A licence is required to keep a barn owl

Four barn owls have been seized by police in Northern Ireland amid suspicion they were going to be illegally sold on the internet. The birds were rec(...)

Chelsea McGarry (16) and Daire McIlroy (20) have been missing since Monday. Photograph: PSNI

Gardaí have issued an appeal on behalf of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) to help locate a missing teenage girl and man. Police in Lurg(...)

Roy Kinnear: ‘It truly is paradise so I’m lucky to be working here even if that is on a 24/7 basis right now”

The first time Roy Kinnear visited the Seychelles was when he flew there to attend interviews for the role of chief executive with the national airlin(...)

A police officer lifts tape as another escorts an elderly resident on a street closed off after an explosive device was found under a police officer’s car in Derry, Northern Ireland, June 18th, 2015. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

A 57-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a failed bomb bid on a Northern Ireland police officer. The suspect is being questioned about t(...)

Opposition leader Tony Abbott addresses the media as his daughter Francis Abbott looks on at the Rosella factory yesterday in Dandenong, Australia. Photograph: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images

The Liberal-National coalition, which looks set to win a landslide victory in tomorrow’s Australian election, has been sharply criticised by the Unite(...)