Harvey Weinstein: There was resentment against  the producer   in Hollywood, not only for the stories bubbling around about women, but the way he humiliated men who worked with him. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA

In her autobiography Child Star, Shirley Temple described going with her mother to see her new bosses at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer after leaving Fox. Louis (...)

US film producer Harvey Weinstein has faced a litany of allegations, including three of rape.  Photograph: Yann Coatsaliou/AFP/Getty Images

Film producer Harvey Weinstein has been expelled from the Oscars organising committee over allegations of sexual assault. The Academy of Motion Pict(...)

Travel Gear by Tom Kelly
  • Travel
  • October 14, 2017, 06:00

Teva Ember Moc Teva is something of a go-to name for adventuresome, stay-on sandals. Indeed its first shoes used a Velcro watch strap improvised to a(...)

US producer Harvey Weinstein faces an avalanche of claims of sexual harassment, assault and rape. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The actor Rose McGowan has alleged that Harvey Weinstein raped her and that Amazon Studios ignored her complaints and dropped her show after she spoke(...)

  Apple for Athenry: A group  supporting the planned Apple data centre in Galway celebrate after the judicial review rejected both challenges to  the project. Photograph: Courtpix

More than two and a half years after Apple first announced it would invest €850 million in a data centre in Athenry, it all came down to a judicial re(...)

The new waterproof Kindle Oasis e-reader

Amazon has introduced a waterproof Kindle e-reader long-awaited by enthusiasts, the latest in a string of consumer devices from the online retail gian(...)

  Spanish stock index IBEX35 dropped 3 per cent last Wednesday – but soon recovered the following day as most Ibex 35 stocks companies have little exposure to Catalonia. Photograph: EPA/MARISCAL

There’s been surprisingly little chatter about a crucial issue facing financial markets: who will be the next chair of the Federal Reserve? Donald Tru(...)

Apple chief executive Tim Cook is in Paris to meet the French president Emmanuel Macron. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

Apple chief executive Tim Cook is in Paris to meet the French president Emmanuel Macron, amid calls by the French leader and European allies to change(...)

Netflix has announced a price hike for some of its subscription plans. Photograph: Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images

Netflix customers in Ireland are set to see a price increase to some of their subscription plans. The price increases will affect new customers immed(...)

Manufacturers of bump stocks, which increase the firing speed of rifles, said they were overrun with orders. Photograph: George Frey/Getty Images

Sales of the firearm accessory that the Las Vegas gunman used to modify his rifles jumped this week, causing some companies to sell out of the so-call(...)