Leicester’s Vardy got death threats after Ranieri sacking

England and Leicester striker Jamie Vardy says his alleged role in getting Claudio Ranieri sacked after a terrible slump in form placed the champions in danger of relegation has earned him and his family death threats. The 30-year-old -- whose goals l...

No citing for alleged biting: Six Nations organisers

Star Wales wing George North's claims he was bitten during France's dramatic 20-18 win over Wales on Saturday will not be investigated further, Six Nations organisers said Monday.They explained that the independent citing commissioner was unable to asc...

Monfils in rehab for achilles heel, patella injuries

World number 11 Gael Monfils announced Monday that he was to go into rehabilitation for injuries to his patella and achilles heel."The exams that I did today have revealed a chondropathy of my left patella and a tear in my left achilles heel," Monfils ...

Honduras probes cartel links to public contracts

Honduras on Monday launched a probe into allegations a drug cartel took on public contracts to launder money, made by one of the gang's ex-leaders in testimony to a New York court.The country's public ministry said it has tasked four anti-corruption pr...

Jones backs under-fire England skipper Hartley

Eddie Jones came to the defence of "outstanding" England captain Dylan Hartley on Monday amid growing speculation the hooker could be left out of the British and Irish Lions squad for their upcoming tour of New Zealand.Lions boss Warren Gatland is due ...

Ninth grandchild on the way for Trump

President Donald Trump is about to become a grandfather for the ninth time after his son Eric revealed on Monday that he and wife Lara are expecting their first child.

"@LaraLeaTrump & I are excited to announce that we are adding a boy to #TeamTrump in September," Eric Trump tweeted.

The president sent congratulations in a retweet. "Very proud and happy for the two of you!" he wrote.

Donald Trump already has eight grandchildren: his oldest son Donald Jr., 39, has five kids, while his daughter Ivanka, 35, has three.

Eric, Ivanka and Donald Jr. are the children of Trump's first marriage to Ivana Trump.

Eric and his older brother have run their father's firm, the Trump Organization, since the Donald Trump's arrival in the White House in January. The company oversees the president's vast array of investments in the United States and abroad, from real estate to hotels and golf clubs.

Eric's wife Lara Trump, a 34-year-old former producer for the tabloid television news show "Inside Edition," is now involved with animal charities.

Drake breaks Ed Sheeran’s young record on Spotify

Drake's new album has set a record for the best first day on Spotify, edging out Ed Sheeran who held the title for a mere two weeks.The Toronto hip-hop star on Saturday dropped "More Life," a 22-song collection that ventures deeper into the dancehall s...

Assad sees key Russia role after Syria-Israel strikes

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday said Russia can play an important role in the crisis following Syria's firing missiles at Israeli warplanes carrying out strikes in the conflict-torn country."Russia can play a role so that Israel no longer at...

US judge mulls request to spare Roman Polanski jail

A judge said Monday he would issue a written ruling on whether fugitive filmmaker Roman Polanski can return to the US without fear of being jailed for having sex with a minor.The Oscar-winning director of "The Pianist" and "Chinatown" was accused of dr...

1966 Pink Floyd recording to be released for first time

Legendary British rock band Pink Floyd will next month put out a track that has never before been released since it was recorded in 1966, record company Legacy Recordings announced on Monday.

Out on April 15 ahead of Record Store Day a week later, the instrumental 14-minute, 57-second version of Interstellar Overdrive will be released as a one-sided, 12-inch black vinyl record.

The track, written and performed by Syd Barrett, Roger Waters, Richard Wright and Nick Mason, was recorded on November 31, 1966, before the band was signed to EMI.

A shorter version of the single -- nearly 10 minutes long -- featured on the band's debut album, "The Piper at the Gates of Dawn" released in 1967.

The new release will come out with a fold-out poster and an A6 postcard taken from a 1967 gig in London.

In their giant box set "The Early Years - 1965-1972" released in November, Pink Floyd already put out more than 20 previously unreleased tracks.

The band's career and contribution to rock music will also be celebrated in "The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains" due to open in May at London's Victoria & Albert's Museum.

Egypt gets part of World Bank loan: minister

Egypt on Monday received the second tranche of a $3-billion World Bank loan in support of the government's economic and social agenda, International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr said.In a statement on the ministry's Facebook page, Nasr said the seco...

Morocco’s Tangiers to host Chinese industrial city

Morocco and China's Haite Group signed an agreement on Monday to launch an industrial park near Tangiers for 200 Chinese companies that will create tens of thousands of jobs.The agreement was signed in a ceremony at the royal palace in the port city at...

Haiti’s ex-president Aristide in court as witness

Former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide appeared as a witness Monday in a money laundering case, making a rare public outing that brought hundreds of supporters onto the streets."Jean-Bertrand Aristide responded to questions from the investigat...