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Artist Joe Caslin: ‘I don’t drink much alcohol. I will save it up for big occasions and family get-togethers.’

7.30am I lie in bed thinking about what I have to do that day and how to throw it in order. Then I’m up and it’s black coffee with honey. I only start(...)

Former judge Sérgio Moro,  who convicted Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in 2017. Lula was sentenced to nine years in jail for his part in a huge corruption scandal. Photograph:  Evaristo Sa/AFP/Getty Images

Brazil’s historic Car Wash investigation faces its first major judicial test on Tuesday, since leaks called into question the impartiality of the inve(...)

Prof Damien McLoughlin of the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. ‘We hold our alumni very close,’ he says. ‘This is not something you normally find outside of the US. Our alumni work with us to decide what is required for students in future.’

Representatives of some of the world’s top business schools – along with leading global companies such as EY, Google, Facebook and Salesforce – gather(...)

Pope Francis has said in the past that he would entertain the possibility of ordaining viri probati in remote areas that are deprived of the sacraments. Photograph: Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images

In a potentially groundbreaking move, the Roman Catholic Church on Monday cracked open the door to ordaining married, elderly men to the priesthood, t(...)

Carlowman Joe Morgan moved to São Paulo in Brazil five years ago

From Carlow, Joe Morgan moved to São Paulo in Brazil five years ago. He currently works in Microsoft as their Sales Operations Lead. Where is the fir(...)

Neymar  at the Mane Garrincha stadium in Brasilia earlier this month. His star may have dimmed in recent years but  for many  he is still the kid with the  fancy skills who loves to party. Photograph: Evaristo Sa/AFP/Getty Images

When Brazil got the Copa America under way on Friday night with an opening game against Bolivia, the country’s star player, Neymar, was missing from i(...)

Peter Jackson, chief executive, Paddy Power Betfair: ‘We’ve got a great team and we will have all those other things in the other states as well.’ Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

“Our staff really are passionate about what they do,” says Peter Jackson, chief executive of Flutter Entertainment, owner of bookies Paddy Power and B(...)

Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro (right) continues to back justice minister Sergio Moro despite the Car Wash investigation revelations. File photograph: Adriano Machado/Reuters

Brazil’s supreme court has been dragged into the crisis that has called into question the behaviour of the former judge and federal prosecutors in cha(...)

Brazilian justice minister Sergio Moro has sought to downplay the revelations, saying he sees ‘nothing much’ in them. Photograph: Getty

When crusading anti-corruption judge Sérgio Moro accepted an invitation to become Brazil’s justice minister last November it was widely viewed as a po(...)

Civic workers carry out fumigation in Bangalore, India. Photograph:  Jagadeesh NV/EPA

Climate change is poised to increase the spread of dengue fever, which is common in parts of the world with warmer climates like Brazil and India, a n(...)

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