Liverpool will try and sell Mario Balotelli – who is currently on loan at AC Milan – to a Chinese Super League club. Photograph: Getty.

Liverpool are hoping for financial windfalls from south-east Asia after holding talks over a main stand naming rights deal and with Mario Balotelli t(...)

A file image showing members of the German Navy watching the radar in the operations room of the frigate ‘Bayern’ in port at Limassol.  There is currently no comprehensive system to track shipments and cargos through EU ports and along its approximately 70,000km of coastline. Photograph: Getty

As Europe’s politicians struggle to control a deepening migrant crisis and staunch the rising threat of Islamist terrorism on their borders, little at(...)

Frank Sinatra with his mother Natalie “Dolly” Sinatra in 1976. “Dolly was a doughty campaigner for women’s rights. She was an open advocate of the right to choose and, free of charge, helped organise illegal abortions for women in desperate straits.”

A hundred years ago this Saturday, on the kitchen table of a two-room apartment in a tenement building in Hoboken, New Jersey, Dolly Sinatra gave birt(...)

A policeman stops a car at the German-Austrian border near Mittenwald, southern Germany. Germany temporarily reinstalled controls on Schengen borders with its neighbours ahead of the G7 summit. Photograph: Michael Dalder/Reuters

It is 40 years since Edward Fox, the villainous hero of the film The Day of the Jackal, smuggled his gun across the Italian-French border at Ventimigl(...)

It is also hoped the arrival of large cruise ships will attract significant additional footfall in the town from residents; this is estimated at one Irish visitor per passenger. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A planning application for a “next generation” cruise ship berth at Dún Laoghaire harbour will be filed this month in a move expected to bring about 4(...)

Hostages run for cover as armed men stand guard at Tunisia’s national museum in Tunis March 18th, 2015. Photograph: REUTERS/Tunisia TV handout

Tunisia said it would deploy the army to major cities and arrested nine people after 20 foreign tourists were shot dead at a museum in the capital in(...)

 Samuel Eto’o in action for Everton against Newcastle United at St James’ Park.  He had been in and out of the side as Roberto Martinez’s team struggled for form. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty s

Samuel Eto’o has completed his move from Everton to Sampdoria, signing a two-and-a-half-year deal.The 33-year-old striker joined the Toffees on a free(...)

Wireless-charging technology is demonstrated during a keynote address at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas. Photograph: Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Wireless communications have long swept over us, but wireless power transmission (WPT) has still not quite arrived, certainly not in Ireland. Yet, sin(...)

Police and fire brigade members take part in search operations for a missing person after torrential rain in Serra Ricco near Genoa in Italy today.  A wave of storms and torrential rain killed four people overnight near the Italian-Swiss border. Photograph: Luca Zennaro/EPA.

Four people died when mudslides hit their homes in the border area between Italy and Switzerland overnight, and a fifth was missing near the Italian (...)

A file  aerial photograph  of the Costa Concordia as it lies on its side next to Giglio Island on  August 26th, 2013. The last body missing following the crash of the vessel was discovered today. Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Files/Reuters.

Almost three years after the sinking of the luxury liner, the Costa Concordia, the body of the last person unaccounted for, namely Indian waiter Russe(...)