Manchester United target Sergio Ramos in action for Real Madrid against AC Milan in Shanghai yesterday, a match which Real won 10-9 on penalties. Any move by the Spanish club for United goalkeeper David de Gea depends on Ramos going in the opposite direction. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

Paris Saint-Germain are hopeful of finalising a deal this weekend to buy Ángel Di María from Manchester United for a fee of around £40 million (€57m)(...)

Jason Mayden: “I was rejected by Nike three times, I wrote letters, I sent my portfolio, and on the next time, I figured instead of just sending queries through the mail, I would actually send a portion of who I am, and I just told my story rather than just show them my work”

Most boys want to become star athletes when they grow up; rather fewer want to become star designers. But for Jason Mayden, growing up in an unforg(...)

Nik Wallenda walks along a tightrope between two skyscrapers suspended 500 ft (152m)above the Chicago River in Chicago, Illinois, lastnight. Photograph: Tannen Maury/EPA

Daredevil Nik Wallenda broke two world records yesterday with two high-wire walks between Chicago skyscrapers without a net or harness, doing the seco(...)

In an undated handout photo, a wearable computer sensor developed by MC10. An emerging class of wearable computers attach directly to the skin and are being tested for medical monitoring purposes, but advocates are also giddy about their possible uses as style accessories.

When it comes to the future of computing, there is one major known and a principal unknown.The known, with almost guaranteed certainty, is that the ne(...)

Natasha McShane from Silverbridge,  Co Armagh, was severely injured in an assault in the US in 2010. She remains severely disabled.

A young Irish woman was attracted to the glamour of Chicago, but instead met with its dark “underbelly”, the trial of the man accused of attempting t(...)

Most musicians agree that releasing an album is a bit like launching your child into the world; you shape and mould them to be the best that they can,(...)

Michael Clune with golfer Padraig Harringotn who his company has sponsored: “We have a strong desire to create jobs in Ireland,” says Mr Clune

Here it has become a byword for the collapse of an economy but Michael Clune’s expansive construction empire in the United States is a solid example o(...)

Arts & Crafts co-founder Jeff Remedios

A record label can be a thing of great beauty. The best ones, the ones which last the course, have many chapters. There’s the initial wave of e(...)