle on Ospreys’ Dan Evans during the   Guinness Pro12 match at  Liberty Stadium. Photograph: Ashley Crowden/Inpho

(...) is going to be very hard to get into the top four this year. We have a bit of work to do but we will(...)

Explorer Ernest Shackleton seen in Antarctica in 1909. He made three expeditions to the Antarctic, but is best known for the ‘Endurance’ expedition of 1914-1916 when the ship became trapped in the ice and Shackleton and five colleagues made an epic journey to South Georgia to seek rescue. Photograph: Getty Images

(...) many years.His latest work, published by the Collins Press, traces Shackleton’s life from his birth in(...)