Rio de Janeiro governor Sergio Cabral: has already been sentenced to 198 years in a series of trials following a corruption spree. Photograph: Pawel Kopczynski

Rio de Janeiro paid out bribes to members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in order to secure the right to host the 2016 Summer Olympics, (...)

A still image taken from  video footage and released by RT news channel, shows Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov during an interview, on Thursday, at an unidentified location in Russia.

Two men identified by the UK as prime suspects in the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Salisbury came forward on Russian television on Thursday in(...)

From left: Landscapes of Communism by Owen Hatherley; Hidden Urbanism: Architecture and Design of the Moscow Metro by Philipp Meuser and Anna Martovitskaya; Lost England 1870-1930 with text by Phillip Davies.

James Joyce once famously declared of Ulysses: “I want to give a picture of Dublin so complete that if the city one day suddenly disappeared from the (...)