Xabi Alonso arrives for medical check at FC Bayern Muenchen’s team doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt office. Photograph:   Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images

German champions Bayern Munich have completed the transfer of former World Cup winner Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid on a two-year deal as they seek to(...)

 Xabi Alonso set to move to Bayern Munich. Photograph: Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images

German champions Bayern Munich are close to signing former World and European champion Xabi Alonso from Champions League winners Real Madrid. The 32-y(...)

 Athletic Bilbao’s Ander Iturraspe (left) has been included in extended 30-man Spanish squad for World Cup in Brazil. Photograph:  Vincent West/Reuters

Uncapped Dani Carvajal and Ander Iturraspe were named in Spain’s provisional World Cup squad today.Coach Vicente del Bosque opted for plenty of youth (...)

Miley Cyrus does her twerking thing with  Robin Thicke during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards in New York in August. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

What links Miley Cyrus, Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan, twerking and a crystal meth dealer from New Mexico? All four have appeared at the top(...)

Peugeot has designed and manufactured its most powerful road car to date, with the arrival of its Peugeot RCZ R. This is the first model in a serie(...)

Loughrea, Co Galway: €550,000, O’Toole Town and Country Sales
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Ireland: Co GalwayO’Toole Town and Country Sales is seeking €550,000 for this five-bedroom house on just under 17 acres with in Loughrea, Co Galway.Fr(...)

Manchester United manager David Moyes during Saturday’s Premier League match against West Brom at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

The David Moyes mantra was that Manchester United’s opening five matches of their title defence were an unfair initiation as the new manager. To have (...)

‘We won’t go chasing for the wrong ones (players) just for the sake of buying’ - Manchester United manager David Moyes. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters

Manchester United manager David Moyes has little sympathy for his Premier League counterparts getting wound up by the timing of transfer bids — becaus(...)

 Wayne Rooney (left) after his  arrival at Don Muang airport in Bangkok with the Manchester United touring party. Rooney has injured his hamstring and will fly home to England for treatment. Photograph: Apichart Weerawong/AP.

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is set to be sidelined for a month after suffering a hamstring injury training in Thailand on th club’s tour of(...)

In the current harsh economic climate, you’d imagine car manufacturers would find it hard enough to sell standard variants of their passenger c(...)