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Caring for the community: Louise Donohoe, Aoife Byrne and Aishling Byrne

2020 IS THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF THE NURSE AND MIDWIFE, AND THE PRESSURES ON THE PROFESSION HAVE NEVER BEEN GREATER When the World Health Organ(...)

Harmony will be available to buy as a standalone robotic head ($8,000-$10,000) or you can also purchase the body ($6,000-plus)

“McMullen moves behind [Harmony] and flips a switch. He turns her on. Slowly her head lifts and her eyes open. Her body remains motionless: it contain(...)

Falling over in the box...  a bar in Rio de Janeiro says it will serve a free round of beer during Brazil’s match against Serbia every time Neymar executes what is increasingly his on-field signature – the elaborate tumble at the merest hint of contact. Photograph: Lee Smith/Var Reuters

We need to talk about Neymar. Again. The Brazilian is one of the world’s most gifted footballers but is increasingly seen by fans everywhere as a che(...)

 Angolan businesswoman Isabel dos Santos,  daughter of outgoing Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos, and her husband Sindika Dokolo. Dos Santos has acquired big stakes in Portugal’s banks and other businesses. Photograph: Fernando Veludo/AFP/Getty Images

How the roles have reversed: The coloniser, some Portuguese contend, has been colonised. On the Portuguese coast of Cascais, where the nation’s royal (...)

At 60, retired music critic Clara (Sônia Braga) is a badass who can turn heads and rock out to Queen better than anyone else in her picturesque seasid(...)

 Anti-Brexit protesters gather  outside the supreme court in London on Thursday. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Britain’s supreme court will not “overturn the result of the EU referendum” when it rules on whether Theresa May needs parliamentary approval before s(...)

   Northern Ireland attorney general  John Larkin speaking at the UK supreme court on the second day of a hearing to decide whether or not parliamentary approval is needed before the British government can begin Brexit negotiations . Photograph: AFP/Supreme Court/Getty

The principle of consent in the Belfast Agreement applies solely to Northern Ireland’s place in the United Kingdom, and not to European Union membersh(...)

People call for the immediate implementation of the agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrillas at Bolivar Square in Bogota. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A new peace accord between Colombia’s government and Marxist Farc rebels will be signed on Thursday and sent to Congress for approval, President Juan(...)

Raymond McCord:  his son Raymond was murdered by a UVF gang in north Belfast in 1997. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker

An activist has launched the first legal challenge in Northern Ireland to Brexit on the grounds that it could undermine the Belfast Agreement and dama(...)

Sônia Braga: robust, proud, witty performance as Clara

“I am an old lady and a child,” Clara, the defiant Brazilian heroine of Kleber Mendonça Filho’s wonderful second feature, declares sadly at some poin(...)

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