Greg Van Avermaet extended his lead in the yellow jersey with a superb ride as Julian Alaphilippe won stage 10 of the Tour de France.
With a wealth of prestigious awards, including several Oscar nominations, under its belt, the Irish animation industry worth an estimated €100m continues its rise to the top.
Tomm Moore has already enjoyed a night at the Oscars for his Song of the Sea, and now the animated feature is about to be released in Ireland, writes Ed Power
The family of a seven-year-old boy who fell 50m to his death on a skiing holiday in the French Alps have spoken of their “utter devastation”.
Detectives investigating the killing of a British engineer and his family in the Alps have revealed his wife was previously married to a man who died the same day as the shootings.
A French former police officer held in the investigation of the macabre killings of three members of an Iraqi-British family and a passing cyclist in the Alps will not be charged in the case.
A former police officer arrested in connection with the killing of a British engineer and his family is suspected of arms trafficking, French investigators said yesterday.
Police in France have arrested a 48-year-old man in connection with the 2012 killings of a British-Iraqi family and a cyclist in the Alps, in their first breakthrough in the case.
A man has been arrested in France in connection with the killings of a British engineer and his family.
The brother of a British engineer who was shot dead in the French Alps has been released from police bail.
Two Italian climbers have died in an avalanche on Mont Blanc du Tacul in the French Alps.
Two sisters orphaned when their parents and grandmother were shot dead while on holiday in the French Alps nine months ago can be brought up by relatives, a High Court judge has ruled.
When Chris Froome crossed the finish line in Paris last night he ticked off the final kilometre of a remarkable journey from the mountains of Kenya to Tour de France glory on the Champs-Elysees.
When Chris Froome crossed the finish line in Paris tonight he ticked off the final kilometre of a remarkable journey from the mountains of Kenya to Tour de France glory on the Champs-Elysees.
Emotions took over for Chris Froome as he rode the final few kilometres of the penultimate stage of the Tour De France stage today.
Chris Froome was “quietly excited” last night with the 100th Tour de France his to lose going into the final weekend of the race.
Highlights include John Creedon's retracing of Michael Collins's final day.
The brother of a British engineer shot dead with his wife and mother-in-law in the French Alps has been bailed after being arrested and questioned by police.
The brother of a British engineer shot dead with his wife and mother-in-law in the French Alps last year was arrested today on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder.
A 54-year-old man was arrested in England today in connection with the murders of three members of a British family and a French cyclist who were shot dead in the Alps in September last year.
An RAF cyclist said that he came across the horrific French Alps killings to find a little girl "stumbling" around, bleeding and "moaning", it has emerged today.
The families of three Britons killed in a shooting spree in the French Alps said they were “heartbroken” by their deaths but “touched by the expressions of sympathy from people all over the world”.
A bomb disposal squad spent more than two hours at the Surrey home of the French Alps shooting spree victims today after police raised concerns about items found at the property.
Police investigating the French Alps shooting spree today evacuated an area around the victims’ home in Surrey due to “concerns” about items found at the address.
The four-year-old girl who survived the execution-style killing of her family in the French Alps returned to Britain last night, as police again quizzed relatives and scoured the family home.
Investigators are hoping the seven-year-old British girl who survived the shooting of three members of her family will provide the key to solving the killings.
A four-year-old girl was found alive inside a car containing three victims of a fatal shooting spree in the French Alps that is thought to have involved a British family.
French authorities said today that four people have been shot dead in a forest in the Alps.
French president Nicolas Sarkozy has launched a personal Twitter account and geared up for a prime-time TV appearance amid expectations he will at last announce his re-election bid.
French president Nicolas Sarkozy will announce his bid for re-election tonight, setting the stage for what he hopes will be a dramatic comeback against his poll-leading Socialist rival, a source in his office said.
FRANCE won the right to host the 2018 Ryder Cup after presenting a bid described by European Tour chief executive George O’Grady as both exceptional and risk-free.
French sports minister Chantal Jouanno has blamed her country’s infamous implosion at last year’s World Cup on a “problem of governance” and admits the wounds from South Africa have not yet healed.
Spain's Alberto Contador stood toe-to-toe with the Schleck brothers on the final day in the Alps to strengthen his grip on the Tour de France's yellow jersey today.
A HUGE crowd of 70,000 spectators turned out for the first day of the championships, leading to 16km tailbacks and serious gridlock.
A FRENCH judge has confirmed the start of a preliminary probe into doping claims against six-times Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong.
GILLIAN O’SULLIVAN will go into tomorrow’s 20k walk as Ireland’s leading hope of winning a medal at the World Championships in Paris.
At least two people have been killed and another is missing after an avalanche hit the French Alps.
An explosive device has been planted at a courthouse in the French city of Annecy.
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