A man wearing a mask walks past a TV screen reporting on North Korea’s latest projectile launch, at Seoul Station in Seoul, South Korea. Photograph: Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the ocean off its east coast on Sunday, the latest in an unprecedented (...)

A certificate dated January 8th 1937, signed by Frank Aiken, minister for defence, granting a dependents’ allowance to James Daly in respect of his son James Joseph Daly executed in India on November 2nd 1920 for his part in the Connaught Rangers Mutiny.

Relatives of those involved in the Connaught Rangers mutiny 100 years ago have been told that they will have to petition Queen Elizabeth II to have th(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson told the House of Commons in December 2019: ‘watch the space between the islands.’ Photograph: PA Wire

At their closest point, only 20km separate Torr Head in Co Antrim from the Mull of Kintyre; on a clear day on the north coast, you can see Scotland. (...)

 Freddie Scappaticci:  denied claims that he is Stakeknife.

An investigation into a British spy inside the IRA could lead to more than 30 people facing criminal proceedings in connection with at least 10 murder(...)

British musician Sir Elton John who was recognised in British Queen Elizabeth’s new year’s honours list was one of those who had his address published. File photograph: Vickie Flores/EPA

More than 1,000 celebrities, government employees and politicians who received honours in Queen Elizabeth’s new year list have reportedly had their ho(...)

Nazi Criminal Adolph Eichmann in his cell in Galami Prison, near Haifa, waiting for his trial to open. Photograph: Gpo/Getty Images

“When [the van] is in operation, the load, in its effort to reach the rear door, places itself for the most part at the rear. For this reason the fron(...)

A protester holds a sign during an Extinction Rebellion protest in Westminster, London. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

UK police have arrested 135 people taking part in protests in London organised by the climate change protest group Extinction Rebellion, the police sa(...)

A satellite image shows thick black smoke rising from Saudi Aramco’s Abqaiq oil-processing facility following drone attacks. Photograph: Planet Labs/AP

Iran has dismissed US accusations that it was responsible for a swarm of explosive drone attacks on the world’s largest petroleum processing facility (...)

Two people were killed on Thursday when a rocket engine exploded during a test in the town of Nyonoska in Arkhangelsk. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Residents of two northern Russian cities are stocking up on iodine that is used to reduce the effects of radiation exposure after a mysterious accide(...)

The Royal Navy’s  HMS Montrose is pictured at speed in the Mediterranean Sea during an excercise in 2012. Photograph: Reuters

A Royal Navy warship has rebuffed an attempt by Iran to “impede” the passage of a British oil tanker through the Strait of Hormuz, escalating already (...)

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