Twitter and police are investigating alleged threats made by Islamic State militants against the social media network’s co-founder Jack Dorsey (pictured) and other employees. Photograph: Scott Eells/Bloomberg.

Twitter and police are investigating alleged threats made by Islamic State militants against the social media network’s co-founder and other employee(...)

Kristy Preece had just cleared the Ferry Boat Pub in Runcorn in Cheshire. The shift on May 24th, 2010, had been difficult – mainly because of two abus(...)

Blurred London bus passes the Bank of England in a hurry:  Patience involves planning for the future: in economic terms it leads to saving and capital investment. Without patience there is no investment and no growth.   Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

It is almost impossible to put the words “interesting” and “chief economist” into a sentence that makes any sense. One exception involves Andy Haldane(...)

It’s no surprise that the colour pink has been embraced by forward looking designers, from Simone Rocha to Celine

Fashion designers, it is said, are no longer dictators, their looks slavishly copied year on year by the waiting hordes. In these days of social me(...)

Visa Europe has announced a new, more secure way for consumers to pay retailers via smartphones, a move that could set the stage for Apple’s Apple Pa(...)

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From Monday, readers of The Irish Times will be able to buy a subscription package for digital content on irishtimes.com and its app. Readers w(...)

Still taken from CCTV of (from left to right) Amira Abase (15), Kadiza Sultana (16) and Shamima Begum (15) at Gatwick airport. The three girls are suspected of attempting to travel to Syria to join Islamic State. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/EPA

The family of a British woman who travelled to Syria to marry an Islamic State fighter have branded her a “disgrace” and expressed anger that she may (...)

The big one: Snapchat  is now raising money that could value the company at as much as $19 billion. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

What a difference a year makes. Less than 12 months after investors valued Snapchat, the red-hot messaging app, at about $10 billion, the startup is a(...)

US president Barack Obama arrives to deliver remarks on countering violent extremism in Washington. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

US president Barack Obama called on Americans and more than 60 nations on Wednesday to join the fight against violent extremism, saying they had to co(...)

‘Irish Times’ editor Kevin O’Sullivan with deputy news editor Eithne Donnellan in the newsroom. “We believe loyal readers will be happy to pay for full access. At the same time, we will continue to offer a large amount of free content,” O’Sullivan said. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Irish Times is introducing subscription packages for its digital content from Monday, February 23rd. It will become the first national daily ne(...)