The FBI has requested an expansion of their ability to hack into suspects’ computers. Stock photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

The US Congress has seven months to block a potentially massive expansion of the government’s ability to hack into suspects’ computers. At the FBI’s(...)

 A sailor shows his tattoo:  the US Navy is loosening its rules on tattoos in response to their growing popularity among young people and to remove a potential barrier for  recruits. Photograph: Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times

The US navy is loosening its rules governing tattoos in response to their growing popularity among young people and to remove a potential barrier for (...)

Mount View is one of the last, if not the last, of the original residential properties still inhabited in the heart of the Greystones shopping and re(...)

Top part of painting of Donald Trump by Illma Gore titled Make America Great Again, courtesy of Maddox Gallery.  Photograph: Illma Gore/PA Wire

An infamous nude of Donald Trump has attracted bids of over £100,000 (€125,583) after it went on display at the Maddox Gallery in Mayfair, London, las(...)

Worshippers wearing the Montserrat national dress of 'Irish tartan' attend mass in the town of Lookout. Customs officers stamp shamrocks in the passports of visitors to this tiny West Indies island. Photograph:Frank Miller

When Donaldson Romeo was a young black portrait artist fighting deportation from Britain, he never dreamed that within a short few years he would be (...)

Cannes Film Festival president Pierre Lescure (right) and director Thierry Frémaux at a news conference to announce  competing films at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Paris, France, April 14th, 2016. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

“We hope to show the state of cinema in Spring 2016,” Thierry Frémaux, director of the Cannes Film Festival, told an expectant audience in Paris this(...)

Ruth Negga in Iona

‘I’m so sorry,” says Ruth Negga. “How do I explain this? I’m always trying to figure these things out in my head. But saying them aloud is another th(...)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to guests during a campaign rally at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton, Wisconsin. The state’s  voters go to the polls for the Republican  primary on Tuesday. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

This week was the first since the inaugural qualifying round of the US presidential election in Iowa on February 1st that there hasn’t been primary or(...)

Heidi and Ted Cruz: The senator and Donald Trump have escalated their bitter campaign feud, taking to social media in fight over their wives. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

That sound you have been hearing for the past nine months from the Republican presidential race is the bottom of the barrel being scraped. This week, (...)

Connie the robot:  happy to help you in the Hilton McLean Virginia

Download an app to control in-flight entertainment Singapore Airlines is the first airline to introduce an app to control in-flight entertainment syst(...)