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Saracens’ Billy Vunipola scores the crucial try despite James Lowe and Luke McGrath of Leinster. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Saracens 20 Leinster 10 The drive for five will have to be resumed next year. Leinster gave it the good fight, defending heroically and they kept pr(...)

Terrassenhaus in Berlin

If there’s a recurrent theme in this year’s Mies van der Rohe European Prize for Contemporary Architecture, it is surely imaginative renovation and tr(...)

British  prime minister Theresa May  during a visit to the Bombardier plant in Belfast last year. Look at the market for aircraft parts and maintenance and you realise, yet again, the nonsense surrounding the free-trade delusions of the Brexiteers. Photograph: Reuters

Bombardier has put its Belfast plant up for sale, in the process putting a question mark against the 3,600 jobs in the North’s largest private-sector (...)

A Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vest) protester holds the  French tricolour. Photograph: Ian Langsdon

Dozens of masked and hooded anarchists clashed with riot police in Paris on Wednesday, burning bins, smashing property and hurling bottles and rocks,(...)

There was no hiding the number of empty seats at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Next month in Newcastle they are promising to host the best weekend that club rugby union has ever known. A convivial city, an iconic stadium, two din(...)

Leinster’s Scott Fardy celebrates his try against Toulouse during their Heineken Champions Cup semi-final at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Photograph:  ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

The quarter-finals delivered in spades to produce an aristocratic last four and the semi-finals, in their own way, had a similar effect. Leinster’s (...)

Protesters stand next to burning motorbikes and scooters during an anti-government demonstration called by the yellow vests. Photograph: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images

Clashes broke out between dozens of demonstrators and police in Paris on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests after authorities warned that riote(...)

Temperatures will hit highs of 22 degrees on Friday and 23 degrees on Saturday.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A glorious Easter bank holiday weekend is in store across the country with highs of 23 degrees and warm spells everywhere. The good weather has alrea(...)

 Leinster’s Jack Conan  sees off a challenge from Ulster’s John Cooney  in their   Champions Cup quarter-final victory at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Leinster wade into the psychological quicksand Ireland have yet to escape. Largely the same personnel, the burden of favouritism has always weighed he(...)

Peter O’Mahony at Munster Rugby Squad Training at UL, Limerick on Monday.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

At first glance, this doesn’t seem ideal, not least as the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals now arrive just a fortnight after the Six Nations fin(...)

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