Plans for an academic conference at University College Cork which was due to debate the legal legitimacy of Israelsparked a major row. Photograph: iStock

University College Cork has decided to prevent an academic conference debating the legitimacy of the state of Israel from taking place at the end of (...)

Plans for an academic conference at University College Cork which will debate the legal legitimacy of Israel has sparked a major row. Photograph: iStock

An academic conference due to be held at University College Cork which will debate the legal legitimacy of Israel has sparked a major row involving th(...)

An electoral worker counts ballots as polls close in Britain’s general election, at a counting centre in Sheffield, in this May 7th, 2015 file photo. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

The failure of opinion polls to predict the result of last year’s general election in the UK was due to unrepresentative polling samples, an inquiry h(...)

 Eleanor Hawkins, who was convicted for stripping on a sacred Malaysian mountain. Photograph: Family handout/PA Wire

The British woman jailed for stripping on a sacred Malaysian mountain has apologised for causing offence. Backpacker and university graduate Eleanor H(...)

Whyte’s auctioneers has appointed Stuart Purcell as head of collectibles. He replaces Conor Dodd who has left to join the staff of the Glasnevin Cemet(...)

Lady Neville-Rolfe: “Some villages will end up without retail.”

Lucy Neville-Rolfe remembers when her then young children caused chaos running around 10 Downing Street during John Major’s years when she came in one(...)