Costa del Sol: Dubliners Wayne Lennon (38) and Brian McConville (30) admitted punching, kicking and stabbing London-born builder Paul Feathers at his home. Photograph: PA

Two Irish men have been sentenced to 11 years each in prison after being convicted of killing a British expat at his Costa del Sol home. A jury at a c(...)

 Karen Buckley was seen on CCTV footage talking to a man and walking in the opposite direction to home early on Sunday morning.

Scottish police are continuing to search for an Irish student who hasn’t been seen since the weekend when she told friends in a Glasgow nightclub t(...)

U2 guitarist The Edge (David Evans) with his son, Levi

"Two summers ago, Bono spoke to me about drawings he had made of his father. He asked if they could be used to raise money for the Irish Hospice Fo(...)

The motor industry accounts for 11 per cent of the UK’s export earnings, employs 770,000 from shop floor to showroom and generates £64 billion (€87 billion) in annual turnover.

The electric supercharger conceived in Essex is British innovation at its best. A compressor driven by an electric motor that forces more air into the(...)

Photo showing  the total eclipse of the sun taken from an aircraft out in the mid-Atlantic.  Photograph: Trinity College Dublin handout/PA Wire

The west was “close to best” for the “almost total” solar eclipse, with clear skies drawing hundreds of spectators out to the shoreline of Galway Bay.(...)

Harlow has become the first town in Britain to officially ban Travellers. The council obtained a temporary court injunction that protects nearly 500 plots of land. Photograph: Eastnews Press Agency

An English local authority has won an unprecedented high court injunction banning three families of Irish Travellers from setting up illegal encampmen(...)

 Former conservative MP Harvey Proctor arriving at the High Court in London. Proctor has denied bring part of a “rent-boy ring” or attending sex parties with other prominent figures after his home was searched by police. Photograph: Louis Hollingsbee/PA Wire

Detectives investigating 40-year-old allegations that a paedophile ring operated at the highest echelons of the British establishment have continued t(...)

A weasel flies through the air courtesy of a woodpecker in London on Monday. Photograph: Martin Le-May

Weasels on the hunt for a meal might not be found wanting in guts, as this remarkable series of photographs taken in London on Monday show. Amateur (...)

Loft Trading, a collection of handmade accessories for men, is the brainchild of Belfast-based graphic designer Chris Tyndall, a sharp dresser with(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan celebrates a maximum break of 147 in the final frame of his 6-0 victory over Matthew Selt during the 2014 Coral UK Championship at the Barbican Centre, York. Photograph: Tim Goode/PA Wire

Ronnie O’Sullivan finished off with a brilliant 147 break as he stormed into the quarter-finals of the Coral UK Championship with a 6-0 demolition of(...)