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 The 2021 Rugby League World Cup due to take place in England has been postponed until next year,  two weeks after Australia and New Zealand pulled out. Photograph: Getty Images

This year’s Rugby League World Cup in England has been postponed until 2022 after last month’s withdrawals of defending champions Australia and New Ze(...)

Martin Glenn has apologised for offence he caused when referencing the Star of David as one of the symbols he believes breach laws banning religious (...)

Darker outlook: Hillary Clinton’s standing in the pools has fallen since the FBI reopened an investigation into her emails. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

As chaos reigned across global markets in August last year amid signs that China’s economy, the world’s growth engine, was slowing, Donald Trump took (...)

Nama is embroiled in a dispute with a Czech property company. Photograph: The Irish Times

The National Asset Management Agency (Nama) is embroiled in a dispute with a Czech property company that says it was excluded from the €80 million (...)

West Ham United’s zero- tolerance policy dictates offenders will face the strongest possible action, including lifetime bans.

West Ham have warned that supporters alleged to have chanted anti-Semitic songs on the way to Sunday’s 2-2 draw with Tottenham at White Hart Lane cou(...)

 Cardiff owner Vincent Tan (above) has criticised Wigan chairman Dave Whelan and manager Malky Mackay, telling the BBC: “This is a racist chairman hiring a racist manager.” Photograph:  Adam Davy/PA Wire.

The English FA has launched an investigation into comments Dave Whelan made about Jewish and Chinese people, following his appointment of Malky Macka(...)

Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan believes comments made by new manager Malky Mackay (in background) were not offensive.Photograph: PA

Dave Whelan has been accused of antisemitism after the Wigan Athletic owner said he believes that “Jewish people chase money more than everybody else(...)

Wigan chairman Dave Whelan has been accused of anti-semitism after he  told the Guardian he believes that “Jewish people chase money more than everybody else”. Photograph: Barrington Coombs/PA

Dave Whelan has been accused of anti-Semitism after the Wigan Athletic owner told the Guardian he believes that “Jewish people chase money more tha(...)

Sitting in the sun on a holiday weekend is a chance to reflect on one of the oddest questions in economic geography: Why are hot countries poor? Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

Sitting in the sun on a holiday weekend is a chance to reflect on one of the oddest questions in economic geography. Why are hot countries poor? If yo(...)