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Demonstrators mourn the deaths of Palestinian demonstrators as they rally before marching to the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC. Photograph:  Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Dozens of chanting, singing Jewish demonstrators blocked a major Washington thoroughfare on Monday to denounce President Donald Trump’s order moving t(...)

 Roman Polanski is suing the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after being expelled. Photograph: Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images

Film-maker Roman Polanski is suing the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after he was expelled from the organisation last week. In a letter(...)

Croatia Airlines, first flight to Dublin

From the very north west of the USA to the very far east of China, Dublin Airport will be operating to 195 airports, in 42 counties on 56 airlines thi(...)

Band Aid and Live Aid organiser Bob Geldof with then British prime minister Margaret Thatcher on   February 28th, 1985. FIle photograph: Terry Disney/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Bob Geldof’s Band Aid archive has arrived in Ireland. An archivist will spend up to two years cataloguing memorabilia from the famous 1984 campaign f(...)

Actor and comedian Bill Cosby arrives with his wife Camille for a sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, US, June 12th, 2017. File photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

The wife of US comic Bill Cosby has called for a criminal investigation into the Philadelphia prosecutor behind her husband’s sexual assault convictio(...)

Job done: Joan Scales after she ‘landed’ an Airbus at Dublin Airport using the Aer Lingus flight training simulator

“Up, up and away,” I feel like singing as I take off in control of an Aer Lingus Airbus A320. I was flying a plane from Manchester to Dublin, and succ(...)

Investigators in Philadelphia examine a damaged engine that caused the death of a passenger on a Southwest Airlines jet earlier this week. The engine suffered catastrophic damage shortly after takeoff from La Guardia Airport in New York. Photograph: National Transport Safety Board/New York Times

The US Federal Aviation Administration said it will order inspections of about 220 aircraft engines as investigators found a broken fan blade touched (...)

Comedian Bill Cosby returns to the courtroom after a recess on the sixth day of his sexual assault retrial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, US. Photograph: Dominick Reuter/Reuters

Bill Cosby’s chief accuser spent late nights at the comedian’s home, drove four hours to see him at a casino and called him twice on Valentine’s Day, (...)

Beyonce Knowles’ performance at Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival in California on Saturday has been described by The New York Times as the most ‘meaningful, absorbing, forceful and radical performance by an American musician this year’. Photograph: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Coachella

On Saturday night, at Coachella in California, history was made. Beyoncé became the first black woman to headline the music festival. It was, from sta(...)

Local Black Lives Matter activist Asa Khalif, left, stands inside a Starbucks, Sunday April 15th, 2018, demanding the firing of the manager who called police resulting the arrest of two black men on Thursday. Photograph: Mark Bryant/AP

Two black men walked into a Starbucks in downtown Philadelphia on Thursday afternoon and sat down. Officials said they had asked to use the restroom b(...)

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