World Cup 2014 in statistics: the best XI from the tournament
Bastian Schweinsteiger leads his Germany team-mates in celebration after the World Cup final. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Fifa via Getty Images Sunday's spectacle was billed as the best team against the best player. Germany had experienced a few hitches on ...
The US Is Sneezing Like Crazy. Will The World Catch A Cold?
Washington’s painful and embarrassing political crisis, which has led to a government shutdown and the very real threat of default, has damaged the United States’ standing in the world and sent ... Kerry sought to put the best possible face on things ...
The sneeze that shook the world
Tearing through a world still reeling from the horrors of the First World ... advising just a few pointers: avoid sneezing and coughing in public, carry plenty of fresh handkerchiefs, wash hands regularly and gargle with disinfectant mouthwash.
The Most Dangerous Place in the World
From the thick, ambush-perfect swamps around Kismayo in the south to the lethal labyrinth of Mogadishu to the pirate den of Boosaaso on the Gulf of Aden, Somalia is quite simply the most dangerous place in the world ... some of the best and cheapest ...
Go on Cowen, spill the beans about what happened at the bank guarantee meeting
The Taoiseach’s wish to make Ireland the best small country in the world in which to hold inquiries took a ... won’t be able to grill ministers from the last government about what happened in cabinet on the night of the bank guarantee.