Apple’s Jade ridden by Bryan Cooper clears the last on the way to winning the AES Champion Four Year Old Hurdle during day five of the Punchestown Festival.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Apple’s Jade completed her Grade One double as she ran out an impressive winner of the AES Champion Four Year Old Hurdle at Punchestown. Willie Mulli(...)

Ken Livingstone said he regretted sparking a storm over anti-Semitism in the Labour Party but insisted it was a “nonsense” stirred by “embittered Bla(...)

Galileo Gold ridden by Frankie Dettori leads the field home to win the Qipco 2000 Guineas   at Newmarket. Photograph:  Julian Herbert/PA Wire

Galileo Gold ran out an emphatic winner of the Qipco 2000 Guineas for Frankie Dettori and Hugo Palmer at Newmarket. Prominent throughout, the Al Shaq(...)

Celtic’s Patrick Roberts celebrates scoring his side’s second goal  at Tynecastle Stadium, Edinburgh. Photograph: PA

Hearts 1 Celtic 3 Celtic effectively clinched their fifth successive Ladbrokes Premiership title with a convincing 3-1 win over Hearts at Tynecastl(...)

The FBI has requested an expansion of their ability to hack into suspects’ computers. Stock photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

The US Congress has seven months to block a potentially massive expansion of the government’s ability to hack into suspects’ computers. At the FBI’s(...)

 Felipe Aguilar of Chile plays a bunker shot during the third round of the Volvo China Open at Topwin Golf and Country Club  in Beijing. Photograph: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

Chile’s Felipe Aguilar and Denmark’s Lucas Bjerregaard share the lead heading into the final round of the Volvo China Open after another day of low sc(...)

Bangladeshi protesters  during a demonstration against the killing of a university professor in Dhaka, who was one of the recent victims of a spate of recent killings by radical Islamists. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A Hindu man has been hacked to death in Bangladesh in the latest in a spate of similar attacks in the South Asian nation. Police officer Aslam Khan(...)

Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg on the way to qualifying in pole position for the Russian Grand Prix in Sochi. Photograph:  Dan Istitene/Getty Images

Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg seized pole position for the Russian Grand Prix on Saturday after a power unit failure piled more misery(...)

Followers of Iraq’s Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr are seen in the parliament building as they storm Baghdad’s Green Zone. Photograph: Ahmed Saad/Reuters

Hundreds of protesters stormed Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone on Saturday and entered the parliament building, waving Iraqi flags, snapping ph(...)

Irish jockey Tommy Dowling suffered multiple injuries in a fall at Fontwell on Friday. Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Conditional jockey Tommy Dowling is set to spend several months on the sidelines after suffering multiple injuries in a heavy fall at Fontwell on Frid(...)