Tottenham are poised to sign Burnley’s Kieran Tripper in a deal worth €4.9 million. Photograph: PA

Mauricio Pochettino is primed to make Burnley’s Kieran Trippier his second signing of the summer. The Tottenham Hotspur manager is also interested in (...)

Trekkers who stripped on Malaysia’s Mount Kinabalu have appeared in court. Photograph: Emil Kaminski/Facebook/PA

British backpacker Eleanor Hawkins, who has been arrested in Malaysia for posing naked on top of a sacred mountain, knows what she did was “stupid and(...)

Flight aborted due to safety concerns, after insect flew into one of the aircraft’s instruments after it took off from Southampton An aeroplane flown (...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill during a squad training session at the Aviva Stadium. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

They live, one imagine, on the adrenaline of it all out in the FAI press office where each John Delaney public appearance brings the possibility for a(...)

The Splendida Cruise Ship is the largest ship ever to visit Dublin Port. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times 2:04

As the sun rose on Monday morning, the world’s 11th longest cruise ship, the MSC Splendida, reversed its way up the mouth of the Liffey and into Dubli(...)

Cruises with an educational theme offer cultural, cookery and creative courses on board

Cruise for culture In the world of educational travel, what name could be more august than Smithsonian? The US institution founded for the “inc(...)

Workers dig up a section of road outside Holborn underground station following an electrical fire in the service tunnels under the pavement in London. There were rush hour delays as a major road in central London remained closed on after an underground electrical fire, which took 12 hours to bring under control and saw the evacuation of more than 2,000 people. Ben Stall/AFP

Commuters are facing rush hour delays as a major three-lane road in central London remains closed, following an underground electrical fire which saw (...)

Brett and Naghmeh King, the parents of five-year-old British boy Ashya King, who were jailed when they took him abroad for brain cancer treatment, have declared their son has made a “miracle” recovery. Photograph: Denis Doyle/Getty Images.

The parents of a five-year-old British boy, who were jailed when they took him abroad for brain cancer treatment, have declared their son has made a “(...)

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman is happy to rebuild his teams.

Ronald Koeman has earned an impressive reputation when it comes to rebuilding squads, having become accustomed to losing players to bigger clubs duri(...)

An image of ‘Astrid’ taken by Jakub Walutek, winner of the Costal Heritage category of the Clean Coasts Photography Awards 2013. Photograph: PA

The official investigation into the grounding of a Dutch-registered sail training vessel with 30 people on board off the Cork coast in July 2013 says (...)