Winners at the 2016 Irish Horse World awards. Photograph: The Irish Field/Irish Farmers Journal

Wexford’s Bertram Allen interrupted his busy international schedule to attend the Irish Horse World awards’ lunch on Monday at The K Club where he cro(...)

Shane Lowry in action during a practice round  for the EurAsia Cup  at Glenmarie Golf & Country Club on in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photograph: Arep Kulal/Getty Images

Shane Lowry insists the EurAsia Cup is not just a dry run for this year’s Ryder Cup as Europe look to make amends for squandering a massive lead in th(...)

 Conor McGregor will fight Rafael dos Anjos from Brazil in Las Vegas on March 5th  in a bid to win the UFC lightweight title. Photograph:   Steve Marcus/Getty Images

Conor McGregor’s attempt to become a two-weight UFC champion has been confirmed for Saturday March 5th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. T(...)

Macau’s Casino Lisboa which is attached to Hotel Lisboa where police detained 96 suspected prostitutes and arrested six people. An alleged ring is suspected of controlling 100 rooms in the hotel, earning €46 million over two years, collected from around 2,400 sex workers.

Alan Ho, the nephew of gambling supremo Stanley Ho, has gone on trial in Macau charged with running a casino-linked prostitution ring that involved 2,(...)

An aroma module is inserted into a Sensorwake alarm clock at the CES. The clock releases the scents at the programmed time but will also sound an auditory alarm if you don’t wake up after three minutes. Photograph: Reuters/Steve Marcus

Fancy a pair of sports shorts that can track your performance? Or how about an alarm clock that wakes you up to the scent of the jungle? The wackier(...)

Gill Pratt, recently appointed chief executive officer of Toyota Research Institute. He will be joined by James Kuffner, former head of Google’s robotics unit

Toyota has hired Google’s former head of robotics and a key executive in the search company’s driverless car efforts, as it predicted that robots coul(...)

Ford CEO Mark Fields at CES 2016 Consumer Electronics Show:  Ford unveiled an alliance with US online giant Amazon aimed at allowing people to connect their cars into “smart home” networks.

Car giant Ford has revealed plans for its drone-to-vehicle technology that could be used to help emergency services. At the company’s CES press conf(...)

The UK will be the first market in Europe to offer AT&T’s “digital life” home management and automation platform to customers under an agreement struck with O2.

British mobile group O2 will offer its 25 million customers a connected home service bringing together central heating, home security and energy manag(...)

Volkswagen’s new concept, possibly the Microbus, will be unveiled in Las Vegas in January

We don’t want to get you too excited but this could be the new Volkswagen Microbus. VW has been threatening for more than two decades to sidestep the(...)

It is easy to dismiss these debates as a circus, an unseemly scramble to court votes. On one level they are admirable. Hours of prime-time television are devoted to politics. Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

‘I have beaten breast cancer. I have buried a child,” pleads former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina on prime-time TV as she bids to bec(...)