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Éamon Zayed: ‘People are saying congratulations to us now around town and asking when are we having a home game’. Photograph: Northern Colorado Hailstorm

No history, no stadium, no problem. You’d be forgiven for failing to notice the cup run that the Northern Colorado Hailstorm are currently on, given h(...)

Saltee Islands are now one of Europe’s most significant bird sanctuaries.

Many a Dubliner’s summer was spent in Wexford, which proudly proclaims itself as the sunniest, least rainy county in Ireland. At the heart of it was C(...)

 Jimmy  and    Rosalynn Carter at their home in Plains, Georgia. Photograph: Erin Schaff/New York Times

Jimmy Carter, a midshipman in the US Naval Academy, wanted to marry Rosalynn Smith, a girl he met on the day she was born and knew mostly as his siste(...)

Vehicles travel down an snow-covered road in McKinney, Texas, US.  Photograph: Cooper Neill/Bloomberg

Millions of Texans on Wednesday began their third day without heat in the wake of a punishing winter storm that has killed at least 21 people in the (...)

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway placed a $5.7bn (€4.8bn) bet on four US pharmaceutical stocks in the third quarter. File photograph: Getty

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway placed a $5.7 billion (€4.8 billion) bet on four US pharmaceutical stocks in the third quarter, as the billionaire(...)

Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway. Photograph: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway swung to a $49.7 billion (€44.8 billion) loss in the first three months of the year, as the sharp sell-off in glob(...)

Berkshire Hathaway chief executive Warren Buffett, one of the richest men in the world, is selling his newspaper empire. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP

Warren Buffett, the fourth richest man in the world, is getting out of newspapers – or “giving up” on them, as the Wall Street Journal put it – in a m(...)

Photograph: iStock

Warren Buffett is getting out of the newspaper business with Berkshire Hathaway selling its BH Media unit and its 30 daily newspapers to Lee Enterpris(...)

Among those who worked on the railway were thousands of post-Famine Irish emigrants. File photograph: Getty

On this day 150 years ago one of the most important events in American history took place. A golden spike was driven into the ground to mark the com(...)

Berkshire Hathaway chief Warren Buffett ahead of the company’s annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska on Saturday. Photographer: Houston Cofield/Bloomberg

Warren Buffett underlined his commitment to buy back shares of Berkshire Hathaway to the tens of thousands of shareholders at the company’s annual mee(...)

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