Sergio García plays a practice round prior to the start of 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

The wise old heads are nodding in his direction, not at all surprised at Shane Lowry’s rise in the golfing world. Darren Clarke, who has ticked the bo(...)

Miller and Valasek have been probing car safety for years and have been among those warning that remote hacking was inevitable. Photograph:  Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Cybersecurity researchers have shown they can use the Internet to turn off a car’s engine as it drives, sharply escalating the stakes in the debate ab(...)

Mcity: the Ann Arbor site has 40 building facades, angled junctions, a roundabout, a bridge, a tunnel, gravel roads and plenty of obstructed views. Photograph: University of Michigan  M City at University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, a purpose-built test town for  driverless vehicles.

A simulated city opened in the US this week, on the campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, to see if self-driving cars can operate without(...)

A fitness to practice inquiry is hearing eight allegations against a  junior registrar at the Mid-Western Cancer Centre at University Hospital Limerick. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A doctor who worked in cancer treatment at University Hospital Limerick has been accused of failing to make proper notes about a seriously ill patient(...)

Jeralean Talley, the world’s oldest-known living person, gets a hug from a family member during her 116th birthday celebration last month. She passed away on Wednesday. Photograph:  Rena Laverty/EPA. 1:11

Jeralean Talley, the world’s oldest-known person, has died in Michigan 26 days after her 116th birthday, a family spokeswoman has said. Born on May 2(...)

Former Texas governor Rick Perry at the announcement in Dallas yesterday of his candidacy for US president in 2016. Photograph:  Ron Jenkins/Getty Images

With 521 days to go until the US presidential election, the field is already packed with candidates. Far more Republicans have declared; among (...)

 Helen Rochford Brennan: “Aggie is one of the kindest people you’ll ever meet.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Helen Rochford Brennan was given a diagnosis of Younger Onset Alzheimer’s three years ago. She is now a leading spokeswoman on dementia who is also(...)

A BlackBerry  Classic smartphone: company results are out on Friday.    Photograph: Pau Barrena/Bloomberg
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TODAY Indicators: Euro zone consumer confidence (Mar); US Markit services PMI (Mar) and Existing Home Sales Change (Feb). TOMORROW Results: Datalex; W(...)

Junior doctors have voted overwhelmingly to take industrial action over their campaign to reduce “dangerously long” working hours. It is alleged in October 2012, Dr Ahmed failed to order chemotherapy treatment for a patient despite being reminded and requested to do so by the Chief Oncology Pharmacist at the hospital. Photograph: Hugh Macknight/PA Wire

A doctor who worked at University Hospital Limerick used his thumb nail to mark the skin of a cancer patient who was to undergo a lumbar puncture proc(...)

Volkswagen: results out on Thursday
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TODAY Results: Mincon Group; Urban Outfitters. Meetings: Eurogroup meeting. Indicators: Euro zone Sentix Investor Confidence (Mar); US lab(...)