Returning officers for elections have been instructed to treat as a spoilt vote any ballot paper that has a sequence of numbers that does not begin with a ‘1’ or ‘one’. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Returning officers for elections have been instructed to treat as a spoilt vote any ballot paper that has a sequence of numbers that does not begin wi(...)

Former Nottingham Forest captain Stuart Pearce has hinted he could be interested in becoming manager at the City Ground. Photograph: Scott Heppell/PA Wire

Former Nottingham Forest captain Stuart Pearce has hinted he could be interested in becoming manager at the City Ground following the departure(...)