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Back-to-school breaks
  • Travel
  • August 23, 2014, 01:00

You don’t have to be a mathematician to know that kids into city breaks won’t go. It’s why clever(...)

Palestinians bury the bodies of the wife of Mohammed Deif, Hamas’s military leader, and his infant son Ali, whom medics said were killed in an Israeli air strike, at a cemetery in Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Mohammed Salem

(...) military chief Mohammed Deif, who were killed overnight in an Israeli air strike on a house in Gaza City(...)

A man purported to be the reclusive leader of the militant Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi making what would be his first public appearance at a mosque in the centre of Iraq’s second city, Mosul in a video recording posted online on  July 5th.  Photograph: Reuters

(...)’s state-building exercise, as well. While the group’s capture of Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city(...)

Arsenal’s Arteta lifts the Community Shield after a 3-0 victory over Manchester City. Photograph: Reuters
Wenger praises players

(...) with their 3-0 win against Manchester City in yesterday’s Community Shield and took particular heart(...)

The Clayton Hotel, Galway, which is expected to sell for between €12 and €14 million. Photograph:  Joe O’Shaughnessy

(...) developed during the boom when the market was driven by investors anxious to avail of tax breaks. A(...)

Wayne Rooney, scorer of United’s equaliser, is challenged by Liverpool’s Martin Skrtel during the International Champions Cup final in Miami. Photograph: Chris Trotman/Getty Images

(...) sheer academic density of his tactical blueprint. Van Gaal breaks a football match down into four phases(...)

Author Liz Nugent. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

(...) think Kevin Barry’s City of Bohane was a masterpiece of modern literature. Yiyun Li’s Kinder than(...)

Children arrive on Ireland’s Eye. Photograph: Alan Betson

(...) nearby boat that is throwing fish into the sea. Seal envy breaks out on our boat until we round the(...)

‘Last week, the Mexican telecoms tycoon, Carlos Slim, called for the introduction of a global three-day working week. The days would be 11 or 12 hours long, against the average of seven to eight and people would carry on working into their 70s.’ Photograph: Getty Images

(...) people who are priced out of the city or choose a rural life – and it would take the heat out of rush(...)

Palestinian relatives cry as mourners carry out the body of Gamal Ielian (10), who was killed along with nine other people, all but one of them children, in an explosion at a park at the Shati refugee camp, in the northern Gaza Strip yesterday. Photograph: AP Photo/Adel Hana

(...)’s body, holding on to the trolley as pandemonium breaks out around him. Less than an hour earlier, at the(...)