Aleksandra Mir’s Plane Landing, from the exhibition Magnetism

Magnetism – Lucy Andrews, Mikala Dwyer, Igor Grubic, Siobhán Hapaska, Aleksandra Mir, Laura Morrison, and Garrett Phelan The Old Snia/Saehan F(...)

Ireland’s rate of economic growth remains the most rapid in the European Union, suggesting that 2015 will see a replication of last year’s impressive (...)

A huge loss for society

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) in its annual estimates of population change and movement provides some valuable insights. CSO figures in the year(...)

Al-Jazeera journalists Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed wait for the verdict. Photograph: Reuters/Asmaa Waguih

Egypt’s foreign ministry has rejected as “politically motivated” the statements issued by foreign countries and bodies critical of the three-year pri(...)

Geoffrey O’Shaughnessy, Alberta, Canada If I go by all the news coming from the Government on the growth of the economy, I would say, yes, ther(...)

Downward curve: Western Australia is seeing a slowdown in mining. Photograph: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg

The number of Irish people returning to live in their native country last year was a lot lower than many anticipated. Just 12,100 Irish moved back (...)

‘Life, unlike crime, was not something you could solve,” observes the retired Parisian police inspector Auguste Jovert in Mark Henshaw’s The Snow Kimo(...)

Ashley Madison founder Noel Biderman poses with an advertisement for the website. File photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters 2:02

The boss of adultery website Ashley Madison has resigned from the firm in the wake of the hacking scandal, which saw the details of up to 37 million c(...)

Refugees rush to cross the border between Greece and Macedonia  outside the small Greek town of Idomeni on Wednesday, August 26th. Photograph: Sergey Ponomarev/The New York Times

Tens of thousands of migrants and refugees, mostly fleeing unrest in the Middle East and Afghanistan, are desperately pushing their way through the Ba(...)

Six people have died after a seaplane crashed during a sightseeing trip in Canada. Photograph: Transportation Safety Board of Canada/PA Wire.

Four Britons have died after a seaplane crashed during a sightseeing trip in Canada, the UK Foreign Office has confirmed. Five passengers and a pilot(...)