The Volkswagen Passat GTE.

Electric cars are seen as the future, but for the average Irish motorist that future is a long way off. Higher costs and short ranges mean that they a(...)

Sarah Kenny celebrating King’s Day in Amsterdam, where she has been living for three years.

Relationships change when you move abroad. I struggled initially with conversations with friends at home, as they were always about when I am home (...)

Olivier Herbert and Miquel Ballester Salva of Fairphone, the Dutch company that aims to offer customers a phone made with the fairest possible components.

On average we look at our smartphones 110 times a day. Despite – or perhaps because of – this, most of us look but don’t see what we dig out of our po(...)

Dublin, while much smaller than leading European cities, is still large enough to attract major export enterprises and to draw Irish emigrants home, as well as skilled workers with no Irish associations

Two centuries ago, Dublin was the second city of the British empire but over the course of the 19th century it rapidly lost this status to growing ind(...)

The site of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 air crash near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region. File photograph: Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters

One year ago, 298 people boarded an aircraft at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam for a midday flight to Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. Once the (...)

The internet is now officially regarded as an economic engine of primary importance in China. Photograph: How Hwee Young/EPA

If there was ever a doubt about the Internet of Things and its capacity to spark a “fourth industrial revolution”, just watch how China has embraced i(...)

Big bus: it may fail to inspire motor enthusiasts but the new Touran will appeal to families in need of a safe and reliable seven-seater 2:28

The Netherlands is, with the best will in the world, not the most thrilling country to visit. Yes, if (like me) you’re a history buff, you could vi(...)

David Thom: ‘The place we live must be a place we love, a place we don’t want to leave.’

Our home is buses, boats hotels, guest houses, farms, villages, towns and cities. Our home is the road, two backpacks and each other, and we love it. (...)

Delta flight DL-73 was travelling from Amsterdam to Atlanta in the US when the crew declared an emergency over Co Leitrim. Photograph: Getty

A passenger jet with almost 400 people on board had to dump thousands of litres of fuel and divert to Shannon Airport after the crew received a cargo (...)

CityJet has confirmed plans to operate 18 flights a week between Cork and London City Airport from October.

CityJet has confirmed plans to operate 18 flights a week between Cork and London City Airport from October. The airline’s executive chairman Pat Byrne(...)