Derek Quinlan, for chairman of Quinlan Private outside Claridges in London in 2006. Photographer Alan Weller/Bloomberg

Derek Quinlan, one of Ireland’s most prolific property financiers in the boom years, was appearing before the banking inquiry on Thursday. Mr Quinlan,(...)

Have you ever had that feeling of such great hatred and anger that it consumes you? You know, that blood-boiling rage? When your face flush(...)

Trayvon Martin supporters stand in front of an American flag in Times Square after marching from a rally for Martin in Union Square in Manhattan. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images

An impromptu march through the streets of Manhattan calling for justice for Trayvon Martin continued into the early hours of this morning under heavy (...)

Mercy mission: New York City has an estimated 50,000 homeless people, including 21,000 children. Photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty
Feeding Fifth Avenue

Margaret Kelly sighs as the cast of broken people she has met flits across her mind. The former teacher from an old-money family who lapsed int(...)