Everton great Alex Young dies at the age of 80
Everton great Alex Young has died in Edinburgh at the age of 80.
Everton great Alex Young has died in Edinburgh at the age of 80.
Bill Cosby's lawyers are pushing to have the actor's trial moved from the Philadelphia suburbs because of worldwide media reports that brand him "a serial rapist".
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has been ruled out of Monday's visit to Leicester with a foot problem.
Iraqi military units have pushed deeper into western Mosul, gaining control of a neighbourhood along the Tigris River and the foot of one of the city's five bridges amid intense clashes with Islamic State militants.
Aston Villa recorded a loss of over £81million for the last financial year, according to the club's latest accounts.
A popular 90-year-old retired farmer found dead in his home over the weekend was murdered, gardai have revealed.
Ireland fly-half Joey Carbery has signed his first senior contract with Leinster.
A judge has warned that anyone telling lies before the Garda whistleblower tribunal is wasting the money of hard-working people throughout the country.
EFL Cup final hero Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he would never have signed for Manchester United if his children and Jose Mourinho had not persuaded him to.
Italy's tactic of refusing to ruck that so unsettled England at Twickenham on Sunday almost bit the dust 24 hours before the RBS 6 Nations encounter.
Abu Sayyaf extremists in the Philippines have released a video showing the beheading of a German hostage in the first sign the brutal Filipino militants carried out a threat to kill him after a ransom deadline lapsed over the weekend.
Money is being raised to repair and restore more than 100 headstones that were vandalised at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia.
Seven people were killed when gunmen shot at a bus transporting prisoners to a court in south west Sri Lanka, reports say.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is urging the international community to protect the two-state solution as Israel expands settlement construction.
Floods caused by Andean rainfall are causing havoc in central and northern Chile, and authorities said that at least three people had been killed with several more missing.
Moscow state workers have demolished the impromptu memorial to Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov on the day he was killed two years ago.
More than 800 people have been arrested in a crackdown on unlicensed banking operations as authorities try to stem outflows of money from the country, China's policy ministry says.
Chris Smalling believes "born winner" Jose Mourinho and talismanic striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic can lead Manchester United to more trophies this season.
North Korea has executed five senior security officials for making false reports to leader Kim Jong Un, according to South Korea's intelligence agency.
The two main left-leaning candidates in France's presidential election will not join forces after all.
The White House says President Donald Trump's upcoming budget will propose a whopping 54 billion US dollars (£43 billion) increase in defence spending and impose corresponding cuts to domestic programmes and foreign aid.
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Champions Leicester return to action against Liverpool on Monday looking to put the Claudio Ranieri episode to one side and haul themselves out of the Premier League bottom three.
Eric Dier says Dele Alli's mistake against Gent will not be his last but believes the Tottenham midfielder proved his mettle by bouncing back against Stoke.
A float in Rio de Janeiro's world famous carnival parade has crashed, injuring 12 people with at least one victim in a serious condition.
Former All Blacks rugby lock Ali Williams and ex-Australia back James O'Connor have been released from jail after they were arrested while allegedly buying cocaine during a night out in Paris.
Donald Trump's choice to be US navy secretary has said he is withdrawing from consideration for the post, citing concerns about privacy and separating himself from his business interests.
The driver said to have ploughed into a crowd at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans had a blood alcohol level nearly three times the legal limit, police have said.
Romelu Lukaku's ambition is help Everton achieve "greatness" but believes the only way to do that is if every player pushes each other to the limit.
Leicester play their first match since the sacking of boss Claudio Ranieri as they host Liverpool in the Premier League on Monday.
"I rarely comment on press stories, however I am very angry and upset with The Times' article and other speculation suggesting I was involved in any discussions or meetings regards the manager's departure. This is totally incorrect.
A man who drove into a group of pedestrians in the German city of Heidelberg, fatally injuring one man, is being held on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.
Nigerian security agents have freed two German archaeologists kidnapped by gunmen at a remote dig, the governor of northern Kaduna state said.
Ireland moved level on points with Women's Six Nations leaders England after maintaining their unbeaten record by edging past France 13-10 in Dublin.
Leaders Chelsea registered another win as they continue to power towards the title, Tottenham moved up to second after thrashing Stoke once again, and managerless Leicester slipped into the relegation zone ahead of their home clash against Liverpool on Monday, with Crystal...
Hat-trick hero Harry Kane is already well on his way to becoming a Tottenham legend, according to manager Mauricio Pochettino.
Craig Ronaldson scored 17 points as reigning champions Connacht enjoyed a bonus-point victory over Treviso in the Guinness PRO12.
Ulster recorded their third consecutive bonus-point Guinness PRO12 win as they overcame a battling Zebre side 40-17 at the Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi in Parma.
Harry Kane scored a first-half hat-trick as Tottenham battered Stoke 4-0 and climbed up to second in the Premier League table.
Dele Alli came in for criticism this week after his reckless lunge on Gent's Brecht Dejaegere saw him sent off as Tottenham crashed out of the Europa League at Wembley.
Harry Kane smashed a first-half hat-trick as Tottenham roared to a 4-0 victory over Stoke.
Classic-winning jockey George Baker was in intensive care in Switzerland on Sunday after a fall at St Moritz.
Johnny Sexton and Paddy Jackson have been backed to form a playmaking duo capable of guiding Ireland to an RBS 6 Nations title decider with England.
Crystal Palace will be rewarded for their return to form with a warm-weather training camp in the coming weeks.
West Brom boss Tony Pulis has highlighted the importance of goalkeeper Ben Foster in the Baggies' success so far this season.
Hull midfielder Shaun Maloney is convinced head coach Marco Silva has got what it takes to keep the club in the Premier League.
Leicester winger Marc Albrighton has denied he had any part in Claudio Ranieri's sacking and has been left "very angry and upset" over the speculation.
Thousands of Russians have marched through Moscow to mark two years since opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gunned down outside the Kremlin.
Iraqi militarised police have captured an area on the western side of Mosul amid fierce clashes with Islamic State militants.
Everton manager Ronald Koeman has not ruled out making a late run for Champions League qualification as his side's momentum continues to grow.
Iran's former hard-line president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has sent a 3,500-word letter to US president Donald Trump that applauds immigration and says it shows "the contemporary US belongs to all nations".
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