Celestine Cooney: ‘I think there’s a path I’m on and it’s going to lead to all sorts of amazing experiences’

Celestine Cooney, the Irish-born, internationally known stylist and fashion director, is unusually easy to approach. “I don’t tend to compromise,” (...)

A visitor crosses Tower Bridge’s new glass walkway in London, which was newly installed on Sunday. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

A £1 million (€1.26 million) glass walkway across London’s Tower Bridge was smashed by a beer bottle less than two weeks after the attraction opened.P(...)

Borough Market in London: come early as all the good stuff goes fast

The Thames mud holds more than its fair share of secrets. It is, curiously, almost devoid of oxygen. Objects that should have been eaten away are l(...)

Firemen at one of the Birmingham blast sites in 1974. Photograph: Press Association

Two bombs exploded: the first in the Mulberry Bush at 8.17pm; the second in the Tavern in the Town 10 minutes later. Twenty-one people died, 182 were (...)

Managing Director of RTÉ News and Current Affairs Kevin Bakhurst says the new correspondent appointment was possible thanks to “significant savings” since the closure of the London bureau two years ago. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

RTÉ News has announced plans to appoint a new London correspondent, two years after the broadcaster shut its office in the city. The RTÉ London bureau(...)

Johnny Sexton’s mooted return from France to play for Leinster next season has been welcomed even by rival provinces. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The great and the good of Celtic and Italian rugby assembled for the launch of the Guinness Pro12 yesterday, ironically in Londo,n at Diageo’s HQ in P(...)

Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport. Dublin to London is the second most travelled air route in the world, according to new figures. Photograph:  Matt Kavanagh / The Irish Times

Dublin to London is the second most travelled international air route in the world, according to new figures.Some 3.6 million people travelled the Dub(...)

Bus routed?: the change will affect the service vehicles on which London’s economy relies, according to the president of the AA

London looks set to declare war on the diesel-engined car if plans by Mayor Boris Johnson get the go-ahead. Under the current congestion-charge legisl(...)

One of the literary world’s best kept secrets exploded into the headlines last summer, when it was inadvertently revealed that “Robert Galbraith”, (...)

Lofty London

London is not as big as it seems. Elaborate bus routes, colour-coded tube maps and thick A-Z indexes can conjure an overwhelmingly complex metropolis.(...)