A wildfire  in the Cajon Pass, California. Photograph: NBCLA.com/Reuters

Firefighters are battling a fast-moving blaze that swept across a freeway in a southern California mountain pass, destroying 20 vehicles and sending m(...)

Carl Froch has announced his retirement from boxing. Photograph: PA

Four-time world champion Carl Froch announced his retirement from boxing on Tuesday after over a year out of the ring and said: “I think the desire ha(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Thirty-seven years ago, when Paul McGuinness signed a virtually unknown teen rock band called U2, he was also interested in making movies. After dr(...)

The Sunset Marquis hotel in west Hollywood where long-time U2 tour manager Dennis Sheehan was found dead after suffering a suspected heart attack. Photograph:  Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images

U2 have paid tribute on stage to their late manager Dennis Sheehan who died suddenly on Wednesday. The death of Mr Sheehan (68) shocked the band who (...)

U2 singer  tour manager Dennis Sheehan (68) died suddenly of a suspected heart attack in  Los Angeles. Photograph: Brantley Gutierrez

U2 singer Bono has described tour manager Dennis Sheehan who died suddenly on Wednesday morning as “irreplaceable”. The band are still coming to term(...)

BB King performs in Glastonbury in  June,  2011. File photograph:  Ian Gavan/Getty

Officials in the US state of Nevada said on Monday they would conduct an investigation into the death of BB King who died this month at age 89, after (...)

US blues legend BB King performs onstage during the 45th Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux in 2011. Photograph: Valentin Flauraud/Reuters

Tributes have begun flooding in for blues legend BB King, who has died at the age of 89.His lawyer Brent Bryson said that King, who suffered from diab(...)

Blues legend B.B. King holding his Grammy award for Best Traditional Blues Album during the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards. File photograph: Vince Buccivince/AFP/Getty Images 1:20

Blues singer and guitarist BB King has died aged 89 in his Las Vegas, his lawyer has said. Brent Bryson said King died peacefully in his sleep at his (...)

Let’s hear it for the boy. Shamir Bailey hails from Las Vegas and his debut album arrives attached with the usual flags and bunting we now ass(...)