Former White House press secretary James Brady gives a thumbs-up to everyone as he visits the White House press briefing room in Washington in this  2011 file photograph.

The death of former White House press secretary James Brady, who was shot in the head in the 1981 assassination attempt on president Ronald Reagan, ha(...)

James Brady, selected by president-elect Ronald Reagan to become his press secretary, talking to reporters after the announcement was made in Washington in 1981. Photograph: Walt Zebowski/AP Photo

James Brady, who has died aged 73, was the principal victim of John Hinckley’s attempt to kill American president Ronald Reagan. The bullet that lodge(...)

Former White House press secretary James Brady has died aged 73. Photograph: Larry Downing/Reuters

James Brady, who became a leading proponent of gun limits after he was grievously wounded in a 1981 assassination attempt on his then-boss, US preside(...)

Top-notch: students at Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin has been ranked 15th in the Best Student Cities survey carried out by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). The researchers looked at student mix, qualit(...)