Marie, Louis and Layla Carroll at the opening of the Film Ireland festival in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong is the city that gifted us the violent visual poetry of John Woo and his black-suited face-offs, the balletic martial arts thrills of Bruce (...)

The ‘Shred of Decency’ confetti campaign created by Rothco for Daintree Paper

“How to work in advertising and not hate yourself” was the eyebrow-moving title of Rothco’s laugh-laden presentation to the Offset design and creativi(...)

Cannes Film Festival president Pierre Lescure (right) and director Thierry Frémaux at a news conference to announce  competing films at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Paris, France, April 14th, 2016. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

“We hope to show the state of cinema in Spring 2016,” Thierry Frémaux, director of the Cannes Film Festival, told an expectant audience in Paris this(...)

Neil Heywood and Gu Kailai. The wife of a former high-profile Chinese politician, Gu murdered Mr Heywood to try to prevent a scandal concerning millions of dollars in real estate being held in an offshore account.

For months, Gu Kailai worried about a secret that threatened to upend her comfortable life and stop her husband’s climb to the top rungs of China’s p(...)

The Mimozas Cannes resort, 7km from Cannes at Mandelieu-La Napoule

In the heady days of the Celtic Tiger, owning a slice of the Cote d’Azur became a reality for many people who would never have dreamed it was possible(...)

Potential overseas sales: Emmet (Daithí MacSuibhne) and Ama (Donna Anita Nikolaisen) in RTÉ’s drama Fair City.

Fair City and Bridget & Eamon are among the programmes RTÉ will be promoting to potential international buyers at next week’s MIPTV television mar(...)

China’s president Xi Jinping has overseen a moral crusade in his country. Photograph: Filip Singer/EPA

On December 31st last director Wang Chao ran a poster on the Weibo social network for his film Seek McCartney, China’s first gay-themed commercial fil(...)

The neighbourhood in Paris that was home to Reda Hame, a French citizen who, according to interrogation records, was trained by Islamic State to strike in Europe. Hame was arrested in August 2015, before he could strike. Photograph: Pierre Terdjman/The New York Times

The day he left Syria with instructions to carry out a terrorist attack in France, Reda Hame (29), a computer technician from Paris, had been a membe(...)

Laura Halpin and Ronan Jennings, two of six Irish advertising professionals who will compete in the Cannes Young Lions event in June.

Six young advertising professionals have been chosen to represent Ireland at the Cannes Lions festival’s “Young Lions” competition in June. The three(...)

Ciaran Cleary (left) and Joe Connolly from RTÉ’s ‘Garda Down Under’

An RTÉ series about life on the beat for Irish police officers in the world’s largest police district, Western Australia, has been sold to Australia’s(...)