Mal Whitfield (right) of the USA beats Arthur Wint of Jamaica to win the 800 metres at the 1948 London Olympics. Photograph: Getty Images.

(...) the numerous civil rights battles around the country. Second, it is time for America to live up to its(...)

 President Barack Obama pardons Abe the turkey, accompanied by National Turkey Federation chairman Jihad Douglas (r) and turkey farmer Joe Hedden at the White House. Photograph:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

(...) spared from ending up on a Thanksgiving dinner table. Obama said that the turkey would live in an(...)

Jonathan Faull, director-general of a task force for strategic Issues related to the UK referendum, at the Institute of International and European Affairs in Dublin. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters.

Britain from the EU must live in the country for four years before qualifying for state benefits would be(...)

 Thomas Barr goes up to collect his  won Athlete of the Year award during the GloHealth National Athletic Awards at the  Crowne Plaza Hotel in Santry. Photograph:  Matt Browne/Sportsfile

(...)’m hopefully going to live up to my potential.” Barr did come close to making the final in Beijing, finishing(...)

James Connolly and the cross that marks the spot in Kilmainham Gaol wher ehe was executed: “For his entire adult life James Connolly’s defining characteristic was his total devotion to the cause of Marxism,” argues Sean O’Callaghan. “Nothing was allowed to get in the way”

(...) was, the enemy was the same, the solution the same. “As long as I live I will have no rest, only(...)

Malin Head: a good place to watch the Northern Lights from

(...) up to 2m, are the largest seabirds of the North Atlantic, and live for an average of 35 years. The(...)

(...) absence from the live circuit feel like nothing. The ecstasy of The Corrs is hard to explain but the(...)

Darren McCormack and Jennifer Kane in their new pop-up shop in Arnotts. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

(...) here to stay. The couple, who live in Rush, north Co Dublin, started the business to give Kane(...)

Some of the people who marched from the Spire in Dublin to the Dáil in solidarity with those who died and were injured in the terrorist attacks in Paris. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

(...) by these people, we will never forget and we will never be able to live as before but we have to try(...)

Joe Hart is hoping Manchester City can tie up their Champions League group when they play Juventus in Turin on Wednesday night. Photograph: Reuters

(...) do is live in the moment, in the now. So Juventus is presently the biggest game of my season and when(...)