The  “Victory Watch” features a distinctive enamel dial showing St George slaying the dragon, with a trident as the hour hand

Sotheby’s has announced that it will offer at auction this autumn “a unique Victory Watch” commissioned for Sir Winston Churchill, the British prime m(...)

Sétif, 300km east of Algiers, in  about 1930, where a protest sparked the massacre of thousands in 1945. Photograph: Roger Viollet/Getty Images/CAP

Some 8,000 Muslim Arabs gathered in the market town of Sétif, 300km east of Algiers, early on the morning of May 8th, 1945. They were ostensibly there(...)

Flights between Ireland and Europe continue to be disrupted on Thursday as hundreds of planes across the continent remain grounded due to an air traffic controllers’ strike. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times.

Flights between Ireland and Europe continue to be disrupted on Thursday as hundreds of planes across the continent remain grounded due to an air traff(...)

A map showing where the Jailbreak teams were at 10.30am on Sunday.

The Jailbreak 2015 challenge has been won by two mechanical engineering students from Trinity College Dublin - Hugh Wedlon and Ahmad Mu’azzam. They r(...)

Roy Keane and Alex Ferguson shared a plane home from Paris on Wednesday. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Getty Images

For the passengers on flight AF1068, departing from Charles de Gaulle airport at 12.55pm, it was probably one of those occasions when Roy Keane mig(...)

French police are hunting Hayat Boumeddiene (L), the girlfriend of  Amedy Coulibaly (R) who was killed yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Paris Prefecture de Police  2:00

Hayat Boumeddiene (26), the suspected female accomplice of Islamists behind attacks in Paris, left France last week and travelled to Syria via Turkey,(...)

French police officers  in an industrial area northeast of Paris where the suspects in the  attack at the headquarters of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo  are reportedly holding a hostage. Photograph: Etienne Laurent/EPA

8.20am: Reports that shots have been fired in a car chase northeast of Paris.8.45am: French minister of the interior Bernard Cazeneuve confirms that a(...)

Éric Zemmour: the success of his book is widely interpreted as evidence that the National Front’s ideas have penetrated mainstream society. Photograph: Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images

That the title of the bestselling book in France this autumn is The French Suicide speaks volumes about the mood in Paris.Each day, 5,000 people buy É(...)

Jean-Claude Juncker: discussion of his much-feted €300bn investment plan likely to be deferred until December summit. Photograph: Patrick Seeger/EPA

EU leaders, including Taoiseach Enda Kenny, gather in Brussels today for a two-day summit. A discussion on the EU’s climate and energy framework for 2(...)

An employee of a factory tries on special Ebola gear in Berkel en Rodenrijs, The Netherlands. The WHO has declared Nigeria Ebola free after a 42 day period with no new cases elapsed. Photograph: Remko De Waal/EPA

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared Nigeria Ebola free after a 42 day period with no new cases elapsed.“Nigeria is now free of Ebola,” WH(...)