The German-led patrol will be backed by planes that can monitor the flow of people attempting illegal crossings. Photograph: Ingo Wagner/AP

Nato has sent a patrol of three warships to intercept migrants trying to reach Greece by sea and send them back to Turkey, as Europe steps up efforts (...)

Former Auschwitz guard Reinhold Hanning arrives for his trial at the court in Detmold, western Germany. Photograph:  Wolfgang Rattay/AFP/Getty Images

A 94-year-old ex-SS man went on trial in western Germany on Thursday, accused of being an accessory to the murder of at least 170,000 people in the Au(...)

As part of the friendship series running in The Irish Times this week, we asked Generation Emigration readers to submit their friendship stories. Bel(...)

The Smartfrog hardware camera competes with the likes of Alphabet’s Nest Cam.

Dublin-based technology firm Smartfrog has closed a new round of funding, raising $5 million. The internet of things start-up plans to use the money(...)

US secretary of defence Ash Carter:  “There is now a criminal syndicate that is exploiting these poor people and this is an organised smuggling operation,” he said. “Targeting that is the way that the greatest effect can be had.” Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

Nato will send military vessels to the Aegean Sea to help Turkey and Greece crack down on criminal networks smuggling migrants and refugees into Euro(...)

Opel has confirmed  a re-badged version of the recently-launched Chevrolet Bolt electric car will go on sale across Europe next year.

Opel has confirmed that it will be introducing a re-badged version of the recently-launched Chevrolet Bolt electric car, and it will go on sale across(...)

Reinhold Hanning, a 94-year-old former guard at Auschwitz arrives to the courtroom for his trial in Detmold, Germany. Mr Hanning began serving as a guard at Auschwitz when he was 22 years old. Photograph: Bernd Thissen/Reuters

A former Nazi SS guard is due to go on trial in Germany over the murder of at least 170,000 people in Auschwitz. Reinhold Hanning (94) was 20- years-(...)

Luciano Floridi: “But we need an ethical understanding, so that can inform the political and legal side, which can then regulate digital technologies in Europe.”

When it comes to thinking through particularly difficult conundrums in the world of business and technology, organisations might want to consider brin(...)

A weaker euro as well as booming demand for champagne and cognac helped the French drinks industry. Photograph: Getty Images

French wine and spirits exporters toasted a record value of overseas sales last year – thanks to a weaker euro, as well as booming demand for champagn(...)

Dublin Airport recently reported that passenger numbers last month rose 17 per cent to 1.7 million passengers.  Photograph: The Irish Times

Business continued growing at the State’s airports last month, independent figures released yesterday show. The Irish Aviation Authority’s (IAA) tal(...)