Diego Costa of Chelsea is expected to start against Newcastle United.  Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Saturday, December 6thHull (17) v West Brom (16) Striker Abel Hernandez returns to the Hull squad after missing two matches for the birth of his child(...)

Investment bank Lazard is reviewing the bids for Quinn Glass which is based in Derrylin, Co Fermanagh and Cheshire, England. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Nine initial bids have been received for the former Quinn Glass, the most valuable part of the manufacturing group built by entrepreneur Sean Quinn. (...)

Lazard, the international investment bank, is handling the sale of Quinn Glass which was renamed Encirc at the start of the year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The sales process for the former Quinn Glass, the most valuable part of the manufacturing empire built by entrepreneur Seán Quinn, has entered its sec(...)

File photograph of dogs on a puppy farm. Photograph: Kennel Club /PA Wire

A boy (14) is being questioned by police today on suspicion of arson after more than 50 dogs died in a fire at a Manchester kennels. Fire crews were c(...)

Disgraced cycling champion Lance Armstong talks with Emma O’Reilly in Orlando, USA.

The day Emma O’Reilly was hired as a soigneur with the US Postal Service cycling team she rang home in Tallaght to tell her family. “A swan wha(...)

Four men armed with knives made their way into the northwest London home of former England international and ITV soccer pundit Ian Wright, and held his wife and children before making off with personal possessions. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Former England international Ian Wright is flying home from Brazil after his wife and children were burgled at knifepoint in London.Four men armed wit(...)

 Budapest’s Sziget music festival is on an island in the Danube River

Sónar Barcelona, Spain, June 12th-14th There’s no shortage of music festivals to choose from in and around Barcelona, but Sónar might be (...)

Australia (right) finishes a close-up third to Night of Thunder (left) in the Qipco 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket last Saturday.

War Command will be aimed at the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh after finishing ninth at Newmarket on Saturday.Last year’s Coventry St(...)

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 (...)

Barrie Cooke at the opening night of his exhibition in the Kerlin Gallery in Dublin in 2007. Photograph: Fran Veale

Artist Barrie Cooke has died in Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow, on Tuesday evening. Born in Cheshire, England, in 1924, he w(...)