Yemeni supporters of the Shia Houthi militia hold a portrait the movement’s leader, Abdul-Malik al-Huthi, yesterday.

Yemen’s president, Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi, left his refuge in Aden under Saudi protection yesterday and arrived in Saudi Arabia as Houthi rebels fou(...)

‘We support each other in life’:  Brian Whiteside (left) and Brian Mooney. Photograph: Eric Luke

Brian Whiteside has been director of ceremonies for the Humanist Association of Ireland since 2002, when he ‘sold out of business’ and retired earl(...)

 Cork’s inclusive choral group in rehearsal in the Rory Gallagher Theatre. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A community choir embracing gay, lesbian, bisexual and straight singers has this weekend launched a charity single to raise funds for the Yes campa(...)

On Wednesday, Ireland will host the inaugural Arab-Irish business conference at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham.The conference will not only serve to hi(...)

Tina Turner has lived in Switzerland for nearly two decades and gave up her US citizenship in 2013. 2:03

Secret documents reveal that global banking giant HSBC profited from doing business with arms dealers who channeled mortar bombs to child soldiers in (...)

The Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca was built in 1993 and is one of Africa’s largest. It has one of the world’s largest minarets
Weekend in . . . Casablanca
  • Travel
  • January 19, 2015, 06:00

Marrakesh and Fez bewitch travellers with their ancient customs, and Tangier and Essaouira with their counter-culture exotica, but Casablanca, Moro(...)

 A Muslim protester holds a placard  during a demonstration  in Madrid against the recent Paris terrorist attacks. Photograph:   Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images

On Monday, Spain unveiled the latest version of the country’s electronic ID card, known as the “DNI 3.0”. At a ceremony in the Catalan town of Lleida,(...)

Pauline Cafferkey’s treatment involved convalescent plasma taken from the blood of a recovered patient and an experimental anti-viral drug which is “not proven to work.” Photograph: Handout/PA Wire

The condition of British nurse Pauline Cafferkey who was diagnosed with Ebola has deteriorated and is now critical, the Royal Free Hospital in north L(...)

Pauline Cafferkey (L), a British nurse who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, and Dr Michael Jacobs of the Royal Free Hospital in north London. Mrs Cafferkey has agreed to be treated with an experimental anti-viral drug and blood from a survivor of the virus. Photographs: PA Wire.

The British nurse who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone has agreed to be treated with an experimental anti-viral drug and blood from a survivor of the (...)

Against the backdrop of Edward Snowden’s revelations of the UK’s GCHQ mass data-harvesting from cables linking Ireland to Britain and North America, t(...)