Bob Weighton, the world’s oldest man, who has died aged 112 from cancer. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The world’s oldest man, Bob Weighton, has died from cancer at the age of 112, his family have confirmed. The former teacher and engineer, from Hampsh(...)

Andrew Wolsey with his specimen perch of 2.75lb, caught on Lough Erne, in April.

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has updated its guidance regarding angling to reflect the latest Government and National Public Health Emergency Team ((...)

Sheep feed during heavy snowfall in Roundwood, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Garry O’Neill

Cold and wintry conditions are expected to continue across the country on Tuesday, with a yellow snow and ice weather warning remaining in place. Sno(...)

Nigel Slater: ‘Little can compare with making someone something nice to eat.’ Photograph: Jenny Zarins/4th Estate

THE FOOD WRITER AND TV PRESENTER WROTE A BOOK ABOUT HIS TOUGH CHILDHOOD, AND HE NOW REGULARLY GOES TO SEE THE PLAY IT LED TO. IT IS HARD TO WATCH, (...)

Downtown Abbey on Airbnb: Highclere Castle, in Hampshire, in southern England

Fans of the hit TV series Downton Abbey are to be given the opportunity to “live like the lord or lady of a stately home” and stay in the castle where(...)

Kevin McCloud: his company’s flagship development is in a ‘dreadful state’. Photograph: Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert/Getty

Local residents claim a flagship development built by TV property guru Kevin McCloud’s troubled housing empire, which was supposed to have been comple(...)

Kevin McCloud: delays and large debts have plagued his own projects. Photograph: Fremantle/Channel 4/PA Wire

Small investors who sank millions of pounds into the TV property guru Kevin McCloud’s eco-friendly housing ventures have been told they could face los(...)

Queen Elizabeth  is seen in London, England, on Saturday. The queen’s birthday honours have been released. Photograph: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Former frontman of The Undertones Feargal Sharkey (60) has been made an OBE in Queen Elizabeth’s birthday honours. Sharkey is one of several musician(...)

Working Abroad Q&A: Rosie Casey, from Walkinstown in Dublin, now lives in Newport in Shropshire, where she works as a handmade(...)

Dog walkers in Oxfordshire, England. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Widespread severe frost and ice is expected in many parts of the country as a yellow weather warning remains in place until Saturday. Saturday is ex(...)

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