People throw white roses on to the coffin containing the remains of King Richard III as it is carried in procession for interment at Leicester Cathedral on March 22, 2015 in Leicester, England. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

The mortal remains of Richard III have returned to Bosworth where he fell in battle 530 years ago.In a colourful ceremony heavy with symbolism atop Am(...)

Niall O’Brien believes Ireland have a chance of an upset in the opening World Cup Pool B game against the West Indies in Nelson, New Zealand. Photograph:   Liam McBurney/PA

Two countries, four weeks, six games and over 10,000 kilometres of travel await Ireland as they prepare to get their third 50-overs World Cup under(...)

 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(...)

The number of homphobic motivated incidents and crimes reported to the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has risen by 14 per cent year on year.

The number of homphobic motivated incidents and crimes reported to the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has risen by 14 per cent year on year(...)

Gerry and Kate McCann: Mr McCann said they did not read  online abuse because it was too ”upsetting”.  Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

A woman who was accused of targeting internet abuse at Madeleine McCann’s parents has been found dead in a hotel. Brenda Leyland (63) was ident(...)

When 20-year-old Nina leaves Leicestershire to take up a position in London she finds herself sharing no ordinary life. Her charges are Sam and(...)

Robbie Brady of the Republic of Ireland and Hull City is expected to face Crystal Palace this weekend. Photograph:   Richard Heathcote/Getty Images
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Saturday 23rd November Arsenal (1) v Southampton (3) Arsenal will have forward Theo Walcott back from two months out following abdominal surgery. Germ(...)

Shehnila Taufiq (47), her daughter Zainab (19), and sons Bilal (17), and Jamil, (15), were killed in a Leicester house blaze which began in the early hours of Friday, September 13th last. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Police in Leicestershire yesterday arrested a man aged 22 in connection with the deaths of the family of a Dublin-based doctor in a house fire last m(...)

Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna will miss the league leaders’ trip to West Brom on Sunday with a hamstring

Saturday, October 5thCardiff (11) v Newcastle (16)Cardiff manager Malky Mackay has almost a full squad to select from. Andreas Cornelius, who continue(...)

Muhammad Taufiq Al Sattar speaks following the news of the death of his family. Mr Al Sattar is a consultant in Beaumont Hospital in Dublin and two private clinics. Photograph: Matthew Cooper/PA

An 18-year-old man will appear in court today in Leicester charged with the murder of the family of a Dublin-based surgeon in an arson attack on their(...)