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Actor Pat Laffan dies

ACTOR Pat Laffan - known for his roles as milkman Pat Mustard in Father Ted and Georgie Burgess in The Snapper, has died. His agent Lisa Richards announced his death in a statement. "It is with tremendous sadness that we here at the Lisa Richards Agency can confirm Pat Laffan's passing," it read. A prolific stage actor, he was a member of the Abbey Theatre Company in the 1960s and 1970s.

Conor McGregor charged with robbery in the US

By Ryan Wilkinson and Alex Britton, Press Association
Mixed martial artist Conor McGregor has been charged with robbery in the US after allegedly stamping on a fan's mobile phone.

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