Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: US-led talks posed a “grave threat, not only to Israel but also to the peace of the entire world”. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu delivered a stinging attack on Barack Obama’s plans for a nuclear deal with Iran on the US president’s home(...)

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini arrives to attend a conference on Ebola on Tuesday in  Brussels. Leaders of Ebola-hit countries in west Africa attend an international conference in Brussels  to mobilise a final push to end the outbreak and ensure the delivery of nearly $5 billion in aid pledges. Photograph: AFP

Western countries must continue their efforts to combat the Ebola epidemic which is continuing to claim hundreds of lives in west Africa, according to(...)

Former SPD politician Sebastian Edathy  in a  regional court in Verden, Germany, yesterday.  Photograph: Julian Stratenschulte/AP

Senior figures in Germany’s Social Democratic Party (SPD) have demanded the resignation from the party of a former politician who has admitted owning (...)

‘Shay is a remarkable feature of this place. He left Ireland for Germany in 1981, working in bars and sleeping in digs until he could open his own place in 1985. A natural born publican, he is as comfortable in the role as you could possibly imagine.’

The Irish Times’ Generation Emigration project is on the hunt for the best Irish pub in the world outside Ireland. The following is one of the entr(...)

New Opel Karl: city car arriving in Ireland this summer with prices likely to start at about €12,000

Opel’s new city car makes its world debut tomorrow ahead of a summer arrival in Irish showrooms. The Karl is filling a gap in the brand’s market last (...)

Grow your own wine

Global warming and the development of new vine varieties in Germany make it possible to grow grapes outdoors in Ireland. Steve Doyle planted his fi(...)

PKN are hoping to be the Finnish entry at the Eurovision: “We don’t want people to vote for us to feel sorry for us, we are not that different from everybody else – just normal guys with a mental handicap”

After a transgender diva and a bearded drag act, a group of middle-aged punk rockers with learning disabilities could be the next performers to cha(...)

Annie Atkins: “I was born in Wales, though my Mum’s Irish. Dad was a graphic designer and from the time I was little, I wanted to be one too.”

Annie Atkins, graphic designer From writing death warrants for Henry VIII, to forging CIA documents, to making a new kind of biscuit, Dublin-b(...)

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

Detail from ‘Landscape Connemara’ by Paul Henry, which sold for €68,000

The top lot in Whyte’s auction of Irish & International Art in the RDS, Dublin on Monday evening was Landscape, Connemara by Paul Henry which sold(...)