An envelope addressed to the White House and intercepted by US authorities contained a substance identified as ricin. Photoraph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

An envelope addressed to the White House and intercepted by US authorities contained a substance identified as ricin, a deadly poison that appeared t(...)

Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers surround a suspect at a gas station in Enfield, Nova Scotia on Sunday. Photograph: Tim Krochak/ The Canadian Press via AP

Justin Trudeau has called on Canadians to stand unified in the face of “senseless violence” as the death toll from the country’s deadliest mass shooti(...)

Customs officers became aware of the transaction and intercepted the mannequin-like item at a postal sorting centre. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A man has been released without charge in west Cork over the importation of a child sex doll. Gardí are to prepare a file for the Director of Public(...)

Kam McLeod (19) and Bryer Schmegelsky (18), who are suspected in relation to three murders. Photograph: British Columbia RCMP/Handout via Reuters

Canadian police believe that two men charged with the murder of a Vancouver university professor – and suspected in the murder of a young Australian-A(...)

David Gavin (26) went missing after diving off a bridge in the Beaver Creek area of the Canadian Rockies on June 30th.

A fundraising campaign has been started to fund a private search for the Irishman who went missing while swimming with friends in Canada. David Gavin(...)

An image of Aaron Driver, a Canadian man killed by police on Wednesday who had indicated he planned to carry out an imminent rush-hour attack on a major Canadian city, is projected on a screen during a news conference in Ottawa. Photograph: Chris Wattie/Reuters

A Canadian man killed by police on Wednesday recorded a “martyrdom video” quoting Koranic verses and pledging an imminent attack on a Canadian city be(...)

Saroj Gaur lays candles at the Flight 182 memorial in Bantry Bay, after the commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Air India disaster in which her father died. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The grey clouds that stretched between the Mizen and Sheep’s Head peninsulas gave way to a streak of bright blue sky as relatives of those who died(...)