A New York City subway car  covered in Nazi-themed imagery to promote the new Amazon TV series The Man in the High Castle on November 24th, 2015. The advertising is to be removed. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Amazon. com Inc on Monday agreed to pull advertisements for a new television show featuring Nazi-inspired imagery from New York City’s subway system, (...)

The UN conference on climate change in Paris from November 30th-December 11th provides a greater cause for optimism than any previous climate summit. Photograph: Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images.

As Paris recovers from the shock of the recent horrific attacks, the City of Light also stands as a beacon of hope for the world as it prepares to hos(...)

Band made: You can join Hozier (centre) on a charity version of David Bowie’s ‘Changes’

A very unusual fund-raising single was launched earlier this month in aid of the men’s cancer charity Movember. The record is a cover version of the (...)

Boats depart Wicklow at the start of the 2014 Round Ireland race. The 2016 race will set sail on June 18th next year. Photograph: David O’Brien.

Dún Laoghaire’s Andrea Brewster and Saskia Tidey’s made the gold fleet cut at the 49erfx World Championships in Argentina on Wednesday, heightening e(...)

It should have been an Alfa: Fiat has released the first official photos and details of the new 124 Spider, which was originally meant to be an  Alfa Romeo

Fiat has released the first official photos and details of the new 124 Spider ahead of its upcoming debut at the Los Angeles motor show. The car has h(...)

Pedestrians are reflected on a share prices board in Tokyo. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The notion of a “savings glut” helps explain the ultra-low real interest rates we have seen since the global crisis of 2007-09. But the idea of “secul(...)

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe

Japan slipped into its fourth technical recession in five years between July and September - spotlighting how the government’s “Abenomics” policies h(...)

Pedestrians are reflected in a stock market indicator board in Tokyo, on Monday. Stocks across Asia and Europe were down in the first day of trading after the Paris terrorist attacks which left about 130 people dead. Photograph: EPA

European shares were steady on Monday, supported by gains in the energy sector that helped offset a slump in travel stocks following Friday’s attacks (...)

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has dismissed speculation linking him with the vacant England job Photograph: Billy Strickland/Inpho

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has dismissed reports claiming he might consider an approach to become Stuart Lancaster’s potential England successor.(...)

A glass Buddha altar at the Ruriden columbarium in Tokyo, Japan. Operated by the Koukokuji Buddhist Temple, it houses 2,046 futuristic altars. A smartcard allows the owner to access the building and lights up the corresponding statue. Photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Like the fictional Fr Trendy, Buddhist priest Yoshinobu Fujioka believes religion should be accessible to the young. Far from preaching abstinence fro(...)