Andre Schiffrin in France in April , 1999.

André Schiffrin, who has died in Paris aged 78, was a force in the American book world for more than 50 years. His passion for editorial independence (...)

Eamon Gilmore made the announcement at the 13th annual NGO Forum on Human Rights, which is taking in Dublin Castle today.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore has initiated a complete review of Ireland’s foreign policy and external relations - the first such audit t(...)

British deputy prime minister and leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg delivers his key-note speech to delegates at the end of the Liberal Democrat Autumn Party Conference in Glasgow: Photograph: Getty Images

Nick Clegg revealed how his family history shaped his political views and priorities for Government in a highly personal leader’s speech.His address t(...)

A man walks past suspended parking bays in front of the Walkie Talkie tower. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

The developers of a London skyscraper that reflects sunlight at such intense levels that it warped panels and melted mirrors on a parked car are looki(...)

Eledone cirrhosa: found in rocky pools anywhere around the Irish coast. Illustration: Michael Viney

The city of my enraptured youth, Brighton, on the English Channel, flourished on new fashions. It persuaded the Victorians, and thence the western wor(...)

Dr Heinrich Anhold has developed a testing kit which can quickly check if a horse has an infection or not, and also quantify any infection

How do you know if a horse is sick? If the animal is seriously ill, it will probably be obvious, but being a little under par could be harder to spot.(...)

Professor Conor Gearty: “I was hostile to legalised human rights within the British debate.” photograph: dara mac dónaill

Today, he is one of the most ardent champions of the cause. Through his work as a lawyer, teacher and writer, he has become one of the subject’(...)

 Cambridge physiologist Dr Robert Edwards pictured holding the world's first test tube baby Louise Joy Brown at Oldham General Hospital, Lancashire. Photograph: Keystone/Getty Images

Nobel prize-winning IVF pioneer Professor Sir Robert Edwards has died, aged 87. Prof Edwards was one of two fertility experts whose work (...)

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