Mud-slinging: Lightning McQueen (voiced by Owen Wilson) in Cars 3

To date, the Cars franchise has produced characters that children respond to, and films they fidget through. From the sequence’s inception, there ha(...)

Thieves grabbed the coin, loaded it on to a wheelbarrow, carted it out of the building and across the Spree river before descending into a park on a rope and fleeing in a getaway car. File Photograph: Getty Images

Special police units have raided several homes in Berlin in connection with the brazen heist of a 100kg Canadian gold coin from one of the city’s most(...)

Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau with his son Hadrien and wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau in Ottawa boarding a plane for Dublin on Monday. Photograph: Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau arrives in Dublin on Monday for a brief official visit which will see him hold meetings with Taoiseach Leo Vara(...)

 Queen Elizabeth travelled with Prince Charles in her official car to Westminster.

Queen Elizabeth has been reported to the West Yorkshire Police for not wearing a seatbelt as she travelled to the State Opening of Parliament in her o(...)

The Queen’s Speech on Wednesday referred to “delivering on the armed forces covenant across the United Kingdom” - something that Sinn Féin are opposed to in Northern Ireland. Photograph:  Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images

The British government’s attempt to get the DUP to prop up a new Conservative administration was making it increasingly difficult to get a resolution (...)

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood:  said the DUP-Conservative  talks were undermining the Stormont negotiations. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood, amid a guarded sense of optimism, has predicted that a deal will be struck between the DUP and Sinn Féin to restore the No(...)

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II sits alongside her son Britain’s Prince Charles, Prince of Wales as she delivers the Queen’s Speech during the State Opening of Parliament in the Houses of Parliament in London on June 21st, 2017. Photograph: Arthur Edwards/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May has apologised for the inadequacy of the official response to last week’s fire at Grenfell Tower in west London, admitting that support of(...)

Sinn Féin’s Gerry Kelly  speaking   at Stormont Castle  on Tuesday  about the  talks  to restore  the North’s Assembly. Photograph:   Jonathan Porter/

Any deal between the DUP and the Conservative party to prop up a British government led by Theresa May must not damage the political process in Northe(...)

 Theresa May in a unionist band: The DUP has seen itself  mocked in  tweets, news websites and cartoons

Arlene Foster must be feeling rather like Liberace. Remember when he was derided for his camp flamboyance and his ersatz piano renditions of the class(...)

Patricia Mountbatten and John Knatchbull arriving for their wedding at Romsey Abbey in Hampshire, England, in 1946. Photograph: Eddie Worth/Associated Press

Patricia Knatchbull, a grande dame of Britain’s titled elite, whose life embraced a fabled childhood between two world wars and deep personal tragedy (...)