Amam, a 17-year-old refugee from the Syrian town of Latakia, shouts after his sister and mother were detained by Hungarian police outside the railway station in Budapest on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban travels to Brussels on Thursday for talks with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker as the refugee (...)

A tunnel with tracks for mining cars, part of the Nazi Germany “Riese” construction project, pictured near an area where a Nazi train is believed to be, in Walim near Walbrzych, southwestern Poland. Photograph: Reuters 0:57

Polish authorities have blocked off a wooded area near a railway line after scores of treasure hunters swarmed south-west Poland looking for an allege(...)

A migrant family from Afghanistan after arrival  from Budapest, Hungary,  at the train station in Munich, Germany, August 31st, 2015. Photograph: Sven Hoppe/AFP/Getty Images

German chancellor Angela Merkel has pressed fellow European states to share the burden of the influx of migrants. The German leader told reporters in (...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

The headquarters in Park West Industrial Park in Dublin of online retailer micksgarage.com which has customers in 70 countries.

In a nondescript west Dublin industrial estate is a building that is HQ for a MicksGarage.com, an €11 million turnover business that ships 18,000 o(...)

Steve McQueen in The Great Escape (1963).

Australian pilot Paul Royle, who took part in a mass break out from a German prisoner of war camp during the second World War, has died in his home to(...)

Migrants wait for Macedonian police to allow them to cross the border along the Greek-Macedonian border, near the town of Gevgelija, on Friday. Photograph: Robert Atanasovski/AFP/Getty Images

The truck was abandoned pointing west, towards what the 71 people locked inside hoped would be a safe and prosperous future, and away from whatever mi(...)

Ksiaz castle in the underground of which there may be hidden the “ Nazi gold train” according to Polish treasure hunters. Poland’s government warned treasure-hunters that the Nazi “gold train” allegedly discovered in the country’s west is probably booby-trapped. Photograph: AFP Photo 0:57

Poland confirmed the discovery of an armoured second World War Nazi train hidden underground near the Czech border that local legend says is laden wit(...)

Egon Bahr died on August 20th, aged 93. Photograph: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images

Egon Bahr, the architect of West Germany’s change- through-rapprochement “Ostpolitik” under chancellor Willy Brandt, died from a heart attack yesterda(...)

The landscape around the Owl Mountains in modern-day Poland. Legend says the train was armed and loaded with treasure when it disappeared after entering a complex of tunnels under the mountains. Photograph:  Wolff & Tritschler/ullstein bild via Getty Images

A Nazi train loaded with gold, gems and valuable art that reportedly disappeared at the end of the second World War has been found in Poland, accordin(...)