Gordon Ramsay submitted a pre-application to knock the original building down and build a vast new house on the site in Cornwall

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is well known for his fiery kitchen exchanges, but it’s quite the feat to manage to infuriate future neighbours even b(...)

Maureen O’Hara: ‘I have so many happy memories of Lugdine’. Photograph:Frank Miller

Lugdine Park, the beloved west Cork home of Irish screen legend Maureen O’Hara, has sold for about €1.6 million. The scenic coastal home on 35 (...)

File image from November 1992 of disgraced ex-bishop,  Peter Ball, who has admitted sexually assaulting young men. File photograph: David Jones/PA Wire

A former Church of England bishop who abused 18 young men over three decades has finally admitted his guilt after a last-ditch effort to throw out his(...)

Summer living is about kicking back and spending as much time outdoors as possible. A Cornwall-based couple have redefined that concept, reimag(...)

‘Seagulls are often extraordinarily beautiful to the human eye, both in flight and up close and personal.’ Photograph: Getty Images

Doesn’t anybody read Jonathan Livingston Seagull any more? The protagonist of Richard Bach’s hugely popular 1970s adult fable was an exquisitely ether(...)

A seagull at the British Open in Scotland. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

A Kerry-based marine expert has called for “a bit of factual perspective” on the debate over “killer gulls” and has warned that the birds face a real (...)

To cull the gulls?

Herring gulls (larus argentatus) – this week’s media villain and trending story. Grisly headlines. In Cornwall a pensioner left with blood pouring dow(...)

British prime minister David Cameron has flown into the debate about culling seagulls, calling for a “big conversation”. Photograph: Alan Betson

David Cameron has flown into the debate about culling seagulls, calling for a “big conversation” about the issue. The British prime minister’s call fo(...)

 Spectators stand for a minutes silence to pay tribute to the victims of last week’s Tunisia beach attack on Murray Mound during Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships  in London today.  Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

Britain observed a minute’s silence on Friday as part of an official day of mourning for the tourists killed in a massacre on a Tunisian beach last w(...)

The Reeks Ridge, Co Kerry Start: Leave Killarney by the N72. At Fossa turn left for the Gap of Dunloe. Continue, (...)