A still image  from video footage  shows a burning trail as a plane comes down after being shot down near the Turkish-Syrian border. Photograph: EPA

(...)-to-air missile, believed to be a US-made Aim-9 sidewinder. It was the first time a Nato member state had attacked(...)

 French prime minister Manuel Valls Mr Valls was at home in Paris’s 11th district, just 150 metres from La Belle Équipe café where 19 people were shot dead on the night of November 13th. “I learned a few hours later that the son of close friends, a former gallery owner in Barcelona, died,” he said. Photograph: EPA/Ian Langsdon

(...) been moved elsewhere. “The mayor of Calais wants us to send people to other towns in France, 10, 15 or(...)

 A New York City subway car  covered in Nazi-themed imagery to promote the new Amazon TV series The Man in the High Castle on November 24th, 2015. The advertising is to be removed. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Germany and Japan have divided control over the US after winning the second World War. German eagle The(...)

Capt Deirdre Carbery of the Defence Forces says there is a direct correlation between gender, inequality and insecurity.

(...) has on women and girls. That really resonated with us in the Defence Forces. It was quite progressive(...)

(...) no significant US investment — was eligible, but Room, despite being an Irish-Canadian co(...)

Banter at Other Voices

(...) made a move into Europe with the Benicassim festival. We’re delighted to have Vince join us at Banter(...)

 French president Francois Hollande and US president Barack Obama shake hands during a joint news conference at the White House, November 24th, 2015 in Washington, DC. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Europe. Mr Obama emphasised the long friendship between France and the US and pledged to step up efforts(...)

 Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm: his bankruptcy appeal is now lost, and one argument supporting his continued detention, pending his extradition hearing, has been strengthened with a second damning rule from a US judge.

(...). Eleven months after a US bankruptcy judge denied him a discharge from bankruptcy because he lied and(...)

Flowers and fruit on the  previously unknown tree found in Cusuco National Park, Honduras, by the team from Trinity College Dublin

(...) unknown plant. Prof Kelly had not realised at the time just how unknown it was. US experts in Missouri and(...)

Bacteria living in digestive tracts may be signalling when they’ve had their fill, affecting your appetite. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times/Files

(...) bugs decide when they have had enough nutrients and send chemical signals to the brain that cause us to(...)