Nuclear waste is stored at about 30 sites across Britain, but predominantly at ground level at the Sellafield reprocessing plant in Cumbria. Photograph: PA

The Border town of Newry is being considered as a location to dispose of the United Kingdom’s nuclear waste, with research identifying the area as pot(...)

‘Four Birds’, Mourne Mountains, Co Down.

This is a lovely walk. It’s clean of access, has great views and is lent a funny, flighty feel by the avian titles of the mountains you will visit! It(...)

Mourne Mountain Rescue Team found the injured teenager on steep ground in Slieve Bearnagh. Photograph: Mourne Mountain Rescue Team

A hiker was injured after being hit by a falling sheep while walking on the Mourne Mountains in Co Down. The teenage boy was walking with a group ne(...)