A Royal Logistic Core bomb disposal expert checking the fuse on the second World War 1,000lb ordnance bomb which was found by construction workers in Bermondsey, south-east London. Photograph: Sergeant Rupert Frere/PA

Bomb disposal experts are working to defuse a 1,000lb bomb from the second World War found in Bermondsey, south-east London. The discovery of the 5ft-(...)

Once the cat’s out of the bag it’s hellish to get in back in. And so it has been in recent times with fiscal devolution, the idea of sharing the right(...)

A still image taken from CCTV of a suspect in alleged sexual abuse last year of a boy aged six in London. The man spoke with an Irish accent, London police said.  0:17

Detectives in London have had a “really positive” response from the public following an appeal for information about an Irish man alleged to have sexu(...)

File court artist sketch   of Brusthom Ziamani, appearing via video link at the Old Bailey in London. The court heard how the teenager  idolised the killers of fusilier Lee Rigby and was arrested while allegedly on his way to behead a British soldier. Picture: Elizabeth Cook/PA Wire

A British Muslim who idolised the killers of fusilier Lee Rigby was arrested as he made his way to behead a British soldier, a court heard.Brusthom Zi(...)

Roy from The IT Crowd: Needs to switch his fashion sense off and on again

Q I’m moving to London in a few weeks to live with my girlfriend and her housemates, and I need some versatile clothes for job-seeking and going ou(...)

People enjoy the Morning Gloryville rave at  Andrews Lane, Dublin. ‘It’s about having the ability to let go in a sober environment and dancing like nobody’s watching.’ Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times 3:18

The beats are pounding the walls as Adam Sweetman and Thomas Joyce step outside the club on St Andrews Lane for a smoke. They are parched from dancing(...)

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 (...)