People watch the aftermath of a mass shooting outside  the Mandalay Bay hotel near the scene of the Route 91 Harvest festival on Las Vegas Boulevard in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph: Paul Buck/EPA

At least 58 people died and more than 500 others were wounded when a gunman opened fire on a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. The gunma(...)

Irish forward Kevin Doyle in the Euro 2012 championships: the player has been forced to retire from the game at 34 after repeated concussions. Photograph: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images

The English Football Association and Professional Footballers’ Association are understood to be close to announcing the launch of a new study into a p(...)

Former special US special envoy to Northern Ireland, Gary Hart: Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The former US special envoy to Northern Ireland, Gary Hart, has condemned the proposal by the Trump administration to abolish the diplomatic role as “(...)

The two-night ‘Ashford Castle Fairytale experience’ includes private chauffeur, afternoon tea, falconry and lots, lots more - if your pockets are deep enough to afford the €4,350 to €6,350 price tag

A “fairytale” experience at Ashford Castle has been listed as one of the 25 best travel experiences in the world. The listing was compiled by US trav(...)

Members of the Ponca tribe outside the hearing in Lincoln into the construction of the Keystone oil pipeline through Nebraska. Photograph: Suzanne Lynch

In the ninth part of her series “Coast to Coast: Travels in Trump’s America”, Washington Correspondent Suzanne Lynch travels to Nebraska It’s a (...)

Taylor Swift won her trial against a Colorado radio personality on Monday. Photograph: Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP

Taylor Swift won her trial against a Colorado radio personality on Monday after a jury found that the former DJ assaulted and battered the pop star by(...)

Heather Heyer (32) regularly drew attention to cases of police malpractice and racism, as well as posting her support for Bernie Sanders in his presidential campaign

US president Donald Trump faced widespread criticism for failing to specifically condemn white supremacists after a far-right rally turned violent in (...)

 Virginia State Police inspect the site where a vehicle hit protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. Photograph: Tasos Katopodis /EPA

US authorities are investigating the outbreak of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday, following clashes at a white nationalist rally in(...)

Taylor Swift: ‘I felt him grab onto my ass cheek under my skirt.’ File photgraph: Mario Anzuoni

Pop singer Taylor Swift on Friday won an important ruling in the trial stemming from her allegation that she was groped by a Colorado disc jockey, wit(...)

Pope Francis has given the Brothers of Charity in Belgium until the end of August to stop euthanasia at all of its 15 centres in that country. File image: Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images

Pope Francis has ordered the Brothers of Charity religious congregation in Belgium to end the practice of offering euthanasia in its psychiatric hospi(...)