Ryan Moore riding Happily to victory in  the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe meeting at Chantilly Racecourse on Sunday. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Out of luck in the Arc, Aidan O’Brien still managed to secure a Group One double for the second time in 24 hours as the fillies Happily and Rhododendr(...)

French police and soldier secure a street near the Saint-Charles train station  in Marseilles. Photograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters

A man shouting “Allahu Akbar” killed two young women with a butcher’s knife outside the Gare Saint-Charles in Marseilles early Sunday afternoon. Neit(...)

Martin Bell said the advent of the internet meant foreign news was being downgraded because it was “not a ratings winner”. Photograph: Roberto Ricciuti/Getty

With the world living through the most dangerous time since the Cuban missile crisis, now is “no time for soft news, the fluff and forth of journalism(...)

Karl O’Hanlon and his wife Anita at the Château St Pierre de Serjac in France’s Languedoc region.

Dubliner Karl O’Hanlon is a developer, hotelier and interior designer who specialises in restoring and operating wine estates and historic French buil(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron attends an EU summit in Tallinn, Estonia. Photograph: Ints Kalnins/Reuters

Big events, big speeches and big ideas herald a return of scale and ambition to European politics. The German election, Juncker’s, Macron’s and May’s (...)

In a recent poll, 53 per cent said Macron’s economic policies benefit the rich most. Photograph: Ints Kalnins/Reuters

The three most damaging words in the French language for Emmanuel Macron are président des riches. The label created for the French head of state by t(...)

Jake La Motta  during a training session at Gleason’s Gym, New York in 1949. Photograph: Keystone/Getty Images

Jake LaMotta, who has died aged 95, is generally acknowledged as one of the toughest men to have entered a professional boxing ring – a world middlewe(...)

Husband and wife team Nicola Curran and Josef Zammit won a Bib for their canalside restaurant Two Cooks, in Sallins, Co Kildare

The Michelin Guide to Britain and Ireland has released a small blizzard of Bibs to Irish restaurants on Twitter this afternoon. The Bib which is award(...)

The Comptroller and Auditor General’s report also highlighted the fragility of the State’s corporate tax base, with 37 per cent of receipts coming from just 10 firms. Photograph: Getty Images

Some 13 of Ireland’s top 100 companies pay an effective rate of tax of just 1 per cent, the latest Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) report h(...)

A Rohingya Muslim refugee mourns beside the body of his child near Inani beach in Cox’s Bazar district. File photograph: Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images

More than 60 people are feared dead following the shipwreck of a boat carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing from violence in Myanmar to Bangladesh, the UN(...)