In this relatively short and practical book about persuasion, author Hesketh packs in a good dose of useful tips that can be applied to those who need(...)

A sign stating “Don’t touch the water” in French  near the St Lawrence river with the city of Montreal  in the background, November 11th, 2015. Photograph: Christinne Muschi/Reuters

Montreal, Canada’s second-largest city, began dumping untreated sewage into the St Lawrence River on Wednesday, angering environmentalists with a repa(...)

Former Canadian prime minister Pierre Trudeau with his sons Justin (left), Sacha (right) in Ottawa in a 1983 file photo.  Photograph: Andy Clark/Reuters

As a young man, Justin Trudeau continually sought respite from his father’s long shadow. He debated in university as Jason Tremblay, boxed as Justin (...)

Takaaki Kajit,   who has won the Nobel Prize for Physics with Arthur McDonald. Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters

Two scientists from Japan and from Canada have won the Nobel Prize for Physics for their discoveries related to the elusive, fast-moving neutrino. Tak(...)

Stormont culture minister Caral Ni Chuilin, Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister  Martin McGuinness and Minister for Heritage  Heather Humphreys  in Newry, Co Down at the  National Famine Commemoration ceremony. Photograph: Paul Faith.

The tragedy of a coffin ship which hit an iceberg and sank was recalled at the first National Famine Commemoration event to be held in Northern Irelan(...)

All lockdowns were lifted after the suspect was taken into custody. Photograph: Thinkstock/Getty Images

A 57-year-old man is in custody after three people were killed in Ontario, Canada on Tuesday. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) offered few details abou(...)

Landmark: The CN Tower in Toronto

Three of us fly into Toronto mid September and fly out of Boston mid October. Can you advise us on the best way to travel from Toronto (after spend(...)

BlackBerry said two licensing deals, with Cisco Systems and an unnamed company, made “significant contributions,” but did not disclose the terms. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

BlackBerry shares fell yesterday on uncertainty about what drove growth in the company’s crucial software segment in the first quarter. Shares were of(...)

Dr Padmini Turlapati at the   30th anniversary commemoration of the Air India bombing  at the Flight 182 Memorial, Ahakista, West Cork, June 23rd, 2015. Dr Turlapati lost  two sons, Sanjay (14) and Deepak (11), in the terrorist attack. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A woman who lost two sons in the Air India bombing off the Irish coast in 1985 has criticised the Canadian government for failing to prosecute more pe(...)

Premier Lotteries Ireland’s results  provide  an insight into the numbers behind our lottery.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The private operator of the National Lottery, Premier Lotteries Ireland (PLI), has identified its “significant reliance” on IT and telecommunications (...)