Pro-Russian men gather around a fire at a barricade near the police headquarters in Slaviansk yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Gleb Garanich

EU foreign ministers will convene in Luxembourg today to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, as violence flared in(...)

President Barack Obama, second from right, during a wreath laying ceremony at Flanders Field Cemetery in Waregem, Belgium, yesterday. Photograph: Doug Mills/ The New York Times

US president Barack Obama yesterday underlined the longstanding links between the US and Europe on security and defence policy, as he(...)

European council president Herman Van Rompuy addresses a news conference after a European Union leaders summit in Brussels. Photoggraph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

European leaders agreed to accelerate their quest for more secure energy supplies at talks today, saying Moscow’s annexation of Crimea made the(...)

Participants in the Nowruz festival at  St Stephen’s Green in Dublin today. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

It was a riot of colour going beyond the awakenings of spring in St Stephen’s Green today as a local celebration of the Middle Eastern and Cen(...)

The new facility in Rhode Island will employ 370 people when it opens in 2015. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Convenience food group Greencore is to move its East Coast operations in the US from two manufacturing facilities in Massachusetts to a new £20 mil(...)

Toronto, Canada is a city of contrasts. Photographs: Ian Willms
Oh Toronto
  • Travel
  • March 15, 2014, 01:00

When I tell my friends in Toronto how much I love their city, they often say, “Really?” I always assume they imagine I’m just trying to be grac(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny during a press conference on the final quarterly review of the Action Plan for Jobs 2013 at the Government press centre earlier Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Ronan McGreevy The latest unemployment figures will show the jobless total moving towards the EU norm, the Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said(...)

From left: Seán Fitzpatrick, Pat Whelan and William McAteer arriving at court this morning. Photographs: PA

The trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank directors has begun with the jury hearing that the accused are alleged to have known about an illegal sc(...)

Megan Follows in Anne of Green Gables (1985)

Three years ago, I visited a book club whose members were girls aged between eight and 12. The next book on their list was Noel Streatfeild’s 1936 nov(...)

People in the Republic diagnosed with some common cancers have a shorter survival time compared with the European average, research published this mor(...)

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