French President Francois Hollande (centre) poses for a  photo with fellow world leaders during the opening day of the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, on Monday. Photograph: Reuters

The fights against terrorism and global warming are closely linked, French President Francois Hollande said on Monday as world leaders met in P(...)

Oisin Hanrahan got the idea for Handy while developing properties in Budapest, when he noticed how difficult it was to find a trustworthy cleaner.  Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/SPORTSFILE/Web Summit

Thirty-two year old Dubliner Oisin Hanrahan is cleaning up, literally. His start-up Handy, which provides cleaning and DIY services, is pulli(...)

Dr Alain Kaloyeros, SUNY Poly president and chief executive and Frank Keogh, DPS chief executive, at the opening of the new DPS headquarters on the  polytechnic institute campus in Albany, New York.

The Irish engineering and project management company DPS is to expand its operations in the United States with the establishment of a new headq(...)

Human Rights Campaigner Graca Michel with Mary Robinson during her visit to Ballina, Co Mayo, where she delivered the second Mary Robinson Centre International Human Rights lecture. Photograph: Henry Wills.

Former president Mary Robinson has said she is “hopeful” that there will be sufficient political will to secure an agreement on climate chang(...)

 A Turkish Air Force plane used to transport the remains of late Russian pilot Oleg Peshkov  at Hatay airport,  Hatay, Turkey, November 29th, 2015. Photograph: EPA

Turkey recovered the body of a Russian pilot from northern Syria and presented it to Russian diplomats on Sunday, five days after shooting down(...)

The Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado where a gunman killed three people on Friday. Photograph:  Isaiah Downing/Reuters

The man accused of opening fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado and killing three people said “no more baby parts” while he was b(...)

Donald Trump was the favourite of 31 per cent of Republicans in a rolling poll in the five days ended on Friday. Photograph: Randall Hill/Reuters

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump’s support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week, marking the property mogul’s bigg(...)

Attempts within Republicanism to mount an anti-Trump campaign appear unlikely to succeed - the party has been hijacked by its own members. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Stephen Colbert, host of the US’s Late Show, a mix of chat and satire, the other night warned his audience that Donald Trump might actually w(...)

Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey to be the US’s national bird. He described the bald eagle as a “bird of bad moral character”. Photograph: Larry W Smith/ EPA

The US National Turkey Federation estimates that 46 million turkeys were eaten on Thanksgiving Day last Thursday. In a recent survey, it also(...)

Tag Heuer Connected Watch High-end watch brand Tag Heuer is making a storming entry to the top of the smartwatch heap with its new Connected watch.(...)