Short Soccer, March 9, 2013

Hearts defender Danny Wilson insists his side can put their off-field problems to one side and triumph in tomorrow's Edinburgh derby against Hibernian at Easter Road. 

Saturday, 9 March, 2013, 3:48am

Short Soccer, February 18, 2013

Rod Fanni

Celtic manager Neil Lennon hailed his side after they bounced back from their disappointing Champions League defeat to Juventus with a 6-2 thrashing of Dundee United. 

18 Feb 2013 - 3:15am

Marseille: Chic of the new

Image renversée by Thierry Ollat, at "The Bridge", an exhibition of contemporary visual art. Photos: ADAGP Paris, Thierry Ollat, Thomas Serriere

Arriving in Marseille, southern France, from the air is an awe-inspiring experience. As you sweep over scenic mountains on one side and crystal blue sea on the other, you can understand why the Phoenicians chose to stay in 600BC.

28 Jan 2013 - 5:51pm

Briefs, January 14, 2013

Mallory Hytes Hagan is crowned Miss America. Photo: AP

Seven Afghan civilians killed in blast after raid

14 Jan 2013 - 6:08am

Soccer Digest, January 8, 2013

Olivier Robin

Saunders takes over from fired Solbakken at Wolves

7 Apr 2014 - 8:08pm

PSG face Marseille in 'clasico' encounter

Joey Barton

Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain clash tomorrow in the latest instalment of French football's stormiest rivalry with security so tight that only 150 fans will travel from the capital to the Mediterranean coast.

6 Oct 2012 - 2:52am

English soccer midfielder Joey Barton looks forward to playing for Marseille

English midfielder Joey Barton is looking forward to a new start after sealing his transfer to Ligue 1 giants Marseille on a season-long loan from Queens Park Rangers.

4 Sep 2012 - 3:46am

Sports Digest

Barton back in training with 'kids and Taliban'

29 Aug 2012 - 2:12am

Sofitel Palm Beach Marseille

Where is it? The Palm Beach is the only hotel in France's balmy second city allowed to be built up to the boulder-strewn edge of the natural port on the Mediterranean Sea. Although not the French Riviera, the craggy Provence coastline, with its azure waters, bears some resemblance.

14 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Embrace a different culture

EXCHANGE STUDENT Romilda Attie won't be able to celebrate Mother's Day with her mum this year, but she'll spend it with her host mother Yip Tang Lai-man.

Romilda, an 18-year-old exchange student with AFS Intercultural Exchanges, comes from Marseille in France.

10 May 2006 - 12:00am

Rennes can bounce back

France's Ligue One is the main focus in continental Europe this weekend, with Germany offering only a set of uncompetitive cup games and Italy and Spain still a week away from their big kick-off. The French form still looks suspicious, with two of last season's bottom six currently in the top six after a string of upset results.

20 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

France's CGM sold to rival

The French government is to sell Compagnie Generale Maritime (CGM), an unprofitable shipping company, to Marseille-based rival Compagnie Maritime d'Affretement (CMA).

No price was announced for the sale to CMA, chosen over eight other bidders for the ailing firm.

23 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Carlos faces train charge

PARIS: Carlos, the long-sought terrorist captured last month, was charged yesterday with carrying out a bombing that killed five people aboard a French express train in March 1982.

9 Sep 1994 - 12:00am