Colourised: one of Alfred Eisenstaedt's photographs of a couple in Times Square in New York in 1945, from The Colour of Time. Original photograph: Alfred Eisenstaedt/Life/Getty

Swipe your phone, gaze at a 42in plasma screen, or just look at packaging for children’s toys, or the interior of a McDonald’s. We live and breat(...)

A marble plaque mounted in honour of Eileen Gray. In attendance at the unveiling were deputy mayor in the sixth arrondissement Chantal Lambert Burens, Ireland Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason (centre) and Patrick Klugman.

“Eileen Gray, Irish architect and designer, 1878-1976, lived in this building from 1907 until 1976,” states the marble plaque unveiled by Ireland’s Am(...)

Weekend in . . . Provence
  • Travel
  • August 29, 2015, 01:00

Exploring Provence’s vast, rugged sprawl can be exhilarating – and daunting. From the salt marshes of the Camargue to storybook hilltop villages li(...)

A view of a limited edition James Joyce collector coin issued by the Central Bank.

Stephen James Joyce, grandson of James Joyce, has condemned the commemorative coin for the author issued this week by the Central Bank. The coi(...)