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Defending champion Novak Djokovic will face 19-year-old Jack Draper at Wimbledon. File photograph: Cati Cladera/EPA

Everybody loves a winner, except of course when they don’t, something Novak Djokovic knows about all too well. If it is the Serb’s lot to be respected(...)

Gareth Southgate: “I understand that on this island, we have a desire to protect our values and traditions – as we should – but that shouldn’t come at the expense of introspection and progress.” Photograph:  Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Gareth Southgate was lying on a beach in Greece thinking about Eddie McGoldrick. It was June 1994 and Ray Houghton had just scored against Italy in Ne(...)

David Clinch: ‘Even though the media landscape has changed, once you have an appetite for news and are willing to do the work, there will always be opportunities.’

From Dundrum in south Dublin to the hub of global news in Atlanta in the US, David Clinch’s media career spans 30 years. He started by researching and(...)

St Joseph’s, a cemetery where a young man was shot and a botanical garden is buried

Garden centres are getting busy. Many of us are out walking, taking the odd cutting and on occasion digging out plants from the ditches to bring home.(...)

While quite an amount of licence was used with the actual events - Cool Runnings has itself stood the test of time. Photograph: Disney

First things first. Don’t take Cool Runnings too seriously. Enjoy it for what it is, a sporting romp - loosely based on fact, as in Jamaica actually d(...)

Don Letts: “Contrary to popular opinion, it’s a beautiful world”

“I’m as old as rock’n’roll,” Donovan Letts, who turned 65 in January, says with a laugh. Don Letts documents his remarkable life in an entertaini(...)

Ballinacurra, the  Georgian estate  for sale for €6.35m with Knight Frank

For many people the word “estate” means nice culs-de-sac of houses with front lawns where children learn to kick a ball together. However, at Ballinac(...)

Wailer, a reggae luminary who was the last surviving member of the legendary group The Wailers, dies aged 73. File Photograph: David McFadden / AP Photo

Bunny Wailer, the legendary Jamaican reggae singer who founded the Wailers with Bob Marley and Peter Tosh and was the last surviving founding member, (...)

US president Joe Biden signs three documents at the US Capitol after being sworn in as the 46th president of the US. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

US president Joe Biden has signed an executive order paving the way for the US to rejoin the Paris climate agreement, reversing one of the signature m(...)

Have you ditched cash for card for good this year? The Covid-19 pandemic has hastened the demise of notes and coins, Fiona Reddan writes in her weekly Money Matters column. Photograph: iStock

Thousands of workers who benefited from availed of State wage subsidies including the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme and the Pandemic Unemployment Paym(...)

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