Paul Thomas Anderson: “You mellow out as you get older . . . There is less fighting than there used to be. I used to think that I had to plant a flag and talk louder than anybody else.”

Have we killed Paul Thomas Anderson? We are in Paris. The director is nearing the end of two days’ publicity for his elegiac, pretzel- plotted (...)

An Aer Lingus plane passes a British Airways aircraft on the runway at London Heathrow – Aer Lingus owns 23 landing and take-off slots at the airport, worth between €770m and €925m.Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Buying a landing and take-off slot at London Heathrow Airport will cost you between €33.5 million and €40.25 million according to a recent estimate fr(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has said he is “disappointed” that a number of Irish MEPs have opposed a new EU directive on the exchange of air passenger information which aims to help counter terrorism. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has said he is “disappointed” that a number of Irish MEPs have opposed a new EU directive on the exchang(...)

Fritz-Joly Joachin, a French citizen of Haitian origin, is accused of participating in an organised crime group with a terrorist aim and links to a network feeding fighters to Syria. Photograph: Nikolay Doychinovnikolay/AFP/Getty Images

A French man wanted in connection with the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris has been extradited from Bulgaria to France where he is facing charges of(...)

Retired Detective Garda Denis Harrington, pictured leaving the Four Courts on Wednesday after giving evidence in the High Court action for damages by Ian Bailey. Photograph: Courts Collins

The arrest of journalist Ian Bailey was regarded as the “apex” of the investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork in late (...)

EU justice ministers travel to Latvia on Thursday for a key meeting on counter-terrorism as the EU remained stuck in deadlock over a proposed new law on the retention of passenger data records.

EU justice ministers travel to Latvia on Thursday for a key meeting on counter-terrorism as the EU remained stuck in deadlock over a proposed new law (...)

Seventy years after the Red Army liberated the Nazi camp’s 7,000 remaining prisoners, the 300 elderly survivors supported each other on their walk down the railway line, past the notorious selection ramp, towards the former gas chambers and crematoriums. Photograph: Andrzej Grygiel/Poland Out 1:49

The last 300 survivors of Auschwitz paid a final visit to the snow-covered former death camp yesterday to urge the world to remember the 1.1 million(...)

Broadcasting Authority of Ireland chief executive Michael O’Keeffe. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Television programmes which may be considered offensive are often justified by creative and editorial considerations, the chief executive of the Broad(...)

Charlie Hebdo on sale at a news stand on O’Connell Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The special edition of Charlie Hebdo magazine commemorating victims of the January 7th shootings in Paris has gone on sale in Ireland following a dela(...)

Steven Spielberg is embraced and blessed by holocaust survivors in Krakow, Poland, on Monday. Photograph:  Christopher Furlong/Getty Images 1:49

Russia’s Vladimir Putin will be absent from the main event marking 70 years since Soviet troops liberated the Auschwitz death camp in Poland, held aga(...)