Yeni Salazar leads a Zumba class in Queen’s Elmhurst Memorial Park in New York on Monday. Photograph: Mark Lennihan/AP

In May, Madrid sought to break free from the nightmare of Covid-19. Death rates and infections had fallen since the days when the Spanish capital’s in(...)

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Leaders are more likely to be found in large organisations, multinationals and PLCs. Photograph: Beck Diefenbach/Files

If you’ve always thought the wrong person is in charge of your organisation, you could well be right. A new study analysing the behaviour of CEOs foun(...)

Mouth health often reflects general health, according to  Prof Leo Stassen, president of the Irish Dental Association. Photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

People with a history of gum disease are more likely to develop cancers, a leading Irish dentist has said in the wake of a major US study that has fou(...)

Harvard Yard at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on July 8th. Photograph: Tony Luong/New York Times

In a stunning reversal of policy, the Trump administration has abandoned a plan that would have forced out tens of thousands of foreign students follo(...)

Harvard University: Many American universities have already announced plans to move online for the 2020-2021 academic year, including Harvard  in Massachusetts.  Photograph: Cassandra Klos/The New York Times

The Trump administration has continued its clampdown on immigration, ordering international students whose classes have switched online because of cor(...)

Cars queuing as drivers wait to be tested  at the Covid-19 test site in the Hard Rock Stadium car park in Miami Gardens, Florida. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Florida’s greater Miami area became the latest US coronavirus hot spot to roll back its reopening, ordering restaurant dining closed on Monday as Covi(...)

A   photograph of the Four Courts ablaze. It was taken by  Joe Rodgers, who was aged 17 and lived on Essex Quay.

The first look at a virtually reconstructed archive at Dublin’s Four Courts building will be unveiled this week, showing how the public will be able t(...)

NUI Galway rose 21 places in the latest QS World University rankings. Photograph: iStock

Five of Ireland’s top six universities have climbed up the latest set of global rankings with Trinity College Dublin placing just outside the top(...)

The city is where the future happens first. Its constant capacity for reinvention is what makes it so intoxicating. Photograph: Still from Ben Wheatley’s film of JG Ballard’s High Rise novel.

Cities rise and fall, but the city has a way of confounding its would-be obituarists. Futurists thought digital communications would kill off urban li(...)

Dr Mary Canning, President of th Royal Irish Academy. Photograph: Johnny Bambury.

The setting up of an independent network of scientific advisers is needed to advise government “on the formidable scientific challenges facing Ireland(...)

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