Tom Arnold: said the panel was dealing with issues “important for now and for the future”

Tom Arnold has been appointed to the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, an independent body tasked with combating problems re(...)

Earlier this month, Tullow raised its production forecast after a strong performance from its West African fields, including Jubilee

Irish exploration group Tullow Oil has said it is to review its 2015 production forecast for its Jubilee field offshore Ghana due to continued technic(...)

Sister Íde Woulfe, one of a family of five who all took holy orders, has died in Belfast months short of her 100th birthday. She was also just short o(...)

THE President of the High Court has quashed a local authority’s refusal to provide alternative accommodation to a man who claims he was a victim of ra(...)

Petrel Resources chairman John Teeling. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Losses at Petrel Resources widened to almost €3 million in 2014 as impairments in its exploration and evaluation assets reached more than €2.5 millio(...)

Bruce Schneier: “We’re all open books to both governments and corporations; their ability to peer into our collective personal lives is greater than it has ever been before”

A decade ago, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties cautioned that the mobile phone was in essence, the equivalent of a personal tracking device, reco(...)

Six Irish students have been confirmed dead in Berkeley California. They are (clockwise from top left): Eimear Walsh (21), Olivia Burke (21), Ashley Donohoe (22), Lorcán Miller (21), Niccolai Schuster (21) and Eoghan Culligan (21). 2:41

Eimear Walsh (21) Eimear Walsh, a medicine student at UCD, has a brother named Robert. She had listed her spoken languages on Facebook as English, Iri(...)

Kenyan men work at a road construction site near Isiolo town, 320km north of Nairobi, in July 2008. The road was being built by China Wuyi, a Chinese state company, and funded by African Development Bank and the Kenyan government. Since then the scale of Chinese aid to Africa has increased dramatically. Photograph: Antony Njuguna/Reuters

Chinese aid to Africa is creating pariah states rather than just supporting them, claim the findings of a study that reviews the relationship between (...)

A soldier stands guard at the wreckage of a petrol station that exploded overnight, killing about 150 people, in Accra, Ghana. Photograph: Matthew Mpoke Bigg/Reuters 1:07

An explosion at a petrol station in Ghana’s capital, Accra, has killed about 150 people, many of whom had sought shelter there from torrential rain, t(...)

A  handout picture taken on Sunday  and released by the MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station) shows migrants waiting aboard a wooden boat during a rescue operation in partnership with Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres, MSF) off the coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean sea. Photograph: AFP 1:20

Nearly 5,800 migrants were plucked from boats off the coast of Libya and 10 bodies were recovered in less than 48 hours, Italy’s coast guard said, in (...)