Despite the little time remaining, Argentina’s economy minister Axel Kicillof last week travelled to Brazil to a summit of emerging market nations. Photograph: Peter Foley/EPA

In Rebel Without a Cause, the anti-hero played by James Dean is challenged to a lethal game of chicken in which two cars must race towards a cliff. Th(...)

 Gerry McCaughey: his  Century Homes company was taken over by Kingspan.

Century Homes founder Gerard McCaughey is entitled to a full hearing of his claim he is not yet liable to repay a loan advanced to him by Anglo Irish (...)

Mr Justice Paul Carney sitting at the beginning of the Dean Crinnion murder trial at the Central Criminal Court in Cork yesterday. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

A 20-year-old man has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of a man during a row at a pub in Cork on St Stephen’s Night three years ago.Dean Crinnion ha(...)

Mr Justice Paul Carney sitting at the beginning of the Dean Crinnion murder trial at the Central Criminal Court in Cork yesterday. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

A man has denied a charge of murdering a father of two who was fatally stabbed during a dispute between two factions at a pub in Cork. Dean Crinnion (...)

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London is not as big as it seems. Elaborate bus routes, colour-coded tube maps and thick A-Z indexes can conjure an overwhelmingly complex metropolis.(...)

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James G Coughlan & Associates is seeking €300,000 for this four-bed bungalow on about three-quarters of an acre on Bandon Road, Bishopstown, Co(...)

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(...)

Dov Charney: his flamboyant leadership involving legal and financial setbacks finally snapped the close bond with his handpicked board. photograph: keith bedford/bloomberg

In a dimly-lit private dining room at the Redeye Grill in Manhattan, four board members of American Apparel and their lawyer plotted out their next 24(...)

Facebook and the Manhattan district attorney’s office are in a bitter fight over a US government demand for the contents of hundreds of Facebook accounts.   Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg.

Facebook and the Manhattan district attorney’s office are in a bitter fight over a US government demand for the contents of hundreds of Facebook acco(...)

Shia LaBeouf attends the ‘Nymphomaniac Volume I (long version)’ press conference during 64th Berlinale International Film Festival at Grand Hyatt Hotel in February. LaBeouf was arrested last night after disrupting a performance of Broadway’s “Cabaret” at Studio 54 in New York City. Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images

Actor Shia LaBeouf was removed from the Studio 54 theater in Manhattan and arrested last night after disrupting a performance of the musical Cabaret(...)