Occupiers of Apollo House unfurl a banner reading ‘Homes not hostels’ on Wednesday morning. Photograph: Dean Ruxton

Activists occupying the Apollo House office building in Dublin said they would defy a court order to leave the premises and that they would continue “(...)

Bus Éireann vehicles at Busaras Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Bus Éireann may be forced to close Expressway Closing down Bus Éireann’s Expressway network of intercity services may ultimately be the only viable o(...)

Apollo House on Poolbeg Street, Dublin: 18 people were still sleeping there on Tuesday night.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Home Sweet Home (HSH), the coalition of homeless people and activists occupying Apollo House in Dublin city centre, will on Wednesday morning ask the (...)

Volunteers in Apollo House where the homeless campaign group, Home Sweet Home, is continuing its occupation of the empty office block in Dublin’s Tara Street. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Home Sweet Home, the coalition of homeless people and activists occupying Apollo House say there has been a breakdown in trust between them and Minist(...)

The Isle of Pines in the south Pacific.

Want to do a little networking on your next holiday? Pick your holiday spot strategically. We’ve asked eight influential financiers to reveal their fa(...)

The ‘cash for ash’ scandal has caused controversy at Stormont. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

In 1999, then US president Bill Clinton got into a lot of trouble over off-the-cuff remarks he made about Northern Ireland. He was at an event in Ca(...)

Home Sweet Home activists rally outside Apollo House in Dublin city centre last week. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A deal has been struck to end the occupation of the Apollo House office block in Dublin by homeless people and campaigners. With a potential evictio(...)

The rescue of Novo Banco has prompted several court cases involving stakeholders. Photograph: iStock

Portugal’s central bank has chosen US private equity firm Lone Star as the leading candidate to buy Novo Banco, the bank which was carved out of colla(...)

A new year’s message  on an interior wall of Apollo House in central Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The successful takeover by housing activists of Apollo House, the office block in Dublin city centre occupied by homeless people since before Christma(...)

A bedroom for the homeless in Apollo House, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Ken and Rachel, a married couple who do not want their surname used so as to protect their children’s privacy, have been in Apollo House since the fir(...)