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 Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi: former political prisoner has drawn heavy external criticism over her response to the military crackdown in western Myanmar. Photograph: Nyein Chan Naing

Aung San Suu Kyi will lead a team to The Hague to “defend” Myanmar against accusations of genocide, putting the country’s de facto leader at odds with(...)

Jascha Heifetz in 1934, aged 33. Photograph: William Vanderson/Fox Photos/Getty Images

There’s a great story told about the 1917 New York debut of then 16-year-old Vilnius-born violinist Jascha Heifetz. He had already stormed Russia and (...)

The Irish Chamber Orchestra’s latest programme under opens under Jörg Widmann (pictured). File photograph

WEDNESDAY 13th  ICO/Jörg Widmann Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, 8pm, €25/€22/€10/€5, irishchamberorchestra.com; also Limerick, Thurs Hot on (...)

Bandon scouts  at the fishing forum on River Blackwater

Bandon scouts in Co Cork attended a fishing tuition day at the River Blackwater organised by the local angling club and supported by Inland Fisheries (...)

Sharon Donnery:  believes  London will  remain an important financial centre after Brexit

Financial firms must not base a decision to move from London after Brexit on expectations of being less heavily regulated, a senior Irish regulator sa(...)

Gareth Jones (22),  of Mellowes Park, Finglas, Dublin pleaded guilty to careless driving causing the death of Paul McCormack at Tolka Valley Road, Finglas on June 26th, 2015. He has been handed a nine-month sentence. Photograph: Collins Courts

The mother of a boy killed by a learner driver has presented a letter to her son’s killer wishing him well, showing what a judge noted was magnanimity(...)

Gareth Jones swerved to avoid three pedestrians as they crossed Tolka Valley Road (above) but hit Paul McCormack (16), who had changed direction to try and get back to the path. File photograph: Google Street View

A 21-year-old unaccompanied learner driver who was speeding when he hit and killed a teenager will be sentenced next week. Gareth Jones swerved to av(...)

Traders in the Chicago Board of Options Exchange: John Kay’s latest book suggests the financial system has become too large. Photograph: EPA/TANNEN MAURY

Reviewing a business book every week for the Innovation pages of this newspaper involves regular exchanges with my long-suffering postman. The number (...)

Gareth Jones recalls witnessing a scene in a Dublin pub when a man fired a shoe at a TV screen at the announcement of the second AIB bank bailout. “Th(...)

Over the past few days, gay-themed traffic lights have been installed across  Vienna. The traffic lights are intended to get the city in the mood for the annual Eurovision Song Contest. Photograph: Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters

Gay-themed traffic lights are, apparently, getting Vienna into the mood for the annual Eurovision Song Contest, one of the world’s most popular kitsch(...)

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