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Irish brothers Edward, Harry and Frank Sheehan were killed in separate bombing missions during the war. Photograph: Irish in Europe group

Three Irish brothers who died while serving in the Canadian air force during the second World War have been remembered at a memorial service in Belgiu(...)

Emergency response crews transport an injured passenger to an ambulance at the George Inlet Lodge docks in Ketchikan, Alaska. Photograph: Dustin Safranek/Ketchikan Daily News/ AP

Two seaplanes collided in mid-air on Monday over southeastern Alaska, killing at least four of those aboard, injuring 10 others and leaving two people(...)

Photograph of John ‘Jackie’ Fricker taken in his youth on board a ship. Photograph: The Fricker family

More than half a century after a wildlife biologist in Alaska discovered a message in a bottle buried in the sand, the mystery of the man who threw it(...)

Michael Perensovich was on a break from counting moose when he found this message in a on a beach in Yakutat, Alaska in 1964. Photograph: Kari Perensovich

The granddaughter of a man who discovered a message in a bottle from a Dubliner on the shores of Alaska more than half a century ago has come to Irela(...)

File image of Amos Yee leaving the state court in Singapore. Yee has been granted asylum in the US.  Photograph: Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty Images

A US immigration judge in Chicago on Friday granted asylum to a Singaporean blogger, saying he was persecuted for his political opinions in the southe(...)