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Li Guoxing, whose face was disfigured  by a bear, received the world’s second face transplant in China in 2006. Photograph: China Photos/Getty Images

When it comes to talking, eating, seeing, smelling, expressing emotion and allowing others to infer our age and ethnicity, we all need a face. But wha(...)

Search Google Maps for a fuel service station in the inner city and you’ll get just two answers: the Circle K/Topaz station on Usher’s Quay, and the Top forecourt on Amiens Street. Photograph: iStock

Capital Ideas is a series of 10 proposals on ways to improve Dublin city’s infrastructure, economy, services and the daily life of its citizens. Read (...)

  Blind man Tony Murray on Collins Avenue: “I think that is a failing on the part of the NTA, for not considering users of all needs and disabilities.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Tony Murray is blind. The 38-year-old leaves his home in Beaumont, north Dublin, every weekday morning at 7am, carrying his white stick. It takes him (...)

Andrey Kuznetsov, chief executive of KamaGames claims the token sale is an industry first

KamaGames, the Dublin-based gaming company, is seeking to raise $25 million (€22 million) in a token sale exploiting blockchain technology and the eth(...)

 French supporters celebrate on the Champs-Élysées after  their team’s victory over Croatia in the  World Cup  final. Photograph: Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

France’s young, World Cup-winning soccer team staged a victorious homecoming parade on Monday in an open-top bus down the Champs-Élysées, as hundreds (...)

A total of €9.4 million in settlements was agreed with 61 taxpayers

Retired consultant obstetrician Valerie Donnelly has agreed a settlement of €1.865 million with Revenue after an audit discovered a €1.145 million sho(...)

German prisoners taken during the ‘Hundred Days’ cycle of battles in summer 1918.

For the Allied armies, 1917 had ended on a grim note. Both the British and French armies had been badly damaged during their own offensives that year.(...)

German soldiers on the offensive. Photograph: Neurdein/Roger Viollet/Getty

At 4.40am on the morning of March 21st, 1918, three German armies unleashed 6,473 heavy guns and 3,532 trench mortars upon 50 miles of the Western Fro(...)

A queue outside a church to sign the anti-conscription pledge in 1918.

On April 9th, 1918, House of Commons MPs gathered for a special sitting. At 3pm, British prime minister David Lloyd George briefed the house on the si(...)

A man who kept a stash of pornography on his work computer has failed to convince judges his right to a private life was infringed when his employer opened the files. File photograph: Getty Images

A man who kept a stash of pornography on his work computer has failed to convince judges his right to a private life was infringed when his employer o(...)

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