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Ireland  attack coach Mike Catt   must feel like Elizabeth Taylor’s seventh husband. He knows what to do, he is just not sure he can make it stimulating or entertaining. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

At the Battle of Cannae on the Adriatic coast of Italy, in 216 BC, the legendary Carthaginian General Hannibal defeated the largest Roman army ever as(...)

Robert E Lee: known bitterly as the greatest Yankee-killer of all time, he died 150 years ago in October 1870

On the afternoon of April 9th, 1865, Robert Edward Lee, the recently appointed general-in-chief of the armies of the Confederate States of America, su(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Photograph: Go Nakamura/Bloomberg

Donald Trump declared “the silent majority is stronger than ever before” at his comeback rally on Saturday, but thousands of empty seats appeared to t(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally on Wednesday. Photograph: AP Photo

House Democrats have released the transcript of closed-door congressional testimony from William Taylor, the top US diplomat in Kyiv, who has become a(...)

Flight engineer Anne McClain looks at a laptop computer screen inside the US Destiny laboratory module of the International Space Station in January. Photograph: NASA via The New York Times

Summer Worden, a former US air force intelligence officer living in Kansas, has been in the midst of a bitter separation and parenting dispute for muc(...)

 Ulster head coach Dan McFarland: his side face Glasgow Warriors in the Pro14 semi-finals. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

West Point, for the uninitiated, is the United States Military Academy. Gregor Townsend took Dan McFarland to this hallowed fort on the Hudson river (...)

 Denver will become the first U.S. city to decriminalise the use of psilocybin, the psychedelic substance in ‘magic mushrooms.’ Photograph: AP Photo/Richard Vogel

Voters in Denver, a city at the forefront of the widening national debate over legalising marijuana, have become the first in the nation to effectivel(...)

Author Jim Collins: “I am at my core a teacher . . . I never started a firm, a big consulting firm, or a training firm, and I keep my own schedule really tightly limited.”

Jim Collins is telling the story of his grandfather, role model and namesake Jimmy Collins, “a truly heroic figure” who was a test pilot in the 1930s (...)

Three new faces in the Trump administration are US Representative from Kansas Mike Pompeo, retired lieutenant  general Michael Flynn, and Senator Jeff Sessions. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

US president-elect Donald Trump has continued to build his new administration with the appointment of three prominent supporters to key roles. Mr Tru(...)

Richard Nixon: he is depicted as an isolated and lonely man, consumed with hatred. Photograph:  Ellsworth Davis/The Washington Post/Getty Images)

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, the retired surgeon, blew his top last week, venting about how the media had twisted his words when he w(...)

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