Bundee Aki has been passed fit for Connacht’s match against Ulster next weekend.

Connacht coach Pat Lam was able to enjoy a largely positive medical prognosis ahead of Saturday’s crucial Guinness Pro12 game against Ulster at the Sp(...)

Prosecutors in Northern Ireland have decided not to pursue Samantha Bennett over the death of her 20-month-old son in 2009.

Prosecutors in Northern Ireland have decided not to pursue the mother of a toddler who died after he suffered injuries to his head.Liam Gonzalez Benne(...)

The mother of a toddler who died after being beaten and blinded broke down in tears as she denied causing the fatal injuries. Samantha Bennett wept as(...)

Royal Dutch Shell has annoucned Ben van Beurden is to succeed Peter Voser as chief executive officer of the oil company Photograph: Simon Dawson/ Bloomberg.

Royal Dutch Shell has annoucned Ben van Beurden is to succeed Peter Voser as chief executive officer of Europe’s biggest oil company. Mr Van Beurden (...)

Newly elected Pope Francis, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina at the Vatican last night. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

The choice of Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio to take office as Pope Francis I is an extraordinary leap away from the conservative and cautious nature(...)