Big Ben strikes in the new year on January 1st in London – or is it? Photograph: Getty Images

Do you know what time it is? Not approximately, but exactly what time it is? Timing for the first dong of the new year will ultimately come from super(...)

Jockey Joseph O’Brien was aboard Air Force Blue for two of his four wins in 2016. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Joseph O’Brien is predicting big things from Air Force Blue in 2016. A winner of four of his five starts at two for Aidan O’Brien, with O’ Brien jnr i(...)

Gleneagles has a favourable draw in stall five of the 10 runners next to American Pharoah. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Gleneagles is rated a 20/1 outsider in some US betting forecasts for Saturday night’s $5 million (€4.5 million) Breeders’ Cup Classic, a race that co(...)

A migrant is carried  aboard the Germany navy’s frigate ‘Hessen’ earlier this month,  before being brought to the port of Palermo, Sicily. EPA/GERMANY NAVY

The search for peace and food that is forcing thousands of women and men, often with their young children in tow, to risk their lives reachi(...)

Author Steven Johnson discusses his new book and TV series ‘How We Got To Now’. Photograph: Frederick M Brown/Getty Images

Disruption is a term that gets used a great deal these days, to the extent that it’s losing its meaning. Disruption is now a marketing fad, a fashiona(...)

Australia ridden by Joseph O’Brien is likely to start favourite for the Derby. Photograph: Inpho

If the Epsom Derby could be decided on reputation then Australia would virtually be past the most famous finishing post in racing already and Aidan O’(...)

Australia (above) remains firmly on course to lead Aidan O’Brien’s attempt on a historic Epsom Derby hat-trick this Saturday. The hot-favourite – acc(...)

€54 Fancy yourself a bit of a maker? Intel’s new Galileo board is ready and willing to form a key part of your projects. Whether you fanc(...)

The partnership is one of in series of new measures by the airline to attract additional business travellers

Ryanair has announced plans to double the number of business passengers it currently has by selling through a global distribution system (GDS) (...)

Tom Queally on multiple Group One winner Midday who has given birth to a foal sired by former superstar stablemate Frankel. Photograph: Chris Ison/PA

The legendary Vincent O’Brien once got cross with me. Even now, it’s something I’m proud as hell of: that for a brief moment, little old me burrowed a(...)