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 Barbara Windsor attends the world premier of “Alice in Wonderland” at the Odeon Cinema in London’s Leicester Square in 2010. File photograph: Carl Court/Getty

The late Carry on film actress and Eastenders star Dame Barbara Windsor seemed East End to the core of her tiny 4ft 10 inch frame but an episode of Wh(...)

 People wearing face masks hold up placards during a Black Lives Matter rally in Millennium Square  in Leeds, England. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty

The new British government commission on racial inequalities is being set up by a Downing Street adviser who has cast doubt on the existence of instit(...)

Supervalu saw the highest growth of 32.7 per cent and the smallest growth recorded in Dunnes Stores of 18 per cent. Photograph: iStock

Shoppers spent €52.8 million on groceries last Friday alone, in the run-up to the May bank holiday weekend, according to data from Kantar which detail(...)

PJ O’Flaherty of Joe Watty’s bar and restaurant in Kilronan, Inishmore. Photograph: Andrew Downes

“It is almost at the moment as if the island is grieving,” says PJ O’Flaherty as we sit on the stone wall outside Joe Watty’s, his pub and restaurant (...)

Photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP via Getty Images

The price of a barrel of benchmark US oil plunged below $0 a barrel on Monday for the first time in history, a troubling sign of an unprecedented glob(...)

The aftermath of an EF-4 tornado in Dayton, Ohio. Photograph: Stephen Starr

The large family home at 2036 Maplegrove avenue, a quiet tree-line residential street north of downtown Dayton, Ohio is a wreck. At around 11pm on Ma(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar (left) with other EU leaders at the European Council summit in Brussels. Photograph: Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images

Everything revolves around the leaders. The 28 heads of government who comprise the European Union’s highest decision-making body, the European Counci(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May walks back to number 10 after making a statement in Downing Street. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Theresa May’s defiant statement outside 10 Downing Street, promising to fight “with everything I’ve got” to keep her job, set out the case she will ma(...)

Britain’s Brexit Minister Dominic Raab: admitted he underestimated the consequences of crashing out of the EU without a deal.  Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

When Theresa May’s cabinet meets over the next few days to consider the latest proposal for a Brexit deal, ministers will be under pressure to approve(...)

Half the adults who apply online are waiting less than a week for their passport with the remainder getting their documents in under two weeks. Some people are reporting a turnaround time of two or three days. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

I have just realised my passport has expired and I am going on holidays next month, should I be worried? You will probably be grand. But you’d need t(...)

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