Loyalist theatre launch: Bobby Niblock (right) with William Mitchell

The difficulty getting former loyalist paramilitaries to express themselves through the arts was highlighted yesterday by a Northern Ireland playwrigh(...)

Andy Lee’s  defence of his WBO Middleweight title against Billy Joe Saunders  has  been postponed for a second time. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

WBO middleweight champion Andy Lee’s world-title defence against Billy Joe Saunders has been postponed for a second time after the challenger suffered(...)

Latvian Kristaps Porzingis, who  was drafted number four overall by the New York Knicks, towers over NBA commissioner Adam Silver, at the Barclays Center in New York. Photograph: Earl Wilson/The New York Times

Basketball culture still reveres the tall man as Kristaps Porzingis, a 7ft 1in baller from Latvia, proved by becoming the most famous teenager in New (...)

 Microsoft founder and  technical advisor Bill Gates,  new CEO Satya Nadella and former CEO Steve Ballmer at an employee rally  earlier this week.

What a week it has been for Microsoft. After a wait of many months, the company at last announced its new chief executive, Indian-born company insider(...)

Microsoft has named Satya Nadella as its next chief executive officer  ending a longer-than-expected search for a new leader after Steve Ballmer announced his intention to retire in August.

Microsoft has named Satya Nadella as its new chief executive, after a five-month search.Founder Bill Gates will also step aside as chairman and will c(...)

Sir, – I am all in favour of more female TDs, and of more young TDs. I was as struck as anyone when I heard of the tragic passing of Shane McEn(...)