Worshippers wearing the Montserrat national dress of 'Irish tartan' attend mass in the town of Lookout. Customs officers stamp shamrocks in the passports of visitors to this tiny West Indies island. Photograph:Frank Miller

When Donaldson Romeo was a young black portrait artist fighting deportation from Britain, he never dreamed that within a short few years he would be (...)

The sculpture (inset) took artist Willard Wigan four weeks to create. Photograph: PA/Reuters

World-renowned artist Willard Wigan has created a microscopic sculpture of William Shakespeare, which is smaller than a full stop in a newspaper, to m(...)

Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson:  The Mossack Fonseca documents show Gunnlaugsson’s family - unbeknownst to Icelanders - had a big personal stake in the outcome for bank creditors.  KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

On May 15th, 2014, the prime minister of Iceland stood before parliament answering questions about how aggressively his government would sniff out ta(...)

The NIEC  organised a series of open-air concerts at Stormont featuring headline stars from Pavarotti to Elton John and also numerous sporting events.

The failure of a Government funded events company that collapsed in 2007 with debts totalling £1.6 million represents “one of the biggest scandals” ev(...)

Neil Young, who sent Donald Trump a cease and desist letter after the Trump campaign used Rockin’ in the Free World at its rallies. Photograph:  David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Afrika Bambaataa and NWA playing at the next US president’s inauguration ball is a real possibility. If Florida senator Marco Rubio succeeds in securi(...)

 Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious with his girlfriend Nancy Spungen in 1978. Photograph: Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

It is because of Heathcliff that we are like this,” Susan says and takes another sip from the salt-rimmed glass. “It was irresponsible of them to tea(...)

Igor Kolomoisky, billionaire and governor of the Dnipropetrovsk region:   legal dispute in London involving three of Ukraine’s richest men was settled out of court on Friday. Photograph: Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters

A $2 billion (€1.85 billion) legal dispute involving three of Ukraine’s wealthiest and most powerful oligarchs and centring on wealth amassed after th(...)

Glenn Frey of the Eagles performs at Madison Square Garden in New York on May 28th, 2008. Photograph: Chang Lee/The New York Times

Tributes have been paid to Eagles frontman Glenn Frey after he died at the age of 67. He died in New York from complications of rheumatoid arthriti(...)

Thin Lizzy: Phil Lynott at the Hammersmith Odeon, in London, in 1976. Photograph: Erica Echenberg/Redferns

My preteen experience with music in Canada was limited to a (pretty deadly) stack of vinyls owned by my dad and a series of petrol-pump loyalty-point (...)

Walking On Cars

2016 is already shaping up to be a bumper year for albums, as top-level pop stars and rock bands get their respective fingers out and tussle for the (...)