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Rev Jesse Jackson: “For me, a Parkinson’s diagnosis is not a stop sign but rather a signal that I must make lifestyle changes and dedicate myself to physical therapy in hopes of slowing the disease’s progression.” File photograph: Paul J  Richards/AFP/Getty Images

US civil rights activist Rev Jesse Jackson has announced he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, an ailment that constrains movement and gets(...)

Graceland: Elvis is buried in the garden, making the house a pilgrimage for fans of rock’n’roll

There’s a pretty little thing Waiting for the King Down in the Jungle Room It’s 40 years this month since Elvis Presley last entertained pretty littl(...)

A man wearing a T-shirt bearing the name of President Donald Trump, right, argues with a counterprotester after being hit by a flying plastic bottle of water near a "Free Speech" rally staged by conservative activists, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Boston.  An estimated 15,000 counterprotesters marched through the city to historic Boston Common, where many gathered near a bandstand abandoned early by conservatives who had planned to deliver a series of speeches. Police vans later escorted the conservatives out of the area, and angry counterprotesters scuffled with armed officers trying to maintain order.  (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Tens of thousands of demonstrators, emboldened and unnerved by the eruption of fatal violence in Virginia last weekend, surged onto streets and parks (...)

The controversial statue in Memphis, Tennessee, of Nathan Bedford Forrest,  a civil war general who was also an early member of the Ku Klux Klan. Photograph: Suzanne Lynch

In the sixth part of her series “Coast to Coast: Travels in Trump’s America”, Washington Correspondent Suzanne Lynch travels to Memphis. Driving(...)

African American student James Meredith walks across the University of Mississippi campus after class amid the stares and jeers of fellow students back in 1962. Photograph: Getty Images

In the fifth part of her series “Coast to Coast: Travels in Trump’s America”, Washington Correspondent Suzanne Lynch travels to Oxford and Cleveland. (...)

Trump supporters and Birmingham residents Kathy Courtland and Susan Stofel are united in their dislike of Hillary Clinton.

In the fourth part of her series “Coast to Coast: Travels in Trump’s America”, Washington Correspondent Suzanne Lynch travels to Birmingham. Located (...)

Investigators work outside the Power Ultra Lounge nightclub in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Photograph: Andrew DeMillo/AP

Twenty-five people have been shot at a downtown nightclub in Little Rock, Arkansas. The shooting at Power Ultra Lounge arose from a dispute among cl(...)

Orla Kiely in her London home

London-based Orla Kiely is Ireland’s most successful designer internationally whose reach extends beyond fashion into interiors, ceramics, wallpaper, (...)

The tranche of 3.16 million shares in Bulmers maker C&C bought by Brandes Investment Partners was valued at at more than €12 million. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

US billionaire activist shareholder Charles Brandes must be developing a taste for Irish cider as his firm boosted its stake in Bulmers maker C&C(...)

Jose Mourinho will rest goalkeeper David de Gea for Saturday’s FA Cup clash with Reading. Photograph: Reuters/Eddie Keogh

Wayne Rooney will start for Manchester United in Saturday’s FA Cup third round meeting with Reading at Old Trafford as the holders attempt to win the (...)

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