Cian English (19) suffered fatal injuries when he fell from a fourth-floor balcony in Brisbane last year.

Three men and two teenage girls charged with the murder of an Irish teenager in Australia have been remanded in custody until their trial date is set.(...)

Democratic presidential nominee  Joe Biden and US president Donald Trump. Each side is convinced that the victory of the other spells the end of the republic, so the contest turns into a competition of terminal nightmares. Photographs: Angela Weiss and Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

A moment of truth is at hand. Or perhaps a trial of strength, not just between two mutually and grievously hostile political tribes, but of the fortit(...)

Cian English: died after falling from a balcony on Australia’s Gold Coast

The family of a young Irishman who fell to his death trying to escape a trio of armed men in Australia have asked for candles to be lit for their “her(...)

 Action from the round one AFL match between the Adelaide Crows and the Sydney Swans at the Adelaide Oval on March 21st. Photograph: Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images

There’s surreal and there’s playing professional sport in an empty stadium surreal. Colin O’Riordan and his Sydney Swans team were in the Adelaide Ova(...)

Carved Halloween turnip from about 1850 in the National Museum of Ireland. Photograph: Country Life/ Wikimedia Commons

Stories rarely stay the same over time. They change, evolve, become symbol and metaphor - especially when people move to new places and different myth(...)

Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) and Tesla Inc., speaks during an event at the SpaceX launch facility in Cameron County, Texas, U.S., on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. Musk gave space fans an update Saturday evening on the status of "Starship," the next-generation vehicle his SpaceX plans to use to eventually take humans to Mars. Photographer: Bronte Wittpenn/Bloomberg

Elon Musk gave space fans an outline of plans for “Starship,” the next-generation vehicle his Space Exploration Technologies Corp expects to use to ev(...)

This still image taken from a SpaceX livestream video shows “Starman” sitting in a Tesla roadster after the Falcon Heavy rocket delivered it into orbit. Photograph: Getty

The world’s most powerful rocket, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, roared into space through clear blue skies on its debut test flight on Tuesday from a Florida(...)

The six men killed in O’Toole’s Bar in Loughinisland, Co Down, in 1994: (Top) Adrian Rogan (34), Barney Green (87), Don McCreanor (59); (bottom) Eamonn Byrne (39), Patsy O’Hare (34) and Malcolm Jenkinson (53).

Next Friday morning, a group, mostly men, mostly late middle-aged, hope and expect to hear a ruling from Mr Justice Bernard McCloskey in the Royal Cou(...)

A handout image from a NASA live camera shows a fire burning on a launch pad in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

A SpaceX rocket carrying a communications satellite exploded on the launchpad this morning, dealing a major blow to Facebook’s plans for expanding int(...)

Sir Antony Jay, co-writer of influential BBC government satire Yes Minister and Yes, Prime Minister, has died at the age of 86.  Photograph: PA Wire

Sir Antony Jay, co-writer of influential BBC government satire Yes Minister and Yes, Prime Minister, has died at the age of 86. Yes Minister was a b(...)

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