John Beattie

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FC Basel warm-up at Old Trafford ahead of their Champions League clash with Manchester United on Tuesday night. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP

Europe’s top football clubs have received expert advice on stepping up their counter-terrorism and security operations before the start of group match(...)

A Dortmund fan wearing dozens of scarves passes the security check before entering the stadium for the Borussia  Dortmund-Monaco Champions League match.  Norbert Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images

The placing of bombs targeted at Borussia Dortmund on the public road the team bus was taking to Westfalenstadion highlights the acute difficulty of c(...)

A view of the Sabine Mac Mahon exhibition So Through the Singing Land He Passed

So Through the Singing Land He Passed – Sabine Mac Mahon The Lab, Dublin ★★★★★ If you find yourself suffering from 1916 fatigue, Sabine Mac Mahon’(...)

It is believed the French are considering promoting Morgan Parra at scrumhalf to start against Ireland at The Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Getty Images.

No games seem set to define Ireland’s calendar year, and perhaps even the Joe Schmidt era, more than the meetings with the French. It was in Paris las(...)