Motorcyclist killed in road accident
A motorcyclist has been killed in a road accident.
Romanians have begun voting in a parliamentary election a year after a massive anti-corruption drive forced the last Socialist prime minister from power.
A runaway tanker carrying volatile gas has slammed into other vehicles and burst into flames on a major road in Kenya, killing at least 33 people and injuring 10, officials said.
The roof of a crowded church has collapsed on to worshippers in southern Nigeria, killing at least 60 people, witnesses and officials said.
Bob Dylan has expressed awe at receiving the Nobel Prize for literature and thanked the Swedish Academy for including him among the "giants" of writing.
Twin attacks by a suicide bomber and a car bomber near an Istanbul football stadium have killed 29 people and wounded 166 others in the latest large-scale assault to traumatise a nation confronting an array of security threats.
Donald Trump is thought to be moving closer to nominating Exxon Mobil chief executive Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state after private meetings between the two.
More than 30 people are feared dead after a trailer carrying chemical gas rammed into another vehicle on a major Kenyan road, officials said.
President-elect Donald Trump is thought to be moving closer to nominating Exxon Mobil chief executive Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state after a private meeting.
Attribution showed a pleasing attitude to claim Grade Three honours in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Klairon Davis Novice Chase at Navan.
Oscar Knight scooped the big pot on offer in the Foxrock Handicap Chase at Navan with a resolute performance.
Katie Taylor cruised to her second straight professional win on the undercard of Anthony Joshua's IBF heavyweight title fight against Eric Molina in Manchester.
The roof of a church has collapsed on to worshippers in southern Nigeria, killing at least 60 people, according to witnesses.
Donald Trump's presidential transition team has challenged the veracity of US intelligence assessments that Russia was trying to tip the November election to the Republican.
Antonio Conte believes he has convinced "warrior" Diego Costa to ignore the sideshow of niggling opponents and focus instead on simply scoring goals.
Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri said a post-Porto inquest helped to inspire the reigning Premier League champions after Jamie Vardy's hat-trick downed Manchester City.
Greece's Parliament has passed a budget of continued austerity as mandated by the country's creditors, but which forecasts robust growth for 2017.
Singer Patti Smith needed two attempts to get through Bob Dylan's "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall" at the Nobel Prize ceremony in Stockholm on Saturday.
Two explosions have struck outside a major football stadium in Istanbul after fans had gone home, in an attack that caused fatalities and wounded at least 20 police officers, Turkish authorities said.
Jamie Vardy ended his wait for a Leicester goal at the 17th attempt as he scored a hat-trick to inspire the champions to victory over Manchester City.
Jamie Vardy spectacularly ended his three-month goal drought with a hat-trick as Leicester inflicted more misery on Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola.
Jamie Vardy plundered a hat-trick as Premier League champions Leicester returned to form with a 4-2 win over Manchester City, after Arsenal earlier moved above Chelsea to the top of the table.
Jamie Vardy spectacularly ended his three-month goal drought as his hat-trick helped Leicester inflict more misery on Pep Guardiola.
Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus was proud of how his charges played in demolishing Champions Cup rivals Leicester 38-0 at Thomond Park.
Adrenaline junkies from across the UK and Ireland will spend Christmas in the middle of the Atlantic as they compete in an endurance event dubbed the world's toughest rowing race.
Hull midfielder Robert Snodgrass apologised and admitted the incident that led to the hosts' controversial opener against Crystal Palace was "never a penalty" after Saturday's thrilling 3-3 draw.
Arsene Wenger saw his side beat Stoke to go top of the Premier League before saying they are "in the fight" to be crowned champions.
Sean Dyche believes the bond between his Burnley side and the club's passionate fan base is the key to their remarkable home form.
Swansea boss Bob Bradley believes Fernando Llorente's winning mentality can pull them clear of Premier League relegation danger.
Munster handed Leicester Tigers their heaviest ever Champions Cup defeat with a fantastic four-try performance in a 38-0 win at Thomond Park.
Turf Moor claimed a fifth victim of the season as goals from Jeff Hendrick, Stephen Ward and George Boyd sent a battling Bournemouth home empty handed from Burnley.
Fraizer Campbell returned to haunt Hull as he scored a late equaliser to earn Crystal Palace a 3-3 away draw.
Arsenal came from behind to go top of the Premier League table and extend their unbeaten league run to 14 league games with a 3-1 win over Stoke at the Emirates Stadium.
Fraizer Campbell returned to haunt Hull as he scored a late equaliser to earn Crystal Palace a thrilling 3-3 away draw.
Swansea relieved the pressure on under-fire manager Bob Bradley with an emphatic 3-0 home victory over fellow strugglers Sunderland.
Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss hailed his side's second-half power show which secured a 39-32 win over pool five leaders Clermont and kept European Champions Cup qualification hopes alive.
Rory Best and Paddy Jackson shone as Ulster kept their European Champions Cup qualification hopes alive by inflicting a first defeat on Pool Five leaders Clermont Auvergne.
A suicide bomber has blown himself up inside an army base in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, killing 23 soldiers and wounding at least 30 others.
Northern Ireland poet John Montague has died aged 87.
Juan Manuel Santos has accepted the Nobel Peace Prize, saying it helped achieve the "impossible dream" of ending Colombia's long civil war.
Ronald Koeman was left with plenty of questions after Everton's slump continued with a 3-2 defeat at Watford.
Stefano Okaka scored his first goals for Watford as Everton's miserable run continued with a 3-2 defeat at Vicarage Road.
Ander Herrera is confident fine displays will belatedly bring Manchester United good fortune and help resurrect their Premier League season.
Southampton manager Claude Puel wants his whole squad to take responsibility for becoming clinical in front of goal as they aim to climb the Premier League table with victory over Middlesbrough.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says he still exchanges texts with Sir Alex Ferguson but will not be speaking to the Scot ahead of Sunday's game against Manchester United.
Centre-back Joel Matip's return is set to bring a calming influence to Liverpool's defence but manager Jurgen Klopp has tried to deflect attention away from the 25-year-old.
Aitor Karanka has hailed the influence of recruitment chief Victor Orta on Middlesbrough's fortunes and thinks he was "crazy" to do the job himself.
The French prime minister has said it is "absolutely necessary" to extend the state of emergency in place there since the Paris attacks.
West Brom boss Tony Pulis insists Antonio Conte has nothing to apologise for over his touchline antics.
Slaven Bilic has spoken of his admiration for Daniel Sturridge and would be interested in taking the Liverpool striker to West Ham if he was made available in January.
Massive crowds have returned to the streets of Seoul in South Korea, a day after a vote to remove disgraced President Park Geun-hye.
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