Megazyme was founded in 1988 in Sydney, Australia but has been based in Bray. Co Wicklow since 1996

Megazyme, a major supplier of analytical solutions used by quality control laboratories in the global food and beverage industries, has been acquired (...)

 Joe Biden speaks during an event to announce new cabinet nominations last week  in Wilmington, Delaware. Photograph:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Electors will gather in state capitols across the country on Monday to formally vote for Joe Biden as the next US president, effectively ending presi(...)

Governor of Michigan  Gretchen Whitmer speaks before Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris  in Detroit, Michigan on September 22nd. Photograph: Jeff Kowalsky/AFP via Getty Images

Six men have been charged with planning to kidnap Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer, according to newly unsealed court records released on Thursday. (...)

Gardaí speaking to would-be protesters near Dublin’s Phoenix Park on Saturday. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Gardaí closed two entrances to Dublin’s Phoenix Park on Saturday after protesters attempted to hold a rally. Gemma O’Doherty who, along with John Wat(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks in the White House in Washington, DC, on Thursday. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has announced a new “three-phased approach” to reopening the US economy, as he said that the peak in new coronavirus cases i(...)

US president Donald Trump took to Twitter to blame Democrats for blocking extra funds for the programme known as the paycheck protection programme. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA/Bloomberg

The economic costs of the coronavirus pandemic were laid bare on Thursday by new data which showed that another 5.2 million Americans filed for unempl(...)

Snow blanketing Prospect Park in Brooklyn, in January 2014. Forecasters expect Wednesday’s high temperature to be minus 25 degrees Celsius in Chicago and Minneapolis. Photograph: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

A blast of Arctic-chilled air from the polar vortex brought dangerous, record-setting cold to a wide swath of the eastern United States on Tuesday, s(...)