Red Army

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 British and Irish Lions forward Tadhg Furlong in action during the final Test which ended in a 15-15 draw at Eden Park in Auckland. Photograph: Nigel Marple/Reuters

As has been mentioned in despatches, Brian O’Driscoll and Paul O’Connell among a host of others, and not only from Ireland, never had that winning fee(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks at Krasinski Square in Warsaw, Poland, on Thursday.  Photograph: Stephen Crowley/New York Times

US president Donald Trump has held up Poland’s struggle for survival throughout hits history as an example to the West in its ongoing battle with Isla(...)

China’s president Xi Jinping has instituted a popular anti-corruption campaign that has seen the demise of key rivals. Photograph: Guillermo Gutierrez/Bloomberg

In the National Museum of China, the cap which Mao Zedong wore on the epic Long March forms the centrepiece of an exhibition marking the 80th annivers(...)

Protesters at an anti-government demonstration taking place close to a ceremony marking the 60th anniversary of 1956 anti-Communist uprising in Budapest. Photograph: Bernadett Szabo/Reuters

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban warned of “Sovietisation” in the European Union and dangers posed by the refugee crisis on Sunday, as his natio(...)

Visitors walk past a map showing the route taken by the Red Army during an exhibition on the Long March at the military museum in Beijing. Photograph: Ng Han Guan/AP Photo

China’s president Xi Jinping has rallied Communist Party members on the 80th anniversary of the Red Army’s “Long March”, a foundation tale filled with(...)

Leinster outhalf Felipe Contepomi celebrates scoring a try against Munster in the Celtic League in 2005. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Time was when Leinster-Munster could claim to be the biggest provincial/club rivalry in the world. It was truly that big. And to underline the point (...)

A Hungarian soldier on patrol in the transit zone at Hungary’s southern border with Serbia near Tompa, 169km southeast of Budapest, on  September 21st. Hungary holds a referendum on its refugee policy on Sunday. Photograph: Sandor Ujvari/EPA

Prime minister Viktor Orban has warned Hungarians that failure to back his stance in Sunday’s referendum on refugee policy could lead to mass immigrat(...)

Anthony Foley’s Munster could miss out on Champions Cup qualification. Photograph: Inpho

Munster are in a right fine mess. The bald facts are the Anthony Foley-led, indigenous coaching ticket has been damaged on the back of a season which (...)

Jeremy Corbyn: Was accused by Gen Sir Nicholas Houghton of undermining “the credibility of deterrence”. Photograph: PA

General Sir John Hackett once put me right about the meaning of nuclear deterrence. As far as the military was concerned, the concept of “mutually ass(...)

A tunnel with tracks for mining cars, part of the Nazi Germany “Riese” construction project, pictured near an area where a Nazi train is believed to be, in Walim near Walbrzych, southwestern Poland. Photograph: Reuters

Polish authorities have blocked off a wooded area near a railway line after scores of treasure hunters swarmed south-west Poland looking for an allege(...)

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