Lateef Bello arriving at Dublin Central Criminal Court where he was found not guilty by reason of insanity. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A Dublin man has been found not guilty by reason of insanity for the attempted murder of a woman he believed was ‘poisoning’ the mind of his wife.Late(...)

Microsoft’s Bill Gates speaks at the ‘Reach every child’ conference in Berlin. Minister of State Seán Sherlock has announced an additional €3 million in Irish Aid funding for vaccines for children dying from preventable diseases. Photograph: Bernd Von Jutrczenka/EPA

The Government has announced additional €3 million in funding for vaccines for children dying from preventable diseases, raising the Irish Aid oversea(...)

Eleven members of the Aer Lingus board will decide whether to recommend any offer  from International Consolidated Airlines Group to its shareholders and thus pave the way for a sale. Photograph: Artur Widak/PA

Ultimately, 11 members of the Aer Lingus board will decide whether to recommend any offer for the company from International Consolidated Airlines G(...)

Li Keqiang, China’s premier. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Last week there were jitters around the region, and among Irish companies keen to sell into the China market, about the country’s slowest growth in gr(...)

 A file image of Michelle Mulherin  arriving at Leinster House. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin says she will repay the costs of the calls made to Africa from her Dáil office, if she is required to. The Mayo TD is a(...)

Bruce Aylward, assistant director general for the Ebola operational response of the World Health Organization (WHO), gives the media an update on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, during a press conference at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva on January 23rd. Photograph: Salvatore Di Nolfi

A Scottish nurse who had been critically ill with Ebola after working in Sierra Leone has been discharged from a London hospital after making a full r(...)

A view of the   local temporary immigrant holding center (CETI) in the Spanish enclave of Melilla, northern Africa.  Melilla, along with the town of Ceuta, is situated in North Africa but belongs to Spain. Photograph: FG Guerrero/EPA

Spanish police arrested four people on Saturday in its North African enclave of Ceuta suspected of belonging to a militant Islamist network, the inte(...)

US secretary of state John Kerry leaves the stage after addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.   Photograph: Ruben Sprich/Reuters

US secretary of state John Kerry has called for an ambitious international plan to combat the underlying causes of terrorism. In a lengthy addr(...)

Researchers hope eventually to enrol up to 30,000 people in the trial. Photograph: Reuters/Eddie Keogh

The first batch of an experimental Ebola vaccine made by GlaxoSmithKline(GSK) has been shipped to West Africa and is expected to arrive in Liberia lat(...)

Youth ambassadors from the ONE Campaign listen to President Michael D Higgins at the Irish launch of the European Year of  Development at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Conor Healy Photography

The coming year is set to “shape the future of humanity” according to Dóchas, as world leaders decide on new strategies to fight climate change, hu(...)