Sympathisers put a candle  outside the French ambassador’s residence in Dublin. Ireland should not be shy about making its  experience and position known. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Basing our response to Friday’s attacks in Paris on a long-held and comfortable self-image of Ireland as a non-aligned, benevolent country could le(...)

ARI runs airport retail businesses in eight countries across North America, the Middle East and Asia as well as The Loop outlets in Dublin and Cork

Dublin Airport Authority’s global duty free arm, Aer Rianta International (ARI), and its partners, plan to spend close to $50 million (€46m) on upgr(...)

The Al Qasr hotel after it was hit by rockets in Aden, Yemen. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters

Islamic State suicide bombers killed 22 people in attacks on Yemen’s government and its Gulf Arab coalition ally in the port city of Aden and on a Hou(...)

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the British Labour Party. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn used his first conference speech to send a message to voters: “You don’t have to take what you are given.” M(...)

Roy Kinnear: ‘It truly is paradise so I’m lucky to be working here even if that is on a 24/7 basis right now”

The first time Roy Kinnear visited the Seychelles was when he flew there to attend interviews for the role of chief executive with the national airlin(...)

Police officers attempt to negotiate with people taking part in a protest to block the arrival of military vehicles to the upcoming arms fair at the ExCel centre in east London. Photograph: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images

More than 30,000 visitors are expected next week at the biannual arms fair organised by Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) at the ExC(...)

Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei leading the Eid al-Fitr prayers on July 18th. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images.

Iranian opposition to the “arrogant” United States will not change despite a nuclear deal with world powers, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (...)

Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been put in charge of the state oil monopoly, the public investment company, domestic and economic policy and the ministry of defence. Photograph:  Olivier Douliery/Getty Images

Until about four months ago, prince Mohammed bin Salman (29) was just another Saudi royal who dabbled in stocks and real estate. He grew up overshadow(...)

 King Salman of Saudi Arabia. His decision   not to attend President Barack Obama’s summit of US and Arab leaders is seen as  a signal of displeasure over US actions on Iran. Photograph: Reuters

The decision of King Salman of Saudi Arabia and other Gulf leaders not to attend President Barack Obama’s summit of US and Arab leaders outside Washin(...)

  Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton  celebrates a comfortable win at the Bahrain Grand Prix in Sakhir. Photograph: Reuters/Hoch Zwei

Lewis Hamilton took his third win of the season at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday, with a confident and assured run that he managed to perfection, (...)