‘Truly astonishing final’

Barry Cowan insists Roger Federer has “that inner belief that all great champions have” after the great Swiss fought back in the deciding set to see off his great rival Rafael Nadal and claim an historic fifth Australian Open title.

Military helicopters crash in eastern Congo, four crew missing

KINSHASA Two military helicopters crashed in a strife-torn part of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo with at least four crew members on board, authorities said on Monday. Government spokesman Lambert Mende told Reuters it was not clear what brought down the helicopters on Friday in North Kivu province near the borders with Rwanda and Uganda.