Developer Seán Dunne. Photograph: Steve Miller.

The official overseeing Seán Dunne’s American bankruptcy has asked a US court to make a ruling that would allow him and the developer’s Irish bankr(...)

Cash-strapped Transaero has 10,000 staff

Russian air woes as Transaero loses certificate Russia’s aviation woes continue with the announcement that Transaero’s air operating certificate was c(...)

A Palestinian protester uses a sling to hurl stones at Israeli troops during clashes following a protest demanding Israel to return the dead bodies of Palestinians who allegedly stabbed Israelis, in the West Bank city of Hebron. Photograph: Mussa Qawasma/Reuters

Two Palestinians were shot dead after stabbing and wounding an Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, the Israeli military have said, a(...)

Gayle Dunne: Prior to getting married, the Dunnes had agreed that if she married Mr Dunne and started a family with him, he would transfer a portion of his wealth to her immediately, she claims. Photograph: Frank Miller

The wife of bankrupt developer Seán Dunne has applied for High Court orders permitting her to cross-examine a lawyer representing the official dealing(...)

IAG chief executive Willie Walsh at the announcement of the transatlantic expansion of the Aer Lingus long-haul network. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Willie Walsh and International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) were obviously keen yesterday to demonstrate that they are as good as their word abo(...)

Willie Walsh, chief executive of Aer Lingus’s parent, International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG), said that it would back the Irish carrier in flying to the Far East or South America if it emerges that there is demand for such services. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Aer Lingus is in talks with Ryanair about a deal that would see it take connecting passengers from its rival onto its North American routes. The airli(...)

Playwright Arthur Miller with wife Marilyn Monroe. File photograph: Keystone/Getty Images

Anyone fortunate enough to have met dramatist Arthur Miller, who was born 100 years ago today in Harlem, New York, invariably agrees he was a warm,(...)

A woman who sued her 12-year-old nephew over a birthday hug has been awarded zero damages by a US court. File photograph: Getty Images

A woman who sued her 12-year-old nephew over a birthday hug that left her with a broken wrist has been awarded zero damages by a Connecticut jury. The(...)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary  Clinton  appears to be behaving like she might have something to lose in her race to win the Democratic nomination. Photograph: AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall

Hillary Clinton is approaching her presidential campaign with a new abandon. She is showing a more human side by lampooning Republicans on comedy TV a(...)

US president Barack Obama leaves the podium after speaking on the shooting at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College, at the White House. Photograph: Kevin Dietsch/EPA

US president Barack Obama angrily said on Thursday America had made a “political choice” to allow mass shootings like the one in Oregon to occur and b(...)