Disappointment has become determination for the Czech Republic as they go into their second Euro 2012 game against Greece knowing that a defeat would see them out of the tournament.
The morning after the night before, and Irish temples throbbed for more than one reason.
Police forces are up to 28 times more likely to use stop-and-search powers against black people than white people and may be breaking the law, new research from the official human rights body reveals.
In his fresh linen suit and crisp white shirt, Alexis Tsipras cuts a dashing figure. And on the podium on Sunday, exactly one week before Greeks cast their ballots in the most crucial election since their country emerged from the ashes of civil war, the young leftist leader was on vintage form, fists punching the air as the crowd cheered on the man many have come to see as Greece's salvation in its greatest hour of need.
The threat of an unprecedented clash between church and state over the issue of gay marriage has opened up after the Church of England delivered an uncompromising warning to the government against pressing ahead with controversial proposals.
Public satisfaction with the NHS has recorded its largest fall in at least three decades, with ministers' rhetoric attacking the health service to justify reforms likely to have dented confidence, a thinktank has warned.