One week after playing an intense concert in Atlanta, Prince was found dead in his Paisley Park home. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

The shows were intimate and intense, 43 songs, and a range of covers from Bowie to Bob Marley. Prince, all alone on stage at a purple grand piano, s(...)

Prince performs at the Yas Arena in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in November 2010. File photograph: Jumana El-Heloueh/Reuters

Police are investigating whether foul play was involved in Prince’s death after authorities revealed there was “no reason to believe” he killed himsel(...)

In this December 25th, 1984 photo, Prince performs at the St Paul Civic Center in St Paul, Minneapolis. Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive  musicians of his era with hits including Little Red Corvette, Let’s Go Crazy and When Doves Cry, was found dead on Thursday, April 21st, 2016. File photograph: David Brewster/Star Tribune/AP

Pop superstar Prince has died at the age of 57. His body was discovered at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota early on Thursday, his publicist confir(...)

Jack McCullough enters the King County Jail courtroom for his bail hearing in Seattle, Washington in 2011. Photograph: Anthony Bolante/Reuters

A Belfast native, who was sentenced to life in prison in the US in 2012 over the 1957 murder of a seven-year-old girl, has been released after new evi(...)

Whither Wisconsin?: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump looks to supporters as he leaves a campaign stop yesterday, in Appleton, Wisconsin. Photograph: Nam Y Huh/AP

The danger signs are mounting for Donald Trump in Wisconsin: right-wing radio hosts are flaying him, governor Scott Walker and other elected Republica(...)

Annie Moore’s relatives Noel Brett, Tom Long, Eilish Brett, Lila Long and Frank Brett at her statue in Cobh. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

She’s been the symbol of generations of Irish emigrants full of hope leaving home to carve out a new life in America. But it is only now – almost 125 (...)

An artist’s reconstruction shows the Tully Monster, a type of jawless fish called a lamprey, as it would have looked 300 million years ago. Photograph: Reuters/Sean McMahon/Yale University

It looks like the most unearthly of aliens, or the figment of a bad dream — and has baffled scientists for nearly 60 years. The so-called “Tully Mons(...)

Hillary Clinton will almost certainly be the Democratic nominee. Photograph: AP

The third successive “Super Tuesday” state nominating contests in the US presidential election threw up two significant outcomes: Hillary Clinton wil(...)

Republican US presidential hopeful Ohio Governor John Kasich celebrates his Ohio primary victory. Photograph: AFP

After a critical win on his home turf, Ohio Governor John Kasich begins a new phase of his long-shot presidential campaign that his aides hope will ul(...)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds a rally in Palm Beach after winning the Florida primary. Photograph: EPA

Republican candidate Donald Trump scored more big victories in his bid to be the party’s presidential nominee, winning the key state of Florida and kn(...)