Timothy Ray Jones is seen in an undated picture provided by the Smith County Sheriff’s Department in Smith County, Mississippi. Five children between the ages of 2 and 8 were found dead yesterday  near a logging road in Alabama. Photograph: Smith County Sheriff’s Department/Handout/Reuters

A South Carolina man led US authorities to the bodies of his five children in rural Alabama, ending a six-day search that had stretched across the So(...)

Laois rose Teresa Brennan with Dáithí Ó Sé on stage during Rose of Tralee International Festival in the Dome, Tralee, Co. Kerry. Photograph: Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus

The Rose of Tralee is usually immune to every passing fad, but this year it has decided to make an exception. Host Dáithí Ó Sé had a bucket of iced w(...)

 Kyle Catlett proposes to then  New Orleans rose Molly Molloy Gambel live on air during the  Rose of Tralee last year. They have since married and are in Tralee for this year’s festival. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

One year on from the day of that live Rose of Tralee marriage proposal, former New Orleans Rose Molly Molloy Gambel and her now-husband Kyle Catlett h(...)

The Infiniti Q30 crossover will share a platform with Mercedes GLA

Renault-Nissan and Mercedes have agreed a joint USD$1-billion investment to open a new shared factory in Mexico. It will be Mercedes’ second major pro(...)

St Paul frontman Paul Janeway was originally headed for a life in the church, which is perhaps why Half the City is downright righte(...)

A mural honouring Frederick Douglass in Belfast.

Frederick Douglass was an escaped slave forced to flee the US in 1845, aboard the paddlesteamer Cambria out of Boston, when his autobiography, Narrati(...)

It takes a while for this mess of an Irish comedy – or drama or musical or something – to spin off the rails, but, when it does, the careering vehicle(...)

William Higgins sits on a stump outside his grandfather’s house that was destroyed by a tornado yesterday in Mayflower, Arkansas. Photograph: Wesley Hitt/Getty Images 1:29

On a second day of ferocious storms that have claimed at least 21 lives in the southern United States, a tornado tore through the Mississippi t(...)

John Lewis: he said he had been arrested about 40 times during civil rights campaigns and Montgomery police chief Kevin Murphy, in 2013, was the first police officer to apologise. Photograph: Douglas Graham/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images

When US congressman John Lewis, the civil rights leader who walked beside Martin Luthe(...)

In 1938, the extraordinary, multi-talented 18-year-old Mickey Rooney was America’s No 1 box-office star, earning more than $300,000 annually. I(...)