A web designer who knocked a man unconscious during a row in Dublin nightclub, has been been ordered to pay €2,500 compensation

A web designer who knocked a man unconscious during a row in Dublin nightclub, has been been ordered to pay €2,500 compensation.Rory Sturdy (35), from(...)

Vladimir Putin: has ratings of more than 80 per cent after months of standoff with the US and EU

A century after Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin plotted revolution from Zurich, Russia’s most famous ex-prisoner, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, harbours simil(...)

Swiss lawmakers have passed a bill that would subject sports officials – such as the head of Fifa, and the International Olympic Committee – to mor(...)

Factories on the Rhine. For years now people in its Rhine-Ruhr region have become used to temperamental trains on rail bottlenecks or biblical tailbacks on an ageing Autobahn network

No amount of aspirin can cure the headaches doing the rounds at its inventor, Bayer. The German healthcare giant is the biggest name in a vast industr(...)

A Syrian refugee girl makes tea inside a caravan at the Al Zaatari refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria. The UN World Food Programme has said it is restarting food aid for 1.7 million Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt after it received enough donations to fund the halted programme. Photograph: Muhammad Hamed/Reuters

The United Nations refugee agency urged rich nations on Tuesday to show solidarity with Syria’s neighbours by making pledges to resettle the most vuln(...)

Lars Himmer will move from  VW in Germany where he is head of group sales strategy

After some weeks of speculation following the departure of former MD Simon Elliot, Volkswagen Group Ireland has announced who its new boss is going to(...)

Some of  ASL Aviation’s clients include DHL, Fedex and the French postal service. Photograph: Mannie Garcia/Bloomberg

Irish airlines group ASL Aviation expects its turnover to hit €400 million a year on the back of an acquisition that it has just completed.Dublin-bas(...)

Double Paralympic gold medalist Mark Rohan talking to locals in Zambia during his trip there with Alan Kerins’s Discovery charity.

In a bare-bones classroom by the flood plains of western Zambia last month, Mark Rohan suddenly caught himself off-guard. He and a party of six others(...)

An Ebola patient arriving at Geneva University Hospital HUG in Geneva, Switzerland on November 21st. Early safety trials for a new vaccine to combat the deadly disease have had encouraging results. Photograph: EPA/Julien Gregorio

An experimental Ebola vaccine caused no serious side effects and produced an immune response in all 20 healthy volunteers who received it in an early-(...)

 An undated photograph made available by the North Korean News Agency KCNA showing leader Kim Jong-un (right) accompanied by his sister, Kim Yo-jong (left), who has  assumed a senior position in the ruling Workers’ Party. Photograph:  EPA/KCNA.

The younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has assumed a senior position in the ruling Workers’ Party, state media reported on Thursday, co(...)