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Katie Taylor: trailblazer.  Photograph: Peter Cziborra/Reuters

I mentioned in passing here recently the short, violent life of “Machine Gun” Jack McGurn, who is widely believed to have helped organise the St Valen(...)

Alcatraz Island in San Francisco, California is now a major tourist attraction with ferries every 15 minutes from the mainland and visitor numbers of 1.7 million each year

Archaeologists have found a series of buildings and tunnels under the notorious former US prison Alcatraz. The find confirms a long-held suspicion o(...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg: Mohammad Dahlan, the former leader of the Gaza division of Palestinian group Fatah, has filed a case against Facebook Ireland.

The most damning and deliberately evocative line in this week’s UK parliamentary committee evisceration of Facebook’s business model and behaviour was(...)

Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán being taken from a place in New York by US law enforcement on January  19th, 2017. Photograph: US law enforcement via AP

Even as the Mexican police jet started its descent into Long Island, Joaquín Guzmán Loera had no idea where he was going. All he knew was that hours e(...)

Bloody Halloween: Orange and black favours are hung in every supermarket. Disused shops become pop-up “Halloween stores”. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty

Hey, what’s your Halloween Twitter handle? I bet it’s spooktacular! If you’re called Harry you might like to change it to “Scary”. If I were named Hec(...)

Rick Gates said he repeatedly lied to conceal  bank accounts and would classify money that came in as either a loan or income to reduce Mr Manafort’s tax burden. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/ AFP/ Getty Images

The US government’s star witness in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort has testified that he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from t(...)

Protesters outside the federal courthouse in Alexandria, Virginia, on Tuesday. Photograph: Gabriella Demczuk/ The New York Times

Paul Manafort’s lead bookkeeper testified on Thursday that she was unaware of his financial holdings outside the United States, as prosecutors presse(...)

US president Donald Trump urged attorney general Jeff Sessions to halt the Mueller investigation, calling it a “rigged witch hunt”. Photograph: Saul Loeb, Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump urged attorney general Jeff Sessions to halt the Mueller investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential el(...)

Miami Beach

A weekend in Miami sounds like a line from a Will Smith song – okay, it is a line from a Will Smith song – but with direct flights from Dublin, a long(...)

Former Co-op Bank boss Paul Flowers, dubbed the “Crystal Methodist” because of his predilection for illegal drugs. Flowers presided over the near-collapse of the ethical bank, once one of Britain’s most respected institutions. Photograph: PA

Remember Paul Flowers, the former Methodist minister who was once chairman of the Co-operative Bank? Dubbed the “Crystal Methodist” because of his pr(...)

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