Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Photograph: Matthew Knight/AFPGetty Images

The world should be back to normal by the end of 2022 thanks to Covid-19 vaccines, Bill Gates said in an interview for Polish newspaper Gazeta Wyborc(...)

The unelected, unaccountable Bill and Melinda Gates have power on a level without precedent in human history. Photograph:  Matthew Knight / AFP

Out walking before it was quite dark enough to draw the curtains, I was struck by how many solitary figures were slumped at windows of bedrooms and ki(...)

Scientists from Trinity College Dublin are to play a central role in the research for a new whooping cough vaccine. Photograph: iStock

A disease doctors thought had long gone has come back to cause illness and even death. But an international team of scientists has been formed to help(...)

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has written an editorial for the People’s Daily, the mouthpiece newspaper of China’s ruling Communist Party, encouraging people in China to do more for the poor. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Monday took to the pages of the People’s Daily, the mouthpiece newspaper of China’s ruling Communist Party, to (...)