Wolfsburg’s Maximilian Arnold, Dante and Josuha Guilavogui  react after their side lost 5-1 to Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, with Robert Lewandowski scoring five goals in nine minutes. Photograph: Michael Dalder/Reuters

One of the phrases we reach for increasingly often is football’s “bubble”. This is not in the innocent sense of West Ham and Upton Park; rather, it(...)

Barcelona-based independent architecture practice Colombo Serboli comprises Matteo Colombo, an Italian from Milan who, while studying at the Polite(...)

Entrepreneur Danielle Ryan photographed at her offices - Roads. Photograph: Alan Betson

Between the Viking Splash chaos, the harried commuters and the throngs of students, all of life is here on Dublin’s Dame Street. Few would be aware of(...)

Catwalk shot from AW Menswear’s autumn-winter 2015 collection

Richard Gorman’s studio in Milan, spare, white and paint-spattered dominated by the visual power of his bold, colourful work has nothing in common (...)

Bono and Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi at Expo 2015 in Milan last night. Renzi acknowledged that Italy could provide more food aid and distribution. Photograph: Reuters/Alessandro Garofalo

“These are big questions: can we face the problem of hunger in the world, can we fix the problem of poverty in the world, can we fix the problem of co(...)

Yemenis wait to receive food aid from a local relief group providing aid to people affected by ongoing conflict, in Sana’a, Yemen. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA

The Irish State is set to donate €60 million to the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) over the next three years. The commitment, which was made by Minis(...)

Thousands of migrants and refugees have arrived by train and bus in cities across Germany overnight. Photograph: Hendrik Schmidt/EPA

Tánaiste Joan Burton has said there is no “upper limit” on the number of refugees Ireland will take. Speaking on Newstalk radio on Sunday, Ms B(...)

Hannah Hamill, Ruth Spence and Joanna McCreery, at Envoy of Belfast. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Best fashion store Envoy of Belfast Tucked away behind City Hall, this outstanding small boutique has a discerning following for its judicious mix (...)

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure in action with West Brom’s Craig Gardner. City look a different side when the midfielder is firing on all cylinders. Photo: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

As a declaration of presence, as a reminder of a forceful personality – even as a motto – Yaya Touré’s statement on Monday night following Manchester (...)

Anne O’Mahony’s reputation for corsetry, cut, handsewing and tailoring has been firmly established. Photograph: Dave Meehan

‘A dress can’t change anything”, argues a character in The Dressmaker, a new revenge comedy movie with Kate Winslet (due here later in the year) se(...)