The Aston Martin DB9 “looks as fresh-faced and beguilingly beautiful as Audrey Hepburn”

It was the first truly modern Aston Martin. The sports car maker, famous for its swooping designs, its barking engine notes and its intimate associati(...)

West Belfast man Tim Brannigan. “People used to shout at black British soldiers, ‘go back to England you black bastard’, and then they’d turn to me and say, ‘No offence, Tim’.” Photograph: Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press

Summer in Northern Ireland is always fraught with tension over marches and flags, and flare-ups of intolerance and bigotry of one kind or another, or (...)

Aidan O’Brien has three of the eight horses confirmed in St Leger. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Connections of Storm The Stars are keeping their fingers crossed Saturday’s Ladbrokes St Leger does not prove one run too many for the tough-as-tea(...)

A photograph made available via the Dallas Police Department Twitter page  shows the area around the Dallas Police headquarters that was the scene of a shooting in Dallas, Texas,  early on the morning of  June 13th, 2015. Photograph: Dallas Police Department/EPA

A US police sniper has shot a suspect in an overnight attack on Dallas police headquarters and officers have been attempting to check whether he is st(...)

Louise Richardson, principal of the University of St. Andrews, in Scotland. Unlike her male predecessors at this prestigious teaching institution, Richardson did not receive an honorary membership in the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews  which will soon vote on whether to admit women. She could be in line to be admitted depending on the outcome of the vote. Robert Ormerod/The New York Times

Women who have made a “significant contribution” to golf will be first in line to join the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, if the club v(...)

Aidan O’Brien: Ballydoyle handler’s Great War could finish only fifth to Baitha Alga when sent off 5 to 6 favourite in the Norfolk Stakes at Ascot. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA

The Great War is among 12 declarations as he attempts to redeem his reputation in the Portland Place Properties July Stakes at Newmarket tomorrow.Aida(...)

Will the Speedback’s classic lines invoke the ire of Aston Martin’s corporate lawyers?

Newly formed car maker David Brown Automotive (DBA) has revealed the fruits of its recent labours, a car that is effectively a tribute to the c(...)

A new British-based sports car firm has sprung up, claiming to offer Ferrari levels of desire and performance for a six-figure price tag. So far, so t(...)

A fireball which burned up over Russia last February generated shockwaves which circled the globe twice.  Photograph:

A fireball which burned up over Russia last February generated shockwaves which circled the globe twice.A new study published in Geophysical Research (...)

Lending conditions in the euro zone deteriorated in March and the economic gap separating Germany from the bloc's problem debtors widened, data(...)