For Those I Love (aka David Balfe) holds up a Shelbourne flag during his performance on Later with Jools Holland on BBC on Friday. Photograph: BBC screengrab

It’s not often you see a League of Ireland club represented on the BBC and even less often does it come on Later with Jools Holland. However, that’s w(...)

Election workers with the Philadelphia City Commissioners office sort through ballots at the Pennsylvania Convention Centre. Photograph: Kriston Jae Bethel/New York Times

As in 2016, a trio of upper Midwestern states have again proved key battlegrounds in deciding the outcome of the US presidential election. Key bricks(...)

In 2016, Trump won the state and its 18 electoral college votes by eight points. Photograph: Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty

Election season in America is a busy time for Margaret Wilkes. The morning after the testy presidential debate between Donald Trump and Democratic Pa(...)

Michael Pentland aged 10 from Belfast watches the  Carling Nations Cup match between Wales and  Northern Ireland at the Aviva Stadium in 2011, where the attendance was 529. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

I blame Liam Brady. As a soccer-obsessed child I was desperate to attend an Ireland match but faced one insurmountable problem. The old Lansdowne Road(...)

Protester holds flare as Serbian police fires tear gas in front of the National Assembly building in Belgrade. Photograph: Andrej Isakovic/AFP

Serbian police said 23 people were detained and scores of police officers and demonstrators injured in clashes that erupted after the country’s presid(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks during the Fourth of July ‘Salute to America’ event in Washington, DC. Photograph: Samuel Corum/EPA

US president Donald Trump has vowed to “safeguard” America’s values from enemies within in a speech to celebrate the Fourth of July. Mr Trump watched(...)

Rory McIlroy reacts on the sixth green during the final round of the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. Photograph: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy will aim to find some respite, at least mentally, in his time spent at home in Florida before resuming tournament play. That will be at M(...)

Students Darby Adams, Shania Adams, Anisha Boone and Jaiden Proper protest outside the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio following the killing of George Floyd at the hands of police. Photograph: Stephen Starr

Every afternoon for a week, protesters have descended in their hundreds on the manicured lawn in front of the Ohio Statehouse in downtown Columbus. So(...)

Skull found at the entrance of the chapel.

Spanish archaeologists searching for the remains of Red Hugh O’Donnell have discovered two coffins, a skull and a complete body at the site they belie(...)

On day five of the dig in Valladolid’s Constitution Street on Friday, the archaeologists recovered human remains. Photograph: Twitter

Archaeologists in Spain have found part of a skull and a femur (thigh bone) in their search for the remains of Red Hugh O’Donnell, one of the great tr(...)

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