Football rumours from the media
WHAT THE PAPERS SAY
Two men in Indonesia's Aceh province have been publicly caned for consensual gay sex, a punishment rights advocates denounced as...
The liberation of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul "is imminent" and the days of the Islamic State group's self-declared caliphate "are numbered", the UN...
President Donald Trump is proposing a 4.1 trillion dollar (£3.1 trillion) federal budget that slashes safety net programmes for the poor, targeting food stamps and Medicaid.
South Korea's former president Park Geun-hye has arrived at a Seoul court for the beginning of her corruption trial.
Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn has invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a subpoena in the investigation into Russia's election meddling.
Greece and its European creditors have failed to clinch a deal for its next batch of bailout loans and to secure an agreement on the sort of debt...
Mouse sperm that spent nine months in space has yielded healthy mice, Japanese scientists said.
A small sinkhole has opened up in the road outside President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
Protesters have set late president Hugo Chavez's childhood home in western Venezuela on fire, an opposition legislator said, as protests against the...
Antonio Conte was rewarded for leading Chelsea to the Premier League title with two League Managers Association awards on Monday night.
Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann has said there is a 'six out of 10' chance of him joining Manchester United this summer.
More than 31 million people were displaced in their own countries last year, a report has found.
Sunderland owner Ellis Short has launched the search for a ninth manager in eight-and-a-half years and a sixth in little more than four after David Moyes' exit from the Stadium of Light.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has accused protesters of setting fire to a government supporter.
Gael Clichy has reportedly confirmed he is leaving Manchester City following the conclusion of their season.
David Moyes returned to the Premier League confident he would be able to restore his reputation after Sunderland came calling.
Embattled Brazilian president Michel Temer has said he will only leave office if forced out, despite facing growing calls to resign over a corruption scandal.
Scottish racing driver Dario Franchitti has been robbed at gunpoint at a Taco Bell drive-through restaurant in the US.
Michael Halford is looking forward to a double Classic tilt at the Curragh this weekend.
Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce is anticipating a "difficult" summer as he looks to build upon his achievement of steering the club away from the Premier League relegation zone.
Leo Varadkar has been accused of undermining workers' rights after threatening to ban some public sector workers from striking.
A Mississippi politician has said he was wrong to call for Louisiana leaders to be lynched for removing Confederate monuments.
Transport Minister Shane Ross has said Bus Eireann can be built into a successful and sustainable business after unions agreed to pay cuts and...
Yaya Toure has expressed his desire to see out the rest of his career at Manchester City.
Manchester United came bottom of the league for points won per pound spent on players' wages, according to analysis by sports finance experts.
The leading Democrat on a congressional committee has said documents suggest Michael Flynn lied to federal security clearance investigators about...
Everton captain Phil Jagielka admits some players did not do themselves any favours in the eyes of manager Ronald Koeman during Sunday's insipid...
Nasa has ordered astronauts to carry out urgent repairs at the International Space Station.
Sunderland are looking for a sixth manager in just over four years following the resignation of David Moyes.
Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy has accused Catalonia's president Carles Puigdemont of blackmailing the state following reports that the north-eastern region has prepared a law to...
Newly re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has hit out at the US and its ally Saudi Arabia, a day after Donald Trump used his first foreign...
Turkey has summoned the US ambassador in Ankara to protest over what it called "aggressive and unprofessional actions" by US security personnel against Turkish bodyguards in Washington last...
Greece is seeking to persuade its creditors in Europe that it has done enough to receive another chunk of bailout loans and a commitment on alleviating Athens' hefty debt burden.
A record 37 goals were scored on the final day as the Premier League season ended with a bang.
Steve Agnew sent his Middlesbrough players off for their summer break not knowing if he will be there to greet them on their return.
Jack Butland has spoken of the satisfaction he has taken from his end to the season after excelling in Stoke's 1-0 victory at Southampton on Sunday.
Amnesty International has criticised Turkey for dismissing tens of thousands of public employees after last summer's failed coup, saying the move has had a "catastrophic impact" on their lives...
Marco Silva will not let his heart rule his head when he decides this week whether to remain as head coach of relegated Hull.
A South African hunter has died after being trampled by an elephant in Zimbabwe.
Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech insists missing one year of the Champions League is not a problem but says the club must keep their star players if...
Three popular beaches have been forced to lower their coveted Blue Flag.
President Michael D Higgins and Pope Francis have urged world leaders to recognise the need for new and effective responses to global challenges.
Manchester United have announced they will face Sampdoria in a friendly at Dublin's Aviva Stadium as part of their pre-season preparations this summer.
West Brom boss Tony Pulis hopes to convince Albion's owners they need fresh firepower for next season.
Jordan Ayew believes Swansea have set the standard to prevent being involved in another Premier League relegation battle.
Germany and France have pledged to help strengthen the eurozone, with the harmonisation of corporate taxes among the possible measures considered.
The trial against the alleged instigators of last summer's failed military coup in Turkey has opened in the capital.
British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn's so-called "refusal" to condemn the IRA in a TV interview is a "dead cat", his party's education secretary has said.
The World Health Organisation routinely spends about 200 million dollars (£153 million) per year on travel expenses, figures show - more than what it doles out to fight Aids, tuberculosis and malaria...
After the Premier League campaign came to a close on Sunday, we can begin to honour the season's notable performers.
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