Filipino residents evacuate to safer ground in the town of Marabot, Samar island, Philippines, 6th December 2014. Photograph: EPA/Francis R. Malasig

Aid workers have described deserted streets and scenes of destruction in the Philippines as a typhoon started to work its way across the country.Power(...)

Guillamene swimming cove, Tramore, Co.Waterford. Photograph: Mary Browne.

Tramore has always been famous for its Metal Man. The able-bodied seaman points a warning finger at passing seafarers lest they mistake Tramore(...)