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The hottest temperature ever recorded was at California’s Death Valley in 1913. Photograph: EPA

A temperature of 54.4 degrees has been recorded in Death Valley’s Furnace Creek in the Southern California desert, the highest global temperature in m(...)

Oura ring: may be able to spot early warning signs of Covid-19 in people and alert them to the potential need to quarantine or get a test.

Oura €299 Have you heard about the Oura ring? The wearable device is subtle(ish), tracks your activity and vital statistics, and it could serve as an(...)

In 1980 Muhammad Ali fought Larry Holmes for the WBC belt in an attempt to win the heavyweight championship a fourth time at 38, but it was not to be. File photograph: The Irish Times

Well, ho hum, yes, it nearly is always the boxers isn’t it. Sugar Ray Leonard, who dominated four weight divisions and was king of comebacks, tried it(...)

Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak after a court appearance linked to the 1MDB scandal in 2018. Photograph:   Mohd Rasfan/AFP via Getty Images

What is 1MDB? Originally 1MDB – an abbreviation of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (which means limited) – was nothing more than a Malaysian state fund,(...)

 Sylvester Ryder   played the pubs and clubs of Dublin throughout the 1970s, 80s, 90s and up to and including the noughties

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

DJ Kampire on stage during  Nyege Nyege, the annual four-day international music festival, in Jinja, Uganda. Photograph:  Martin Kharumwa

Last September, I spent four days on the banks of the river Nile in eastern Uganda. All day and night there was music, from traditional instruments fu(...)

Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, listens to Donald Trump speak about the coronavirus during a task force news conference at the White House in March. Photograph: Erin Schaff/New York Times

It is an odd moment to surrender to coronavirus. Right and left, conservative and liberal – all parts of the US spectrum embraced the language of war.(...)

Conor McGregor after defeating Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone during his last UFC fight. Photograph: AP

Conor McGregor has announced his latest retirement from UFC. The controversial Irishman, formerly featherweight and lightweight champion and one of (...)

Cyril Fitzsimons is pictured at  Cyril’s Fish House,  in New York, US, in August 2008. File photograph: Gordon M Grant/Bloomberg via Getty Images

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Star Trek actor Kate Mulgrew stayed near Lough Corrib when she was workding on her memoir.

Irish-American actor Kate Mulgrew has revealed how she might move to Ireland if Donald Trump wins a second term in the White House. Mulgrew said she(...)

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