Bruce Jenner  during his two-hour interview with ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer on Friday. Photograph: ABC News/Handout via Reuters

About five minutes into a compelling interview with Diane Sawyer on ABC on Friday night, Bruce Jenner unfurled his ponytail and let his flowing locks (...)

An eldery woman attends a religious service at the cathedral in Etchmiadzin, outside Yerevan, yesterday, ahead of the canonisation ceremony for the Martyrs of the Armenian genocide. Karen Minasyan/AFP/Getty Images 3:34

Armenia will today mark a century since the start of an Ottoman campaign of massacres and deportation that killed up to 1.5 million Armenians, amid Tu(...)

The ninth-century Tatev Monastry, an icon of the ancient Armenian Apostolic Church, reached by the world’s longest aerial tramway. Photograph: Hayk Melkonyan

“Whole generations have been lost. We are left without children and it means we are left without a future.” I remember those words vividly. They were (...)

It has been announced that Mariah Carey -  who has sold 14 million copies of  ‘All I Want For Christmas’ - has sold a pitch for a Christmas movie. Photograph: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

She doesn’t want a lot for Christmas. There is just one thing she needs. She doesn’t care about the presents underneath the Christmas tree. She just w(...)

Jackie Chan as Mr Han with Jaden Smith as Dre Parker in Columbia Pictures’ The Karate Kid in 2010, a truly ‘duang’ move. Photograph: Sony Pictures Entertainment

It’s a Chinese character that has come out of nowhere, but the word “duang” has taken the internet by storm, even though no one really knows what the (...)

This figure hugging frock has gone viral on Twitter under the hashtag #TheDress with people asking whether it’s black and blue or white and gold.

A two-tone dress marketed as being “bang on trend” has lived up to its billing — by sparking a global debate on Twitter over what colour it is.The fig(...)

John Herlihy, Google showing Vint Cerf around the Google offices in Dublin.

Whatever one’s view on selfies, it’s clear that taking such photos is a spur of the moment thing, rather than an effort to capture something for poste(...)

Zooey Deschanel and Bradley Cooper: both speak with what is known as ‘vocal fry’

Remember uptalk, the practice of ending all your sentences in a question? Even the ones that aren’t questions? You do? You can take your fingers ou(...)

The men of our parliament have it in their hands to make 2015 the year Ireland stood up for all of its women. Photograph: Getty Images

It might not seem like it at the moment, but good things have actually happened to some women in the world this year. There were massive reductions on(...)

Google’s annual search rankings show that football, celebrity tragedies and an absentee country western singer were the topics Irish people seached for in 2014.

Football, celebrity tragedies and an absentee country western singer were the topics that got Irish people clicking in 2014, according to Google’s (...)