“The Pashley PDQ is a lot more comfortable than conventional diamond-framed bikes,” says Andrew Robinson.  Photograph: Eric Luke

(...) upsurge in adventure tourism. People would flock here from Europe and the UK if they knew what we have(...)

We could be the first country to energise its industrial and social frameworks by embracing population ageing as a positive phenomenon. Photograph: Thinkstock

Europe this decade took as its theme “Unlocking the Demographic Dividend”. Effectively hosted by the(...)

Barcelona captain Xavi Hernandez lifts up the Spanish first division soccer league trophy at the Camp Nou after his final appearance for the side against Deportivo La Coruna. Photo: Albert Gea/Reuters

(...) clinching fourth and a spot in qualifying for Europe’s elite club competition.Sevilla, Europa League holders(...)

From left: Jay Lassiter, John Keating and Trevor Powell, from the USA in the court yard at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times. 2:35

(...) socially. I think that Europe and the rest of the world needs to wake up and realise where social(...)

(...) wife, Anna Carey. I call the song The Bells of Europe. I call the band The Belles of Europe(...)

“A great pro, his nice, self-deprecating sense of humour concealing a steely resolve to get the job done. Steve was up for every game . . . if you were to create the perfect club captain it would be Brucey,” said Roy Keane of former Manchester United team-mate Steve Bruce.  Photograph: Ryan Browne/PA.

(...) leading 2-0 in an FA Cup final and 10 months after playing in Europe for the first time in Hull City(...)

The ABP Group, one of Europe’s largest beef processing businesses, is headquartered in Ardee, Co Louth, and has operating plants in Ireland, the UK, Poland, the Netherlands, Denmark, Austria and Spain

(...) processing The ABP Group, one of Europe’s largest beef processing businesses, is headquartered in Ardee, Co(...)

(...) swallowed whole. Pre-historic people fed well on these bivalves. Huge middens all over northern Europe(...)

‘Catherine  Deneuve says that in the 1960s, “high-heeled shoes were for women of ill repute. They were reserved for those who were obliged by their profession to live up to a caricature. Do women today really want to make caricatures of themselves?” Yes, apparently.’ Above, Deneuve with and actor Benoit Magimel pose as they arrive for the screening of the film “Standing Tall” (Tête Haute) during the opening ceremony of the 68th Cannes Film Festival. Photograph: CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images

(...) in the 1500s.Apparently, these soldiers were widely admired throughout Europe as ruthless and(...)

(...) destruction across Europe. In this postheroic age it is difficult not to regard him as a largely flawed(...)