Basil Fawlty, anticipating the arrival of German tourists to his hotel, famously warned his staff:
ROYAL Bank of Scotland has refused to comment on reports it is considering selling parts of its Irish operation to a private equity firm.
Open champion Rory McIlroy was unable to show off his prized claret jug to Northern Ireland's political leaders yesterday, admitting it needed a good clean after a big night out celebrating.
Track cyclist Martyn Irvine will carry the flag for the Northern Ireland team in tonight's Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.
Irish government ministers have been warned not to express any opinion on Scotland's independence referendum.