Aidan O’Shea and Seamus O’Shea of Mayo after the game. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

1. One in five civil servants paid lump sums of over €100,000 More than 500 senior civil servants have received retirement lump sums in exc ess of (...)

Washington State Trooper Mark Francis speaks to the media at the Cascade Mall following a multiple shooting in Burlington, Washington on Friday. Photograph: Reuters

A fifth person has died following a shooting at a US shopping centre 60 miles north of Seattle. The unidentified male victim died on Saturday mornin(...)

Team USA’s Rickie Fowler in the deep rough at the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles. Photograph: Getty Images

There is an untruth about the Ryder Cup which would have you believe it all comes down to the players, 12 true men and all that bonding as a team and (...)

Evidence teams investigate the scene of Saturday’s explosion on West 23rd Street in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighbourhood, New York. Photograph: Jason DeCrow/AP Photo

US prosecutors charged an Afghanistan-born man arrested after weekend attacks in New York and New Jersey with four counts, including use of weapons of(...)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally  in Fort Myers, Florida. Photograph:  Evan Vucci/AP Photo

Democrat Hillary Clinton has accused Republican Donald Trump of aiding Islamic State recruitment. In response, Mr Trump claimed she had helped weak(...)

This image from video provided by KSTP 5 television shows people standing outside the scene of a stabbing at the Crossroads Centre mall in St Cloud, Minnesota. Photograph: KSTP TV/HO/AFP/Getty Images

Authorities are investigating the stabbings of nine people at a Minnesota shopping centre as a potential act of terrorism. Such a finding would reali(...)

FBI agents  after the explosion on West 23rd Street in New York’s Chelsea neighbourhood. Photograph: Louis Lanzano/The New York Times

New York police continued to search for clues on Sunday that might lead them to the bomber behind a blast that injured 29 in the city’s bustling Chels(...)

New York City firefighters stand near the site of an explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan on Saturday night. Photograph: Reuters

Below is a timeline of the main events in New York overnight. All times are local. 1.15am Donald Trump may have moved ahead of New York City officia(...)

This image from video provided by KSTP 5 television in Minneapolis, Minnesota, shows people standing outside the scene of a multiple stabbing at the Crossroads Center mall in St Cloud, Minnesota. Photograph: HO/AFP/Getty Images

A man who wounded eight people in a knife attack on Saturday at a mall in central Minnesota in the US before he was shot dead by an off-duty police of(...)

People who rent out their homes through Airbnb will have to sign up to a new non-discrimination policy or face being suspended from the service.  File photograph: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images

People who rent out their homes through Airbnb will have to sign up to a new non-discrimination policy or face being suspended from the service. The(...)