New York Stock Exchange: the Dow Jones index hit 23,000 points for the first  time on Tuesday. Photograph:  Bryan R Smith/AFP/Getty Images

European shares dipped slightly on Tuesday, falling from a four-month peak as weakness among commodities stocks outweighed gains spurred by results f(...)

First and foremost, if you can turn around safely and find another route, do so. It’s always better to avoid floods than to try and tackle them

With the first gusts of (ex) Hurricane Ophelia touching the coasts, we’re about to see half-a-year’s worth of rainfall drop on us in about a day. Even(...)

AP McCoy will talk to Paddy Power at the One-Zero 2017 conference on Tuesday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Monday, October 16th Results: Kuehne and Nagel, Netflix. Indicators: Irish goods exports and imports (Aug); Euro zone balance of trade (Aug). Tuesd(...)

Bayer was one of the biggest boosts to the Stoxx 600, up 1.2 per cent after BASF agreed to buy parts of its seed and herbicide businesses. Photograph: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

Ireland’s benchmark Iseq index edged up by 0.44 per cent on Friday on a day of light volume and few significant stock moves. In Europe, it was a more(...)

It’s finally happened. We’ve reached television serial-killer saturation point. There have been so many psycho-sexual killers stuffed into our eyeball(...)

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(...)

Michelle Fox, left, plays Imogen, while Eva O’Connor, right,  plays a personification of anorexia – a whisper in the ear, a destructive thought that just won’t quit.

For an artist specialising in dark dramas, things are looking dazzlingly bright for Eva O’Connor. Her interactive play The Friday Night Effect was a h(...)

Netflix show Orange Is the New Black

Netflix Inc is raising the price of its most popular service plan in the US by 10 per cent as the streaming video giant looks to help pay for its ambi(...)

Robert Harris: taking a more nuanced view of the second World War. Photograph: David Levenson/Getty Images

“Britain is the only European country to come out of the war feeling better about itself than when it went in,” says Robert Harris, when I ask why the(...)

Steven Avery’s case gained national attention in 2015 after Netflix aired ‘Making a Murderer’.

A Wisconsin man convicted in the killing of a woman that was the focus of the hit Netflix series Making a Murderer has had his request for a new trial(...)