German police clear two train stations due to ‘imminent threat’ of terror attack

DEVELOPING: Two Munich train stations were evacuated Thursday due to an “imminent threat” of a terror attack just minutes before New Years celebrations were set to hit the German city. Authorities were asking anyone [...]

Police in Munich warn of ‘imminent threat’ of terror attack, order 2 train stations cleared

BERLIN –  Police in Munich are asking people to stay away from the city’s main train station and a second train station in the city’s Pasing neighborhood because of “serious, imminent threat” of a terror attack. [...]

UN chief signals support for AU-proposed peacekeepers for Burundi; country’s leader says no

UNITED NATIONS –  The United Nations secretary-general is signaling his support for a proposed African Union peacekeeping force for Burundi, even though that country’s president has called the idea unacceptable. The [...]

French president says terrorist threat remains at its highest level; attacks often thwarted

PARIS –  French President Francois Hollande has told the nation that the terrorist threat is still at its “highest level.” In his traditional New Year’s Eve speech, Hollande said: “We just [...]

‘Running Man’ completes epic 11,000-mile challenge

A British adventurer, dubbed the Running Man, has completed an epic 11,000-mile journey on his feet. Solo runner Jamie Ramsay has run the equivalent to 403 marathons from Vancouver in Canada to Argentina’s capital [...]

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic says Hammers still short of ‘big club’ mentality despite Premier League progress

Hammers boss says club still have a mental hurdle to overcome Bilic’s side have upset many of the big guns in first half of season They are hoping to complete the double over Liverpool on Saturday 2016 is a big year for the club, who [...]

2016 is the year when the pillars of world sport must be rebuilt by real heroes ahead of European Championship and Olympics

Welcome to the year of Rio and the Euros. We should be agog with excitement. Yet a cloud hangs over our great expectations. The mighty administrators of football, the opiate of the masses, and athletics, the raison d’etre of the Olympics, [...]

Frank De Boer talks up Swansea job… but Ajax boss has over a year to run on current deal

Garry Monk was sacked by Swansea at the beginning of December Frank De Boer says he would be interested in holding talks with Swansea De Boer has over a year to run on his current deal with Ajax  By Riath Al-Samarrai for the Daily Mail [...]

Louis van Gaal insists Manchester United have had ‘a very good year’ in 2015… if you ignore December

Manchester United have not won in last eight games in all competitions Louis van Gaal is under mounting pressure after slipping out of top four Van Gaal insists it has been a very good year if you don’t count December United face Swansea, [...]

Mild, wet December sets weather records

Media captionEarly provisional stats from the Met Office say December has broken records for not only rainfall but also temperature. Long-standing weather records have been smashed by a stormy, yet warm December, the Met Office’s early [...]