David Ross

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Relatives of victims arrive to the ‘Betelgeuse’ Disaster 40th Anniversay Commemoration in the  Abbey Cemetary, Bantry, Co Cork Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

French widow, Ginette Ravelu lost her husband, Marcel when the Betelgeuse oil tanker exploded in flames in Bantry Bay in the early hours of January 8t(...)

Aboriginal women performing a traditional dance at a cultural event near Uluru, in the Northern Territory, Australia. Photograph: EPA/Dan Peled

In early December, 1992, I was very excited at the prospect of going to Uluru while backpacking around Australia, but then I badly sprained my foot in(...)

Rita Treacy is the developer of  WordsWorth Learning, a system that helps children and adults overcome dyslexia as well as reading and spelling disorders.

Rita Treacy was diagnosed with classic dyslexia in 1986. Then a first-year remedial linguistics student at Trinity College Dublin, she began thinking (...)

Traditional Unionist Voice leader Jim Allister during a previous campaign: the hardline party is “very confident”, his running mate says. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

If the Northern Irish bible belt had a buckle, it would be Ballymena. Church spires denoting a variety of denominations punctate the Co Antrim mark(...)

Ben Zobrist  of the Chicago Cubs crashes into Roberto Perez  of the Cleveland Indians to score a run in the first inning of  Game Six of the World Series at Progressive Field  in Cleveland, Ohio. Photograph: Elsa/Getty Images

It was 71 degrees at game time – which was 7:10pm back in Chicago – when Josh Tomlin threw a baseball with 108 stitches to Dexter Fowler. This was the(...)

 Aroldis Chapman pitched the Chicago Cubs to victory in game five of the World Series. Photograph: Epa

It must be an incredible feeling to be a Chicago Cubs player today. You walk around town and everyone is talking about you, cheering you, thanking you(...)

Vote Leave apologises for including names of two prominent businessmen in error. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

Campaigners for Britain to leave the EU have apologised after wrongly including two leading businessmen in a list of people who had signed a letter su(...)

Visitors observe the massive sandstone monolith Uluru, formerly known as Ayres Rock, in Australia’s Northern Territory. Last Sunday Aboriginals marked 30 years since the return of ownership of Uluru  from the Australian federal government. Photograph: Dan Peled/EPA

Last Sunday marked 30 years since Uluru (formerly known as Ayers Rock) in Australia’s Northern Territory was handed back to the local Anangu Aborigina(...)

Koji Uehara (right) celebrates with David Ross after the Boston Red Sox defeated the St Louis Cardinals in Game 5 of the World Series. Photograph: Elsa/Getty Images

There were no bizarre endings involving obstruction or pickoffs, this time, no hidden-ball tricks to end the game in some confusing and stunning fashi(...)