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Huts at Long Kesh internment camp back in 1971

Internment without trial, called Operation Demetrius, was introduced in Northern Ireland by the Stormont unionist government early on the morning of A(...)

Actor Rip Torn: died aged 88. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Screen and stage star Rip Torn has died at the age of 88. Torn made his reputation in the works of Tennessee Williams and played roles as diverse as (...)

The woman was found dead at the scene north of Maidstone, Saskatchewan

A 21-year-old Irish woman has died in a singe-vehicle crash in Canada. The woman was found dead at the scene north of Maidstone, Saskatchewan on a hi(...)

Brian Morgan(Rockie) and his pet dog Saoirse: “Our generation’s day is gone. The people are in a good place. This is the first time from 1916 the Irish people is uniting.” Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker

“See this area? It’s staunch. They wouldn’t let you say a bad word about Gerry Adams. He’s one of our own, a top-notcher. There’s ones from his family(...)

Britain’s biggest buy-to-let investor Fergus Wilson who has insisted he is not racist after he banned “coloured” tenants from renting his homes because he claims they make them smell of curry. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Britain’s biggest buy-to-let investor who banned “coloured” tenants from renting his homes because he claims they make them smell of curry faces the p(...)

Handout photograph of drug dealer Jason Smith, posing with a wad of notes. Photograph: Kent Police/PA

A drug dealer who posed for selfie pictures with a wad of fanned-out notes he gained from his crimes has been jailed for six years. Jason Smith, (27)(...)

The scene on the M20 motorway after a lorry hit a motorway bridge, causing it to collapse. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Emergency services in the UK have declared a major incident after a lorry hit a motorway bridge, causing it to collapse on one of the busiest travel (...)