Conservative party backbenchers cheer after Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne delivered his Budget statement to the House of Commons, London.

Mr Deputy Speaker,Today, I report on a Britain that is growing, creating jobs and paying its way.We took difficult decisions in the teeth of oppositio(...)

Detail from ‘The Portrait of Gertrude, Countess of Dudley’ by  Sir William Orpen. The painting depicts Gertie Millar  who grew up to be one of most photographed women of the Edwardian era

A portrait of an Edwardian lady by the Stillorgan, Co Dublin-born, Anglo-Irish artist Sir William Orpen is expected to sell for up to £40,000 (€55,000(...)

Loft Trading, a collection of handmade accessories for men, is the brainchild of Belfast-based graphic designer Chris Tyndall, a sharp dresser with(...)

The committee found Dr Al-Zayyat failed to disclose that strict conditions were attached to her continued practice by the General Medical Council  in the UK when she applied for a post in Tallaght hospital in 2008

A paediatrician who was involved in the “Baby P” case in the UK has been fined €5,000 and had conditions attached to her practice by the Irish Medica(...)

Lucy Hutson in her show Britney Spears Custody Battle Vs Zeus in Swan Rape Shocker

A few years ago, before she had quite worked out what to do with her life, Lucy Hutson tried to become someone else. As a teenager from Essex, (...)

The public consultation resulted in 88 submissions, addressing a range of issues including volume. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times 3:23

A public consultation on Dublin buskers found an overwhelming majority of concerns related to “excessive noise”, with many participants seeking a ban (...)

Each defendant was charged with conspiring together to defraud the Vodafone Store at Donegall Place in Belfast by dishonestly using false details to purchase six mobile phones to a total value of £3,300. When the charge was put to each defendant, they all replied “guilty”.

Six young people from London have been warned they face jail after they each admitted a string of conspiracy charges linked to the purchase of mobile (...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan celebrates a maximum break of 147 in the final frame of his 6-0 victory over Matthew Selt during the 2014 Coral UK Championship at the Barbican Centre, York. Photograph: Tim Goode/PA Wire

Ronnie O’Sullivan finished off with a brilliant 147 break as he stormed into the quarter-finals of the Coral UK Championship with a 6-0 demolition of(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan is set to begin his Coral UK Championship campaign on Thursday, despite suffering a nasty ankle injury. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/Pa

Ronnie O’Sullivan is set to begin his Coral UK Championship campaign on Thursday, despite suffering a nasty ankle injury. O’Sullivan is targeti(...)

A paediatrician who was involved in the ‘Baby P’ case in the UK applied for work in an Irish hospital but did not disclose restrictions on doing so, a Medical Council inquiry has heard

A paediatrician who was involved in the ‘Baby P’ case in the UK, who applied for work in an Irish hospital but did not disclose restrictions on doing (...)