The whiskey was distilled at the long-gone Bandon Distillery in west Cork

A bottle of 1916 whiskey with a blessing from a priest and bottled on Nun’s Island is expected to sell for more than €15,000 when it goes under the ha(...)

Some chemicals harm insects. Photograph: Richard Johnson
Killer chemicals

Have you had a good rummage in your garden shed recently? I mean a proper, spiderwebs-in the-face, sneeze-inducing rummage into its murkiest, dustiest(...)

James Hunt  was all about instinct, thrill and, most importantly, the fun of celebrating. Photograph: Keystone/Getty Images

One of the best things about Rush, Hollywood’s cheerful account of the scintillating 1976 Formula One season dual between James Hunt and Niki Lauda is(...)