People wait at Terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport after dozens of flights were cancelled. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

A British MP has called for bonuses to be “stripped” from the chief of air traffic control after an unprecedented systems failure at the UK’s national(...)

“I hope that soon I’m going to get back to the world of ‘normal’ dating.” Aoife Kavanagh, from Greystones, in Temple Bar, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

BlueEyes86 likes theatre, music, concerts. GSOH. Likes long walks on the beach (provided they don’t occur in the days following an intensive treatment(...)

Gordon Strachan, pictured here during a training session near Glasgow this week, has revitalised the Scotland team.  Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA 2:31

A little truck stuffed with goalposts and dirty footballs pulled away from lush grass in front of the stately hotel on the banks of the Clyde on Monda(...)

Customers stand at a counter inside a Standard Chartered bank branch in Hong Kong, China. The bank is to close as many as 100 retail branches.

Standard Chartered said it would cut as many as 100 retail branches and manage more money for the wealthy as it sought to reassure the lender’s bigges(...)

Alex Ferguson, former manager of Aberdeen FC and Manchester United. Photograph: Eric Luke/Irish Times

One day in July 2003 I found myself in Aberdeen, waiting for an evening flight home to Dublin. I decided to kill an hour or two with a walk out to Pit(...)

Old school Old Firm:   Referee Hugh Dallas holds back players  after Rod Wallace of Rangers was involved in an fracas   at Celtic Park in 1999. Photograph:  Stu Forster /Allsport

Celtic and Rangers will resume hostilities after a hiatus of almost three years after being paired together in the Scottish League Cup semi-finals. Th(...)

 Alexander Tonev of Celtic (left) in action against   Josip Pivaric of Dinamo Zagreb. Tonev has been  banned for seven games for racist abuse. Photograph:  Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Celtic winger Aleksandar Tonev has been given a seven-match ban after being found guilty of using racist insults, the Scottish Football Association h(...)

Scotland’s Grant Hanley (right) is out of the game against Poland. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

Grant Hanley has withdrawn from the Scotland squad for the 2016 European Championship qualifier against Poland tomorrow night, the Scottish FA have c(...)

Dejected Yes supporters at the Royal Highland centre following their loss to the NO campaign during the Scottish referendum in Edinburgh. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA 2:00

A photograph of Alex Salmond sitting in the back of an ordinary saloon car taken in the early hours as he headed for a flight from Aberdeen to Edinbur(...)

Tellers struggle with tiredness during the count in  Ingleston Hall,  in Edinburgh. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty 2:00

- OFFICIAL RESULT: Overall vote: 3,623,344. Yes: 1,617,989. No 2,001,926. Rejected ballots: 3,429. Turnout 84.6 per cent. -With 31 out of 32 constitu(...)