The US Defense Department  accidentally sent shipments of live anthrax bacteria from the Dugway Proving ground facility (above) to labs in nine US states and to a US air base in South Korea. Photograph: George Frey/Epa

The US military mistakenly sent live anthrax bacteria to laboratories in nine US states and a US air base in South Korea, after apparently failing to (...)

 A file image of  Iranian-American Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian who has been in custody for 10 months and is due to  appear in court on Tuesday  accused of spying and other crimes against Iran. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images.

An Iranian security court has held the first hearing in the closed trial of an American-Iranian reporter for The Washington Post who has been detained(...)

Under review: Google Glass remains a product that operates from Google HQ in Mountain View, California

Tony Fadell, the executive that Google put in charge of its Glass wearable device, says there will be “no sacred cows” when the company begins its ret(...)

Extreme sports personality Dean Potter and his dog Whisper in an undated handout photograph. Tributes have been paid to Potter after his death in a Base jumping accident over the weekend. Photograph:  EPA/Adidas AG

Dean Potter was an artist and a visionary, friends and contemporaries said today, following the death of the extreme climber in a Base jumping acciden(...)

Conor Pope takes off from Dublin to land in . . . Dublin as he tries to understand what makes people scared of flying

‘Now might be a good time to clench your buttocks or your fists,” Captain Steve Allright announces over the plane’s PA as the most frightened flight t(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Google’s new self-driving prototype car. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

This week Google confirmed that its self-driving cars had been involved in 11 minor traffic incidents since it started autonomous vehicle experiments (...)

Steven Gerrard’s greatest moment for Liverpool, when he spearheaded the so-called Miracle of Istanbul to claim the club’s fifth European Cup. Photograph: Phil Noble/PA Wire.

Of the 14 questions put to Brendan Rodgers yesterday about Steven Gerrard’s leaving of Liverpool, six related to his mooted return. A pensioner, luck(...)

Vehicle seen leaving actor Johnny Depp’s rented residence in Coomera on the Gold Coast, Australia, on Thursday. Photograph: Dave Hunt/EPA 0:47

Johnny Depp’s two dogs are set to be euthanised at 10am Saturday (1am Irish time) unless they are removed from Australia. The actor illegally brought (...)

The annual Braderie de Lille  in France is one of the largest flea markets in Europe. Photograph: Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images

Chipped enamel signs, space age dining chairs, random rusting letters of the alphabet, chocolate box oil paintings in gilded frames, books by the y(...)