Tangier Island, Virginia, in Chesapeake Bay; The island is just 4ft above sea level so it is vulnerable to the vast expanse of water around it. Photograph: Simon Carswell

As James “Ooker” Eskridge drives around Tangier Island, which he has represented as mayor for eight years, he stops his electric golf cart next(...)

64 Fitzwilliam Square: ornate plasterwork, colourful murals, marble pillars and fireplaces and a mass of gold leaf decorations

Dublin’s most flamboyant corporate headquarters goes for sale today at over €4 million. The redbrick Georgian house at 64 Fitzwilliam Square is no dif(...)

Handout CCTV still  issued by Norfolk Police of Alan Blackman at stables in Redenhall in Norfolk. Photograph: Norfolk Police/PA Wire

A married father of three caught on CCTV sexually assaulting a horse in an attack lasting more than an hour has been jailed in Britain. Former removal(...)

Former Manchester United stars Ryan Giggs (left) and Gary Neville. Former United captain  Neville said he was ‘relaxed’ about idea of homeless activists occupying his hotel development in Manchester.  Photograph: Getty

When Manchester United footballers Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs got planning permission to turn the historic Manchester stock exchange into a boutique (...)

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(...)

St Patrick’s Purgatory Lough Derg Island. Photograph: David Sleator

Lough Derg in Co Donegal is a unique place in the world of pilgrimage. It attracts people from all over the world, rich, poor, politicians, the powerf(...)

The scene at Wood Flour Mills in Bosley, near Macclesfield, England, after  explosions and fire on Friday, July 17th, 2015. Four people were missing after the blasts.  Photograph: Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service/PA Wire

Three men and one woman remain unaccounted for after a fire and two subsequent explosions at a wood flour mill. Search-and-rescue teams are waiting t(...)

Britain’s Princess Charlotte is kissed by her  brother Prince George in a photograph taken by their mother the Duchess of Cambridge in mid-May at Anmer Hall in Norfolk. Photograph:  Duchess of Cambridge via PA Wire.

Photographs of Britain’s Princess Charlotte and her brother Prince George have been released by Kensington Palace. The princess, the daughter of the (...)

Singer Miley Cyrus tweeted in response to the same-sex marriage referendum result: ‘Fuck yeah Ireland!’ Photograph: George Pimentel/Getty Images

Celebrities around the world were quick to voice their support for people of Ireland voting to legalise same-sex marriage. The State has become the fi(...)

Louis Jordan, who was reported missing on January 29th, told family members he had survived by catching fish with his hands and drinking rain water, according to the Coast Guard. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A US man missing at sea for more than two months was celebrating a miraculous rescue on Thursday after being picked up by a passing ship and airlifted(...)