Actor Bill Cosby performs at At King Center for the Performing Arts in Florida  last night. Photograph: Getty

The uproar over allegations that Bill Cosby had molested or assaulted several women, in some cases years ago, was almost nowhere in evidence last nig(...)

Adaptive learning is changing the nature of higher education by measuring real-time knowledge growth minute by minute

CCKF, an international education technology firm, has closed a €5 million new fundraising round led by Leaf Investments, the venture capital arm of F(...)

A lake-effect snow storm produces a wall of snow travelling over Lake Erie into Buffalo, New York. A state of emergency was declared in Erie County following snowfall. Photograph:  Gary Wiepert/Reuters

Temperatures in all 50 US states dipped to freezing or below freezing on Tuesday as an unseasonably cold blast of weather moved across the country, wh(...)

The Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept car: using radar and cameras, its Pre Sense technology responds to external signs of a possible collision faster than a person could

“I was driving along when a guy veered into me. My brain said ‘swerve and brake’ but, before my foot could move the car had already done it for me. It(...)

Declan Maher had worked for AIB for 28 years up to the time of his dismissal in 2011.

A bank manager who breached the trust of AIB and was fired, has won his case for unfair dismissal and has been awarded €25,000.The action of Declan Ma(...)

Former US president George W Bush speaks at the launch his new book, “41: A Portrait of My Father”, at the George Bush Presidential Library Center in College Station, Texas. Photograph: Mike Stone/Reuters

George W Bush, the 43rd president, unveiling his new biography of his father, 41st president, George HW Bush – a book he describes as “a love story” –(...)

The father of a Dublin schoolgirl who fell to her death from a cruise ship tragically took his own life, an inquest at  Dublin Coroner’s Court has heard. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The father of a Dublin schoolgirl who fell to her death from a cruise ship, took his own life, an inquest has heard.Paul O’Brien (49) from Bushy Park(...)

Turks and Caicos islands: where the  conch is king

The hammock as a holiday pastime is something that I have not been able to properly master or fully grasp. But there is nothing much else to do on (...)

Aer Lingus expects 2014 profits to top the €61.1 million surplus generated by its operations last year following a third- quarter performance the airl(...)

Republican Bruce Rauner gives a thumbs-up after winning the midterm elections in Chicago, Illinois, November 4th, 2014. Photograph; Jim Young/Reuters

If you landed from space this week you might think the United States Capitol in Washington, DC, encased in a new grey cocoon of scaffolding erected to(...)