“A lethargic, insubstantial image of Jeb Bush that is at odds with the perky red ‘Jeb!’ campaign logo”. Photograph: Reuters/Jay Westcott

Pity Poppy. When I went down to Houston a few years ago to eat pizza with the former president, he was his usual gracious self, speaking fondly about (...)

Virginia residents pay their respects at a makeshift memorial for reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward. Photograph: Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty Images

Two journalists who were killed during a live TV report in Virginia were both shot in the head. Reporter Alison Parker (24) and cameraman Adam Ward (2(...)

Tropical Storm Erika  in the Caribbean. Photograph: NOAA handout/Reuters

A state of emergency has been declared in Florida as tropical storm Erika nears the US state. The storm could hit the peninsula on Monday. Governor R(...)

Ultan MacDaragh: Moving away can slip you into a life you never wanted

For many young Irish graduates an opportunity to head abroad on a year’s work visa sets pulses racing. But even a dream job in a perfect sunny setting(...)

The car of suspected gunman Vester L. Flanagan, also known as Bryce Williams, is seen off Highway I-66 in Fauquier County, Virginia on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters

Alison Parker, morning reporter WDBJ7 Alison Parker was a rising star at the Virginia station where she first began her career as an intern. The WDBJ(...)

Vester Lee Flanagan, who was known on-air as Bryce Williams, is shown in this handout photo from TV station WDBJ7. Photograph: Reuters/WDBJ7

A man who shot dead a TV reporter and cameraman during a live news broadcast in the US told authorities afterwards he was a “human powder keg...just w(...)

The coins were found 300 years to the day after a fleet of ships sunk in a hurricane while en route from Havana to Spain. Photograph: Reuters

Florida treasure hunters found a trove of $4.5 million (€4.04m) worth of Spanish gold coins 300 years to the day after a fleet of ships sunk in a hurr(...)

File photograph of Sean Kelly, who  has been released after questioning over the murder of Kevin McGuigan. File photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Shankill bomber Sean Kelly was among three men and a woman released last night after being questioned by serious crime branch detectives investigating(...)

US  presidential candidate Donald Trump at Manhattan Supreme Court in New York on Monday, where he appeared for jurty duty. Trump’s  hard line on immigration has driven rivals to match his biting anti-immigrant language. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Republicans thought they had learned a lesson after 2012: Turning off Latino voters ensures defeat in the general election. But as the disruptive US p(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)