Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III with the team banner. Photograph: Gary Cameron/Reuters

The radio ads started last Sunday to coincide with the team’s first game of the NFL season, the American football league, the following night. “That w(...)

Entertainment-to-telecoms conglomerate Vivendi will retain a 12 per cent stake of Blizzard Entertainment, the video games maker best known for the Call of Duty series and online multi-player game World of Warcraft. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

French multimedia and telecommunications company Vivendi has said it plans to sell 85 per cent of its stake in Activision Blizzard Inc to the video ga(...)

On my drive back the streets were empty except for a few policemen and a sniffer dog searching bushes and behind walls. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The helicopter humming overhead distracted me enough to stop me writing at my laptop. I checked Twitter to see if there were any messages being(...)

Priceless prose: would you have spotted the error on the coin? Photograph: Central Bank of Ireland

I begin by extending a heartfelt note of empathy to the person responsible for making an error on the limited-edition James Joyce €10 coin. Thi(...)