In 2011, when Qatar Sports Investments acquired Paris Saint-Germain, they established a five-year plan to become a major European footballing powerhouse that involved competing at the business end of Europe’s premier club competition.
Wed, 13 Sep, 2017
Wed, 30 Nov, 2016
THERE was an element of commercial loss consideration behind the move by the Rostrevor Nursing Home to restrain the Health Service Executive (HSE) from dispersing its residents among other care units, a judge said yesterday.
Fri, 10 Jun, 2011
I KNOW I am probably in a minority of one but, even if we took Danny Boyle’s intended message at face value, there was something rather sickening about the way he lauded the resilience of his subjects in Slumdog Millionaire. It tended to imply that there is something honourable about being downtrodden.
Wed, 19 Jan, 2011
Film fans have two towering performances to delight in this week, that of Colin Firth as King George V1 in The King’s Speech and, here, Franco in a harrowing, gripping, gory and true story of climber Aron Ralston’s ordeal when trapped under a boulder for five days in Utah in 2003.
Fri, 07 Jan, 2011
After a rash of bombings, a Kurdish militant group has warned that it will turn Turkey "into hell", and urged tourists to avoid travelling to the country, in what appeared to be a trend in the Kurdish guerrilla war against the Turkish state – bombings against “soft targets”.
Wed, 30 Aug, 2006
AFTER being trapped under a boulder for five days in a remote area of southern Utah, USA, Aron Ralston resorted to a desperate measure. He cut off his arm with a pocketknife, according to the sheriff’s deputies. Officers found Ralston around 3pm on Thursday walking and covered in blood.
Sat, 03 May, 2003