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High waves triggered by Typhoon Jebi are seen at a fishing port in Aki, Kochi Prefecture, western Japan. Photograph: Reuters

Japan issued evacuation advisories for more than a million people and cancelled hundreds of flights as Typhoon Jebi sliced across the west on Tuesday,(...)

There was a dress for an eight-year-old with a price tag of £5,050 – and no, that is not a misprint. Photograph: Istock

I’ve rarely felt as adrift from my comfort zone as I did last week when I found myself wandering slack-jawed through the gilded halls of Harrods in th(...)

Racing 92 will be without New Zealander Dan Carter in the Champions Cup final. Photograph: Getty Images

Dan Carter has been ruled out of Saturday’s Champions Cup final due to a hamstring injury. Rémi Talès replaces him on the Racing 92 bench for their (...)

 The Goring: its Royal Suite is where Kate Middleton stayed the night before her wedding to Prince William

“And do let us know if there is anything I can do for you,” says my personal footman, after introducing me to my room for the night. “We want to spoil(...)

Lionel Messi of Barcelona wearing a Statsports vest

News that a small Newry-headquartered firm had scored a massive deal with the governing body for soccer in the US may have astounded many. However, it(...)

There was no crying at my funeral and I was glad of it. It made me proud to see how bravely my mother bade farewell to her youngest boy. My sister, Ay(...)

Sister and brother Carolyn and Ronan: “She grasps how vital it is to not take anything for granted and she keeps running towards life, approaching adversity with hope. I aspire to be the same way”

When I was a child, I struggled to breathe. My asthma was severe and, occasionally, I had to be hospitalised, like the time I was on the verge of a co(...)

Indian people queue inside a bank as they wait to deposit and exchange 500 and 1,000 rupee notes in Allahabad. Photograph: Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images

Anger intensified in India on Saturday as banks struggled to dispense cash following the government’s decision to withdraw large denomination notes in(...)

Syracuse Orange head coach Jim Boeheim waves to the crowd after cutting down the net after defeating the Virginia Cavaliers in the championship game of the midwest regional of the NCAA Tournament at the United Center. Photograph: Dennis Wierzbicki/Usa Today Sports

When the USA basketball team made its publicity appearance at the London Olympics in 2012, members of the media jostled to get within ear-shot – and s(...)

Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully acknowledges applause from fans in front of wife Sandi , and sons Kevin  and Todd  before the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium on September 23, 2015. Photograph: Harry How/Getty Images

After her husband Vincent died of pneumonia in the Bronx in 1932, Bridget Scully needed, like any emigrant, to feel the warm, familiar embrace of hom(...)