Following up 2013’s wonderful Loud City Song is no easy task for Julia Holter, but the Los Angeles musician makes a decent fist of it on her fourth(...)

If “bad attitude” was a genre of music, you’d find Fidlar filed neatly under it. The Los Angeles band’s second album is a concoction of br(...)

Best Coast’s 2010 debut was a wonderful incursion into sunny- side-up, scuffled Californian indiepop. For its follow-up, the LA duo enlist(...)

Ethiopian workers on the Grand Renaissance Dam near the Sudanese-Ethiopian border. The $4.8 billion (€4.5bn) project will provide not just Ethiopia with power but also allow the exporting of energy to neighbouring countries. Photograph: Zacharias Abubeker/AFP/Getty Images

Is Addis Ababa falling down? On first view the city appears tumbledown with half-finished buildings, deserted roadworks, no pavements and battered cor(...)

Dublin Airport confirmed on Wednesday that Ethiopian Airlines is moving its European hub there from next month.The African carrier has already announc(...)

Ethiopian is planning to route services to Washington DC and Toronto via Dublin from next May

Barry O’HalloranEthiopian Airlines plans to route more flights through Dublin Airport following the successful launch last month of a service connecti(...)

Stefan Murphy is a man who knows about the hardships of being a musician. The Dubliner’s ups and downs have been plentiful, but his defian(...)

It was a case of life imitating art when Wombats frontman Matthew Murphy moved to Los Angeles to write a concept album about a fictional relat(...)

Two sections of the Berlin Wall measuring being transported by lorry from Berlin. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

It proved a symbol of oppression for many during its former use, however, visitors to Lismore Castle will now be able to appreciate the Berlin Wall in(...)

US director Michael Bay received the Worst Director award at the 35th annual Golden Raspberry Awards in Los Angeles. Photograph: EPA/JENS KALAENE

Cameron Diaz received the dubious honour of being dubbed the year’s worst actress at the 35th Annual Golden Raspberry Awards (aka the Razzies).And the(...)