Experts are investigating the first confirmed stranding of an orca in England and Wales for almost 20 years, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) said.
Campaigning is under way in the Irish General Election after the Taoiseach ended months of speculation by naming February 8 as polling day.
Coco Gauff was sensationally drawn against Venus Williams again in the first round of the Australian Open.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has hailed Sergio Aguero as one of the world’s best strikers but insists Lionel Messi remains top of the pile for him.
The left wing grassroots Momentum group which propelled Jeremy Corbyn to the Labour leadership is urging its members to back Rebecca Long-Bailey to succeed him.
A police officer has given a dramatic account of how he fought to “stay alive” when he was attacked by a white van man wielding a 2ft rusty machete.
Australian number one Alex De Minaur has been forced to pull out of the Australian Open with an abdominal injury.
Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald has said she will not be removing one of its councillors who had to apologise for remarks he made about the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar.
Joker leads the nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards, closely followed by The Irishman, 1917 and Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood.
A newly-elected Tory MP has called for a statue of Labour firebrand Dennis Skinner to be erected in the constituency he served for 49 years.