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The six main contenders to replace UK prime minister Theresa May: Michael Gove; Dominic Raab;  Jeremy Hunt; Sajid Javid;  Andrea Leadsom and Boris Johnson. Photograph: /AFP/Getty Images

The UK’s environment secretary Michael Gove has confirmed he will formally enter the Conservative leadership race. Speaking from his London home on S(...)

Winner of best supporting actor Brían F O’Byrne poses in the press room at the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards 2018 held at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London. Photograph: Ian West/PA

There were two Irish successes at the Bafta TV awards on Sunday night. Cavan man Brian F O’Byrne took home a Bafta for best supporting actor for his (...)

Darren Osborne at a bar of a public house on the outskirts of Cardiff. He has   been found guilty of murder and attempted murder at Woolwich Crown Court after deliberately ploughing a van into Muslim worshippers in Finsbury Park. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

A man has been convicted of murder and attempted murder after driving a van into a group of Muslims near a north London mosque in a terrorist attack. (...)

Jamie Vardy could return to the Leicester City team for the Saturday evening trip to play Manchester United. Photograph:   Scott Heppell/PA Wire

SATURDAY (3.0 unless stated) Bournemouth (16) v Man City (5), 12.30pm - Sky Sports Main Event & Premier League Jermain Defoe could retain his p(...)

Author John Jefferies with the Rolls Royce “Moon Car” on Cobh Pier at the launch of “Death on the Pier”. Mr Jefferies is a descendant of one of the episode’s key participants, IRA man Daniel “Sandow” O’Donovan

It was described by the then president of Dáil Éireann, William T Cosgrave, as “a dastardly outrage” without parallel “in its deliberation and its sav(...)

Police stand guard outside the Didsbury Mosque where  Salman Abedi, the bomber responsible for  Monday’s attack, had prayed.  Photograph: Andrew Testa The New York Times

Deep sadness and fears of a backlash have enveloped the Muslim community in the greater Manchester area in the days since a young jihadist, Salman Abe(...)

A ‘godlike’ Irish Catholic priest sexually abused nine young girls over four decades, a UK court has heard. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A “godlike” Catholic priest dubbed “a celebrity in the playground” sexually abused nine young girls over four decades, a court has heard. Many of the(...)

File photograph of the Rochdale skyline. Ten men have been charged with child exploitation as part of an investigation in Greater Manchester. File photograph:   Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Ten men have been charged as part of an investigation into child grooming and sexual exploitation in Rochdale. The men are accused of a catalogue of (...)

Labour leader Ed Miliband and his wife Justine Thornton arrive at Salford Cathedral for the funeral of Labour MP Jim Dobbin on September 20th. The party had already selected its candidate to contest Dobbin’s Heywood and Middleton seat. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

In life Jim Dobbin, a Scot and the son of a coalminer, was Labour MP for Heywood and Middleton outside Rochdale following 30 years of work for the Nat(...)