“I assumed that the raging energies of curiosity and sensation would be kept in check here. What’s happened to Pat Carey over the last week shows that I was wrong.” Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

In August 2014, BBC television broadcast live footage of a raid by South Yorkshire police on the home of a 73-year old man in Berkshire. The home belo(...)

Sarah Doran: “The biggest difference I have seen between the NHS and the HSE is the waiting times.”

Shortly after graduating with a degree in speech and language therapy from Trinity College Dublin in 2013, Sarah Doran got a temporary job as a hom(...)

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge photographed  with Prince George (with permission) at Princess Charlotte’s christening at the Church of St Mary Magdalene in Sandringham, Norfolk. File photograph: Matt Dunham/PA Wire

Kensington Palace has accused paparazzi photographers of harassing Prince George, saying the royal toddler had become their “number one target” and ac(...)

Kraft Heinz is now Mr Buffett’s second-biggest stock investment, ahead of Coca-Cola and International Business Machines. Photograph:  Scott Olson/Getty Images

Warren Buffett helped take over Heinz in 2013 and facilitated its combination with Kraft Foods this year. His prize: a stake of about $24 billion in(...)

The trial will start on March 7th next in the Old Bailey in London.

The trial of a doctor and two nurses on charges on manslaughter over the death of an African woman living in Ireland after she had an abortion at Lond(...)

Jonathan Joseph burst onto the international scene in this season’s Six Nations Championship, finishing it as the top try scorer. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Some sporting cross-pollination as a child is often the genesis for exceptional athletes. Jonathan Joseph sashayed his way through the Six Nations Cha(...)

The British army has announced plans to create a new social media warfare unit. File photograph: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

A new British army unit will use psychology and social media to help Britain “fight in the information age”.The 77th Brigade will begin operations in(...)

Biscuit is looking for a new home. Photograph: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home/Community Newswire.

A dog at a London dogs & cats home has been rejected by potential owners almost 5,000 times.Biscuit has spent nearly 700 days at Battersea Dogs &a(...)

Former model Mandy Rice-Davies has died after an illness at the age of 70. Rice-Davies was one of the main figures in the 1960s Profumo affair. Models and showgirls Mandy Rice-Davies, (centre, right), and Christine Keeler, (behind), surrounded by press photographers as they leave the Old Bailey during the trial of Dr Stephen Ward, a major figure in the Profumo Affair. Photograph: Evening Standard/Getty Images

Mandy Rice- Davies — one of the women at the centre of the Profumo affair which rocked Harold Macmillan’s Tory government in the 1960s and contributed(...)

Gavin Slark, Chief executie of  Grafton Group, pictured in Woodies DIY, Carrickmines.

DIY and building group Grafton has acquired UK-based Crescent Building Supplies for an undisclosed sum.Crescent, which trades from three branches in W(...)