Doug Richard outside  The Old Bailey on Friday, where he was  cleared of child sex charges. Photograph: Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images

A former BBC Dragons’ Den star who engaged in “50 Shades of Grey-type” role play with an under-age girl has been cleared of child sex charges. Doug R(...)

Mario Sierra of Mourne Textiles

Maison et Objet is one of the world’s biggest interiors fairs. It draws retail buyers and interior designers from all over the world to Paris ev(...)

A screengrab from CCTV footage of a man recorded throwing a jerry can of petrol at Finsbury Park Mosque in London. Photograph: London Metropolitan Police

Police have released footage of a man hurling a jerry can of petrol into a mosque in an attack detectives have called an “Islamophobic hate cr(...)

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn with football fans protesting against football ticket prices before Arsenal’s match against Spurs in London on Sunday. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire.

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has hit out at the head of Britain’s armed forces after he publicly expressed concern about Mr Corbyn’s view(...)

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the British Labour Party. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn used his first conference speech to send a message to voters: “You don’t have to take what you are given.” M(...)

Countess Constance Markievicz as a captain in the Irish Citizen Army.

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has proposed a memorial to Countess Markievicz to be erected in his London constituency of Islington North. (...)

An artillery shell from 1916, turned into a dinner gong, which was found in a London flea market and which will go under the hammer in Whyte’s, with an estimate of between €800 and €1,200, next month.

An impulse purchase at a London flea market has uncovered the only known trophy made to celebrate British “victory” in the 1916 Rising. A “fascinat(...)

Labour enters uncharted waters

Jeremy Corbyn’s sweeping victory in the Labour leadership contest has launched his party into uncharted waters and has the potential to transform Brit(...)

Jeremy Corbyn salutes the crowd shortly after his announcement as new leader of the UK labour party. Photograph: Getty

Jeremy Corbyn’s hopes of uniting Labour MPs were dealt a blow when a number of prominent front benchers said they would not serve in his shadow cabine(...)

Newly-elected Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is greeted by supporters after delivering a speech during an event expressing solidarity with refugees in Parliament Square, London. Photograph: EPA

Being on the winning side has left Edmund Kelly, a long-time left-wing activist from Reading, feeling a little disconcerted. His initial instinct on h(...)