CARRY THE CARD IN VEGAS  Irish visitors to Las Vegas have been urged carry the new credit card-sized driving licence as proof of ID. Honor(...)

Within half an hour the structure had collapsed amid the flames. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A timber memorial to people who have died was ceremoniously burned in Derry on Saturday night in front of a massive crowd.Messages from thousands of p(...)

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Las Vegas celebrated St Patrick’s Day with a couple of parades and an abundance of ‘Happy St Paddy’s Day’ T-shirts and badges - but the centrepiece of(...)

US president Barack Obama appears on a television screen alongside a security guard as he talks with Jimmy Kimmel on March 12th, 2015. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images. 1:16

President Barack Obama said on Thursday that whoever shot at police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, this week were “criminals” and should be arrest(...)

Maybe it wasn’t just the lack of grub that got to Jeremy Clarkson, and perhaps the thought of having to turn into a tech hack in the future pushed him(...)

David Best’s wooden temple in Derry which will be set alight on the evening of Saturday, March 21st. Photograph: Martin McKeown/Inpresspics.com

Californian artist David Best is inviting people from Derry and beyond to symbolically burn their troubles away in a massive fire next week.Best is o(...)

A scorched mesquite tree is seen among the thousands of acres that burned from wildfires during a severe drought outside Jayton, Texas, in 2011. Photograph: Elliott Blackburn/Reuters

The US south-west and the Great Plains will face decade-long droughts far worse than any experienced over the last 1,000 years because of climate chan(...)

The driverless Lutz Pathfinder pod vehicle. The technology has become something of a trend among Silicon Valley heavyweights. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

With trials of driverless cars coming to several British cities, the UK has joined the autonomous driving revolution alongside technology giants like (...)

The Seven Dwarfs walk along Main Street during a parade at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. File Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

A US paediatrician’s group has urged parents, schools and communities to vaccinate children against measles after an outbreak that began at Disneyland(...)

A Winchester Model 1773 found by park workers in Great Basin National Park, Nevada. Archaeologists stumbled upon the 132-year old rifle, leaning against a tree while conducting a survey in the park, possibly having been left there more than a century ago. Photograph: US  Park Service/Handout via Reuters

Archaeologists conducting a survey in Great Basin National Park in eastern Nevada have stumbled upon a 132-year-old Winchester rifle propped against a(...)