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For more than 20 years a Northern Ireland dentist, Colin Howell, and his lover, a Sunday-school teacher named Hazel Buchanan, got away with murder. In(...)

Protesters march to show their opposition against what they called ‘Hate Bill 2,’ which they urged lawmakers to repeal as legislators convened for a short session in Raleigh, North Carolina on Monday. Photograph: Marti Maguire/Reuters

Supporters and opponents of a new North Carolina transgender law have been holding competing rallies on the first day of the state’s legislative sessi(...)

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump  gestures to the crowd during an appearance on NBC’s  Today Show in Rockefeller Plaza in New York. Photograph: Peter Foley/EPA

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump sided on Thursday with those criticising a controversial new North Carolina law requiring transgender p(...)

Opponents of a new state law that restricts transgender bathroom use and pre-empts local governments from creating their own anti-discrimination policies at a counter-rally across the street from a rally for proponents of the new law, outside the the North Carolina State Capitol in Raleigh earlier this month. File photograph: Ray Whitehouse/New York Times

North Carolina business leaders on Tuesday called for a repeal of a new state law they blamed for mounting economic losses as opponents of the legisla(...)

 Bryan Adams performs  at the 2016 Juno Awards in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, April 3rd, 2016. File photograph: Mike Ridewood/Reuters

Canadian singer Bryan Adams has cancelled a show in Mississippi to protest a new state law that will allow people with religious objections deny servi(...)

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.

Bruce Springsteen has canceled a concert in North Carolina this weekend in protest of the state’s new law on gay and transgender rights, becoming perh(...)

Amir Amor (far right) and his bandmates in London band Rudimental

There’s a rich seam of cultural DNA at the heart of the latest chapter in the Guinness Made Of More campaign, fusing the energy of 1930s New York jaz(...)

Beyonce performs during the Super Bowl half-time show at Levi’s Stadium on February 7th in California. Photograph: Getty

Tickets for Beyoncé’s show in Croke Park, Dublin went on sale on Monday at 9am. Beyoncé will play Croke Park on Saturday, July 9th as part of her Fo(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny during a general election canvassing stop at Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

If you follow a political leader around enough on a campaign trail, you find certain words, phrases, even speeches have a habit of repeating themselve(...)

Over 160,000 tickets for two Springsteen concerts on May 27th and May 29th sold out within two hours of going on sale. Photograph: Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images

Touts hoping to profit from the resale of tickets for Bruce Springsteen’s concerts in Croke Park this summer are to have major obstacles placed in the(...)