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Tyler Roberts of Wales: he  issued an apology on Instagram. Photograph:  EPA/Tim keeton

Wales have sent Hal Robson-Kanu, Tyler Roberts and Rabbi Matondo home after they breached squad protocols, with the trio thought to have broken the cu(...)

Leonhard Euler revolutionised mathematics, greatly extending its boundaries. He was inexhaustible: no other mathematician has been so prolific

Mathematicians are an odd bunch. Isaac Newton was decidedly unpleasant, secretive and resentful while Carl Friedrich Gauss, according to several biogr(...)

Gareth Bale scores for Real Madrid in their 2018 European Cup final win in Kiev. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty

Apologies if you’ve heard this one before, but there are some lines, some passages that just stick. A page in a book often returned to is No 174 of Ma(...)

A mural in Ladywell, south London, by street artist Lionel Stanhope depicting a painting by Flemish master Jan van Eyck wearing a protective face mask. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

When Donald Trump was elected president of the United States in 2016, gravely upsetting the liberal sensibilities of many in the West, one silver lini(...)

The virus-induced brake on consumer activity and labour markets, which has in turn triggered a corporate credit run, is what caused the market panic this time, rather than risky trading on the part of global banks.

It was only hours after US president Donald Trump told us, in an address from the Oval Office last week, “this is not a financial crisis”, when market(...)

Miriam of Minnie Peters with her two rescue dogs and favorite antique chair with white upholstery, at her home in Bray. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A chair is more than a practical place to unburden yourself. Its style and form says as much about you as the colour you choose to paint your front do(...)

The  Sorbonne University in Paris is one of a small number of “target universities” which has benefited from a  €10 billion investment programme under the French government’s initiative d’excellence or Idex. Photograph: iStock

Global university rankings have been with us since Shanghai Jiao Tong University started its list of the world’s best universities back in 2003. The a(...)

The Westport team react after accidentally breaking the Connacht Cup trophy, at the Sportsground, Galway. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

A – Asking for trouble Headline on the The42.ie ahead of Ireland’s Six Nations meeting with England back in February: “England adds experienced Josep(...)

The Custom House next to the River LIffey in Dublin. Photograph: iStock

Dublin has been ranked the worst city in the world to find a place to live for expats in a new study published on Tuesday. Ireland’s capital was in l(...)

Novartis in Ringaskiddy,  Co Cork where job losses were announced on Wednesday. Photograph: John Allen/Provision

Trade union and business leaders have reacted with dismay to the news that pharmaceutical giant Novartis is to lay off up to 320 of its 550 strong wor(...)

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