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March 20, 2017 12:29 AM Warren Gatland coy on Lions skipper choice as Kiwi admits: 'We'll pick the squad first, then talk about captains'

Warren Gatland left the Aviva Stadium on Saturday night after a match and a Six Nations tournament which arguably clouded the Lions head coach's thinking, rather than clarified his plans. The Kiwi has plenty to weigh up between now and when he names his squad to tour his homeland — on April 19 — not least the identity of his tour captain, telling the BBC that he has a six-man 24

March 19, 2017 10:12 PM Trump says Kim Jong-un 'acting very, very badly' as North Korea ready to fire NUKES at US

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has accused Kim Jong-un of “acting very, very badly” after the North Korean leader said he was ready to fire nuclear weapons at the United States. Mr Trump hit out at the hermit nation’s leader as he departed his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida where he spent the weekend. He revealed North Korea’s actions this weekend, which has seen it claiming 38

March 19, 2017 1:53 PM Met officers hold mock terrorism exercise on River Thames

More than 200 Met Police officers have taken part in a simulated terrorist attack on the River Thames in London. Half a dozen "terrorists" hijacked a pleasure craft heading towards London from Kent taking dozens of people hostage in the Met's first big training operation on water. The Met said the exercise was not in response to any specific threat to the river 25

March 19, 2017 11:59 AM North Korea's rocket engine test: World will 'soon witness' significance

Report: North Korea tests new rocket engine The four missiles were launched from near Tongchang Ri in North Korea's northwest, South Korea's military said. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) supervised the launch of four ballistic missiles on Monday March 6, according to the country's state media. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appears to watch the launch 89

March 19, 2017 10:38 AM India declare first innings at 603-9, lead of 152

RANCHI, India, March 19 (Reuters) - India declared their first innings on 603 for nine, a lead of 152 runs, on day four of their third test against Australia at the Jharkhand State Cricket Association Stadium on Sunday. Cheteshwar Pujara top-scored for the hosts with 202, his third double century, while Wriddhiman Saha registered a career-best 117. Paceman 20

March 19, 2017 12:55 AM N. Korea's Kim hails engine test as 'new birth' for rocket industry: KCNA

North Korea has tested a powerful new rocket engine, state media said Sunday, with leader Kim Jong-Un hailing the successful test as a "new birth" for the nation's rocket industry. The test was apparently timed to coincide with the visit of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Beijing Saturday, where he warned that regional tensions had reached a "dangerous 36

March 18, 2017 11:03 PM VW CEO offices searched in Audi investigation

FRANKFURT, March 19 (Reuters) - Munich prosecutors searched the offices of Volkswagen Chief Executive Matthias Mueller as part of an investigation into diesel emission test cheating at Audi, German weekly Bild am Sonntag said. Some 100 officials searched Audi's headquarters in Ingolstadt, Germany, and its Neckarsulm plant last week, as well as the Wolfsburg 38

March 18, 2017 7:54 PM Ireland 13-9 England: 2019 World Cup is the prize Jones craves and his men must learn to handle intense pressure

Greatness will have to wait. It was there for England, so close that they could almost reach out and touch it, but it was lost in the angry squalls that blew across the Aviva Stadium, smothered by the superhuman intensity of Irish tackling and dragged away by the will of a defiant rugby nation. The dream of back-to-back Grand Slams is gone. The dream 32

March 18, 2017 7:15 PM England 9: Eddie Jones' Grand Slam dream over as hosts edge tight contest

GO for glory, go for greatness. The battle-cry of Eddie Jones had been a clarion call to arms for his England lions - but the sharp truth came hurtling at them in a green wave of passion here. As brilliant as Owen Farrell and his team have been during the past year of invincible success, they are not ready yet to be called the best in the world 41

March 18, 2017 10:19 AM Rahman, Shakib put Bangladesh in command vs. Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - Left-arm fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman and allrounder Shakib Al Hasan ripped through Sri Lanka's second innings to put Bangladesh in a dominant position on the fourth day of the second cricket test on Saturday. Sri Lanka reached tea at 199-6 in its second innings for a 70-run lead after starting the afternoon session on a comfortable 24