Britain’s Prince William sings a visitors’ book next to his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, as they meet President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina, at Áras an Uachtaráin in Dublin. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge discussed the implications of Brexit with President Michael D Higgins during the first day of their Irish tour. Pri(...)

Prince Cyrus of Oudh at his family home in New Delhi in 2016. Photograph: Andrea Bruce/The New York Times

For decades, the royal family of Oudh led a reclusive life outside Delhi. This is their story On a spring afternoon in 2016, when I was worki(...)

Handout file photo from August 28th, 1979   of the remains of the British army truck which caught the full force of an IRA bomb at Warrenpoint, Co Down, killing seven soldiers. Photograph: PA

A survivor of a double bomb attack which killed 18 soldiers in Co Down 40 years ago says he finally feels at peace with himself. Tom Caughey, a forme(...)

Angelo Fusco pictured outside the High Court in 2000.  Photograph: Collins

A convicted murderer and former Provisional IRA member with a violent past will not be allowed a licence for a shotgun, a court has decided. Angelo F(...)

Gerry Adams speaks to the media after being released  in 2014 following questioning in Co Antrim in relation to the murder of Jean McConville. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker

Declaring to the BBC’s Andrew Marr that his struggle for a united Ireland was not a failure, Gerry Adams made an implausible claim: the target had not(...)

Lord Mountbatten’s former home on Mullaghmore Head, Co Sligo: A couple of years ago, Prince Charles was welcomed. Now on the sign to mark his visit, his face has been gouged out.  Photograph: Frank Miller

So a clever Channel Four report has shown that the Brit on the street can’t draw the Irish Border, some of them imagining it as a loose girdle draped (...)

The Red Fort monument is reflected on the bulletproof glass covering the podium from where Indian prime minister Narendra Modi will deliver an  independence day speech in Delhi on Tuesday. Photograph: AP

National flags are being hawked at traffic lights, the Indian parliament has been illuminated, and monkey traps have been installed around Delhi monum(...)

Martin McGuinness (right) and Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams at the funeral of Patrick Kelly, a reputed IRA commander in East Tyrone shot dead by the SAS in 1987. File photograph: PA Wire

May 23rd, 1950: James Martin Pacelli McGuinness is born in Derry. The city was riven by poverty, unemployment and discrimination. Gerrymandering meant(...)

Fr Edward Daly runs down the street in Belfast with an injured man on Bloody Sunday, January 30th, 1972.

Bishop Edward Daly did not enjoy being a bishop, a position he held in Derry diocese from 1974 for 20 years. “The multiplicity of meetings was a huge (...)

Classiebawn Castle in Mullaghmore, Co Sligo  Photograph: Trish Punch/Lonely Planet/Getty

A woman who says she was the life partner of the late businessman Hugh Tunney has been granted a High Court injunction preventing her removal as direc(...)

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