A general view of the stadium during fireworks in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina Photograph: Getty Images

The World Cup may be just over but the focus is already turning to Qatar 2022. The plight of workers preparing for the World Cup in Qatar is set to fe(...)

The  Metropol Parasol in Seville houses a museum, bars and restaurants. Photograph:  James Rajotte/The New York Times
Weekend in . . . Seville
  • Travel
  • April 26, 2014, 01:00

You don’t have to spend long in Seville to see why so many operas have been set there. A sense of drama pervades the Andalusian capital, from its M(...)

Many expeditions abandoned base camp this week after an April 18th avalanche killed 16 guides who were cracking ice and fixing ropes on the upper reaches of the Khumbu Icefall. Photograph: Gopal Chitrakar/Reuters

Fresh ice avalanches struck on a perilous route where 16 Everest sherpas were killed last week, hiking officials said today, making it almost c(...)

View of Mount Everest from Syangboche in Nepal. Photograph: Reuters/Gopal Chitrakar

Over the years, as Mount Everest attracted larger crowds of amateur climbers from the West, the Sherpas adjusted: to a slower ascent, to traff(...)

The father of Nepalese mountaineer Ang Kaji Sherpa, who died in an avalanche on Mount Everest on Friday. Photograph: Narendra Shrestha/EPA

Rescuers have given up searching for three sherpa guides missing two days after the deadliest ever accident on Nepal’s Mount Everest killed at (...)

The mother of Kaji Sherpa, one of 13 Nepali mountaineering guides who lost his life in an avalanche on Mount Everest, cries as she waits for the body of her son to arrive at Sherpa Monastery in Kathmandu. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters

Rescuers recovered the body of one mountain guide today after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest, bringing the death toll(...)

An avalanche swept down a slope of Mount Everest (centre) killing nine Nepali mountaineering guides at the beginning of the main climbing season, a Tourism Ministry official said.  Photograph: Tim Chong/Files/Reuters

An avalanche swept down a slope of Mount Everest on today killing 12 Nepali mountaineering guides at the beginning of the main climbing season,(...)

Dublin is getting dearer again and is now just outside the top 20 most expensive city in the world, according to the Worldwide Cost of Living s(...)

Nepal will enforce tighter controls of climbers on Mount Everest to ensure the world’s highest peak is safe, officials said today. Photograph: Getty Images.

Nepal will enforce tighter controls of climbers on Mount Everest to ensure the world’s highest peak is safe, officials said today. The developm(...)

Relatives of plane crash victims gather outside the Airlines Operation Complex in Kathmandu yesterday. Photograph: Narendra Shrestha/EPA.

All 18 people aboard a small plane that crashed in bad weather in Nepal were killed, an army spokesman said today, after rescue teams battled h(...)