Paul Young, co-founder and chief executive of Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon.

Paul Young is a co-founder and the chief executive of Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon, a twice Academy Award and Bafta-nominated animation film studio. (...)

Como is a set of two chairs and a glass-topped side table available in teal blue  or lime green, reduced from €699 to €399 at EZ Living

Sitting pretty this summer Spruce up your outdoor space with some eye catching furniture. At EZ Living (0818-222272, ezlivingfurniture.ie) Como(...)

Ryanair has said customers in Greece can pay with cash at airport ticket desks. Photo: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Ryanair has said customers in Greece can pay with cash at airport ticket desks. A spokesman for the airline Ryanair said many Greek customers were una(...)

Amazon.com will launch its Amazon Lending loan programme to small sellers later this year in eight more countries including China. Photograph: Bartek Sadowski/Bloomberg

Amazon. com will launch its business loan program for small sellers later this year in eight more countries including China, where credit is becoming (...)

Project includes high-definition smart TVs in the 246 guest rooms and suites in John Fitzpatrick’s New York hotels

Irish hotelier John Fitzpatrick has launched his latest refurbishment programme, with plans to spend $2 million on his two hotels in New York. This (...)

Due to slowing down of Earth’s rotation the solar day is getting longer each year. To compensate timekeepers add a second to the year to make sure our atomic clocks are synchronised to to the solar day.

An extra second will be added to today’s length, making Tuesday 24 hours and one second long. The move is often used by international timekeepers to k(...)

The state flag of Mississippi, which incorporates the   Confederate flag , is displayed with the flags of the other 49 states and territories in the tunnel connecting the senate office building and the US Congress. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty

The Confederate flag has meant different things to different people over the years in the United States. It is far more than just a diagonal blue cros(...)

 Democratic presidential candidate and former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton speaks to supporters on Tuesday  at Christ the King United Church of Christ in Florissant, Missouri. Photograph:  Whitney Curtis/Getty Images. 1:40

As politicians across the southern US spoke out against the Confederate battle flag and the nation’s largest retailers pulled items with its image (...)

 Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook, at his office in Palo Alto in May, 2005. Facebook and several other technology giants have been swept up in the antitrust fervor in Europe that seems to have hit fever pitch. Photograph: Jim Wilson/The New York Times

With this month’s announcement that the European Union is investigating Amazon for possible anti-competitive behaviour in the sale of ebooks, antitrus(...)

Fisher Space Bullet with Stylus

Fisher Space Bullet with Stylus The legend has it that whereas America spent millions developing a pen to work in space’s low gravity, the Russia(...)