Mr Hall

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Knee on subdued suspect’s neck not allowed, police trainer tells Chauvin trial. Photograph: Darnella Frazier/Facebook/AFP via Getty

A Minneapolis police trainer who instructed Derek Chauvin in the use of force told the former officer’s murder trial on Tuesday that placing a knee on(...)

Aircraft are painted for protection and against corrosion and must be repainted at intervals throughout their lives

Dutch investors have plunged for a majority stake in Irish aircraft painter, Maas Aviation, in a deal that will see founder and majority shareholder D(...)

Banners created by British artist Ed Hall

The well-made banner is as much a part of the iconography of the left as the red flag. Banners originated during the Industrial Revolution when worke(...)

‘Elephants Watering Amongst Water Lilies, Ceylon’

Two watercolour paintings of 19th century Ceylon – today known as Sri Lanka – by an Irish artist, are to go under the hammer in a travel-related aucti(...)

Photograph: Getty Images

Rare and antiquarian books can be surprisingly valuable. A first-edition copy of Ulysses by James Joyce, published in Paris in 1922, can sell for €100(...)

 PJ Tynan in his garden with his dog Edgar Linton, named after a character in Wuthering Heights

Who? PJ Tynan runs Courtwood Books, in Vicarstown, Stradbally, Co Laois, which specialises in selling rare and antiquarian books, mostly of Irish i(...)

Mr Justice Paul Gilligan: ruled that possession bid by Nama receiver should get a full hearing. Photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

An elderly couple may remain in their Co Dublin rented home, said to be worth €900,000, pending the outcome of a legal bid by a Nama-appointed receiv(...)

Northern Ireland’s Attorney General John Larkin: The “extent of the failure to understand the orthodox Christian position” was “striking”. Photograph: NewRay Pics

The North’s Attorney General John Larkin has questioned the British Supreme Court’s ruling upholding judgments against the Christian owners of a guest(...)

The wren: wanted, dead or alive. Illustration: Michael Viney

They wore home-made masks cut from cornflake packets, but the little wren in their jam jar was, as it were, the real thing, still alive and fretful on(...)