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It was after 10.30pm on March 7th when a car carrying billionaire Joesley Batista pulled up at the Jaburu Palace, one of the modernist masterpieces by(...)

A Palestinian boy waves a Palestine flag during clashes following a protest against the expropriation of Palestinian land in the village of Atouf, near the west bank city of Tubas, on Wednesday. Photograph: Alaa Badarneh/EPA

Interpol voted on Wednesday to admit the State of Palestine as a member over Israeli objections at the international police organisation’s general ass(...)

 Detective Superintendent Ashley O’Sullivan; Dr Lorraine Nolan, chief executive of the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA); Heath Minister Simon Harris and Esther Keating from the Revenue’s Customs Service pose with illegal medicines seized. Photograph: Niall Carson /PA Wire

Seizures of illegal prescription drugs during an annual Garda and Customs operation jumped three-fold this year compared to 2016, according to the Sta(...)

Thomas Hoban and Leane McDermott, from Newbridge, Co Kildare. Photograph: by Cody Glenn/Sportsfile

Best artist: After a long and bloody argument in the Ticket Tent late on Sunday night, with tempers frayed and blood set to boil, we still couldn’t re(...)

Talking to children about their internet use and setting some boundaries can help keep them safe online.

Parents across Ireland will inevitably be feeling more uncomfortable than usual about their children’s internet use following news that a man in Roman(...)

Interpol play the  Electric Arena  on Saturday at Electric Picnic. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Interpol Electric Arena ★★★★★ Some albums really make their mark the first time you hear them, and when the magic holds strong 15 years later, you (...)

Ronan Hughes, a 17-year-old from Co Tyrone , who took his own life in June 2015 after he was victim of what the police call webcam blackmail.

Sitting in the flat he shared with two other men in Timisoara in western Romania, Iulian Enache tricked a teenager thousands of miles away in the rura(...)

 A Tribe Called Quest are on the main stage at 10.15pm, which might be their last ever Irish show. Photograph: Christopher Polk/Getty Images

If you don’t wake up feeling like you’ve eaten a whole box of cigarettes or gargled some glass shards, well done you, you’ve earned that smug expressi(...)

 Erica O’Regan and friends from Carlow at last year’s Electric Picnic festival.  Photograph: Alan Betson

ELECTRIC ARENA Friday Rejjie Snow 11.00-12.00 Bicep (Live) 9.30-10.30 Vince Staples 8.00-9.00 Young Fathers 6.45-7.30 Rejji(...)

Glow girl: Annie Mac

Jennifer Gannon Duran Duran: Ordinary World The Rio thing: Duran Duran Seeing pop acts at festivals is always a moment of liberation(...)