‘Poldark’: Starring Eleanor Tomlinson as Demelza and Aidan Turner at the eponymous hero. photograph: mike hogan

Sideline Productions, which is currently busy making the fourth series of the Great Irish Bake Off for TV3, collected a €10,000 cheque (in giant publi(...)

File photograph from 2012 showing mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik arriving in court room 250 at the central court in Oslo for his trial after killing 77 people. Photograph: Getty

Right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in Norway in 2011, will appear in court on Tuesday to accuse the Norwegian state of(...)

Kaci Kullmann Five, the new head of the Norwegian Nobel Peace Prize Committee, announces the winner of 2015 Nobel Peace Prize. Photograph: Heiko Junge/EPA

The National Dialogue Quartet in Tunisia has won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. The jury cited the group for “its decisive contribution to the buildin(...)

Today FM chief executive Peter McPartlin

The Irish radio industry will pilot a people- meter technology system next year to see if it could provide a alternative to the current survey used fo(...)

Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) director general Ahmet Uzumcu speaking  in The Hague earlier this week. Photograph: Toussaint Kluiters/Reuters

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), which is overseeing the destruction of Syria’s chemicals weapon arsenal, has today wo(...)

The United Arab Emirates has pardoned  Norwegian woman Marte Deborah Dalelv (24) who was sentenced to jail for illicit sex after she reported being raped by a colleague while on a visit to Dubai. Photograph: Jumana El Heloueh/Reuters.

The United Arab Emirates has pardoned a Norwegian woman who was sentenced to jail for illicit sex after she reported being raped by a colleague while (...)