Freed hostage says Taliban faction murdered his baby

Freed hostage says Taliban faction murdered his baby

Joshua Boyle and his American wife and three children were freed on Wednesday in Pakistan after five years of captivity at the hands of the Haqqani network.

Bayern go 13 points clear as Mueller caps milestone

Bayern go 13 points clear as Mueller caps milestone

Bayern Munich extended their Bundesliga lead to 13 points as Thomas Mueller capped his 250th league appearance with a rare goal in yesterday’s 1-0 victory at Borussia Moenchengladbach.

Ex-cricketer bids for Xmas tree record despite snub

Ex-cricketer bids for Xmas tree record despite snub

Cricket legend Arjuna Ranatunga announced yesterday he was reviving his bid to build a record-breaking 100m tall Christmas tree in Sri Lanka’s capital despite opposition from the Catholic church.

Cheika still remains key to Wallabies recovery

Cheika still remains key to Wallabies recovery

Reflecting on the Wallabies’ car crash 2016 season, it’s tempting to call for coach Michael Cheika’s immediate sacking as head coach. His removal is easily justified — played 15, won six, lost nine.

Montpellier rock mediocre PSG

Montpellier rock mediocre PSG

Paris Saint-Germain blew their chance to provisionally move top of Ligue 1 yesterday as they crashed to a shock 3-0 defeat at Montpellier. Paul Lasne struck just before half-time for Montpellier, the last team other than PSG to lift the French title back in 2011-12, with Ellyes Skhiri adding a secon

Biogen in talks to gain gene-editing capacity

Biogen in talks to gain gene-editing capacity

Biogen said it’s in early discussions with companies to get access to a new gene-editing tool, known as Crispr, as the drug maker announced two deals that will bring increased expertise in gene therapy.

US 'reasonably certain' that 'Jihadi John' killed in drone strike

US 'reasonably certain' that 'Jihadi John' killed in drone strike

The US military said Friday it was "reasonably certain" that it killed the ruthless Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John" in a drone strike in Syria.

Moeen’s Pakistani background helped England in first Test

Moeen’s Pakistani background helped England in first Test

Moeen Ali, in his new role at the top of the England order, feels like a batsman once more and has revealed an ability to understand Urdu.