Porsche has responded to the fall off in Boxster sales  with a new four-cylinder turbo flat-four, in either 2.0-litre or 2.5-litre capacities.

The announcement of a new Jaguar or Porsche would be decently sized news all on its own, as would official details and images of a new Opel sports cou(...)

Two 17-year-olds died on Thursday  when their car crashed near Markethill, Co Armagh,  at about 8.30am.

Two teenagers have died in a road crash in Co Armagh. It is understood the two 17-year-olds were on their way to college when their car crashed near(...)

Students arrive for counselling in ever increasing numbers. Many feel anxious and disconnected, have poor body image and feel pressure to be successful. Photograph: Thinkstock

Perhaps you are acquainted with the beautiful large granite stone, which stands to the right of the entrance to Glendalough, ancient monastery and ce(...)

AstraZeneca chief executive Pascal Soriot: ‘This acquisition complements our strategic focus on cardiovascular and metabolic disease.’ Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Britain’s AstraZeneca has agreed to buy US biotech company ZS Pharma for $2.7 billion, pipping Swiss firm Actelion to the prize in the latest bout of (...)

Police in North Belfast are investigating an incident on Friday night that saw two firefighters injured

Police in North Belfast are investigating an incident on Friday night that saw two firefighters injured. It was reported that at around 8.30pm, as a m(...)

Is Mercedes’ IAA concept the best car of the Frankfurt show?

When the bosses of Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen start name-checking major political events in their motor show speeches, you know you are at a differe(...)

Mercedes razzmattazz ahead of its press conference this morning

It is, perhaps, time to pause for a cup of tea and something small to eat. A chance to rest aching soles of feet and find a replacement notebook. The (...)

The biennial Frankfurt motor show is massive, easily the most vast of motor shows, with the combined halls measuring more than 1.6km in length

It’s time to get your skates on for the biennial Frankfurt motor show, and that’s not just a cheery turn of phrase – the show is massive, easily the (...)

New direction: BMW’s next generation of its 4 Series convertible is expected to return to a soft-top

When first launched on the 1995 Mercedes-Benz SLK, the idea of a folding steel roof seemed too obvious and so clever that palms were slapped on forehe(...)

When law student Sinead Davies was anointed a scholar at Trinity College in April on the basis of her second term exam results, her first reaction (...)