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Waiting game: Holyhead Port freight check in on Thursday. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

Thursday’s early morning ferry from Dublin to Holyhead, one of the last before the January 1st imposition of a European Union trade border between the(...)

 Every year, about 450,000 freight units pass through Holyhead, which is run by the Swedish shipping company, Stena Line.  Photograph: Christopher Furlong/ Getty

A UK parliamentary committee has expressed “deep concern” at the failure to build border customs facilities for Welsh port traffic before Brexit comes(...)

Kober, an Asda-owned meat processing site in West Yorkshire,   has been confirmed as the location of a localised coronavirus outbreak. Photograph: Danny Lawon/PA Wire

More than 450 workers at four food factories across England and Wales have tested positive for coronavirus. Kirklees council confirmed on Thursday th(...)

Nicole Drought in the Jordan 192 Formula 1 car at Palm Beach International Raceway in Florida in  February.

Nicole Drought chuckles as she recounts the story about learning to drive on her grandparents land, scooting up the lane, reversing and coming down at(...)

The stricken   Fukushima  nuclear power plant in  2011. The accident at the   plant was unleashed by a devastating earthquake and tsunami. Photograph:  Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images

Just two years after the Fukushima nuclear accident, Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister, was gamely trying to make a virtue out of a catastrophic liab(...)

Irene Edwards: “We don’t talk politics in the shop.” Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

In Holyhead, even Santa voted to leave the European Union. Santa’s other name is Richard Burnell. He’s 78 with a long white beard and he formerly work(...)

Undated handout photo issued by North Wales Police of Joseph Brendan Dowley.

A body found on a beach in Wales 33 years ago has been identified as a 63-year-old man from Ireland. The body of Joseph Brendan Dowley, from Kilkenn(...)

Lion’s mane jellyfish  off Newquay, Co Clare earlier this month. Photograph: Tom Doyle

Sea swimmers may know that Lion’s mane jellyfish are the most venomous of the indigenous species in Irish waters, but they may not know that this seas(...)

An ultra-trailer walks in La Flegere path (col de la Flegere) on September 3rd, 2017 near Chamonix, as he competes during the 15th edition of the Mount Blanc Ultra Trail (UTMB). Photograph: Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty Images

When you tell other ultra runners that you are training for the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB),they give you a certain look. Oh, you are a serious u(...)

Irish Ferries has been in the news because of the late delivery of the WB Yeats, for its French routes. The launch of this craft seems to have gone smoothly

As the crow flies there are only 113.1 km between Dublin and Holyhead, but the shortest sea crossing between us and our nearest neighbour can take nea(...)

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