Travis McIntosh and Matt McCormick

Straight men anger gay rights groups by marrying for rugby tickets

First Reaction Fri 12 Sep, AT 15:00

Marriage between two New Zealand men to win Rugby World cup tickets labelled a 'homophobic stunt

Russia World Cup: a history of sporting boycotts

Briefing Fri 12 Sep, AT 14:31

If some nations refuse to take part in the 2018 World Cup in Russia, they will be following in a long tradition

Could London declare independence?

Briefing Fri 12 Sep, AT 13:48

1 in 5 Londoners would vote for independence and a city-state might even benefit the rest of the UK

New economic sanctions target Russia's biggest businesses

One-Minute Read Fri 12 Sep, AT 13:08

US and EU sanctions increase pressure on Moscow to withdraw support from east Ukrainian rebels

The Mole

Farage goes to Scotland: just what the No camp doesn’t need

Fri 12 Sep, AT 11:43 The Mole

YouGov poll puts No campaign back in front: but Farage is a risk and Cameron is in the soup

Katie Price

Is this the end of topless models on Page 3?

First Reaction Fri 12 Sep, AT 10:31

Campaigners celebrate as Murdoch says it's 'old fashioned'– but editors say readers still want it

Arsenal 'red alert' in chase for Mario Gotze

Transfer Talk Fri 12 Sep, AT 10:04

Chelsea and Manchester United also in pursuit of the World Cup winner, who's 'open to a move'

Radamel Falcao / Danny Welbeck

Welbeck not up to scratch, says van Gaal, as Falcao checks in

One-Minute Read Fri 12 Sep, AT 09:43

Van Gaal forthright in dismissing Danny Welbeck's record - and praising his replacement

US Secretary of State John Kerry, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal and Omani Foreign Minister Yussef bin Alawi

Islamic State may have 31,000 fighters, CIA says

One-Minute Read Fri 12 Sep, AT 09:19

Arab states offer support to US military campaign, but CIA says IS may be much larger threat than originally estimated

Apple Pay is the future: just look at Starbucks experience

Fri 12 Sep, AT 08:40 Edie Lush

Another step forward in the payments revolution – will the banks ever manage to keep up?

Philip Seymour Hoffman in A Most Wanted Man

A Most Wanted Man – reviews of ‘haunting' Hoffman spy film

Hot Ticket Fri 12 Sep, AT 07:25

Philip Seymour Hoffman 'magnificent' until the end in slow-burn Le Carre espionage tale

Pages