Some of the Fifa officials who have been arrested in Switzerland: (left to rigfht from upper row) Rafael Esquivel, Nicolas Leoz, Jeffrey Webb, Jack Warner, Eduardo Li, Eugenio Figueredo and Jose Maria Marin. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

1 Jack Warner The former president of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf), was one of the Fifa (...)

Federal and local investigators carry boxes from the offices of Concacaf, the federation that governs football in North America, Central America and the Caribbean, in Miami Beach, Florida. Photograph: Gaston De Cardenas/Reuters 1:00

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has chaired an emergency meeting with continental football bodies while staying out of public view himself. Mr Blatter cal(...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has been instructed, along with all Fifa’s Swiss employees, not to leave the jurisdiction until told otherwise. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

It’s hard to know quite when the US authorities first decided to directly involve themselves in what might broadly be described as football’s financia(...)

The 12 alleged criminal schemes at the centre of the long-running conspiracy include plots to rig the bidding for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, the 2011 Fifa presidential elections and the 2016 Centennial Cop America, scheduled to be played in the US. Photograph: EPA 2:13

United States attorney general Loretta Lynch denied the timing of the charges against nine Fifa officials and five corporate executives for allegedly (...)

Julia Holmes (63) and Thomas Ruttle (56), whose  bodies were discovered in the upstairs bedroom of a farmhouse in Boolaglass, Askeaton, Co Limerick. Photograph: Alan Betson

Convicted fraudster Julia Holmes, found dead with her partner in an apparent double suicide, wrote to a solicitor firm asking that they both be buried(...)

Air France jets at Charles de Gaulle airport, Paris. An Air France flight from the airport was escorted by US fighter jets to New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport on Monday after an anonymous threat was made against the flight. File photograph: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

An Air France flight from Paris was escorted by two US F-15 fighter jets to New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport on Monday after an anonym(...)

People march in to the Cuddell Recreation Center where Tamir Rice was killed, in protest to Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo being acquitted of manslaughter charges after he shot two people in 2012. Photograph: Ricky Rhodes/Getty Images.

A Cleveland police officer was found not guilty on Saturday in the shooting dead of an unarmed black man and woman after a high-speed car chase in (...)

Julia Holmes  and Thomas Ruttle on  December 10th at a Christmas fair in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Gardaí have confirmed the body of a man found at a farmhouse in Co Limerick earlier this week is that of Thomas Ruttle. The badly decomposed body of t(...)

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has become fully operational in Northern Ireland. Officers working for the organisation dubbed the British FBI will be(...)

Julia Holmes (63) and Thomas Ruttle (56) named locally as the  bodies discovered in a bedroom of a Co Limerick farmhouse. Photograph: macmonagle

Detectives investigating the deaths of a couple after an apparent suicide pact have established that the man was last seen in early April.The badly d(...)