Scotland’s Stuart Hogg in action against England at Murrayfield. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Scotland 6 England 13 England defied the treacherous conditions brought to Murrayfield by Storm Ciara to edge Scotland 13-6 and relaunch their Six Na(...)

Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale is upended. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland 19 Scotland 12 The dawn of the Andy Farrell era yielded a win, which leaves everything else in the shade, if not quite in the manner hoped or(...)

Ogilvy vice-chairman Rory Sutherland believes that “illogic is at times uniquely powerful”.

Assuming people behave rationally is fraught with danger. If they did, then why would they pay more for perfumed soap when cheaper unscented soap does(...)

Rory Sutherland believes  today’s consumer capitalism is like ‘the Galapagos Islands for understanding human motivation’

It would be a mistake to take Rory Sutherland at face value. Walking through the lobby of a self-consciously posh London hotel, the British advertisin(...)

Yannis Varoufakis: ‘You [Irish] are such a weird and wonderful people.’ File image: EPA/Marta Perez

Is President Trump going to be allowed to fire nukes and end the world? No, according to former presidential adviser and apparent deep-state operative(...)

 Dan Martin will join UAE Team Emirates on a two-year deal from 2018. Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Irish rider Dan Martin will join UAE Team Emirates in 2018 on a two-year deal, ending his association with Quick-Step Floors. Martin finished sixth (...)

France’s Pierre Rolland of  Cannondale-Drapac celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 17th stage of the 100th Giro d’Italia from Tirano to Canazei. Photograph: Luk Benies/AFP/Getty Images

Frenchman Pierre Rolland claimed an audacious victory on stage 17 of the Giro d’Italia to give his Cannondale team a first WorldTour win on European (...)

19-year-old prop Zander Fagerson has been called up to the Scotland squad for the Six Nations. Photograph: Getty

Scotland head coach Vern Cotter has named uncapped props Zander Fagerson and Rory Sutherland in his 35-man squad for the Six Nations. Glasgow centre(...)

“What the hipsters have done is take the same kind of bullshit you get in the fashion industry and apply it to cheese and artisan beer ”

Perhaps only an ad man could extol the virtue of “bullshit”. For Rory Sutherland, advertising encourages us to make increasingly irrelevant and stupid(...)

Yanis Varoufakis: will talk at Kilkenomics about how the Germans  behaved while he was minister for finance

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis is to speak at the Kilkenomics economics festival, which is taking place in Kilkenny this week. The an(...)

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