Ibrahim Halawa, an Irish national who is being held in an Egyptian jail, is due to appear in court on Sunday.

Ibrahim Halawa, an Irish national who is being held in an Egyptian jail, is due to appear in court on Sunday. He was detained after taking part in a p(...)

Some of US president Barack Obama’s email correspondence was swept up by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House’s unclassified computer system. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters.

Some of US president Barack Obama’s email correspondence was swept up by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House’s unclassified comp(...)

Police officers detain a demonstrator on Gilmore Avenue near Baltimore Police Department Western District during a protest against the death of Freddie Gray in police custody. Photograph: Sait Serkan Gurbuz/Reuters.

Twelve people were arrested after a protest in the US city of Baltimore over the unexplained death of a black man in police custody. Pockets of vio(...)

A man runs past damaged houses as aftershocks of an earthquake are felt a day after the earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters.

A strong earthquake aftershock struck India and Nepal on Sunday, shaking buildings in New Delhi and triggering an avalanche in the Himalayas. T(...)

The Irish Times is on the hunt for Ireland’s greatest visitor attractions, and we’ve asked our readers to help, by recommending great ways to spend(...)

The Public Health Committee have now completed the by-laws under the provision of the Employment of Children Act, 1903, and they will be submitted imm(...)

Shamrock Rovers substitute Brandon Miele scored a late goal in Limerick. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Limerick FC 1 Shamrock Rovers 1 Limerick got to within four minutes of their first win in ten matches before substitute Brandon Miele saved Sha(...)

Ferdinand Piech, a towering figure at Volkswagen for more than two decades, resigned as its chairman on Saturday after losing a showdown with Chief Ex(...)

The wreckage of  migrant vessels is lit by passing cars at twilight on April 24th, 2015 on the island of Lampedusa, Italy. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

European efforts to save the lives of migrants drowning in the Mediterranean must involve search-and-rescue operations near the shores of Libya, Amne(...)

Galway United manager Tommy Dunne enjoyed a five goal win over Bray Wanderers. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Bray Wanderers 0 Galway United 5A superbly taken hat-trick from Enda Curran gave Galway United their first points away from home this season as they r(...)