Aidan O’Brien: Ballydoyle handler’s Great War could finish only fifth to Baitha Alga when sent off 5 to 6 favourite in the Norfolk Stakes at Ascot. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA

The Great War is among 12 declarations as he attempts to redeem his reputation in the Portland Place Properties July Stakes at Newmarket tomorrow.Aida(...)

Emergency services are seen on the Playa Paraiso beach on Tenerife. Two women drowned off the coast of the island after being swept out to sea.   1:05

A consultant obstetrician is one of two women who drowned off the coast of Tenerife after reportedly getting into difficulty as they attempted (...)

Thomas Cook chief executive Harriet Green who took over 16 months ago

Thomas Cook raised its revenue and cost-cutting targets in the latest stage of a profit-boosting turnaround at the world’s oldest travel firm. The tou(...)

Michael Noonan: “I have a suspicion that the legitimate trade is involved in the production of illicit cigarettes as well.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan believes the tobacco trade could be complicit in the sale of illegal cigarettes.“I have a suspicion that the legit(...)

 Christmas at Solis Lough Eske

My parents and I are looking at the possibility of spending three days over the Christmas in a hotel in Ireland – from Christmas Eve to St Stephen’(...)

Longtail boats at Phra Nang Beach (Hat Phra Nang) with Happy Island in the background. Railay, Krabi, Thailand
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Have a GoldenerOctober in CyprusAlready fretting about the turning back of that damned hour? Avoid the onset of winter blues with a quick trip to the (...)

Irish Customs officers played a central role in the initial stages of the international investigation that led to the seizure off Cape Verde of a yac(...)

Bolivia’s president Evo Morales (centre) holds a statue of indigenous hero Tupac Katari after his arrival at the El Alto airport in the outskirts of La Paz, last night. Latin American leaders condemned  European governments for diverting Mr Morales’ plane on rumours it was carrying a wanted former US spy agency contractor, and announced an emergency summit in a new diplomatic twist to the Edward Snowden saga. Photograph: David Mercado/Reuters

Bolivian president Evo Morales arrived home to a hero’s welcome late last night. Mr Morales condemned as a provocation aimed at all of South America t(...)

Bolivian President Evo Morales waves from his plane before leaving the Vienna International Airport today: Photograph: Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters

Heads of state in the South American bloc Unasur today strenuously rejected the diversion of Bolivian president Evo Morales’s aircract in Europe due t(...)

Lanzarote. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A couple returning from the Canary Islands had €20,000 in cash seized from their luggage by Revenue Customs officers yesterday.The pair were stopped a(...)