The ’Croydon cat killer’ is believed to be behind as many as 250 feline murders. Stock image: Reuters

The notorious case of the “Croydon cat killer” - who is believed to be behind as many as 250 feline murders - is to be re-examined by Britain’s first (...)

Tony Jenkins of South Norwood Animal Rescue and Liberty (Snarl) said postmortems  on about 40 cats proved the same person is behind the attacks. File photograph: Joseph Guthrie/EyeEm

The first description has been released of a suspected serial cat killer who has eluded police in England for almost two years. The culprit, believed(...)

Olympic medalist Annalise Murphy competing on her foiling Moth class dinghy at the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

With the next Olympic Games in Japan still three years away, Ireland’s Annalise Murphy is being trialled as a crew-member in the forthcoming Volvo Oc(...)

Michael Christopher Hayes, who claims he was part of the group responsible for the 1974 Birmingham bombings. Photograph: Screengrab/BBC

On Monday, the BBC broadcast a claim by Michael Christopher Hayes that he was part of the group responsible for the 1974 Birmingham bombings, in which(...)

Corfe Castle, Dorset, England. Photograph: Mark Bauer/Getty Images

In the summer of 1941 Enid Blyton alighted from a steam locomotive at Corfe Castle station in the Isle of Purbeck. She took a short walk through the (...)

Dragon Boat racing as part of a three-day trip to Lusty Beg island this summer

Canoeing and camping in the Ardèche Acorn Adventure specialises in active camping holidays for families in Wales, France, Italy and Spain. Accommodat(...)

The Hogan Family at their home in Dublin: with Jen and Paul Hogan are their seven children:Tobey (2), Chloe (14), Adam (11), Jamie (9), Noah (seven months), Luke (7) and Zach (5). Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Hogan family is going on its first foreign holiday this May and mother Jen feels “no guilt” about taking her children out of school for a week in (...)

 Minister for foreign affairs  Peter Barry:  said there was every possibility the launches could be used in the war effort. Photograph: Jack McManus

A proposal that the government should support the production of high-speed launches in Ireland for the Iranian navy in 1986 was given cautious encour(...)

Scotland’s North Coast 500:  Some people drive anti-clockwise, saving the more dramatic west coast scenery till last.  Photograph: Sue Mountjoy

Since watching the classic hippy biker movie Easy Rider three times during my impressionable teenage years, I have always nursed a nagging desire to d(...)

‘Birthday boy’, Cyril Boggins, from Killarney, with 1.5kg (3.02lb) from Mask

Anglers from the across the globe have arrived in the midlands to take part in this week’s FIPS-ed World Championships Predator Boat Angling with Lure(...)