Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his wife Margie join thousands of Sydney residents to lay flowers at a memorial near the Lindt chocolate cafe in Martin Place following the  siege. Photograph: EPA

Tony Abbott, the Australian prime minister, has said his national security team needed to look into why a self-styled Islamist activist with a trouble(...)

Eric Rosenfeld, a start-up executive, and Roy Bahat, head of Bloomberg Beta, a venture capital fund looking to stand out from the crowd. It is cultivating a group called Future Founders for people it has identified as likely investment opportunities. Photograph: James Cham via The New York Times

Eric Rosenfeld received a curious email this year explaining that he had been chosen to join a group called Future Founders. “The email came out of th(...)

Former International Space Station commander Chris Hadfield has been awarded a gold medal of honorary patronage by the University Philosophical Society in Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times

Former International Space Station commander Chris Hadfield has received an honorary patronage from Trinity College Dublin. He was awarded a gold meda(...)

The Premier League is to introduce regular Friday night live matches and make more soccer available on TV than ever as it attempts to top its last €3.(...)

Don Tapscott: “ I think there is a crisis of legitimacy about democratic institutions.” Photograph: Ana Grillo

Perhaps nothing puts Don Tapscott’s deeply influential 1995 book The Digital Economy in context better than a story he tells in his new introduction t(...)

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan film the scene where their characters in ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ meet for the first time

Forget Christmas, it’s time for brands to plan for Valentine’s Day, and what better way than to get a piece of some Fifty Shades of Grey action? (...)

Kieran Donaghy: “I remember marching back in 94’ when I was 11 out in Killarney for the replay against the Crokes and that’s where it all started.”Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Aged 11 he had his first feel for what it was to represent the Rockies, the pride of Tralee and so often the pride of Kerry, a much smaller but no dou(...)

Sergio Aguero celebrates with teammates after scoring his team’s third and matchwinning goal last night. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Sport
  • November 26, 2014, 08:32

The Champions League returned last night and it certainly didn’t disappoint, a smash and grab Manchester City victory over Bayern Munich keeping their(...)

 FAI chief executive   John Delaney. Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho 0:39

The FAI has again failed to respond to questions from The Irish Times over the controversy surrounding its chief executive John Delaney. This time (...)

FAI chief executive John Delaney. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho 0:39

The Guardian newspaper has reported that it was threatened with legal action in the event that it named FAI chief executive John Delaney as the man si(...)