Police and fire brigade members take part in search operations for a missing person after torrential rain in Serra Ricco near Genoa in Italy today.  A wave of storms and torrential rain killed four people overnight near the Italian-Swiss border. Photograph: Luca Zennaro/EPA.

Four people died when mudslides hit their homes in the border area between Italy and Switzerland overnight, and a fifth was missing near the Italian (...)

 Take a cruise on Danube in Budapest

Since retiring, I have taken over cooking duties at home and, as a sometime foodie, have been enjoying it very much. Meanwhile my (still working) w(...)

Ovens, Co Cork: €650,000, Lee Property
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  • October 17, 2013, 00:00

Ireland: Co CorkLee Property is seeking €650,000 for this four-bed period house in its own grounds with pond in Ovens, Co CorkFrance: Poitou CharenteO(...)

 Macella Hazan, chef and cookbook author, at her home in Longboat Key, Florida

Marcella Hazan, who has died aged 89, was a biology scholar who reluctantly moved after marriage from Italy to the United States and went on to teach (...)

Time to mend a few fences of the holy variety? The last time Taoiseach Enda Kenny was out here, he was busy explaining just why he had closed down Ire(...)

GL Auctioneers is seeking €650,000 for this four-bedroom house on just under an acre at Lough Gur, Herbertstown, Limerick

IRELAND: Limerick GL Auctioneers is seeking €650,000 for this four-bedroom house on just under an acre at Lough Gur, Herbertstown, Limerick (...)