Screenshot from the video sent by Tom Hanks to the twins.

Hassan and Hussein Benhaffaf who were born conjoined twins intend to become Paralympians. They were separated successfully in 2010 at Great Ormond St(...)

Deirdre Mangaoang (acting programme director RCSI/COSECSA Collaboration Programme) shares gifts with twins Bupe and Mapalo Mwape and extended family in the remote village of Chabatama in the Kawambwa region of Zambia.

This is a story about how two very small deals . . . When Lydia Mwape arrived at a district hospital in Kawambwa, an isolated town in north Zambia, i(...)

Hassan and Hussein Benhaffaf having fun on a dream day behind the scenes at Shannon airport. Photograph: Diarmuid Green

Eight years after a major operation to separate them, twins Hassan and Hussein Benhaffaf are flying high - particularly after their VIP backstage tour(...)

Former conjoined twins Hassan and Hussein Benhaffaf pictured arriving for their first day at school in Midleton Educate Together, National School, Co. Cork. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

The Benhaffaf twin boys, who were born conjoined in December 2009 before being successfully separated the following year, started junior infants on Th(...)

Former conjoined twins Hassan (left) and Hussein Benhaffaf , with Keith Duffy at the launch of the Irish Wheelchair Association fundraising campaign Angels , in Dublin today.Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

It’s not every day you meet a superhero but when Keith Duffy co-launched the annual Angels Campaign for the Irish Wheelchair Association he had the pl(...)

Eminent: Edward Kiely. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The surgeon Edward Kiely, of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, in London, was honoured in his native city last night at the inaugural (...)