Dignitaries including US vice-president Joe Biden, survivors and first responders participate in a flag-raising ceremony at the marathon finishing line in Boston, Massachusetts, yesterday, on the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. Photograph: Reuters/Brian Snyder

Boston paused in silence at 2.49pm yesterday to remember the moment a year ago when three people were killed (...)

At the Digital Hub in Dublin: Only seven of the buildings on the sprawling site are currently occupied. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The State-owned Digital Hub is considering allowing artists and cultural bodies to use existing derelict buildings on the site to help regenerate the (...)

Relatives show pictures of garment workers who are missing, during a protest over the collapse of the Rana Plaza building, in Savar, outside Dhaka. Photograph: Andrew Biraj/Reuters

What can we do about it? That question came to almost disturb me after public screenings of a film documentary we made a few years ago called (...)