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Lisa Smith at the Criminal Courts of Justice  in Dublin on Friday. Photograph: Collins Courts

A charge of financing terrorism has been brought against Isis suspect Lisa Smith. The 38-year-old former Irish Defence Forces member from Co Louth al(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House. Photograph: Alex Brandon/AP Photo

World stocks climbed to three-month highs on Tuesday as the global coronavirus recovery effort won out over US-China tensions and the worst civil unre(...)

American actor Kirk Douglas in 1955. Photograph:  Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty

Kirk Douglas Born: December 9th, 1916 Died: February 5th, 2020 Kirk Douglas, one of the last surviving movie stars from Hollywood’s golden age, whose(...)

‘In a world of mobile cash transfers and blockchain, the remittance business surely cannot live in a time warp for much longer.’ File photograph: Alan Betson

To see how remittances are changing the world, visit Vila Fabril, a suburb of Anápolis, a Cork-sized city a few hours south of Brasilia. Surrounded by(...)

Nguyen Thi Phong and Pham Van Thin, mother and father of Pham Thi Tra My, who is believed to be among the 39 people found dead in a container truck in southeastern England, in their home in Can Loc district, Ha Tinh province, Vietnam. Photograph: EPA/STR

While 39 people were dying in a trailer in Essex, the fruit was rotting on the trees in Kent. Sixteen million apples have been left as a windfall for (...)

The scorched wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17  near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region of Ukraine in July, 2014. Photograph: Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters/file

The family of the only American aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has used US anti-terror law to start an unusual legal action which could be follo(...)

There is certainly plenty for attendees at Web Summit to savour with 23 conferences taking place across nine main stages

With the fuss over its future now settled, Web Summit returns to Lisbon again next week bringing along more than 70,000 attendees from 170 countries t(...)

Two men, purported to be Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov: they had virtually identical passport numbers, separated by only three digits. Photograph:  AFP Photo/Russia Today (RT)

A leak of Russian government data about the suspects in the Salisbury poisoning may provide a rare peek into how Russia’s military intelligence agency(...)

John-Mark McCafferty of housing charity Threshold, Union of Students in Ireland  president Síona Cahill and Martin Clancy of Daft.ie at the launch of the Scamwatch  initiative for people seeking rented accommodation. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins.

Irish and international students are being advised to take extra care when searching for accommodation in the coming weeks to avoid being scammed and (...)

Founder and chief executive  of WorldRemit Ismail Ahmed: “We’ve made a great start, but we want to bring our service to millions more customers across the globe.”  Photograph: Getty Images

With most of the world’s poorest people not having a bank account, those in most desperate need of money can face the greatest challenges in actually (...)

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