Michael Dwyer:  shot dead by Bolivian police. Photograph: PA Wire

Caroline Dwyer, the mother of Michael Dwyer who was shot dead by Bolivian police in April 2009, has spoken of the fear and intimidation she felt on he(...)

Left behind: Caroline Dwyer and her daughter Aisling in room 457 of Hotel las Americas, in Santa Cruz. Photograph: Julien Behal/Phoenix Films

They wore summer dresses and sandals, and you could at first glance have mistaken them for a mother and daughter off on a girls’ holiday together. But(...)

Jim Boyce, FIFA Vice-President, says he was unaware of the expensive watch given to him during the World Cup in Rio this summer. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Football Association chairman Greg Dyke has confirmed he was given a €20,939 watch by the Brazilian FA during the World Cup but had no idea of its val(...)

Seamus Coleman scores Everton’s second goal during the  Europa League Group H match against VFL Wolfsburg. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images.

Everton 4 Wolfsburg 1 Everton made a successful return to European football with a 4-1 victory over Wolfsburg at Goodison Park last night.Manager Ro(...)

US Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen addresses a Senate banking committee hearing in Washington, DC, yesterday. She told lawmakers the central bank must press on with monetary stimulus as “significant slack” remained in labour markets and inflation was still below the Fed’s goal. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

US stock markets rose yesterday, adding to earlier gains as investors bet that the US Federal Reserve would not adjust guidance about how soon it w(...)

Fyffes and US fruit producer Chiquita have offered concessions to European Union regulators to allay concerns that their proposed $526 million tie-up (...)

Michael Dwyer: an elite police unit stormed the hotel  in which he was staying   on April 16th, 2009. Mr Dwyer and two others were shot dead in the raid. Photograph: PA Wire

The mother and sister of Michael Dwyer have made an “emotional but necessary” visit to the hotel room in Santa Cruz where the Irish man was shot dead(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal and Ryan Giggs. The club has targeted the American market where they set a record attendance this summmer. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Manchester United are targeting the burgeoning US football market, with the sport there undergoing a “step-change” in popularity and commercial growth(...)

A general view of Jardim Sao Luis near the edge of Sao Paulo,

Moody’s Investors Service on Tuesday said it may cut Brazil’s credit rating in the next couple of years as the economy slows down, putting added press(...)

A student has been charged with giving bogus information to gardai in relation to a claim she had been seriously assaulted in Dublin last month.

A student has been charged with giving bogus information to gardaí in relation to a claim she had been seriously assaulted in Dublin last month.Regina(...)