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Passengers  at Dublin Airport as travel restrictions in and out of the country are lifted. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

With a near-perverse touch of irony, Irish temperatures soared past those of popular sunspots including the Costa del Sol and Canary Islands on Monday(...)

The Spanish Oceanographic Institute’s vessel Angeles Alvarino continues the search for one-year-old Anna Gimeno and her father Tomas Gimeno off the coast of Santa Cruz de Tenerife on Friday. Photograph: EPA/Miguel Barreto

Spanish rescuers were searching waters off the coast of Tenerife for a one-year-old girl on Friday after a body presumed to be her six-year old sister(...)

The drugs, which were packed into the shop in white sacks, are believed to have come from North Africa and which was destined for the European market.

The biggest consignment of hashish seized in European waters for years has been discovered in a trawler off the Canary Islands on foot of intelligence(...)

Ryanair said last month that Covid-19 travel restrictions left it with an €815 million loss in the 12 months ended March 31st. Photograph: iStock

Ryanair is doubling capacity to 1.3 million seats a week in Europe, but not expanding in the Republic, as further evidence of air travel’s recovery em(...)

The Noble False Widow has become one of the most common species of spiders found in and around Irish urban habitats

Scientists in Ireland have found an alarming rise in Noble False Widow spiders and a new study confirms their bites can require hospital treatment. T(...)

Tui is counting on a surge in bookings to revive cash flows after suffering a €1.3 billion loss in the first half through March. Photograph: iStock

Tui said it is more optimistic about a European tourism rebound spurred by looser travel curbs and diminishing rates of coronavirus infection, even as(...)

Niall Kearney putts on the ninth green during the final round of the Canary Islands Championship at Golf Costa Adeje in Tenerife on Sunday. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Where his original itinerary had been mapped out to follow the Challenge Tour, from South Africa to Sweden, Niall Kearney’s change of course may initi(...)

Norwegian prime minister Erna Solberg will be fined  €1,975 to maintain public confidence in the rules used to fight the coronavirus pandemic, police say. Photograph:  Stian Lysberg Solum/EPA

Norway’s prime minister broke her country’s Covid-19 rules by organising a 60th birthday dinner for 13 family members and will be fined, becoming the (...)

Teams prepare to start the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge in 2013. Photograph: Ben Duffy/Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge/Getty

It’s rare in life to meet families who quite literally do anything. But, a family living an hour and a half from my home in Millstreet have quite lite(...)

Tourist-friendly spots in the Caribbean, including Barbados, are likely to see high interest. Photograph: Getty

All those questions about when we might travel again, which dominated every holiday-related conversation in 2020, are slowly being replaced by somewha(...)

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