A chicken that was hurled through the serving hatch of a drive-through McDonald’s has been rehomed by an RSPCA inspector and renamed Nugget. Photograph: PA

A chicken that was hurled through the serving hatch of a drive-through McDonald’s has been rehomed by an RSPCA inspector and renamed Nugget.A man was (...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s manager Mauricio Pochettino: his experiences in the Copa Libertadores mean he is not unduly worried by a trip to face Sheffield United at Bramall Lane. Photograph: Andrew Winning/Reuters

Sitting in the pristine environment of Tottenham’s training ground, where everything is clean and serenely quiet, Mauricio Pochettino goes through the(...)

Ian Madigan, who may play at outhalf on Friday for the Wolfhounds, will be looking to bounce back after uncharacteristically missing four kicks against Wasps. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

As Joe Schmidt seeks a solution to his outhalf problem for the first of the Six Nations Championship games in Rome, Irish management will look to Ian (...)

 Former chief medical officer of England, Sir Liam Donaldson (right) with the  North’s Health Minister Jim Wells.       Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

A new report on transforming the North’s health service has found that it has too many hospitals. The review, by former chief medical officer of Engl(...)

Anne Ferris: she had spoke about how she had just met her sister last summer after the two had been placed for adoption when they were children

Minister for Children Dr James Reilly has made a last-minute change to the terms of reference of the mother and baby homes inquiry after it was disc(...)

Paris St Germain’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic: the reality of financial fair play has kicked in for his team.  Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

The study of the market in 2014 showed that despite the introduction of Uefa’s financial fair play (FFP) rules, the booming broadcast market and growi(...)

 Jamie Heaslip leads his Leinster team onto the field before their Champions Cup match against Wasps at the Ricoh Arena. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The redrawn European club map in the shape of the European Champions Cup was driven by the Anglo-French club axis to ensure that the bigger economies (...)

 Tourists walk over the Brooklyn Bridge ahead of the storm.  Photograph: Andrew Kelly/EPA

The northeastern United States is steeling itself as Winter Storm Juno hits, with meteorologists predicting more than two feet of snow in the region s(...)

Catholic primate Archbishop Eamon Martin has said no young person should be turned away from a Catholic school based on the results of an entrance exam. Photograph: PA

No young person should be turned away from a Catholic school based on the results of an entrance exam, the Catholic primate Archbishop Eamon Martin ha(...)

 A file phoptograph taken on December 15th, 2006 in Paris, shows Greek singer Demis Roussos performing on the stage of the Zenith music hall. Roussos has died at the age of 68. Photograph: Agencies
Singer Demis Roussos dies aged 68
  • World
  • January 26, 2015, 14:04

Greek singing star Demis Roussos, who had a string of hits in the 1970s and whose flamboyant style inspired satirists, has died aged 68.Roussos, with (...)