Baiju Bhatt (right) and Vlad Tenev, founders of the online brokerage Robinhood, walk along Wall Street its stock market listing last week. Photograph:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Shares of Robinhood Markets Inc rose more than 50 per cent on Wednesday during a wild trading session as investors scooped up shares after its underwh(...)

Eyre Square, in Galway: Patrons at Sally Long’s pub in Abbeygate Street found the thief in a bus in the square. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Pub patrons showed their civic spirit when they came to the aid of a distraught German tourist who had had her belongings stolen. Patrons at Sally Lo(...)

Last November, Get Invited founders Kyle Gawley, David Turner and Christopher Murphy were meeting for coffee across Belfast with a variety of l(...)

Kyle Gawley, CEO and co-founder of Get Invited: “Our main competitors are very much focused on ticket sales whereas we build a social platform around the event.”

Campus spin-out companies are usually associated with experienced researchers commercialising their work but a growing number are being establi(...)

President Barack Obama. In the face of a public weary of a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan and sceptical members of Congress who are unsure of the unintended consequences of US military strikes against Syrian government forces, the Obama team is facing an uphill struggle to make its case.

US president Barack Obama is pressing foreign leaders at the G20 summit of world leaders to support military action against Syria over alleged chemica(...)