Forsyth Park in Savannah. Photograph: Adam Kuehl for The New York Times 6:07

Some of Savannah’s best-known attractions – mossy cemeteries, old mansions, ghost tours – give the misleading impression that the city is a macabre(...)

Ikea may have blazed a trail with self-assembly design, but the newest designer trend, Meccano build-it-yourself furniture, takes the original boys to(...)

Customers will  be able to make purchases from a limited range of products to take home on the day

Ikea plans to trial a new small-format store in Britain as it seeks to extend its reach across the country, the world’s largest furniture retailer sai(...)

 It’s likely the only way rates will fall  to a level enjoyed by our European counterparts – despite the efforts of Government – is if new entrants come in. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Against a background of increasing pressure from the Government to bring Irish mortgage variable rates into line with European competitors, banks are (...)

‘I ran out of room in the attic years ago.’ Photograph: Getty Images

My wallet is s strange place. It’s hard, if not virtually impossible, to find any money in it. Do I have all my money tied up in tech stocks and co(...)

‘Horse Fair at Goresbridge’, an oil on canvas by Peter Curling is estimated at €20,000-€25,000 at de Vere’s auction

After successful sales at Adam’s and Whyte’s, the last of the “big three” summer art auctions in Dublin takes place on Bloomsday at de Veres. Viewing (...)

 Nicolas Hulot, the French president’s envoy, said there was a new awareness on the part of the world’s two biggest sources of greenhouse gas emissions. Photograph: Frederic Stevens/Getty Images

When asked what is at stake in next December’s COP 21 conference on global warming, Nicolas Hulot quotes a participant at a recent climate change gath(...)

Metaio augmented reality has been used by Ikea. The firm has been bought by Apple

Apple has acquired an augmented reality software firm, whose investors include Dublin-based Atlantic Bridge. Metaio’s technology merges real-world i(...)

MasterCard “is working with the European Commission on the issue as part of an ongoing constructive dialogue”, the company said.

MasterCard is poised to receive an antitrust complaint from European Union regulators probing card payment fees, according to sources.Regulators may s(...)

The dinner table remains so laden with brand messages, it’s in danger of collapsing.

The family that breaks bread together, stays together, and more importantly, keeps buying bread. More than 30 years after the first Oxo Mum ad hit (...)