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Jamaica’s Usain Bolt who looks set to compete at this summer’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after receiving “lots of requests, invitations and messages of support” from Scottish fans. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Usain Bolt has announced he is available to compete at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer, but may only race in the relay event, he said o(...)

Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Sarah Gadon in Belle.

Even if she wasn’t statuesque, fiercely articulate and drop-dead gorgeous, Amma Asante would likely stand out from any crowd. A Bafta-winning, Brit(...)

 Denis O’Brien:  some of his Irish alumni in the Caribbean appear to be striking out on their own.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A few of Denis O’Brien’s Irish alumni in the Caribbean appear to be striking out on their own. Richie Kelly once worked for the O’Brien- backed Saon g(...)

Digicel and former group chief executive deny allegation of sexual harassment.

Digicel, the Caribbean mobile phone company owned by Denis O’Brien, has become embroiled in an acrimonious court case with a former senior executive (...)

Track records: Derek Walcott with Seamus Heaney in Dún Laoghaire in 1989, three years before Walcott received the Nobel Prize. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

In 1988 in Dún Laoghaire, Derek Walcott took part in a round-table discussion with Joseph Brodsky, Seamus Heaney and Les Murray. By then identified wi(...)

True Detective. Woody Harrelson and Mathew McConaughey. Photograph:  Home Box Office, Inc

True Detective (Sky Atlantic, Saturday) is the story of two policemen with the same head (granite face, sensible side-parting) who in flash-forward(...)

Denis O’Brien: Digicel sought rugby injunction

No try once again for Denis O’Brien’s Jamaican outfit Digicel in its efforts to prevent the loss of its sponsorship of the Fijian rugby team to(...)

Ireland’s Stuart Thompson lies on the ground after making his ground to secure the bye that gave Ireland a three-wicket win over Zimbabwe at the ICC World Twenty20 in Sylhet, Bangladesh. Photograph: Surjeet/Inpho

What looked like an easy-going parade to victory turned into a frantic last-ball win for Ireland yesterday as they opened their World Twenty20 camp(...)

The more the US dollar strengthens, the faster Digicel has to grow to stand still. Photograph: Reuters

There are downsides to operating a mobile phone company across large numbers of small, independent markets with their own currencies, as Denis (...)

Sam Gray and Robert Rutledge, medical students from Trinity College, stranded in Stockholm after chasing the Northern Lights through Finland. Photograph: Sam Gray and Robert Rutledge

Two students succeeded in travelling from Dublin to Sydney over the weekend without a penny in their pockets. Kyryll Chulak and Salim Se(...)

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