Site of the dig. Photograph: City of Valladolid

On many occasions Vincent O’Donnell, a retired primary school teacher from outside Donegal town, has led family members on a melancholy pilgrimage to (...)

Skull found at the entrance of the chapel.

Spanish archaeologists searching for the remains of Red Hugh O’Donnell have discovered two coffins, a skull and a complete body at the site they belie(...)

An image from day five of the dig on Valladolid’s Constitution Street, in Spain on Friday. Photograph: Twitter

Spanish archaeologists will on Monday begin a dig inside the remains of a chapel where they are “quite sure” Red Hugh O’Donnell is buried. A week-lo(...)

On day five of the dig in Valladolid’s Constitution Street on Friday, the archaeologists recovered human remains. Photograph: Twitter

Archaeologists in Spain have found part of a skull and a femur (thigh bone) in their search for the remains of Red Hugh O’Donnell, one of the great tr(...)

 Tourists protect themselves from the sun in Los Naranjos courtyard of the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba, Spain on Thursday. Photograph: EPA/Salas

France registered its highest temperature since records began on Friday as a sweltering heatwave engulfed much of southern and central Europe, weather(...)