1960s comedy I Dream of Jeannie, starring Barbara Eden and Larry Hagman, was one of Sky Channel’s early repeats. Photograph: NBC via Getty Images

As jewels from RTÉ Archives go, I am fond of this one from the news vaults of 1986: “People in this country, in most parts of it, already have six cha(...)

Cars drive through deep water on a flooded road in The Nine Elms district of London. Photograph:  Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty

Homes, roads and Tube stations have been flooded while two London hospitals asked patients to stay away after thunderstorms battered the south of Engl(...)

Police officers patrol the streets of Westminster as protesters gathered for a demonstration against government lockdown restrictions in  London on Monday. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images

British prime minister Boris Johnson has condemned “disgraceful” footage of a BBC journalist being harassed and chased by anti-lockdown protesters in (...)

Margaret Molyneux (69) died at Watford General Hospital on July 5th, 2017.

UK police are investigating the death of an Irish woman which her daughter alleges was linked to being administered too high a dosage of a psychiatric(...)

Dragons’ Den, BBC, series 18: Dragons: Touker Suleyman, Sara Davies, Deborah Meaden, Tej Lalvani, andPeter Jones. Photograph: BBC, Andrew Farrington

Dragons’ Den is still on (Thursday, BBC1) which makes it a contender for longest running show on television after One Man and His Dog, Grey’s Anatomy (...)

Members of the World Health Organisation (WHO) team investigating the origins of the Covid-19 coronavirus. Photograph: Hector Retamal/ AFP via Getty

World Health Organisation (WHO) experts have visited an animal disease centre in the Chinese city of Wuhan as part of their investigation into the ori(...)

Shoppers walk through London’s Burlington Arcade after  British prime minister Boris Johnson delivered a televised statement announcing more restrictions for the southeast of England on Saturday. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

UK prime minister Boris Johnson imposed an effective lockdown on over 16 million people in England and reversed plans to ease curbs over Christmas, sa(...)

British health secretary Matt Hancock updates MPs on the areas which will be moved into Tier 3, in the House of Commons, London. Photograph: PA Video/PA Wire

A new variant of coronavirus has been identified in the UK that could be contributing to a rapid rise in infections in some parts of the country. Res(...)

Erskine Childers: born in London 150 years ago on June 25th. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

One of Erskine Childers’s biographies is titled The Riddle of Erskine Childers, and there was much that was enigmatic about him. English born, he work(...)

Joseph Swaine left Enniskerry for  London at the age of 19 and stayed for six decades.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

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