Manchester post-punk band Joy Division are the subject of a two-day international symposium at the University of Limerick. Above is the cover of their album Closer.

(...) place at the University of Limerick. Delegates have travelled from the UK, China, the US, Canada, Japan(...)

Global annual average temperatures anomalies (relative to 1961-1990) based on an average of three global temperature data set. Image: World Meteorological Organization.

(...). It will be one of the warmest years on record over land. China is having its warmest year on record(...)

115 Grafton Street: new tenant will trade out of 162sq m (1,746sq ft) on the ground floor and 91sq m (987sq ft) at mezzanine level. The basement area is to be used for storage.

(...), crystal, china and clothing including knitwear. The building, one door from the end of the Grafton Street(...)

Chinese president Xi Jinping: has launched a major crackdown on official corruption Photograph:  Noel Celis/Pool Photo via AP

China’s anti-corruption campaign spread its net ever wider with the naming and shaming of eight(...)

(...) foreign exchange rates and a slowdown in China and Brazil. Operating earnings before interest, tax(...)

Members of the South African Municipal Workers’ Union  protest in front of the Nelson Mandela Bridge in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. Pre-tax inequality in South Africa is as high as it was 20 years ago – and it is the world’s highest. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

(...) essence, South Africa would do what China did under Deng Xiaoping: build a new economy around the old one(...)

Andrew Graydon: ‘I will be an Irishman who studied English in the US teaching children in China. I’m putting myself in a position to be lost again.’

(...). I will be an Irishman who studied English in the US teaching children in China. I’m putting myself(...)

Liu Yiqian, a billionaire industrialist and art collector. ‘The message to the West is clear: We have bought their buildings, we have bought their companies, and now we are going to buy their art.’ Photograph: Sim Chi Yin/New York Times

(...) worth it.” Before last week, Liu and Wang, both 52, had already made a name for themselves in China(...)

The term antimicrobial resistance covers the issue of growing resistance to antibiotics, antifungals, antivirals and other commonly used drugs. Stock photograph: Getty Images

(...)’s finding from China that a newly discovered gene has made infectious Gram-negative bacteria resistant to(...)

Photograph: Ralph Orlowski/Bloomberg News

(...) economic slowdown in China, the Volkswagen emissions scandal and the attacks in Paris. The unexpectedly(...)