Undated photo of EastEnders actress Sian Blake (43). Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

The partner of EastEnders actress Sian Blake has admitted killing her and their two children, his lawyer has said. Hairdresser Arthur Simpson-Kent (4(...)

Take a jaunt in Killarney For a park for all seasons, you’d be hard pressed to beat Killarney National Park in Co Kerry. You can walk through it, b(...)

Rigging the market: The price of Brent crude oil rallied on Tuesday to $44.70 a barrel, its highest level this year, on reports that Saudi Arabia and Russia had struck a deal on production restrictions. Photograph: Getty/iStockphoto

Shares in Tullow Oil soared in Dublin yesterday on mounting hopes a meeting of oil superpowers this weekend may result in a production freeze in a (...)

Esther Camara: “Today I can dream again.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Life in direct provision is a waiting game. Every single day you check the post for that brown envelope. Esther Camara from Guinea waited six years f(...)

Tullow said  oil production at the field was continuing as normal

Tullow Oil’s shares slumped more than 11 per cent on Thursday on fears that a technical problem could hit production at its flagship Jubilee Field off(...)

 Aidan Heavey:   said Tullow’s plan was to sell off stakes in some of its biggest projects over time, such as those in Kenya and Ghana. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Aidan Heavey, chief executive of exploration company Tullow Oil, has suggested it may sell some of its prize assets in the future to generate returns (...)

Fr Raphael Annan. Photograph: Alan Betson

Fr Raphael Annan: arrived from Ghana, 2014 When Fr Raphael Annan first mentioned to his father that he wanted to enter the seminary, he was told he(...)

Mongolian women working in the clothing industry. When women are paid, they earn on average 24%  less than men

Global development is being held back by the relative shortage of women in paid work, with participation rates having risen only slightly in the past (...)

We need to ensure migrants have their human rights vindicated from day one.  Photograph: Thinkstock

Humans have made a dog’s dinner out of, well, being human and, in particular, upholding the rights of migrants. Nearly a million adults and ch(...)

Aidan Heavey, chief executive Tullow Oil.

Davy has forecast Brent oil will average $55/barrel in 2016 and said the revision would “adversely affect” the balance sheets of Premier Oil (...)