The Book of Kells  will go on public display again at Trinity College Dublin, on March 1st. Photograph:  Getty Images

January January 1st: European Commission deadline for Ireland’s National Energy and Climate strategy. With high per-capita greenhouse gas emissions, (...)

 NASA  astronauts Christina Koch (L) and Jessica Meir posing for their official NASA portraits. Photograph: Josh Valcarcel EPA/NASA HANDOUT /JOHNSON SPACE CENTER

US astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir made history on Friday after conducting the first ever all-female spacewalk to replace the power source (...)

Nasa astronaut Christina Hammock Koch, one of two women  due to take part in a historic spacewalk, which had to be cancelled because of a   lack of available spacesuits to fit them.  Photograph: Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images

Two Nasa astronauts were on the verge of making history recently by becoming “the first women to walk in space unaccompanied by men”. It turns out tha(...)

Name a more iconic trio: Apple chief executive Tim Cook, Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Image of the week: Apple’s Showtime A change of scene this week for Hollywood A-listers, as they headed north from Los Angeles to Cupertino and the l(...)