Ryanair has announced that it will  fly 25 fewer aircraft than planned this winter, and has cancelled  thousands more flights between November and March, affecting  400,000 passengers. Photograph: PA Wire

At some point over the next year, well after the dust settles from the various crises that have hit Ryanair over the past three weeks, it is likely th(...)

Plaça de Catalunya in Barcelona. Photograph: Getty Images

“This is the first time an 11-year-old has dragged his parents to come on the tour,” says Irishwoman Catherine Howley, who runs Spanish Civil War tour(...)

UNHCR communications officer Andreas Needham, who died suddenly in Kenya on Saturday.

Tributes have been paid to Irishman and UNHCR communications official Andreas Needham, who died suddenly in Kenya at the weekend aged 44. Mr Needha(...)

The cosmically nihilistic sci-fi comedy Rick and Morty is back (weekly on Netflix) and Netflix is also producing a fantasy series from Matt Groening, (...)

Galway twins Conor and Eoin Dodd with their parents, Enda and Valerie,  in the background

Sheriff Woody Pride and the members of his Roundup gang have a lot to answer for among the millions of parents who can no longer discreetly rehome “ou(...)

After heavy rain in Sydney, a giant sinkhole opened up near the personal residence, in Point Piper, of Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull (not pictured).

In numbers: Body measurements 3,000 The Body Shop, the ethical beauty chain founded by the late Anita Roddick in 1976, has more than this number of (...)

Stephen, Brigetta and Nellie Lannen, who who has spinal muscular atrophy type one, a rare genetic condition.

The parents of a young child with a rare genetic condition are seeking access to a new drug they believe could save their daughter’s life. Stephen a(...)

‘I want everyone to remember her and all the great things she was.’ Sharon Horgan with Carrie Fisher in  April 2016 in New York City. Photograph: Robin Marchant/Getty Images

It’s hard to write a love letter to someone who was allergic to bullshit. I keep reminding myself that she would have laughed in my face. That’s enou(...)

President-elect Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, at the New Year’s Eve party at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida. The 118-room private club will be a winter White House for him to escape to. Photograph: Hilary Swift/The New York Times

When US president-elect Donald Trump rang in the new year this weekend, he did it in Gatsby-like opulence, joined by actor Sylvester Stallone, the go(...)

An article by  Katie Hopkins has resulted in a £150,000 libel damages payout for her publisher. Photograph: PA

An article by Katie Hopkins has resulted in a £150,000 libel damages payout for her publisher. In a column for MailOnline in 2015 the TV and radio pe(...)