Spare Tyres. Painting: Mary Burke
Art and the essence of farming

Mary Burke’s exhibition At Home on the Farm avoids bucolic cliche to catch rural functionality Farms don’t feature much in art, except as bucoli(...)

Lieut Peter Ames

MORNING Lieutenant Peter Ames (32): Ames was born into a wealthy American family in Pennsylvania. He moved to London in 1912, joined the Grenadier G(...)

Lieut Peter Ames

MORNING Lieutenant Peter Ames (32): Ames was born into a wealthy American family in Pennsylvania. He moved to London in 1912, joined the Grenadier G(...)

Lieut Peter Ames

MORNING Lieutenant Peter Ames (32): Ames was born into a wealthy American family in Pennsylvania. He moved to London in 1912, joined the Grenadier G(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson visiting a  hospital in Reading, west  London.  He is weighing up whether to scrap his three-tiered local lockdown approach. Photograph:   Jeremy Selwyn/pool/AFP via Getty Images

Downing Street came under pressure on Thursday to introduce a more stringent national lockdown across England, as growing scientific evidence indicate(...)

A  CGI imageby the University of Southampton of an impression of the final moments of a new species of theropod. Photograph: Trudie Wilson/PA Wire

Four bones found on the Isle of Wight belong to a new species of dinosaur from the same family as Tyrannosaurus rex, scientists say. Palaeontologists(...)

 People enjoy a day at the pubs in Soho, London following their reopening on Saturday. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

People could get a drink in a pub, have a meal in a restaurant or get a haircut for the first time in over three months on Saturday as England took it(...)

A US air force F15E  fighter jet is pictured as it prepares to land at RAF Lakenheath in England on Monday. Photograph: Chris Radburn/AFP via Getty Images

A search to find a US air force pilot whose single-seater fighter jet crashed into the North Sea off the northeast coast of England is under way. The(...)

Brenda Malone, curator of IRA Intelligence File at the National Museum of Ireland, with hair believed to have been sheared, and found in the possession of Michael Barry when arrested in 1920, is among items which appear in the exhibition Irish Wars 1919 to 1923 at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Evidence that violence perpetrated against women was an integral aspect of the conflict during the War of Independence and has only belatedly been ack(...)

A certificate dated January 8th 1937, signed by Frank Aiken, minister for defence, granting a dependents’ allowance to James Daly in respect of his son James Joseph Daly executed in India on November 2nd 1920 for his part in the Connaught Rangers Mutiny.

Relatives of those involved in the Connaught Rangers mutiny 100 years ago have been told that they will have to petition Queen Elizabeth II to have th(...)

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