Building work on a skyscraper in Warsaw and, above, the Daniel Libeskind-designed Zlota 44 tower in the city which is made of materials from Ireland’s CRH group.

Josef Stalin would be furious if he could see Warsaw now. Where once the postwar cityscape was dominated by the Palace of Culture, an unwanted and uns(...)

Potsdamer Platz: “Berlin is a museum for every failed city planning attempt since 1945,” said Hans Stimmann, Berlin’s first post-unification German city planner.  Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images.

They’re still building. That’s the answer I give whenever people ask me what’s going on in Berlin, a quarter century after German unification. When t(...)

Developer Joe O’Reilly. Numbers 4 and 5 Grand Canal Square, along with a third block, Number 2, were developed by Mr O’Reilly’s Chartered Land

Two substantial office buildings rented by Facebook at Grand Canal Square in the south Dublin docklands are to be sold to Union Investment, the inves(...)

Alexandra House in the Sweepstakes development in Ballsbridge is expected to show a return of up to 7 per cent once it has been refurbished

Irish Life is to pay around €34 million for a substantial office investment in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, which is expected to show a return of up to 7 p(...)

A wall in the Memorial Museum fronted by 2,983 square panels in different shades of blue representing shades of the sky. Photograph: Frank McDonald

Memories of 9/11 are still fresh in the minds of New Yorkers just 13 years after the catastrophe that befell the Twin Towers. Apart from close rela(...)

Glittering: the theatre on its opening night, in March 2010. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

It is now all but certain that the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, the best-appointed performance space on the island, will be sold off by Nama-appointed re(...)

Architect Daniel Libeskind (left) presents a model of the Holocaust Names Monument to Amsterdam mayor Eberhard van der Laan at the town hall of Amsterdam. The memorial that will bear the names of all the Dutch Holocaust victims. Photograph: Remko de Waal/EPA

After European elections that raised the ugly spectre of anti-Semitism in the Netherlands, Amsterdam has announced a major new Holocaust memorial –(...)

Pauline Hutton, Emma O’Kane, Eleanor Methven, Bernadette Brown and Amy Molloy, the cast of Prime Cut’s Chilean Trilogy

In a country emerging from years of conflict and political unrest, a fledgling peace and reconciliation process has started asking awkward question(...)

 UUP leader Mike Nesbitt: the price of internal peace was his party dropping to just 13 seats in the Northern Assembly. Photograph: Inpho/Presseye/William Cherry

The Ulster Unionist Party met for its annual conference at the Ramada Hotel in south Belfast on Saturday slimmed down, but in better heart notwithstan(...)

Undated library file picture of a prison officer inside the Maze Prison. Photograph: PA Photo.

A European Union body has withdrawn its offer of funding for the proposed £25 million (€29.5 million) peace-building and conflict resolution centre at(...)