The perfect meal can be attributed to many factors that go beyond just good food. The location, the ambiance, even the decor can all be agonised over(...)

Tom Butler catches a wave at Mullaghmore Head on October 27th, 2015. Photograph: Ian Mitchinson

This stunning photograph of Tom Butler deep in the tube at Mullaghmore in Co Sligo is in the running for a major surf award. Taken by South African (...)

Top part of painting of Donald Trump by Illma Gore titled Make America Great Again, courtesy of Maddox Gallery.  Photograph: Illma Gore/PA Wire

An infamous nude of Donald Trump has attracted bids of over £100,000 (€125,583) after it went on display at the Maddox Gallery in Mayfair, London, las(...)

 Kobe Bryant  during the post-game news conference after scoring 60 points in the final game of his NBA career. Photograph: Harry How/Getty Images

‘Because what’s beautiful is all that counts, pal. That’s all that counts,” Jack Nicholson told Rolling Stone back in 1986. The same magazine this wee(...)

Spiced mussels with Gubbeen chorizo and Irish cider: "Having arrived back in Ireland after some time in the US, it’s the food I’ve missed most." Photograph: Donal Skehan

A couple of weeks ago, while sitting on the set of a TV studio in New York, I found myself chatting with a well-known chef. The topic of Irish food in(...)

Kieran Hannon: One of the top 100 chief marketing officers in the world

From running his own highly successful advertising firm in San Francisco to looking after global marketing for a billion-dollar tech firm based in LA,(...)

Two burglary suspects in blue shirts - one standing in the car and one at centre left - greet onlookers after a police chase in South Los Angeles. Photograph: KABC-TV/AP

Two burglary suspects led authorities on a bizarre chase in a top-down convertible through rainy California that ended with the men stopping to excha(...)

Mossack Fonseca’s office in Panana. The firm has branches in Hong Kong, Miami, Zurich and more than 35 other places around the globe . The firm is one of the world’s top creators of shell companies, corporate structures that can be used to hide ownership of assets.

A massive leak of documents exposes the offshore holdings of 12 current and former world leaders and reveals how associates of Russian President Vlad(...)

Life in the fast lane: “Some of the ‘fuerdai’ have a crush on the life of luxury ... they drive Bentley, Maserati, Porsche and so on”

When news broke online that Wang Sicong, son of Wang Jianlin, China’s richest man, had spent €350,000 in a single night at a karaoke bar in Beijing, (...)

The Australian singer-songwriter’s debut album has been a long time coming. After an uncomfortable spell in the Australian Idol limelight as a tee(...)