Bank of America is one of only two non-French lenders that have thus far chosen Paris as a destination for some significant operations. Photograph: Jeremy Bales/Bloomberg

Bank of America signed a lease for office space in Paris, formalizing plans to move its European trading hub to the French capital after Brexit, peopl(...)

 Leinster’s Tadhg Furlong is  tackled during their victory over Munster on Saturday. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

The cornerstones of not conceding points in rugby are discipline and defence. While the switch from the Guinness Pro14 to the Champions Cup and Chall(...)

Eight-bedroom house in Callac, Brittany, France

Caribbean: St Vincent and the Grenadines Two-storey house on the island of Bequia in St Vincent and the Grenadines, Caribbean Compris(...)

A mock customs post set up by anti-Brexit campaigners at Ravensdale, Co Louth. The tale of the Border dog is an anti-Brexit version of “Yes Minister’s” “Eurosausage” – an EU scare story made up or exaggerated to cause popular outrage. Photograph: PA

In February this year Michael Lux, former head of customs procedures for the European Commission, testified to Westminster’s Northern Ireland affairs (...)

Despite the Night: an experience few will want to share with their maiden aunt

Anyone unfamiliar with the work of Philippe Grandrieux could, on encountering this grandiloquently revolting orgy of indulgence, be forgiven for think(...)

The trickle of customers who came into Colm’s Shop on Dublin’s Townsend St ahead of the lunchtime rush on Thursday afternoon were conflicted about the sugar tax and the hike in the price of cigarettes.

The trickle of customers who came into Colm’s Shop on Dublin’s Townsend St ahead of the lunchtime rush on Thursday afternoon were conflicted about the(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron speaking in Frankfurt.  Mr Macron said  EU engagement with Catalonia would set a dangerous precedent. Photograph: Ronald Wittek/EPA

French president Emmanuel Macron has sided with the Spanish government in its dispute with the Catalan independence movement, condemning what he call(...)

When Gwyneth Paltrow was 22 years old, she got a role that would take her from actress to star: The film producer Harvey Weinstein hired her for the l(...)

Shannon Airport has made it to the final three destinations in an X Factor-style competition to decide a new airline route from Cologne

First it was singing, then dancing and now airline routes. Yes, you read that correctly. In the first round of an X Factor style comptition, a German (...)

Simon Zebo: “Simon looks good to go,” said Erasmus. “I think he will be available this weekend.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

After Munster’s media briefing at the University of Limerick, Rassie Erasmus was told that he once played against Reggie Corrigan. “Really, when?” (...)