Students at Brunel University in London, UK, protested at Katie Hopkins being invited to a debate on campus. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

A speech by controversial commentator Katie Hopkins during a university debate in London prompted a mass walkout in protest at her invitation(...)

Prof Lane told Central Bank staff it was essential to collaborate, innovate and communicate. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

New Central Bank governor Philip Lane has posted a YouTube video on his first day in the job in which he promises staff he will keep “in regu(...)

The Nazi-themed imagery in a New York City subway car.  Photograph: AP

It must have seemed like a good idea to somebody. Amazon has come under fire after plastering Nazi-type imagery over a subway train in New(...)

Aldi has re-entered the war of the Christmas ads with a cheeky take on the John Lewis Man on the Moon tearjerker.

Aldi has re-entered the war of the Christmas ads with a cheeky take on the John Lewis Man on the Moon tearjerker. Jean Jones, the pensioner (...)

Rebel pilots and Imperial Stormtroopers from the Star Wars film franchise are seen next to a life-sized model of an X-Wing Fighter during a promotional event at the Changi International airport in Singapore. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The Church of England’s valiant bid to run an advertisement featuring the Lord’s Prayer before the forthcoming Star Wars film may have hit a sn(...)

The new LAX VIP service will cost from $1,500

Tech start-ups to boost business travel to Africa According to the World Bank technology start-ups are flourishing across Africa and will help boost e(...)

Band made: You can join Hozier (centre) on a charity version of David Bowie’s ‘Changes’

A very unusual fund-raising single was launched earlier this month in aid of the men’s cancer charity Movember. The record is a cover version of the (...)

Teenaged girls in the Netherlands are  more likely to become “anxious” about rejection if their posts are not “liked” by their friends and shared with approval among their peers. Photograph:  Karen Bleier/Getty Images/AFP

One out of six Dutch teenagers – nearly 17 per cent – between the ages of 12 and 18 admits to being addicted to social media – “unable to function” wi(...)

WHAT’S HOT Lego’s anti-Lego slippers A clever present that will spare parents the uniquely torturous pain of stepping barefoot on the seemingly(...)

“As the internet continues to evolve we must be careful not to allow hard-won consumer protections to be undermined through inaction”

The internet has transformed many aspects of our society. Often, regulation and the law in general do not keep up with these developments, an(...)