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File photograph of explorer Benedict Allen, who was reported missing after attempting to find a tribe in Papua New Guinea. File photograph: Andy Butterton/PA Wire

A British explorer reported missing while searching for a remote tribe in Papua New Guinea has been spotted next to an airstrip and is awaiting evacua(...)

Armed police officers patrol on Borough High Street in London on Sunday, following the terror attack on Saturday night.   Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty Images

At 10.08pm on Saturday, a white van heading north on London Bridge pulled a U-turn and, accelerating to 80km an hour, careened on to the footpath kno(...)

Dubliner Terence Kelly outside the Mosque in Clonskeagh in 2010. Photograph: Alan Betson

Terence “Khalid” Kelly died last week after carrying out an Islamic State suicide bombing in Iraq, according to the jihadist group. In June, 2004, in(...)

Irish  cameraman Simon Cumbers: “Simon was a pacifist, someone who would not have wanted the death penalty.” Photograph: AP Photo

The family of murdered Irish cameraman Simon Cumbers has declined to comment on the execution of his killer. Adel al-Dhubaiti was one of 47 men exe(...)

  Bronagh and Bob Cumbers, parents of BBC cameraman Simon Cumbers (in photo on left), shot dead in Saudi Arabia in 2004,  at their home in Navan in 2009. Photograph: Alan Betson

Al-Qaeda gunman Adel al-Dhubaiti, who murdered Irish cameraman Simon Cumbers and wounded BBC defence correspondent Frank Gardner in 2004, was execute(...)

Bronagh and Bob Cumbers, parents of BBC Cameraman Simon Cumbers (in photo on left) at their home in Navan. Cumbers (36) was shot and killed in 2004 when in the country working on a programme on al Qaeda. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

One of those responsible for the fatal shooting of Irish journalist Simon Cumbers in Riyadh in 2004 is believed to be among the 47 people executed in (...)

Flames rise from Saudi Arabia’s embassy during a demonstration in Tehran. Iranian protesters stormed the Saudi Embassy in Tehran early on Sunday  as Shia Muslim Iran reacted with fury to Saudi Arabia’s execution of a prominent Shia cleric. Photograph: Reuters

Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had severed ties with Iran over the storming of the Saudi embassy in Tehran, in a worsening diplomatic crisis between t(...)

 Bronagh and Bob Cumbers, parents of BBC Cameraman Simon Cumbers (in photo on left) at their home in Navan. Cumbers (36) was shot and killed in 2004 when in the country working on a programme on al-Qaeda.   Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

The man who killed Irish BBC cameraman Simon Cumbers in Saudi Arabia 10 years ago has been sentenced to death by a court in the kingdom. Adil Sa’ad Al(...)