Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton.

IDA Ireland has been expanding its overseas offices, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton has said.“Although IDA Ireland does (...)

Brazil’s supreme court has voted to allow the extradition of fugitive solicitor Michael Lynn back to Ireland. Picture Garrett White / Collins

More than 8,000km from Dublin, in the modernist halls of the Supreme Federal Court in Brasilia, a remarkable seven-year saga edged towards its dénouem(...)

Sorcha Ní Mhealláin: ‘I have defended in many a conversation in bars and restaurants and buses around the world the need for young Northern Irish people to be proud, to invest, to represent and to work to develop and change how people see us.’

I am sitting in a coffee shop in Sao Paulo drinking an iced coffee and the world is bustling by. I flick through Twitter and news from home, easing(...)

For decades Brazilian football stadiums were the venues for mass displays of the racism that permeated Brazilian life. Black players were frequently s(...)

DOM’s kitchen  in São Paulo. DOM is the city’s perennial representative in lists of the world’s top 10 restaurants. Photograph:  Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images

Determined not to start off on the wrong foot with Brazil’s most notorious restaurant critic, I arrive in plenty of time for my lunch with Julio Berna(...)

Street vendors protesting against a 20 per cent increase in the cost of water yell at riot police in 2000, in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Photograph: Gonzalo Espinoza/AFP/Getty Images

If the debacle of Irish Water suggests the State is “heading gradually” towards ungovernability, as Fintan O’Toole suggested in these pages recently, (...)

Brazil’s president Dilma Rousseff with predecessor  Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. In her last term she lacked his authority when it came to forging the  deals  for getting her agenda through congress. Photograph: Eraldo Peres/AP

If Brazil’s president Dilma Rousseff thought her victory in last week’s election would boost her authority heading into a second term, congress provid(...)

Dilma Rousseff celebrates victory with her mentor Lula da Silva, who campaigned tirelessly for her election. Photograph: AP Photo/Eraldo Peres

After her narrow victory in Sunday’s election, Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has targeted political reform as a top priority during her second t(...)

 Administrators said Marussia will “continue to operate”. Photograph:  David Davies/PA Wire

Marussia will miss the United States Grand Prix this weekend after becoming the second Formula 1 team in four days to go into administration.London-ba(...)

Re-elected Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff (C) addresses a press conference in Brasilia last night after winning a narrow re-election victory. Photograph: Epa/Fernando Bizerra

Brazil’s leftist President Dilma Rousseff narrowly won re-election yesterday after convincing voters that her party’s strong record of reducing povert(...)