A book of condolence for husband and wife Laurence and Martina Hayes is signed in Athlone Civic Centre following their deaths in Tunisia. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The bodies of the three Irish victims killed in the Tunisia terror attack last week have arrived in Dublin. The remains of Lorna Carty from Robinstown(...)

A book of condolence for husband and wife Laurence and Martina Hayes is signed in Athlone Civic Centre following their deaths in Tunisia. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The three Irish victims of the Tunisia terror attacks will be home within 24 hours, Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan has said. Final preparat(...)

Two petrol and three diesel four-cylinder engines will headline the X1 show when it launches in Europe in October

BMW is promising more space, more power, better fuel economy and better interior quality out of its all-new baby crossover SUV. Big chunks of t(...)

 David Cameron’s car arrives at Buckingham Palace on Friday where he  will meet  Queen Elizabeth II to confirm his second term as prime minister.Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images. 1:40

Greeting the dawn, even Boris Johnson seemed, for once, lost for words, declaring that the Conservatives, by then on the verge of winning a House of C(...)

 “We’ve never had so many from Ireland,” says Giovanna Carnevali, director of the Mies van der Rohe architecture award. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

They will be rolling out the black carpet for the Mies van der Rohe awards on Friday in Barcelona in the German architect’s iconic pavilion (made f(...)

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon said Labour leader David Miliband “can say what he likes now [about a deal post election], but he’ll have to wake up and smell the coffee on May 8th”. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

Claims that the Scottish National Party holding the balance of power after next week’s UK general election would cause a constitutional crisis are “a(...)

Jeremy Clarkson leaving his home in London before the announcement that he was being fired from his Top Gear job on the BBBC. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

Police are investigating threats to kill BBC director-general Tony Hall, reportedly linked to his decision to axe Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson. (...)

Rebekah Brooks leaving the Old Bailey with her husband Charlie Brooks in June last year after she had been cleared of all charges against her. Photograph: John Phillips/Getty Images

Rebekah Brooks is close to being rehired by Rupert Murdoch in a permanent position heading up his search for new online investments.Ms Brooks, who was(...)

Coroner Frank O’Connell returned a verdict of accidental death at an inquest into the death of Douglas Perrin (66). File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A retired public school teacher from Oxfordshire died after a summer sailing trip turned to disaster in west Cork. Douglas Perrin (66) had retired to (...)

An aerial view of the scene on the M40 this morning. One person is said to have died in a 40-car pile-up in thick fog on the motorway. Photograph: Thames Valley Police/PA Wire

At least one person is understood to have died in a 40-car motorway pile-up in fog this morning.Fire crews, police and ambulances rushed to the scene,(...)