Court records show that the US government has gone through a lengthy process in order to secure the testimony of the Bank of Ireland employees. Photograph: iStock

Bank of Ireland employees have told US prosecutors investigating an alleged multibillion-dollar cryptocurrency fraud that they will testify in the tri(...)

The US department of justice alleges that the cryptocurrency – called OneCoin by the accused – was effectively a multibillion dollar pyramid scheme

Bank of Ireland accounts were used to handle at least €273 million which the US government alleges were the proceeds of a multibillion dollar cryptocu(...)

US president Donald Trump and Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky hold a meeting in New York  on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty

US president Donald Trump dismissed efforts by Democrats to impeach him as a “hoax” and a “joke” on Wednesday, a day after House speaker Nancy Pelosi (...)

The incident was revealed on Tuesday in an opinion piece by New York Times publisher AG Sulzberger addressing a “growing threat” to journalism around the world. Photograph:iStock

The Irish-born New York Times correspondent who had to rely on diplomats from Ireland to help him flee Egypt, says it taught him journalists could not(...)

Swedish environment activist Greta Thunberg takes part in a joint hearing  at the Rayburn House Office building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on Wednesday. Photograph: Alastair Pike/AFP/Getty

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, delivered a pointed message before a Congressional hearing on (...)

An activist wears a mask of US President Donald Trump during a demonstration against the ending of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) in front of the American Embassy at Pariser Platz in Berlin, Germany. Photograph: Omer Messinger/EPA.

President Donald Trump and other US officials recently expressed great confidence in the capability of the American Ground-based Midcourse Defence (GM(...)

Huawei mobile services allow users to access the company’s  smartphone apps and to store personal information, including payment details, in the cloud. Photograph: Reuters

Huawei has in recent months transferred many of its mobile software services to an Irish subsidiary called Aspiegel Limited. Some industry insiders s(...)

US national security advisor John Bolton arrives for a meeting with Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid at Downing Street in London, Britain. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Irish officials in Washington have stepped-up efforts to highlight Ireland’s concerns about the impact of Brexit on the Belfast agreement, following s(...)

A grizzly bear mother and her cub walk near Pelican Creek in the Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. File photograph: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images

The Trump administration has rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act. The reforms al(...)

Huawei has repeatedly denied it is controlled by the Chinese government, military or intelligence services. File photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

The US agency responsible for government contracts on Wednesday released an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipmen(...)

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