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.(...)

A T-shirt featuring Russian president Vladimir Putin on sale in Moscow. Photograph: Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin

Image of the week: Fashion winners Now that summer is finally here, why not update your wardrobe with this instant classic courtesy of a pop-up(...)

The swarm of 5,000-strong honeybees that were attracted to a discount sign on the window of Topshop in Victoria Street, central London, are put into a box by bee keepers from the John Lewis Partnership and Westminster Cathedral, to be transported across the road to the roof of Westminster Cathedral. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

A 5,000-strong swarm of honeybees caused a buzz in the middle of central London today by nesting on a shopfront .The bees honed in on a discount sign(...)

Max Clifford has been sentenced to eight years in prison Photograph: Andrew Winning/Reuters

Shamed PR expert Max Clifford was jailed for eight years at Southwark Crown Court today after being convicted of eight counts of indecent assault. Jud(...)

Journalist Isobel Yeung (centre) after running the Pyongyang marathon last Sunday. The event was open to foreigners for the first time.

London was not the only city to host a marathon last Sunday and, it can be argued, neither was it the most interesting, despite the presence of Oly(...)