A British Airways Concorde takes off from Heathrow airport in 2001. The supersonic jet type was retired in 2003 amid rising costs and low passenger numbers. Photograph: Reuters

US aerospace and defence giant Lockheed Martin has won a $247.5 million Nasa contract to build an experimental supersonic jet designed to hush the con(...)

TCD’s endowment fund has grown from €47 million in 1996 to more than €190 million last year.

Trinity College Dublin is looking to restructure its €190 million endowment fund, shifting its focus away from low-yield bonds towards investments in (...)

 Donald Trump: no other US president has allied himself so closely to the stock market. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Until recently, it was hard to stop Donald Trump boasting about soaring stock prices. “We’re setting a record literally all the time,” he said last mo(...)

This still image taken from a SpaceX livestream video shows “Starman” sitting in a Tesla roadster after the Falcon Heavy rocket delivered it into orbit. Photograph: Getty

The world’s most powerful rocket, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, roared into space through clear blue skies on its debut test flight on Tuesday from a Florida(...)

Louise Anna Turpin and David Allen Turpin, who have been charged with nine counts of torture and child endangerment. Photograph: Riverside County Sheriff’s Department via The New York Times.

Police are still seeking answers after finding 13 siblings starving in their parents’ squalid southern California home, some of them chained to beds u(...)

An artist’s impression shows Boom’s 55-seat supersonic aircraft. Photograph: Reuters

Supersonic passenger travel, which died out with the Concorde’s demise in 2003, will make a comeback by the mid-2020s if three entrepreneurial US-base(...)

Research suggests the cost of presenteeism to Irish employers could run as high as €15 billion a year. Photograph: Getty

Just being there is never really enough when it comes to work, but sometimes being there can actually be the problem. Presenteeism, a phenomenon where(...)

Stockmarket

Financial markets have largely shaken off US president Donald Trump’s many communications blunders since his election last November – from goading Nor(...)

US Air Force F-35A stealth fighter jet, manufactured by Lockheed Martin Corp. Photograph: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

Lockheed Martin Corp dropped the most in nine months after its first hint at a 2018 outlook suggested that the company won’t reap rewards from a recor(...)

Ivan Coulter from Sigmoid Pharma, winner of the inaugural ‘Innovation of the Year’ Award and also named winner of the Application of R&D Category.

“Innovation . . . is the application of imagination. There are plenty of success stories . . . but that’s the easy pill to swallow. The bitter one is (...)

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