Law firm Mossack Fonseca in Panama City, which specialises in setting up offshore companies, is at the center of the Panama Papers controversy. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

(...) in China to try to set up an Internet firewall. The use of offshore companies and offshore services(...)

Viral video of child reading Koran condemned in China 0:37

A video named ‘Lovely girl from Gansu reciting the Koran’ has gone viral online in China. Gansu(...)

The video, which goes  under the banner “Lovely girl from Gansu reciting the Koran”, prompted the education ministry in Gansu province, home to 1.6 million Muslims, to reiterate a ban on religious activities in schools. Photograph: Weibo still

It’s the kind of cute kid video guaranteed to go viral in China – a little girl in kindergarten(...)

The interior of Marcel’s on Merrion Row in Dublin.

(...) tables dressed in white linens with blue and white china side plates. It’s like your granny’s parlour(...)

The Frank & Walters are playing Whelan’s in Dublin on Saturday

(...) and Arty McGlynn tonight. Watch out for many more adventurous visitors, including China’s Ling Peng(...)

Clockwise from top: Tehran’s ancient grand bazaar – Iran has the second largest economy in the Middle East

(...) world, estimated at 157.8 billion barrels – enough to supply China for 40 years. It sells around one(...)

Martin O’Connell, co-founder of Nasal Medical: “We learned so much in the last eight weeks. It’s every entrepreneur’s dreams to win something like this”

(...) fell through we moved on to humans. We knew there was a bigger market in China with the pollution and(...)

 Germany’s Dax: rose 0.2 per cent, while in France the Cac 40 fell 0.3 per cent. Photograph: Reuters/Staff/Remote

(...).1 per cent at $78.92 as China’s biggest e-commerce company said fourth-quarter revenue rose 39 per cent(...)

China’s army uses hip-hop to lure recruits 3:01

China is beefing up the People’s Liberation Army with new ships and missiles, but also with hard(...)

CCTV captures traffic collision in China 0:18

(...) city of Hangzhou, east China forcing it into a road barrier. The three occupants of the car survived(...)