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Ponden Hall: the B&B re-creates details from Wuthering Heights, right down to the Brontës’ family Bible

A slice of literary history is for sale in West Yorkshire, in England. Ponden Hall, a property that in part dates back to 1541 and is said to be the i(...)

A TV documentary tracks a group of Irish women trying to expose the activities of potential child sex offenders. Photograph: iStockphoto

An Garda Síochána has expressed “major concern” at the activities of online vigilante groups who describe themselves as paedophile hunters and pose on(...)

Visit the home of WB Yeats at Thoor Ballylee, on part of Lady Gregory’s Coole estate in Gort, Galway.

James Joyce: Fairview, Dublin James Joyce’s peripatetic childhood has left a number of homes for a pilgrimage map, though not all of which you c(...)

Lotto winners Arron Walshaw and Ceri Hall celebrating their good fortune with champagne. Photograph: Influential/PA Wire

A plasterer who won £1 million (€1.13m) on the British National Lottery has thanked a shopper who let him be served first as the draw was about to clo(...)

Retired police officer David Duckenfield will face trial for the manslaughter by gross negligence of 95 football supporters at Hillsborough after a judge at Preston Crown Court ruled to lift a stay on his prosecution. File photograph: Phil Noble/PA Wire

The police officer in command at Hillsborough stadium when dozens of football fans died will go on trial for manslaughter almost 30 years after the di(...)

PSNI Chief Constable George Hamilton. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

Northern Ireland’s police chief has said a probe into alleged misconduct in public office has completely vindicated him. George Hamilton and a number(...)

Police tape surrounds a tree damaged when a stolen car crashed into it, leaving five  people dead,  in Leeds, Britain. Photograph: Phil Noble

Five people, including three boys, have died after a stolen car hit a tree in West Yorkshire in the north of England. Two 15-year-old boys were in c(...)

Members of the Navy with the cocaine haul seized on the yacht Makayabella, in Haulbowline Naval base, Cork in 2014. File photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A British man caught skippering a yacht off the Irish coast with almost €300 million worth of cocaine on board has died in prison while serving a ten (...)

Police Service of Northern Ireland chief constable George Hamilton  George Hamilton (above), deputy chief constable Drew Harris  and assistant chief constable Mark Hamilton deny the allegations. Photograph: PA

Northern Ireland’s police chief is facing an investigation into alleged misconduct in public office. George Hamilton and a number of other senior Pol(...)

Marguerite Hogg (46), from West Yorkshire, who is applying for an Irish passport following the Brexit vote.

Marguerite Hogg has always had an affinity with Ireland because of her Dublin-born father, and she has felt this more acutely since his death. But he(...)

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