Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland is celebrated around the world on St. Patrick’s Day. According to legend Saint Patrick used the three-leaved shamrock to explain the Holy Trinity to Irish pagans in the 5th-century after becoming a Christian missionary.
The remains of President George HW Bush are loaded onto Special Air Mission 41 by a military honour guard before flying to Washington DC on December 3, 2018 in Houston, Texas.
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall toured stalls during a visit to Ely Market in Cambridgeshire.
Donald Trump has threatened North Korea with “fire and fury like the world has never seen” after suggestions the reclusive communist state has cleared a final hurdle to being able to strike the United States with a nuclear missile.
German airline Lufthansa has cancelled hundreds of flights at its budget unit Eurowings, affecting 40,000 passengers, because of a strike by cabin crew.
Stocks of major household brands such as Marmite, Flora and Persil detergent are running low at Tesco following a row between the supermarket and Unilever, one of its main suppliers.
The polls closed and Fife’s decision had been made as the result of the region’s stake in the historic EU referendum were calculated. The Michael Woods Leisure Centre in Glenrothes was a hive of activity as the first ballot boxes arrived for counting shortly after 10pm.
Footballer Ched Evans has won his appeal against his conviction for raping a 19-year-old woman.
Three bridges spanning three centuries have the potential to become a magnet for visitors from across the world, according to the chairman of VisitScotland, Mike Cantlay.
As the violence and bloodshed in Gaza continue to escalate, Courier contributor and Dundee University student Jalal Abukhater writes a personal viewpoint from the front line in Palestine.