Forensic officers at the scene where a seven-year-old girl died after she was blown around 150 metres on a bouncy castle, which is thought to have been swept away by a sudden gust of wind at an Easter fair. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

A seven-year-old girl died after she was blown around 150 metres on a bouncy castle which is thought to have been swept away by a sudden gust of wind (...)

Irish Volunteers and one Irish Citizen Army member inside the GPO 1916. Photograph: Defence Forces Military Archives, Cathal Brugha barracks www.militaryarchives.ie

Tuesday, April 25th, 1916 Government forces arrive in the city by train overnight from Belfast and the Curragh. Machine-gun  fire  (...)

The ability to process numbers and think logically are beneficial in illegal activities such as racketeering and extortion, according to the study.

They say crime does not pay, but new research suggests that mobsters who stay in school earn more from their business dealings. It suggests that even(...)

Travel: Escape to España

Conil de la Frontera, Cadiz Why: This modern take on an Andalusian white town is within easy reach of Cadiz, Seville and Jerez, and boasts stretches (...)

TDs Paul Murphy and Richard Boyd Barrett at the anti-water charges protest in Dublin’s city centre on Saturday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Several thousand people took to the streets of Dublin on Saturday in protest against water charges ahead of the general election. There was a large (...)

The contestants on The Jump 2016. Photograph:  Channel 4

In The Jump (Sunday, Channel 4) Davina McCall oversees the jettisoning of excess celebrities from an Austrian mountain. It has come to this. We have (...)

Members of the Young Social Innovators youth panel Aaron Brazil and Kirsty Real.   Photograph: Alan Betson

Over 20, 000 students have created projects with the support of Young Social Innovators (YSI) since it was founded 15 years ago. At the launch of a ne(...)

When people have forgotten Corbyn wanted to stop companies paying dividends unless they paid staff a living wage, they will remember his search for a “reasonable accommodation” with Argentina over the Falklands. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

A jaded town on the Essex riviera is all the UK Independence party has to show for its nearly four million votes at last year’s general election. Econ(...)

Squall of the wild: Chris Hemsworth having a whale of a time in  Ron Howard’s   In the Heart of the Sea

It’s 1850 and budding novelist Herman Melville (Ben Whishaw) has arrived at an inn belonging to Thomas Nickerson (Brendan Gleeson), the last survivin(...)

A woman posted an image of an abusive leaflet she received on the London Underground that called her a ‘fat, ugly human’. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Police have urged London Underground passengers to get in touch if they are given offensive leaflets after a woman said she was handed a card calling (...)