A worker inspects a C-series plane wing in the Bombardier factory in Belfast. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Belfast’s Bombardier aircraft factory has its roots in a period of intense co-operation and friendship between the north Atlantic neighbours of Canada(...)

Shifting stance: President Trump talks to journalists on Air Force One as Fox News reports on his talks with Charles Schumer and Nancy Pelosi. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

President Donald Trump took the Republican leadership by surprise on Thursday, confirming that he is working with Democrats on a deal to protect the y(...)

Moira O’Neill, who has died aged 94, was possibly the oldest hotelier in Ireland and certainly one of the most celebrated. For more than seven decades(...)

Falling numbers, a shortage of skilled personnel and early retirements have affected the capabilities of the Army, the Naval Service and Aer Corps, ac(...)

Ambulance cars queue during the evacuation of the ‘Citizens hospital’ in Frankfurt, Germany. Photograph: Bernd Kammerer/EPA

More than 100 patients were evacuated from two hospitals in Frankfurt on Saturday ahead of the planned defusing of a massive second World War bomb. S(...)

Marine One: A Secret Service agent stands guard as President Trump leaves the White House. Photograph: Tom Brenner/New York Times

As members of the US Congress enjoyed another week off before returning to DC next week, the swirling of helicopters over central Washington signalled(...)

Michele McCormack (Chicago Rose 1985)

Michele McCormack (Chicago Rose 1985) Michele McCormack became the Chicago Rose “when it was still fun and not so serious”. Even now more than three(...)

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams meets then US president Bill Clinton in the in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on St Patrick’s Day, 2000. Photograph: William Vasta/AFP/Getty Images

Transcripts released by the Clinton Presidential Library in Arkansas to The Irish Times present a fascinating insight into the role played by Bill Cli(...)

David Trimble, Bill Clinton, Seamus Mallon and Tony Blair at Stormont in 2000. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Transcripts of telephone calls between the former US president Bill Clinton and participants in the Northern Ireland peace process show Mr Clinton was(...)

Arralis co-founder and chief executive Barry Lunn: “The most frustrating thing for us at the moment is we can’t produce enough product for the market”

The man from the UK ministry of defence had one simple question: “Who the f**k is Arralis?” It seemed a fair question to ask given the ministry had j(...)