Bob Etchingham, CEO of  Applegreen; the company is expected to post strong results this week. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Monday Results: Associated British Foods, Manchester Utd. Indicators: US consumer inflation expectations (Aug). Meetings: Creditors meeting of N(...)

John Mitchel: supported slavery and the confederate side in the American Civil War

It may not be the time to pose such a question, as Mayo head for their 11th All-Ireland senior football final since 1989 (including two replays), but (...)

Injured people are treated in Barcelona on Thursday evening after a van mowed people down on Las Ramblas.  Photograph: Oriol Duran/AP

The terrorist attack in Barcelona underlines three harsh lessons learned by security services – and the general public – over recent months and years.(...)

Everything Everything: “Our confidence massively jumped up with ‘Get To Heaven’. We took risks and they were the moments that paid off the most,” says Higgs

Everything Everything are in their right place: progressing with each album. 2015’s Get To Heaven finally saw them become the band they were meant to (...)

A tweet by former US president Barack Obama has become the most-liked of all time. Photograph: @BarackObama/Twitter

A tweet by former US president Barack Obama condemning racism in the aftermath of a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has become the most (...)

Ariana Grande performs during the One Love Manchester benefit concert at Emirates Old Trafford,  Manchester, England. Photograph: Dave Hogan for One Love Manchester/PA Wire

Councillors in Manchester have voted unanimously to make Ariana Grande an honorary citizen of the city, following the terror attack at the singer’s Ma(...)

Nike shares rose as much as 9.4 per cent to a three-month high, after the world’s largest footwear maker said it would launch a pilot program with Amazon.com to sell a limited product assortment on its website. Photograph:  Danny Moloshok/Reuters

European markets fell for a fourth consecutive day yesterday as investors remained rattled by hawkish remarks from central bankers earlier this week.(...)

Johnny Depp presenting his film The Libertine, at Glastonbury. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Johnny Depp has apologised for joking about assassinating US President Donald Trump during an appearance at Glastonbury Festival. The Hollywood actor(...)

A Kurdish fighter from the People’s Protection Units (YPG) fires a 120mm mortar round in Raqqa, Syria. Photograph: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters

Spare a thought for the innocent civilians of Raqqa, a city under siege. In recent weeks, hundreds of civilians have been killed by western-backed coa(...)

Iranian policemen try to help civilians fleeing from the parliament building during the attack in Tehran. Photograph: EPA/Omid Wahabzadeh

The first terrorist attack in Tehran in more than a decade underlines how the shifting dynamics of the Syrian conflict are being felt far from the bat(...)

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