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'I'd smash him for free' - Tyson Fury hits back at UFC boss Dana White
Fury has dismissed comments made by White over his suitability to compete in mixed martial arts.
New sniffer dogs for Irish jails as gang leaders continue to profit from drugs behind bars
More sniffer dogs and a confidential helpline are being introduced to target drugs in Irish jails.
5 ways to combat tight hamstrings
They can lead to possible injury in your back, hips or knees, so we suggest giving them some love.
Australia sending 600 troops to join US against Islamic State - but not for combat
400 air personnel and about 200 military personnel followed a formal request from Washington for Australia to contribute to the international coalition.
Photos show the special bond between combat dogs and their handlers
The dogs are trained to sniff out explosives.
Two little girls have the most adorable Judo fight ever
Bow down!
Spectator invited into the ring, knocks out Russian MMA fighter
We bet the guy on the receiving end wasn’t expecting this.
US-Taliban talks 'not scheduled'
The US State Department said that reports of a meeting being scheduled “aren’t accurate”.
Column: What lessons have been learned from the Iraq War?
Ten years ago this week the United States-led “coalition of the willing” launched the Iraq War. If we’ve learned anything from the Iraq experience it’s that governments should refrain from biting off more than they can chew, says Scott Fitzsimmons.
The aftermath of war: UK military personnel 'at increased risk of violent offending'
UK military personnel deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan with direct combat exposure were 53 per cent more likely to commit a violent offence than men serving in a non-combat role, according to the Lancet.
Australia lifts ban on women serving on combat frontlines
“The last of the sex discrimination against women in frontline or combat roles will now be removed,” said defence minister.