Leonard Nimoy has died aged 83. The actor found fame as Mr Spock on sci-fi hit Star Trek.

Leonard Nimoy, the sonorous, gaunt-faced actor who won a worshipful global following as Mr Spock, the resolutely logical human-alien first officer of (...)

Minister for Jobs  and  Enterprise  Richard Bruton with Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan, at the launch of the St Patrick’s Day  Enterprise International programme. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Ministers travelling abroad for the annual programme of St Patrick’s week trade missions will have to report back to Taoiseach Enda Kenny on the succ(...)

Fashion by definition is about transience and Irish and international fashion will each have their own turns in the spotlights this year. Yesterday, I(...)

In a damning court ruling last month Mr Drumm was found to have systematically transferred assets, property and cash to his wife Lorraine (left) to hinder, delay and defraud his creditors. Photograph: The Irish Times

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has hired one of Boston’s top white-collar criminal defence lawyers to fight his bankruptcy appeal(...)

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(...)

A pedestrian with his glasses fogged over walks through the snow during a winter blizzard in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

Record-breaking cold gripped the Eastern United States on Monday as an icy winter storm crippled the nation’s central states before it was expected to(...)

Champion Hurdle favourite Faugheen (above with Ruby Walsh onboard) is one of Mullins’s headline festival acts.

Just three weeks away from the start of Cheltenham, Willie Mullins believes he is set to bring his most powerful ever team to National Hunt racing’s g(...)

A US jusge has ordered that the Boston College tapes be taken to the Royal Courts of Justice in Belfast and placed in secure storage there.

Sealed tapes of interviews given by a former loyalist prisoner to a university project will not now be held on American territory in Belfast.Senior ju(...)

Snow in Boston, Massachusetts. Winter Storm Neptune is forecast to hit the US northeast. Photograph: Scott Eisen/Bloomberg

Another winter storm, named Neptune, is taking aim at the US northeast, threatening blizzard conditions and severe cold in parts of New England alrea(...)

Winston “Winkie” Rea was among dozens of loyalists and republicans who provided testimonies to Boston College researchers compiling an oral history of the Northern Ireland conflict.

Police are to be allowed to fly back from the US with the interviews a former loyalist prisoner gave to a university project – but they must not exami(...)