Boris Johnson's career in pictures

The new Tory leader tends to make the most of media events.

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Cork bar creates a stout slushy for summer

Cork bar creates a stout slushy for summer

The bar, which specialises in craft beers, use Black’s Kinsale World’s End Imperial stout for a more unique taste.

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 An Post Apollo-gise for stamp misspelling

An Post Apollo-gise for stamp misspelling

The word, which is found on the bottom left of the €1 stamp, is spelt “gaelach” - which translates as ‘the Irish’.

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Mum ‘humbled’ after Lionel Messi plays football with her 11-year-old on holiday

Mum ‘humbled’ after Lionel Messi plays football with her 11-year-old on holiday

Anna O’Neill’s son Mackenzie went on to befriend Messi’s son Thiago while holidaying in Antigua.

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Detained suspect asks for selfie with arresting officers

Detained suspect asks for selfie with arresting officers

Officers in Leicester said the man was eventually bailed in connection with two offences.

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Rare bottle of old Irish whiskey to go up for auction

Rare bottle of old Irish whiskey to go up for auction

The 1880s bottle of Cassidy & Co Monasterevin whiskey was matured by the Cassidy family.

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7 common mistakes you might be making in the hot weather

7 common mistakes you might be making in the hot weather

That fan in your bedroom could be doing more harm than good.

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RNLI warns of Loch Ness dangers after viral Nessie search plan

Thousands have expressed interest in a mass search for the monster.

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‘Happy Birthday Sarah’ trends after woman asked Twitter users for kind wishes

‘Happy Birthday Sarah’ trends after woman asked Twitter users for kind wishes

Sarah Hammond said the many birthday messages had brought ‘a tear to my eye’.

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Bord Bia hoping to make spuds more a-peel-ing to millennials by making them 'Insta-friendly'

Bord Bia hoping to make spuds more a-peel-ing to millennials by making them 'Insta-friendly'

Potatoes are not considered "exciting" to post on Instagram in comparison to other dishes.

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Escaped Cork wallaby returns home safe and well

Escaped Cork wallaby returns home safe and well

Dora the Explorer, a wallaby who escaped from an animal centre in Cork, has been found safe and well in Kilworth after her little "holiday" in the county over recent ...

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5 times Reese Witherspoon and Ava Phillippe were the cutest mother-daughter duo

5 times Reese Witherspoon and Ava Phillippe were the cutest mother-daughter duo

They always talk about how much they inspire each other.

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Emoji Mashup Bot delights internet with new concoctions

The bot was designed by a student learning how to code.

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‘Kaleing Eve’: Jodie Comer 'touched' by vegetable carving in her likeness

Actress Jodie Comer has said she was “touched” by a vegetable carving in her likeness submitted at the annual Lambeth Country Show.

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Lindsay Lohan tries out her Australian accent

Lindsay Lohan tries out her Australian accent

She is joining the judging panel on the Australian version of The Masked Singer.

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Seagull steals dog from English garden

Seagull steals dog from English garden

Miniature chihuahua called Gizmo taken from house in Paignton.

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US police are asking criminals not to commit crime because it is too hot

US police are asking criminals not to commit crime because it is too hot

They are encouraging criminals to stay in and watch Netflix instead.

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'Lowry’s on fire, Portrush is terrified': Watch as golf fans celebrate Shane Lowry's third round finish

'Lowry’s on fire, Portrush is terrified': Watch as golf fans celebrate Shane Lowry's third round finish

Each time the Co Offaly man emerged from one of the line of mini TV studios, the crowd erupted.

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Missing toddler had driven himself to local fair on toy tractor

Missing toddler had driven himself to local fair on toy tractor

The two-year-old was reunited with his dad by police.

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TripAdvisor quotes LGBT+ hits in legal threat to Straight Pride organisers

TripAdvisor quotes LGBT+ hits in legal threat to Straight Pride organisers

‘I’m Coming Out and saying this clearly: you are infringing upon TripAdvisor’s intellectual property rights.’

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Inquisitive baby giraffe comes face to face with young rabbit

Inquisitive baby giraffe comes face to face with young rabbit

Baby Fenn did not know what to make of the surprise visitor to his enclosure.

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In Pictures: Anti-Brexit protesters float Boris Blimp outside Parliament

In Pictures: Anti-Brexit protesters float Boris Blimp outside Parliament

The balloon is inspired by the ‘Baby Trump’ blimp that mocked US President Donald Trump during his visit to the UK last month.

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Tiger found resting in house after flooding in India

Tiger found resting in house after flooding in India

It is thought the animal was startled next to a highway, whereupon it sought refuge in the home.

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WATCH: Kangaroo spotted roaming free in Cork

A marsupial, possibly a wallaby or a small kangaroo, has been spotted roaming free in Cork.

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Five guys arrested at Five Guys

Five guys arrested at Five Guys

‘Can you guess how many guys were arrested at this location on Wednesday?’

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5 interstellar Airbnbs to mark the anniversary of the moon landing

5 interstellar Airbnbs to mark the anniversary of the moon landing

These planetary properties come packing plenty of atmosphere.

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Caravan rolls onto railway line after ‘bouncing’ off towbar

Caravan rolls onto railway line after ‘bouncing’ off towbar

The caravan was being towed across the track at Haxby Railway when the bumpy road caused it to detach from the car.

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Baaaad move: Driver gets stuck on 'Sheep Highway' at Co Kerry pier

A motorist was left red-faced yesterday after attempting to drive down a pedestrian walkway at Dunquin Pier in Co Kerry.

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Lizzo ft Enda Kenny: Is this the duo we didn't know we needed?This story is enriched with multi-media content

Lizzo ft Enda Kenny: Is this the duo we didn't know we needed?

Lizzo is one of music's biggest stars at the moment - a fact that was evident last week when people around the country were left devastated after tickets for the ...

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Rap-loving US official who sent hundreds of emails about Tupac forced to resign

Rap-loving US official who sent hundreds of emails about Tupac forced to resign

Jerry Foxhoven also marked his 65th birthday with Shakur-themed cookies.

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Woman who got postcard sent in 1993 tracks down sender

An Illinois woman who recently got a 1993 postcard in her mailbox has tracked down the man who sent it to his children more than two decades ago.

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All Together Now announce brand new stage Global Roots

All Together Now announce brand new stage Global Roots

One of the country's biggest music festivals has created a new area made entirely out of wood and other natural materials.

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CCCahoots comedian to debut solo show at Dublin Fringe Festival

CCCahoots comedian to debut solo show at Dublin Fringe Festival

CCCahoots are one of the most popular comedy acts in Ireland at the moment.

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Dozens of beachgoers push stranded whale pod back out to sea

Dozens of beachgoers push stranded whale pod back out to sea

Up to 50 pilot whales swam into the shallow waters surrounding St Simons Island, with six getting caught in the surf.

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Anime fans share favourite Kyoto Animation work following arson attack that left dozens feared dead

Anime fans share favourite Kyoto Animation work following arson attack that left dozens feared dead

Fans have been sharing their favourite work from the studio in the wake of the fire.

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#IStandWithIlhan: Support for Ilhan Omar after ‘send her back’ chants at Donald Trump rally

‘This is what fascism looks like.’

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Video: First look at the world’s first pizza exclusively made for bees

Video: First look at the world’s first pizza exclusively made for bees

We’re absolutely buzzing about it.

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Gossip Girl is set to return: 6 of the dodgiest fashion trends we loved the first time around

Gossip Girl is set to return: 6 of the dodgiest fashion trends we loved the first time around

Blair Waldorf was the undisputed queen of headbands.

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US driver suffers minor injuries after car crushed under truck

US driver suffers minor injuries after car crushed under truck

Fire officials say the motorist climbed out of the driver’s side door.

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Fans in Italy back brown bear to elude captivity

Fans in Italy back brown bear to elude captivity

Days earlier, the bear had been captured by forest rangers after attacks on livestock.

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Lewis Capaldi morphs into Paul McCartney lookalike as he uses FaceApp

Lewis Capaldi morphs into Paul McCartney lookalike as he uses FaceApp

The singer has joined scores of famous faces ageing themselves with the mobile app.

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US Air Force warns against prank Facebook call to ‘storm Area 51’

US Air Force warns against prank Facebook call to ‘storm Area 51’

The site is part of the vast Nevada Test and Training Range and has become the centre of UFO conspiracy theories.

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Watch: Artist mows giant portrait of Neil Armstrong into Italian field

Watch: Artist mows giant portrait of Neil Armstrong into Italian field

The 26,000 square metre (279.862 square feet) artwork marks 50 years since Armstrong’s moon mission.

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Billions of flying ants picked up on satellite imaging

Billions of flying ants picked up on satellite imaging

The insects were so numerous they confused the Met Office radar, which thought it was recording a rainstorm.

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Dog on the mend after being found buried alive, swollen and sunburned

Dog on the mend after being found buried alive, swollen and sunburned

Leialoha has been placed with a foster family and could have a new forever home soon.

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American comedian apologises to Irish people after watching a game of hurlingThis story is enriched with multi-media content

American comedian apologises to Irish people after watching a game of hurling

The 3:11 video is a must-watch, especially the part where he says he’d rather sleep on a bed of nails than be picked to play in goals for a match.

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Penguins attempt to nest at sushi takeaway

Penguins attempt to nest at sushi takeaway

The birds returned to the shop despite being taken back to the ocean by police in Wellington.

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‘Furious’ Naga Munchetty speaks out on BBC Breakfast over Trump tweets

The presenter said when she has previously been told to ‘go back to where I came from’, the comments were ’embedded in racism’.

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Apple previews new designs for World Emoji Day

Apple previews new designs for World Emoji Day

It includes a number of new disability-themed emoji first seen earlier this year.

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In Pictures: Partial lunar eclipse celebrated across the world

In Pictures: Partial lunar eclipse celebrated across the world

The event came on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 launching its moon mission.

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