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US president Donald Trump walks with former detainees Tony Kim, Kim Hak-song and Kim Dong-chul upon their return after they were released by North Korea, at Joint Base Andrews  in Maryland on Thursday. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

The final obstacle to a long-awaited summit between North Korea and the United States was lifted on Thursday as three American hostages landed safely (...)

VRAI director Alan Haverty positioning a 360° camera.

The convoy of military vehicles makes its way slowly down a dusty road in Mogadishu. Scanning the road ahead, I am trying to figure out if that little(...)

Zoë Wanamaker, Phyllis Logan and Miranda Richardson star as friends who come to rely on each other in 'Girlfriends'. Photograph: ITV

Alison Spittle’s Culchie Club Monday, RTÉ Two, 9.30pm Are you a culchie? Do you know any culchies? Are you perhaps married to a culchie? Or maybe you’(...)

Toy creators Luz and Noel Donegan: The couple’s original idea was for a hybrid digital and real world play product that allowed children to create a highly personalised book.

On paper, the idea of two non-techies starting a business wholly dependent on technology does not look promising. But veteran toy creators Luz and Noe(...)

Drones could be used to deliver medical supplies or to come to the assistance of swimmers. Photograph: Getty

A new €6 million research project which will assist the development of drone technology to perform tasks such as delivering essential medical supplies(...)

“The shop assistant showed me a device she said showed the efficacy of polarising layers over nonpolarising ones”

Has Specsavers been blinding its customers with bad science and a test that cannot be replicated in the real world in order to sell high-priced lenses(...)

 Singer Miley Cyrus calls for action on gun control during the March for Our Lives Rally in Washington, DC on Saturday.  Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of the US capital to call for tighter gun laws in one of the biggest mass protests se(...)

Crown prince Haakon Magnus of Norway speaks on stage during the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. Photograph: Rick Kern/WireImage

Norway’s reputation as a new international tech hub is not manufactured. But it isn’t necessarily organic either. With the second-highest GDP in the w(...)

On the set of ‘Peter Rabbit’

If you go to see the new Peter Rabbit film (and there are reasons to do so) you will catch a three-second shot of Domhnall Gleeson running down Hans C(...)

Laura Kennedy: I am more reminded of the wisdom of David O’ Doherty than Spinoza. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

I have spent every day for the last several months with a dead man, and that is just the days without a break. In fact, I have spent almost every day (...)

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