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Military personnel enter the Sudima hotel in Christchurch, New Zealand, where the fishing crews are in quarantine. Photograph:  Mark Baker/AP

New Zealand has recorded 25 new cases of coronavirus, the biggest daily toll the country has reported since the height of its initial outbreak in Marc(...)

 The whale swallowing Jonah. Miniature from the Jewish Bible of Joseph Assarfati, Hebrew manuscript from Cervera, 1299, Spain.  DeAgostini/Getty Images

Last month, Brenton Tarrant, an Australian white supremacist, was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 51 people, as they attended prayers(...)

Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant (29), the New Zealand mosque gunman, will spend the rest of his life in jail. Photograph: John Kirk-Anderson/AP.

The terrorist who killed 51 Muslim worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, will spend the rest of his life in jail, a judge has ruled(...)

Brenton Tarrant attends day three of his sentencing at the High Court in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Wednesday. Photograph: EPA

New Zealand mosque gunman Brenton Tarrant has told a judge he will not speak in his defence at his sentencing hearing for the mass shooting of worship(...)

The white supremacist who killed 51 worshippers at two New Zealand mosques had intended to burn down the mosques afterwards, a prosecutor said in court on Monday. Photograph: John Kirk-Anderson/AFP via Getty Images

A court in New Zealand has heard for the first time an official account of how a terrorist who murdered 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch plann(...)

South William Street in Dublin which has been pedestrianised for the last three weekends. Photograph: Collins

Proposals for the permanent pedestrianisation of several streets around Grafton Street have had an “overwhelmingly positive” response following trials(...)

7 St Mary’s Crescent, Westport, Co Mayo

Tuohy O’Toole is seeking €220,000 for 7 St Mary’s Crescent in Westport, Co Mayo, a three-bedroom terraced house of 72sq m in need of renovation. Gree(...)

 A protective barrier is seen around the statue of Winston Churchill in Parliament Square in anticipation of protests in London. Photograph:  Peter Summers/Getty Images

Boris Johnson has described as “absurd and shameful” the boarding up of a statue of Winston Churchill as police in London fear clashes on Saturday bet(...)

Children attend class while practising social distancing in  France, May 25th. Photograph: Epa/Ian Langsdon

The Irish Times asked readers living abroad if their children had returned to school or childcare after the Covid-19 lockdown. Here is a selection of (...)

One of the problems is that we have very little scientific knowledge about how such a situation might impact upon children

When lockdown ends and life regains some sense of normality, we might reflect with a collective sense of pride at how we as a nation faced the challen(...)

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