Belfast-headquartered UTV Media group confirmed yesterday it is in discussions with a view to a potential sale of its television assets. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Anyone in the North with a spare £100 million (€136m) to spend this week might want to take a close look at Northern Ireland’s only home-grown tele(...)

Adam Goodes in  Croke Park in 2010. Photograph: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

I had just turned 40 and was harnessed to the parapet of the Sydney harbour bridge when I first encountered banal, casual, wounding racism first hand.(...)

David James Carlton is accused of beating his partner with a crutch and with his plastered foot. He was remanded until April 17th.

A Belfast man accused of beating his partner with a crutch and his plastered foot was refused bail on Saturday after a judge said it was “one of the (...)

French-born pimp and defendant Dominique Alderweireld arriving at the Lille courthouse as the “Carlton” case trial began on Monday. Photograph: Francois Lo Presti/AFP/Getty Images

Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrived in a car with tinted windows for the first day of his trial for “aggravated pimping”. He was driven into a car park ben(...)

Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn (partially seen in backseat of car) arrives for the start of a trial in the so-called Carlton Affair, in Lille on Monday. Photograph: Reuters

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, will go on trial in Lille on Monday accused of pimping, in a case that (...)

The Jacob’s Inn hostel, which is on Talbot Place near the Busáras bus station

Investment group Brehon Capital has added to its investment portfolio in Ireland by acquiring the 420-bed Jacobs Inn hostel in central Dublin for abo(...)

Foxrock village: in its appeal, Foxrock Area Community and Enterprise said building on such an extensive scale would “be detrimental to the unique ambience and amenities of the area”. Photograph: Eric Luke

A construction group owned by one of Nama’s largest clients has got permission for a major housing development in Foxrock following a long planning d(...)

Staff protesting outside the Paris Bakery on Dublin’s Moore Street this morning. Photograph: Elaine Edwards 1:14

Staff at the acclaimed Paris Bakery on Dublin’s Moore Street are staging a protest outside the building over what they claim are wages owed to them.Ab(...)

‘My trouble began when I received a bill from Meteor for €740 as I had exceeded my broadband limit,’ a reader tells us

CUSTOMER DISTRESSED BY MOUNTING BROADBAND BILLLisa is a mobile phone customer with Meteor. She pays her bill by direct debit and until recently “alway(...)

Powerscourt hotel: “The hotel and golf complex will remain separately owned and managed. But it will start to feel like one resort to customers,” said hotel manager David Webster

David Webster, manager of the Powerscourt hotel (formerly the Ritz Carlton) in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, has caught the positivity bug which is n(...)