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Britain’s prime minister David Cameron prepares to speak in front of 10 Downing Street yesterday. Photograph: Olivia Harris/Reuters

The brutal killing of a British soldier in Woolwich has been condemned by leading Muslim organisations in Bri(...)

A butcher  works behind a “no horsemeat” sign  in Market Harborough, central England. Photograph: Reuters

Many people were annoyed that “the Paddies” uncovered the horse meat scandal that turned out to be a case of massive international food fraud, (...)

Christof Heyns, UN special rapporteur on executions, said there is reason to believe states will ‘seek to use lethal autonomous robotics for targeted killing’.

A United Nations human rights investigator has called for all states to declare a moratorium to prevent so-called “killer robots” being deploye(...)

The owner of a Dutch meat wholesaler has been detained on suspicion of fraud and forgery for his alleged involvement in false labelling of meat products. Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters

Dutch authorities have arrested the head of a meat trading company at the centre of a horsemeat scandal that prompted a massive recall of taint(...)

Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said it has fined a wealth management unit of US bank JPMorgan Chase £3.08 million (€3.59 million) for being unable to show it was giving clients the right advice. Photograph: Reuters.

Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said it has fined a wealth management unit of US bank JPMorgan Chase £3.08 million (€3.59 million)(...)

A man walks through a Nissan showroom in Yokohama, south of Tokyo. The company has announced a worldwide recall of 841,000 vehicles. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters.

Nissan is to recall about 841,000 vehicles worldwide including its Micra model as a result of a steering wheel glitch, the company said today. (...)

DUBLIN The Iseq index was virtually unchanged from the previous day’s trading. Bank of Ireland jumped 5.4 per cent to €0.19 cent. Glanbia(...)

Men lay a floral tribute close to the scene where a man was murdered in Woolwich. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

The man with bloodied hands, clutching a long knife and what appears to be a well-used butcher’s cleaver, delivered a message that will strike (...)

The Dáil chamber. “A reformed Dáil both can and should perform all of the roles of the Seanad more effectively and more cheaply.” Photograph: Alan Betson

If the collapse of the Celtic Tiger has proved one thing, it is that modern Ireland cannot be governed effectively by a political system design(...)

CEO of IDA Ireland Barry O’Leary said no special tax deal was negotiated between Apple and the Irish Government. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The head of the IDA Ireland has strongly denied allegations that Ireland is a tax haven, after the US Senate was told yesterday that technology(...)

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