A story that is uncomfortable

Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God.The opening words of Handel’s Messiah are linked by many with the Christmas story. They are the plead(...)

Actress Lauren Bacall has died oaged 89 years old. Photograph: by Baron/Getty Images 1:27

Lauren Bacall, the actress whose provocative glamour elevated her to stardom in Hollywood’s golden age and whose lasting mystique put her on a plateau(...)

File image: A postmortem will take place this morning at Waterford University Hospital on a man who died in a two car crash at Ballybannon, Co Carlow yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A postmortem will take place today at Waterford University Hospital on a man who died in a two car crash at Ballybannon, Co Carlow. The 42-year-old m(...)

Lucas and Michelle Neville at the High Court, Dublin. “What happened to him and what he went through should not have happened,” Mrs Neville said yesterday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A mother whose only son has a severe and permanent brain injury due to head injuries suffered during a schools rugby match and at training has voic(...)

Lucas Neville and his mother Michelle Neville outside  the High Court in  Dublin today.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A student has sued for € 5million in damages over serious head injuries suffered after he collapsed having played a few minutes at the end of (...)

Seamus Coleman of Everton battles for the ball with Jordan Henderson of Liverpool at Anfield. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Liverpool 0 Everton 0: These are the days when Liverpool r(...)