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The noble false widow spider

Noble false widow spiders, which are increasingly found in Ireland, often carry harmful bacteria resistant to common antibiotic treatments, according (...)

Dr Johanna Vos, a postdoctoral research fellow at American Museum of Natural History in New York

You work at at American Museum of Natural History in New York, which sounds amazing – what do you do there? It is pretty much a dream job, doing scien(...)

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control changed Ireland’s colour status to ‘orange’ on Thursday. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A reduction in coronavirus infections has lowered the State to the safer “orange” classification from “red” under the EU’s traffic-light system for in(...)

Saly Portudal beach, south of Dakar. Migrant arrivals in the Canary Islands from West Africa have more than quadrupled this year compared with the same period in 2019, according to the International Organization for Migration. Photograph: Seyllou/AFP via Getty Images

At least 140 Europe-bound migrants drowned off the coast of Senegal when their boat caught fire and capsized, marking the deadliest shipwreck recorded(...)

Nave Andromeda: The Greek company that owns the vessel says stowaways boarded the tanker in Lagos. Photograph:  Ben Stansall

Seven men have been arrested on suspicion of attempting to hijack the oil tanker that was seized by members of the elite Special Boat Service (SBS) of(...)

A view of a Covid-19 testing station set up at Hannover Airport in Germany. Photograph: Alexander Koerner/Getty Images

More than 20.72 million people have now been reported to have been infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 749,629 have died, according to a Re(...)

A beach in Papagayo, south Lanzarote. Photograph: Raul Garcia

“We don’t want it to end like this,” says Tracy Conway, who has been running Murphy’s Irish pub in Lanzarote with her business partner Frank Burns fro(...)

Spain said the Balearic Islands, which include Ibiza, and the Canary Islands should feature on Ireland’s green list. Photograph: Getty Images

The Government is unlikely to immediately review countries on its so-called green list or to consider regional travel corridors, in spite of some stat(...)

A British couple leaves the airport upon their arrival on the Balearic island of Menorca on Monday. Photograph: David Arquimbau Sintes/EPA

The Balearic and Canary islands have been added to the UK’s list of areas where all non-essential travel should be avoided, the British government has(...)

A terrace bar in Barcelona: Spain’s health ministry reported more than 920 new cases of Covid-19 on both Thursday and Friday. Photograph: Pau Barrena/AFP

Spain is scrambling to stay ahead of new outbreaks of the coronavirus that prompted the UK to impose a quarantine on travellers returning from the cou(...)

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