Constable Nathan Parker (55) of the Niagara regional police, stands accused of assault with a weapon, intent to resist arrest and assaulting a police officer after allegedly attacking Detective Sergeant Shane Donovan. Photograph: Marc Dufresne/iStock

A Canadian police officer who was shot nine times by a colleague is now on trial for assault over the confrontation that began over a bathroom break. (...)

 Jane Russell (right) with  Irish-born infant  Thomas Kavanagh at New York airport. The boy was taken to Russell by his mother, who pleaded with the Hollywood star  to take him to the US. Photograph: Keystone/Getty Images.

Publicity surrounding the Hollywood actor Jane Russell and her adoption of an Irish baby angered the then government because it portrayed Ireland as ‘(...)

Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister, has criticised the Chinese prosecution of two Canadians. File photograph: Bloomberg

China lashed out at Canada on Saturday over criticism about Chinese prosecution of two Canadians, saying the matter is based on evidence and urging Ot(...)

Kam McLeoort Alberni, British Columbia. Photograd (19), and Bryer Schmegelsky (18) from Pph: Manitoba RCMP/ Reuters.

Canadian police have said they believe two teenage fugitives suspected of killing a woman and her boyfriend as well as another man took their own live(...)

The Roster of the 1885 Chicago White Stockings (known today as the Chicago Cubs) Top Row: George Gore, Silver Flint, Cap Anson, Jim McCormick, Mike ‘King’ Kelly, Fred Pfeffer; Bottom Row: Jimmy Ryan, Ned Williamson, Abner Dalrymple, Tom Burns, Jim Clarkson, Billy Sunday. Photograph: Wikimedia Commons

One of sport’s most renowned rivalries was on display for the first time on this side of the Atlantic last weekend, as the Boston Red Sox and New York(...)

Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg appears in court for a retrial of his drug smuggling case in Dalian, Liaoning province on Monday. Photograph: Intermediate People’s Court of Dalian/Handout via Reuters

A Canadian man sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling will appeal the verdict, his lawyer said on Tuesday, arguing that the court should not h(...)

The woman was found dead at the scene north of Maidstone, Saskatchewan

A 21-year-old Irish woman has died in a singe-vehicle crash in Canada. The woman was found dead at the scene north of Maidstone, Saskatchewan on a hi(...)

A rented van pictured on a footpath in Toronto after it was driven off the street into pedestrians, killing ten and injuring many others. Photograph: Warren Toda/EPA

A Canadian police officer is being hailed for the restraint and professionalism he showed in arresting the suspect in the Toronto van attack without f(...)

Honey and Barry Sherman, chairman and chief executive  of Apotex, whose bodies were found at their house

Canadian police said they were investigating the mysterious deaths of Barry Sherman, founder of Canadian pharmaceutical firm Apotex, and his wife, Hon(...)

Angeline Ball, Lisa Hogg and  Elaine Cassidy in Acceptable Risk

To lose one husband in mysterious circumstances may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose two looks like carelessness. “I’ve been here before, burying (...)

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