Forensic experts investigate a truck in which 50 refugees were found dead on the road between Parndorf and Neusiedl in Austria. The driver has disappeared, according to reports. Photograph: Roland Schlager/EPA

When an Austrian police patrol discovered the abandoned truck at 11.30 on Thursday bodily fluids were leaking from the back door. The outer truck wall(...)

Google, which is changing its structure by establishing a new company called Alphabet, could face a fine as a result of the investigation. Photograph: Reuters

Google has hit back at what it called “peculiar and problematic” demands by European Union competition regulators to change the way it displays sea(...)

Migrants cross a wire fence at the border between Hungary and Serbia near Roszke, 180km southeast from Budapest. Photograph: Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP

Hungary is sending police reinforcements and may deploy troops to its frontier with Serbia, where tear gas was fired on Wednesday as record numbers of(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel with Heidenau major Juergen Opitz and Saxony state prime minister Stanislaw Tillich after their visit to an asylum seekers’ accommodation facility in the Heidenau near Dresden, where last week more than 30 police were injured when a mob of several hundred people pelted officers with bottles and fireworks. Photograph: Reuters

Chancellor Angela Merkel has condemned the “hate” shown by German extreme-right supporters towards asylum seekers in the Saxon town of Heidenau and ar(...)

 Skellig Michael, off the coast of Co Kerry.	Photograph: Design Pics/Gareth McCormack

An Taisce has asked Minister for Arts Heather Humphreys to outline how she is giving consent to the Disney Lucasfilm Star Wars project on the Unesco w(...)

Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel and France’s president Francois Hollande present a unified front on the refugee crisis. Photograph: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images

German chancellor Angela Merkel has condemned as “repulsive” a violent stand-off in Saxony between German police and a far-right mob over an asylum-se(...)

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker during an interview  in Brussels in August. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker dismissed calls for a new EU summit on immigration, saying member states should stop dragging their (...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

European banks and investors will face looser capital and oversight rules for asset-backed debt as the European Commission seeks to help revive corpo(...)

Andrew Langford FBD group chief executive, who unexpectedly quit last month. (Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES)

Usually, economic recovery helps companies. Not so FBD Holdings. FBD will publish first-half earnings in Dublin on August 24th, with analysts waitin(...)