The markets hit session lows  after US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin (above)  pulled out of a major investment conference in Saudi Arabia. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty

European shares swung back into the red yesterday as fears of rising rates and disappointing earnings from US industrials dragged Wall Street down, wh(...)

IA man takes a passport from the door of the Saudi Arabia’s consulate  in Istanbul, Turkey. Photograph: Stringer/Getty Images.

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday the United States would be “punishing” itself by halting military sales to Saudi Arabia even if it is prove(...)

An augmented reality sample of a Robinson R44 helicopter outfitted with 360-degree camera and imaging radar by SkyRyse in Tracy, California, this week. Photograph: Jason Henry/The New York Times

Last week, at a tiny airport in the dusty flatlands east of San Francisco, a red-and-white helicopter lifted gently into the air, hovering a few feet (...)

A computer-generated Nasa image of the International Space Station

Newry software and consulting group First Derivatives has been selected to support a Nasa project that aims to explore some of the mysteries of the un(...)

Twitter stock fell after the Washington Post reported that the social media company suspended over 70m fake accounts in May and June. Photograph:Spencer Platt/Getty Images

European shares advanced on Monday as investors looked beyond the growing US-China trade dispute and political turmoil in the UK. Despite British pri(...)

LEVEL’s service from Paris Orly to Montreal will use an Airbus A330-200.

Level’s first flight out of Paris IAG’s new low cost carrier LEVEL’s first flight from Paris Orly takes off to Montreal at 6.45pm on July 6th. The (...)

CRH has a trading update  and an agm this week. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Monday Results: Südzucker, Alphabet, Hasbro, Whirlpool, Xerox. Indicators: Euro zone composite, manufacturing and services PMI flash (Apr); German (...)

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(...)

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