Two women rest and sleep in a football field in Siliguri on Sunday  hit the region on April 25th.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images 2:42

Efforts are continuing to make contact with all Irish ctizens known to be in the region affected by the Nepal earthquake. The International Committee (...)

At the YouTube Irish Creators Day in Google’s Dublin headquarters were, from left, YouTubers Melanie Murphy, David Nagle and Seán Mclaughlin, and YouTube partner manager Marco Danesi. Photograph: Dave Meehan 2:04

‘Video is killing the internet,” says 17-year-old YouTube creator Eoin Corbett. He means “killing” in the sense of “doing very well on”. And he sho(...)

The Mothers and Fathers Mattercampaign group have contacted  gardaí about the issue of their ‘No’ vote posters being taken down. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A Dublin hotel is promising its customers a 50 per cent discount if they take down posters for the forthcoming marriage equality referendum advocat(...)

Dutch and Malaysian investigators  digging on the site where the bulk of  Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down in the  Donetsk People’s Republic. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

A Dutch medical anthropologist has been fired from the forensics team tasked with identifying the bodies of those killed aboard Malaysia Airlines Fli(...)

Facebook privacy officer Erin Egan said international regulatory discussions did not give enough credit to the US. PhotographIllustration: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Privacy executives from Google, Microsoft and Facebook say that privacy protections in the US are stronger than assumed by Europeans. However, they do(...)

Sawyer Sweeten (right), with his twin brother Sullivan, in 2005. (Photograph: Matthew Simmons/Getty Images)

Actor Sawyer Sweeten (19), best known for his role in the US sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond (1996-2005), has taken his own life, according to a statem(...)

MEP Brian Hayes said the European Commission should not use its new Digital Single Market strategy, due to be announced on May 6th, for political ends. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The European Union should not use its Digital Single Market proposal to target large US tech firms for “political means”, Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes sa(...)

Supermarket chain Sainsbury rose after deciding to axe 800 store jobs in a drive to cut costs. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

European stocks declined yesterday as data showed euro zone output expanded at a slower pace in April and Ericsson-led technology shares lowered. A(...)

Oaktree Capital has secured planning approval to develop offices and apartments in Dublin’s docklands. South Docks Fund will build 42,500 square metre(...)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: monthly active users grew 13 per cent over a year ago to 1.44 billion, with 87 per cent of them accessing its service on smartphones and other mobile devices. Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

Facebook posted its slowest growth in quarterly revenue in two years and higher spending on research and development ate into profits. Shares of the (...)