Apple chief executive Tim Cook is openly gay and also on great terms with one of the most conservative US presidents the country has elected in decades. Photograph: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images

For members of the LGBTQ community trying to make it in business and tech, acceptance in a straight man’s world is an additional challenge that must b(...)

Google vice president and general manager Phil Harrison speaks during the GDC Game Developers Conference. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Google is targeting the games market with a new streaming service, Stadia. Announced at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, the new vide(...)

British synchronised swimming duet Kate Shortman and Isabelle Thorpe attempt their routine in a pool filled with plastic. Photograph: Nigel Davies / PA

Image of the week: Green routine It’s hard enough being a synchronised swimmer without having to attempt a full routine in a pool laden with plastic (...)

A measure of success at trade shows is not just how many visitors come to your booth, but how many come back a second or third time, and bring their colleagues.

What is the best way to get noticed? Spring is a prime time for trade conferences. Among many others, Mobile World Congress has just been held in Bar(...)

Victims of IRA violence have criticised the city of San Francisco for posthumously honouring Martin McGuinness (pictured) for his ‘courageous service in the military’. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

Victims of IRA violence have criticised the city of San Francisco for posthumously honouring Martin McGuinness for his “courageous service in the mili(...)

Martin McGuinness died in 2017 at the age of 66. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Martin McGuinness has been posthumously awarded by the City of San Francisco for his “courageous service in the military”. The certificate of honour (...)

Roof damage at the Hyde Square apartments in Kilmainham, Dublin. Apartment owners at the complex have been presented with bills of almost €11,000 each for the repair of their decaying roof.

Six students died in appalling circumstances in San Francisco in 2015 when a balcony collapsed. Two years later, fire killed 72 people at the Grenfell(...)

FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi  reserves the “first minutes” of each match for interpretation, says coach Ernesto Valverde, ignoring the ball and taking a reconnaissance walk around the opposition defence, fixing each man’s position in his head before trying to capitalise later in the game on perceived weaknesses.  Photograph: Rodrigo Jimenez?EPA

A little man in a baseball cap, sitting high in his luxury crossover SUV, drives into the players’ parking lot at FC Barcelona’s closed training groun(...)

Gavin Moran left Ireland for the US in 1994

As creative cinematic director at Epic Games, the majority of Gavin Moran’s work revolves around Fortnite Battle Royale, currently one of the most pop(...)

 Vodafone chief Nick Read (right) and Director General of GSMA Mats Granryd take part in a conference on the opening day of the Mobile World Congress   in Barcelona. Photograph: Alberto Estevez/EPA

It can be easy to get caught up in the madness of Mobile World Congress (MWC) and its promise of a beautiful tomorrow. If you want to see what the fu(...)

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