Hilary Dully: “We were never actually told that they wouldn’t show it, and it was kind of suggested that they would – but not then.” Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

For Tuesday, March 29th, 1994, the TV highlights published in this newspaper listed a UTV programme exploring the phenomenon of stigmata, and BBC1 of(...)

A Bangladeshi woman collecting water from the polluted Buriganga in Dhaka. Some 20 million poor Bangladeshis are still drinking water contaminated with arsenic. Photograph: AFP Photo

Nearly 20 million Bangladeshis are still drinking water poisoned with high levels of arsenic despite millions of wells being tested and hundreds of th(...)

 Carlos Brathwaite is besieged by media and teammates as he celebrates the West Indies’ victory over England in the World Twenty20 final in Kolkata. Photograph: DIbyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty Images

“It’s a backside nipper, is this,” said David ‘Bumble’ Lloyd, leaving the viewers wondering if that was a cricketing stroke they’d never heard of, or (...)

Rescue workers pulled out two more bodies from under the rubble in Kolkata on Saturday, raising the death toll from the overpass collapse to 26.  Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters

Indian police are investigating possible murder charges against 10 construction firm employees who have either been arrested or detained over the coll(...)

England’s cricket captain Eoin Morgan at a training session ahead of the World Twenty20 final against West Indies at the Eden Gardens stadium, Kolkata, April 1st, 2016. Photograph: Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty Images

It is every aspiring top sports person’s dream to captain their country in a World Cup final, whatever the sport. That dream persists - even if the te(...)

IRescue workers try to free people trapped under the wreckage of the collapsed flyover bridge in Kolkata on Friday. Photograph:  Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty Images

Indian police on Friday opened a case of culpable homicide against the company that had been building a flyover which collapsed in Kolkata, killing a(...)

Indian rescue workers clear away debris in an efforts to free people trapped under the wreckage of a collapsed flyover  in Kolkata. Photograph:  AFP/Getty

The death toll in the collapse of a flyover under construction in the Indian city of Kolkata rose to 23 on Friday, after rescuers worked through the (...)

Indian rescue workers and volunteers try to free people trapped under the wreckage of a collapsed fly-over bridge in Kolkata. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A flyover under construction in the bustling Indian city of Kolkata has collapsed on to moving traffic below, killing at least 14 people with as many (...)

Mother Teresa has been credited in the Catholic Church with two miracles, both involving the healing of sick people.

Mother Teresa of Calcutta, a nun who dedicated her life to helping the poor, will be made a saint of the Roman Catholic Church at a ceremony on Septem(...)

Kevin O’Riordan (25) is a primary teacher from Killea, near Templemore, and intends kicking a point over the bar at all 1,616 GAA clubs in the 32 counties by St Patrick’s Day.

A Tipperary man is kicking points all over Ireland to raise money for the children of Kolkata in India, where her returns for five weeks this summer. (...)