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Andy Carroll in action for West Ham. The 28-year-old has told a court of how a man attempted to steal his £22,000 watch in November 2016. File photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire

West Ham striker Andy Carroll has told a jury of his terror as a gun-wielding motorbike rider tried to rob him of his £22,000 wristwatch as he drove h(...)

Author Roald Dahl circa 1989 with his grandson Luke Kelly, who is now the managing director of the Roald Dahl Literary Estate. Photograph: Jan Baldwin via The New York Time

The grey doorway in London’s Marylebone neighbourhood here is unmarked but for 11 words spelled out across the top rail: “The greatest secrets are alw(...)

Dublin eased past Donegal at Croke park to reach the Allianz League final. Photograph: Inpho

Dublin 1-20 Donegal 0-13 Dublin swept into a fourth successive Allianz Football League final with an emphatic victory over Donegal at Croke Park on(...)

Another naval hero and emigrant son of Wexford, John F Kennedy, laying a wreath at the statue of John Barry at Crescent Quay, Wexford, in 1963. Photograph:  Robert Knudsen/White House

If the winner of the title “Father of the United States navy” were to be judged on embellished tales of derring- do, then Scottish-born John Paul Jone(...)