It was not stipulated for how long recordings would be automatically archived. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The Garda put out to open tender in 2008 a contract to install the technology under w(...)

Red Bull will appeal  Daniel Ricciardo’s disqualification from the Melbourne Grand Prix. Photograph:  Jon Buckle/PA Wire

Red Bull have formally confirmed their intention to appeal against Daniel Ricciardo’s disqualification from Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix. (...)

The Army Careers office in Canterbury, Kent, one of the armed forces recruitment offices where suspected explosive devices were sent. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire.

A group calling itself the IRA has claimed responsibility for suspect packages sent to armed forces recruitment centres in England last week. (...)

British prime minister David Cameron meets soldiers from the  Royal Gurkha Rifles, at a military command centre in Chertsey, southern England. Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters

The military could have been brought in earlier to help deal with the winter storms that have been wracking Britain, a Government minister has (...)

Britain’s Prince William and Prince Harry leave the Datchet Parish Council office in southern England after a day of helping with flood defences. Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters

Two people have died and Britain’s coastal communities have been battered by high winds and huge waves as widespread flooding continues to brin(...)

Labour leader Ed Miliband with candidate Michael Kane on the Wythenshawe and Sale East byelection campaign trail. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA

Mike Kane, Labour’s candidate in the Wythenshawe and Sale East byelection in Manchester, once piped footballer Roy Keane on to the pitch during the la(...)

Frank Golden came to be recognised as a worldwide authority on sea survival and was invited to lecture in a multitude of countries to naval, aviation, scientific and recreational groups.

Frank Golden, who has died aged 77, was a Cork-born doctor who became a leading international expert on marine safety and survival at sea.The sixth of(...)

The Odeon on Leicester Square hosts a red-carpet premiere. Photograph: Stuart C Wilson/Getty Images

One of London’s prime sites, fronted by the Odeon cinema in Leicester Square and sold by the National Asset Management Agency two years ago, is to be (...)

Words We Use: whittles

Once upon a time, and not so long ago either, you could hear the old women of Wexford’s towns speak of their whittles. A whittle was a cape, a mantel,(...)

Rhona Lucas feeding the cats at An Cat Dubh Sanctuary at her home at Kylebrack, Loughrea, Co Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

‘I’m a Catholic. I just can’t get enough cats,” Rhona Lucas posts on her business Facebook page. She’s not lying. Since setting up An Cat Dubh sanctua(...)

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