Lou Reed on stage during the Analog festival in Dublin in 2008. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Lou Reed’s estate is worth $20.3 million and is bequeathed to his wife - musician Laurie Anderson - and his sister.Reed’s executors valued musical ri(...)

New York City has agreed to a $40 million settlement with five men who were falsely convicted for the vicious rape and beating of a jogger in Central(...)

Gerard Denneny: “The hotel scene here [New York] has become much more competitive over the years.”

New York isn’t an easy place in which to succeed. This is especially true for those brave enough to work in the hospitality sector, arguably one of th(...)

Not quite an outright pop heartthrob, not quite a household name, not quite cool enough to get the seal of approval from discerning musos: it’s safe t(...)

David Meyler and Wes Hoolahan during the Republic of Ireland’s squad training session in the New York Red Bull ground yesterday morning. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Maybe not quite the intoxicating scenes of 20 summers ago when the Irish and the Italians met on a famous World Cup afternoon in June but at least 50,(...)

Derby County’s Richard Keogh is consoled by team-mate Conor Sammon after the Sky Bet Championship play-off final at Wembley.

He looked, as he left the pitch at Wembley barely 10 days ago, as if he would prefer to crawl under a rock than go on an end-of-season international (...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and captain Robbie Keane with Manhattan in the background ahead of the friendly against Costa Rica. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Republic of Ireland squad took the train from Manhattan to Philadelphia yesterday afternoon ahead of tonight’s friendly game against Costa Rica(...)

Planet Business

Image of the week: Marchant mirth  The man laughing his head off is Paul Marchant, chief executive of Primark, and it’s not because he’s see(...)

Thousands of New Yorkers who unlawfully rent out their homes using Airbnb could soon face legal action, after the travel site agreed to hand over some(...)

“The internationalisation of angel investing is just starting,” says David Rose, “which is great news for entrepreneurs.”

David Rose started his first business at the age of 10. Since then, the now 57-year-old has founded six companies, invested in 90 start-ups and is one(...)