John Carlin

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South African president Nelson Mandela presents the William Webb Ellis trophy to captain Francois Pienaar after the victory over New Zealand in the 1995 Rugby World Cup Final at Ellis Park in Johannesburg. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Poisonous coffee. The Friday morning before the World Cup final Frank Bunce gingerly moved off his toilet bowl to track down Dr Mike Bowen. “Doc, I g(...)

“Messi is two, three players at once,” Javier Mascherano once said. Above, Lionel Messi of Argentina. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

“Whenever I have trouble sleeping, I find Messi’s goals on YouTube and watch them on a loop,” the acclaimed Argentinian film-maker Lucrecia Martel sai(...)

South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius (L) leaves the Pretoria High Court after a sentencing hearing set to send him back to jail for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp three years ago, in Pretoria on June 13th, 2016. Disgraced Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius is suffering from depression, anxiety and stress and is not able to testify at his sentencing for murdering his girlfriend, a psychologist told a South African court on Monday. Photograph: Marco Longarimarco/Getty Images/AFP

Oscar Pistorius is to learn this week how long he will spend in prison for the crime of murdering his girlfriend with four bullets fired through a clo(...)

 Oscar Pistorius (centre) is surrounded by security personnel as he leaves the High Court after the third day of his murder trial, in Pretoria, South Africa on March 5th, 2014. File photograph: Kim Ludbrook/EPA

The televising of the Oscar Pistorius trial turned coverage of the case into something very like a major sporting event, the conference of the Bar Cou(...)

The Central Bank is focusing  on whether companies have the correct cyber-security  policies and procedures in place. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Central Bank has launched a review of the cyber security policies and procedures of asset managers, amid fears that the investment industry has be(...)