An Airbus 400M comes into land with an Airbus 350 in the foreground, at Farnborough Airshow in southeast England yesterday.  Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Irish-based SMBC Aviation Capital will tap capital markets to fund the delivery of the 115 aircraft that it has ordered from European manufacturer (...)

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Trundling along on the train from Victoria Station to the suburbs of Surrey in London in 2011, photographer David Monahan took some impromptu snaps(...)

Arjen Robben (left) reacts after a tackle during the Fifa World Cup match against Mexico. He conceded that he did dive but not for the penalty. Photograph: Vassil Donev/Epa

Arjen Robben courted further controversy at the World Cup by insisting he was fouled for the penalty that led to Holland’s last-gasp 2-1 win over Mexi(...)

A Uruguayan fan holds a sign in solidarity with player Luis Suarez while waiting for his arrival outside Montevideo’s Carrasco international airport . Photograph: Carlos Pazos/Reuters

Following its vehement defence while waiting on Fifa’s judgement, all Uruguay is today grieving with the condemned Luis Suárez, thrown out of the Worl(...)

 Uruguay’s Luis Suarez has been defended by captain and coach. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

For Uruguayans it was a bittersweet moment. The national team had just completed its amazing Houdini act from the group of death, eliminating Italy al(...)

Sorcha Pollak, second from left, rehearses with Maria Buffini, Pádraic Moyles and Siobhán Manson. Photograph: Alan Betson 2:58

Sweating and cursing, I slump to the floor and stare longingly at my handbag, which I know contains a bottle of ice-cold water and a bar of chocola(...)

‘The Tuam Home was, according to the Ryan Report, established in 1925 by the local county council. The council, presumably moved by similar benevolent motives, invited in the Bon Secours Sisters to run it.’ Above, the site of a grave for children who died in the Tuam mother and baby home. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

‘Unwed mothers and their infants were an affront to morality. They were spurned and ostracised both by the public relief and charitable institutions.”(...)

Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia: how about reading Recollections of a Bleeding Heart, Don Watson’s biography of Paul Keating, or Eyrie, Tim Winton’s latest and best novel?

Spain The Ages of Lulu, Almudena Grandes (1989) Long before the arrival of EL James, Almudena Grandes had made a name for herself in the e(...)

Coca-Cola Life, a naturally-sweetened drink with a third less sugar but critics remain unimpressed.

Coca-Cola has announced plans to launch a new version of its bestselling soft drink with a third less sugar and a third fewer calories as part of gove(...)

Portugal’s Joao Moutinho (left)  after he colliding with Ireland’s Kevin Doyle  in the second half of their international friendly  ahead of the 2014 World Cup in East Rutherford, New Jersey, last night. Photogrraph: Ray Stubblebine/Reuters

Portugal 5 - Republic of Ireland 1: No reprise of the mid-summer glories of 20 years ago as Ireland revisited a favourite old football haunt out in(...)