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In the news: some of the headline-makers of 2018

Answer all 100 questions in our special Christmas Quiz to be in with a chance of winning one of the following prizes: 1st prize: One night (...)

Liam Tilly in his Christmas jumper outside his house on Bath Avenue in Sandymount, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan James Brophy

Liam Tilly is not going mad for Christmas this year. He has ordered only three turkeys: one each for two of his sons, and one for himself. Each one wi(...)

Mel B with her new memoir “Brutally Honest”. Photograph: Mark R. Milan/WireImage

Last time I met Melanie Brown, she could not have been happier. The artist formerly known as Scary Spice was enjoying success as a judge on The X Fact(...)

File images, one issued by Blackpool Police of a suspected thief (L) and the other posted on the Twitter feed of David Schwimmer parodying his resemblance to the suspect. Photograph: Blackpool Police/@DavidSchwimmer/PA Wire

British police looking for a suspected thief with a resemblance to Friends actor David Schwimmer have made an arrest in London. After police in Black(...)

Micholaj and Elzbieta Wilk. Photograph: Provision

A 35-year-old father of two who was attacked by a machete-wielding gang at his home in Co Cork during the summer died from blood loss as well as a ser(...)

   Daniela Kocis-Fitzgerald: “I’ve always been quite ambitious and adventurous.” Photograph: Tom Honan

Daniela Kocis-Fitzgerald was standing at a bus stop the first time she personally experienced the negative stigma attached to being Romanian in this c(...)

Fair cop?: David Schwimmer (right) posted a joking Twitter video after English police appealed for help identifying a suspected thief. Composite: PA

The Friends star David Schwimmer has responded to suggestions that he bears a strong resemblance to an alleged thief in Blackpool by spoofing CCTV foo(...)

A man in his 30s has died after he was struck by an articulated lorry in Blackpool on the northside of Cork city.

A man in his 30s has died after he was struck by an articulated lorry in Blackpool on the northside of Cork city. The accident occurred on the N20 d(...)

Aidan O’Driscoll, a senior figure in the Real IRA in Munster, died after he was shot up to four times as he walked along the northside of Cork city just minutes after he had finished work.

Two men have appeared before the Special Criminal Court this afternoon charged in connection with the murder of Aidan O’Driscoll in Cork nearly two ye(...)

Competitors line up before dawn on the beach in Tenby, Wales, before the start of the Wales Ironman earlier this month. Photograph: Andrew Testa/The New York Times

Ricky Hicks and Gary Evans scanned the list, searching for their names. Hicks spotted his first: No 647. It took Evans longer. No surprise, really – E(...)

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