Brennans Bread

“How could you miss Chef sauce? McCarren’s sausages? Cavan Cola? And Emerald sweets,” John John McEntee demanded to know after he read our list of bel(...)

 Mount Agung volcano is obscured by clouds. Photograph: Sonny Tumbelaka/Getty

The world is facing into a century of extreme weather disruption as a consequence of global warming, but volcanic activity is going to be “the joker i(...)

Arun Kapil, author of ‘Fresh Spice’ and founder of Green Saffron,  in Green Saffron, Midleton, Co Cork. Photograph: Clare Keogh

For centuries spices have been used to add flavour and colour to food – but they have also been known to have wonderful medicinal properties. And whil(...)

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(...)

A Palestinian boy waves a Palestine flag during clashes following a protest against the expropriation of Palestinian land in the village of Atouf, near the west bank city of Tubas, on Wednesday. Photograph: Alaa Badarneh/EPA

Interpol voted on Wednesday to admit the State of Palestine as a member over Israeli objections at the international police organisation’s general ass(...)

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar clamor for bamboo polls and tarpaulins to build homes at a new makeshift-camp near Kutupalong, Bangladesh, on September 3rd. Photograph: Adam Dean/New York Times

A military crackdown against the Rohingya ethnic group has driven hundreds of thousands of men, women and children from their homes in Myanmar. The Ro(...)

David Slater argued he engineered the photographs in 2008 by travelling to an Indonesia jungle and spending three days with a troupe of monkeys to gain their trust

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit over who owns the copyright to selfie photographs taken by a monkey before a federal appeals court could an(...)

Jakarta protest: demonstrators want the Indonesian government to help end human-rights violations in Myanmar. Photograph: Adi Weda/EPA

The president of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, has sent his foreign minister to Myanmar to urge its government to halt violence against Rohingya Muslims, af(...)

Muslims praying at the Grand Mosque ahead of the annual hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Tuesday. Photograph: Suhaib Salem/Reuters

Nearly two million pilgrims on Wednesday celebrate the joyous feast that is the culmination of the annual hajj, although more than a dozen of their nu(...)

Vice-admiral Joseph Aucoin, commander of the US 7th Fleet, has been relieved of his duties “due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command”, the US navy said in a statement. Photograph: Franck Robichon/EPA

The US navy on Wednesday said it had removed its 7th Fleet commander, vice-admiral Joseph Aucoin, after a series of collisions involving its warships (...)