Colin Dexter. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/PA
Obituary: Colin Dexter
  • People
  • March 22, 2017, 14:07

Colin Dexter, a mystery writer whose irascible, poetry-loving detective, Chief Inspector Morse, pursued clues and cask-conditioned ale through 13 nove(...)

Fr Ignatius Spencer

A 19th century English Catholic priest, ancestor of Princess Diana, Princes William and Harry, as well as Winston Churchill, has been moved another st(...)

Rae Feather of Rae Feather: “I go to London twice or three times a week – it’s only a short train ride away. From a creative perspective it allows me to absorb all the ideas from looking at people.”

Rae Feather came a roundabout way to the world of fashion and accessories. A native of Northern Ireland, she has been living in England for 31 years (...)

Gardaí have issued an appeal for information on Ryan Humpage who was the subject of a Crimewatch UK broadcast by detectives in Lancashire. Image: Crimestoppers UK.

An 18-year-old wanted on suspicion of rape in the UK is being sought in Ireland. Gardaí have issued an appeal for information on Ryan Humpage who was (...)

A Porsche being through its paces at the Porsche Experience Centre, which is located adjacent to the Silverstone grand prix circuit
Track down the Porsche experience
  • Motors
  • November 12, 2014, 01:00

As consumer confidence grows in our recovering economy, wallets are being loosened and luxury cars are starting to be driven off the forecourts aga(...)

Northamptonshire Police are investigating after a baby girl was fatally injured in a dog attack last night. Photograph:  Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

A six-month-old girl has died after being attacked by a dog in a home.A relative who was looking after the baby also suffered bite wounds as she tried(...)

The Indian summer is set to continue another 10 years for Ireland’s young cricketers after the announcement yesterday of a multi-million euro naming r(...)

John Clare the peasant poet: self-consumer of his woes
Lines from the hedgerows

His gravestone describes him as “the Northamptonshire Peasant Poet”, but John Clare, who died 150 years ago this month, was much more than that. His l(...)

England bowler Monty Panesar backed to rise above the fuss over clumsy tweet. Photograph: Dave Hunt/EPA

Monty Panesar has received a second apology from Cricket Australia inside a week, but has been backed to rise above off-field distractions to re-estab(...)

The Conservatives hold the majority of seats along the southern end of the proposed HS2 high-speed train route, seats that will be crucial if the party is to have any chance of single-party rule after the next British general election. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA

In times past, British monarchs had to keep a close eye on the barons in the shires, fearful that any change in loyalty threatened disaster to their h(...)

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