The US president Donald Trump: his anti-immigration wishlist dashes hopes for Dreamers.  Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

The prospects for a bipartisan deal to protect 800,000 immigrants brought to the US illegally as children are facing new doubts as Donald Trump pushes(...)

Checking out of checking in: An empty Monarch Airlines departures area at Birmingham airport, England. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Image of the week: Dethroned Monarch Taking the heat off Ryanair for a while, Britain’s Monarch Airlines ceased trading on Monday in the biggest airl(...)

Tayto Park founder Raymond Coyle launching the Viking Voyage water ride. The Co Meath theme park has been a big hit since opening in 2010, emphasising that if you build attractions visitors will come. Photograph:  Photocall Ireland

With the budget just four days away, the tourism industry is collectively camped beneath a picture of the Sacred Heart praying that its 9 per cent VAT(...)

I’m in a vortex of fake friendships with people who mean very little to me and it’s simultaneously enthralling and repelling. Photograph: Getty Images

‘F or the ways my work was used to divide people rather than bring us together, I ask forgiveness and I will work to do better,’ Facebook founder Mark(...)

Reporters wait for official statements on the shooting in Las Vegas: the incident  gave fake news writers and trolls the opportunity to spread misinformation anew by exploiting  how  Facebook and Google handle threads and posts. Photograph: Isaac Brekken/The New York Times

When they woke up and glanced at their phones on Monday morning, Americans may have been shocked to learn that the man behind the mass shooting in Las(...)

Google and Facebook will probably mop up half the digital advertising market this year. Photograph: Paul McErlane/Bloomberg via Getty Images

News media groups and Google have one of those torturously unequal relationships, where one half of the couple thinks constantly about the other half,(...)

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg: dismissive of the idea that social media and artificial intelligence could be used for global domination. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

The idea of Mark Zuckerberg running for president was always sort of scary. But now it’s really scary, given what we’ve discovered about the power of (...)

Study after study suggest open-plan offices make employees more miserable, more ill, less friendly and less productive but they’re much cheaper and so they’re here to stay.

This week I discovered three new things. The battery life on the latest Apple MacBook Pro laptop is not bad. A British man on a stag do has swum acro(...)

The value of the best-known digital currency, bitcoin, has risen eightfold in the past year. Photograph:  Benoit Tessier/Reuters

The ambition that gave birth to the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) is as immodest as the name. The brainchild of a Silicon Valley start-up called P(...)

The disclosure adds to the evidence of the broad scope of the Russian influence campaign, which US intelligence agencies concluded was designed to damage Hillary Clinton and boost Donald Trump during the election. Photograph: Regis Duvignau/Reuters

Providing new evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election, Facebook disclosed on Wednesday that it had identified more than (...)