The captain of Britain’s biggest and most powerful warship has said it would be lovely if the Royal Navy had an extra 10,000 personnel.
James Tavernier’s late penalty double helped Rangers find a cure for their travel sickness but only after they were made to scrap for a 4-1 win at Hamilton.
Jonny Bairstow faces a race to be fit for the start of England’s Test series against Sri Lanka after being ruled out of the last two games of the limited-overs series with ankle ligament damage.
A man has been arrested by anti-terrorism police in Northern Ireland after a victim was shot in both legs.
The Scottish Government has scrapped plans to appoint an energy specialist to help boost exports to Saudi Arabia.
Caroline Wozniacki lost the opening match of her WTA Finals defence with a 6-2 6-4 upset to seventh seed Karolina Pliskova.
Former Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has been offered a contract by Central Coast Mariners as his career in a new sport gathers momentum.
US President Donald Trump has said his intention to scrap a landmark arms control agreement with Russia follows years of violations by Moscow in developing prohibited weapons.
A tattooed control freak who targeted his vicious attacks on his partner so that the bruises would be hidden under her clothes and out of sight of her family and friends has been freed after appeal judges overturned his prison sentence.
The Football Association is awaiting the referee’s report before deciding whether any further action is warranted over the unsavoury scenes on the touchline at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
At least 22 people were killed and around 170 others injured when one of Taiwan’s newer, faster trains derailed on a curve along a popular weekend route, officials have said.
A former Garda detective who suffered lifelong injuries after being blown up in an IRA bomb in 1976 has died.
The pregnant Duchess of Sussex was back supporting competitors in the Invictus Games after being urged by her husband to pace herself during their gruelling 16-day Pacific tour.
The family of a vulnerable 90-year-old woman fears lives will be put at risk due to care services being withdrawn during a planned strike.
A former senior Deutsche Bank trader has been extradited to the UK to face charges of manipulating a key lending rate.
Seventeen people have been killed and 120 others injured after an express train travelling to Taiwan’s south-east coast went off the tracks, officials said.
The Irish Government has warned against complacency as strong favourite Michael D Higgins enters the last week of campaigning for the Irish presidency.
A firefighter has died and emergency services are responding to flooding caused by heavy rain in southern Spain, authorities said.
An investigation is under way into the cause of a fire at a block of flats in north-west London which left a woman dead.
Scottish Conservatives MPs would vote down a Brexit deal if it includes extending the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP).