Protesters swarm Iran’s Grand Bazaar in Tehran – reports

Protesters swarm Iran’s Grand Bazaar in Tehran – reports Shopkeepers closed their stalls amid protests over the country’s troubled economy. A group of protesters chant slogans at the old grand bazaar in Tehran (ILNA via AP) Protesters...

Banksy artwork on migration appears in centre of Paris

Banksy artwork on migration appears in centre of Paris One piece shows a child spray-painting wallpaper over a swastika. A migrant takes a picture of graffiti believed to be attributed to street artist Banksy (AP) Provocative street...

Childish Gambino announces headline gig at London’s O2 Arena

Childish Gambino announces headline gig at London’s O2 Arena The star will also play at Lovebox this summer in the capital. Childish Gambino has announced a headline gig at London’s O2 Arena (Matt Crossick/PA) Childish Gambino has...

Donald Glover and Jamie Foxx perform version of This Is America at BET Awards

Donald Glover and Jamie Foxx perform version of This Is America at BET Awards Foxx introducing the song by saying it “stopped me in my tracks”. Donald Glover performed a mini version of his hit song...

EU ready to retaliate as Trump threatens 20pc tariff on cars

EU ready to retaliate as Trump threatens 20pc tariff on cars   Trump’s latest salvo against the European car manufacturing industry threatens to broaden a trade war he’s already sparked with China. Photo: Evan Vucci/AP Photo US...

Irish player disrupting the traditional hotel sector

Irish player disrupting the traditional hotel sector Sean Farmer, CEO and president of accommodation-finder BridgeStreet The old model of the business-focused hotel dominating the lodging sector is changing as the job-for-life model heads for the scrap...

EU nations try to resolve differences over migration

EU nations try to resolve differences over migration Looking for common ground among a few key nations, the informal mini-summit now involves about 16 member states, as others demanded to take part. German Chancellor Angela Merkel...

Podcast future not all talk

Podcast future not all talk US marketers are profiting from podcasts, but advertisers here lag behind. Photo: Eugenio Marongiu Podcasting is becoming big business, at least in the US. According to the latest IAB/PwC Podcast Advertising...

Leaked poll exposes FG’s general election anxieties

Leaked poll exposes FG's general election anxieties The full extent of Leo Varadkar's concern over controversial issues was revealed, says Jody Corcoran Homelessness champion: Fr Peter McVerry. Photo: Frank McGrath The Fine Gael opinion poll reported by...

Erdogan set to assume sweeping powers after landmark Turkish election win

Erdogan set to assume sweeping powers after landmark Turkish election win The 64-year-old’s victory will bring in a new system transferring all executive powers to him. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, waves to supporters (AP) Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who...

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