A Hanergy exhibition stand at a Clean Energy Expo in Beijing recently:  China’s Hanergy Thin Film Power Group is under investigation by Hong Kong’s market watchdog,  after the company lost half its market value of nearly $40 billion in 24 minutes on May 20, 2015. Photograph:  REUTERS

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Caroline Freyne and Gavin Little on their wedding day

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Conor Pope takes off from Dublin to land in . . . Dublin as he tries to understand what makes people scared of flying

‘Now might be a good time to clench your buttocks or your fists,” Captain Steve Allright announces over the plane’s PA as the most frightened flight t(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Gemma Cooper: “I definitely think our show has the potential to be a very lucrative business.”

Turning your hobby into a full-time business can be a delicate dance, but it’s something Gemma Cooper is confident she can choreograph. The 28-year-ol(...)

Charles Flanagan:  Ireland is responding “to the best of our ability” with humanitarian aid  “up to €1 million”

Ireland is sending thousands of blankets, tents, tarpaulins, jerry cans and other urgent supplies to assist people affected by the earthquake in Nepa(...)

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Some of Irish photographer Jean Curran’s photographs drying in a darkroom in Dubai before they were taken to Mazar-e-Sharif to be hand painted by Mohammed Karin, using traditional Afghani techniques. Photograph: Jean Curran

In 2011, Waterford-born photographic artist Jean Curran first began exploring hand-painted portraits in Afghanistan. During her research, she came (...)

Irish trade mission to the Gulf States secures jobs and contracts. Photograph: Getty Images.

Enterprise Ireland has said its “five day, five city” trade mission to the Gulf States has resulted in the creation of 28 Irish-based jobs and €16 mil(...)

Dubai Left Panel 1 by Clare Langan, from her exhibition The Floating World

The Floating World – Clare Langan Visual Centre, Carlow **** If you were asked to sum up Clare Langan’s The Floating World in three wo(...)