Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)

PSNI handout photo of Caroline Graham, who disappeared in 1989. Photograph: PSNI via PA Wire

Police in Northern Ireland investigating the murder of a teenager who disappeared in 1989 have arrested a 53-year-old man.Caroline Graham had been liv(...)

German players Mats Hummels, Philipp Lahm, Erik Durm, Benedikt Hoewedes and Thomas Mueller (L-R) play air guitar during celebrations in Berlin to mark the team’s World Cup victory. Photograph: Reuters/Thomas Peter 1:49

The sun set on Germany’s summer fairytale yesterday when half a million people cheered the coronation of Kaiser Jogi Löw and his princes in Berlin.Aft(...)

The Observatory, which was built in 2006, is a six-storey, modern development that includes up to 86,213 sq ft of office space.

Property investment vehicle Hibernia Reit has paid €52.25 million to acquire the Observatory Building at Sir John Rogerson’s Quay in Dublin’s south do(...)

 Lightning  illuminates the sky near high voltage power lines in Sehnde, near Hanover, northern Germany, early today. Photograph: Julian Stratenschulte/EPA

At least five people were killed in violent storms that swept Germany’s most populous state late yesterday, felling trees, disrupting public transport(...)

On May 24th, 1913, there was a big family party in Berlin. Victoria Louise, the youngest, favourite child and only daughter of the German emperor Kais(...)

Cologne: the launch of the new winter service means Germanwings is boosting its overall annual capacity on the route between Dublin and the German city by 31 per cent.

Lufthansa subsidiary Germanwings is planning to launch a Dublin-Cologne service this winter in a move that wi(...)

Cloud covered: a symbolic data cloud at the 2014 CeBIT technology trade fair in Hanover – CeBIT is the world’s largest tech fair. photograph: nigel treblin/getty images

The spirit of Edward Snowden lingered over this year’s CeBIT tech fair. While the NSA whistle-blower warned of the consequences of digital spyi(...)

The crime scene  in Dresden, Germany, where police believe a suspect ate a portion of his victim he met on a cannibalism website.  Photograph: Saxony State Crime Office/Getty Images

A German policeman has been arrested after the dismembered body of a man he met on a fetishist website for cannibalism was found buried in his garden,(...)

Facebook plans to move to top-quality office block on Grand Canal Square. Photograph: David Sleator

Facebook is to embark on a major expansion of its European headquarters in Dublin after completing legal contracts to rent almost twice the volume of (...)