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A sell-off in technology shares that began Monday in Asia and picked up pace in the US began to ease Tuesday, as investors mull the potential for weak(...)

Kitty Hawk’s autonomous personal aircraft, Cora,   is designed to fly at speeds of up to 180km/h for about 100km before it needs to land and recharge. Photograph: Richard Lord/AFP/Getty Images

There has been much talk of so-called flying cars in recent months, with companies as big as Airbus claiming that they’re working on prototypes of adv(...)

Protesters stage an anti-Abe demonstration near the prime minister’s official residence in Tokyo on Monday. Photograph: Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images

For over a year, Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has battled to draw a line under accusations of cronyism linking him and his wife to an ultra-nati(...)

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This year’s 16th Venice Architecture Biennale, which opens in May, is bound to become known as the “Irish biennale”. Not only is it being curated by Y(...)

I used to run alone for many years . . . Now there are more women than men out running the roads around Cobh, which has one of the largest growing clubs in Cork with close to 200 adult members. Photograph: Getty Images/iStock

Almost as far back as I can remember women always had their own place and sense of achievement in sport. As far back as 1984, to be exact. It was the(...)

Ron Hill, with his wife May. Photograph: Rob Stewart/Alzheimer’s Society/PA

Olympic marathoner Ron Hill has said he will use the determination that fuelled his extraordinary running career to help him fight Alzheimer’s disease(...)

Michael O’Reilly became the first Irish athlete to be sent home from an Olympics for failing a doping test. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Irish middleweight Michael O’Reilly has been banned from boxing for four years for testing positive for a performance-enhancing anabolic steroid. O’R(...)

‘I wanted my professional and sporting careers to not alone continue in Ireland, but flourish; after all, I was coming back to my homeland.’

While living in Australia, I followed the news from Ireland closely. In 2015 and 2016, Enda Kenny repeatedly pleaded with the Irish abroad to bring th(...)

The magic, mystery and mayhem of the Coppers dance floor will rock the Alps this year in Livigno, Italy.

Island hopping in Croatia Go island-hopping and exploring the rocky coast of Croatia in a deluxe yacht. Just picture yourself island-(...)

Parisa Tabriz: “I generally think there is something really beautiful about checking assumptions, which is what hacking is all about.”

It isn’t unusual to meet people with distinctive job titles working in the tech sector. But even so, proclaiming yourself to be a “security princess” (...)

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