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Adam Grennan visits the Incan citadel of Machu Picchu in Peru.

Less than a year ago, Machu Picchu, the Amazonian jungle and the Bolivian salt flats seemed well out of reach for this 60-year-old. However, early ret(...)

Cases were imported from a total of 17 other countries. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

People returning from Italy, Austria and the UK account for most of the travel-related coronavirus cases that have been diagnosed in Ireland to date, (...)

Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro: “The virus has arrived and we are fighting it and soon it will pass.” Photograph:  Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has claimed he “wouldn’t feel anything” if infected with coronavirus and rubbished efforts to contain th(...)

Professor Didier Raoult, the maverick virologist who says chloroquine cures coronavirus

We could know within two weeks whether Professor Didier Raoult, the French virologist who heads the Mediterranean infectious and tropical disease inst(...)

Images are projected to protest against Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro during a lockdown aimed at stopping the spread of coronavirus in Sao Paulo. Photograph: Rodrigo Paiva/Getty Images

Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro has been accused of spreading disinformation about efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic after he ordered the a(...)

US president Donald Trump talks to reporters at the US Capitol after attending the Senate Republicans weekly policy luncheon. Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)

World finance leaders tried to lift confidence with emergency measures to pour cash into panic-stricken markets on Thursday, as investors everywhere d(...)

Luiz Santana Barroso: the  Brazilian student shares a room with three others, and four other people also live in the home they rent in Crumlin.

English language students have been told they will not be refunded money they have paid in advance for classes following the closure of all schools la(...)

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro has called demands that he self-isolate a ‘coup’ against him. Photograph: Reuters

An attempt to impeach Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro over his handling of Covid-19 has been frustrated by the growing impact of the pande(...)

Released against The Hunt, the second and superior of this week’s riffs on The Most Dangerous Game is the riotous Bacurau. Written and directed by Kle(...)

 Tarsila Kruse with her husband Eric Valverde and her son Otto, aged 5, pictured at their home in Donnycarney. Photograph: Damien Eagers/The Irish Times

Tarsila Kruse loved drawing as a child but never believed she could make a career out of it. Growing up she would trace the drawings of her two closes(...)

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