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A man who made lewd remarks about a woman on a bus in Paris has been fined under a new law that seeks to deter predatory remarks and harassing actions such as wolf-whistles. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

A man who slapped a woman’s bottom on a bus near Paris has been jailed for three months and, in a first under a new law against catcalling, was also (...)

Patrick Conway: ‘I didn’t have a lick of Korean before I landed here in March 2007.’

Learning a new language can seem like a mammoth challenge, but for those who are really intent on developing fluency, nothing beats full immersion by (...)

Belfast Magistrates’ Court. Photograph: PA

A man accused of using social media to name the woman at the centre of a rape trial involving two rugby stars stayed away from court as his case was r(...)

The Aquarius rescue vessel in June 2018: it is the one remaining charity rescue vessel still operating in the central Mediterranean area. Photograph: Pau Barrena/AFP/Getty Images

France is not ready for now to let the Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius dock and disembark dozens of migrants at the port of Marseille, France’s fin(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: ‘We’re working very closely both with the company and management in Limerick and also at all levels in Washington.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Government wants a “prolonged extension” of a sanctions deadline granted by US authorities to investors in Russian energy giant Rusal, Taoiseach L(...)

Manuel Valls during a demonstration to support the unity of Spain in Barcelona. Photograph: Pau Barrena/AFP/Getty Images

Manuel Valls was born 56 years ago in Barcelona, but his Swiss mother and Catalan father, a well-known painter, moved to Paris to escape Franco’s rule(...)

Dublin man Gregor McGuckin on his yacht Hanley Energy Endurance off Lanzarote in the Canary Islands in June. Photograph: Christophe Favreau/PPL/GGR/PA Wire

An Irish sailor has been rescued from the Indian Ocean after his yacht was damaged when he tried to help an injured rival during the Golden Globe Race(...)

Tiger Woods  walking to the fourth tee during the third round of the Tour Championship  at Eastlake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia. Photograph:  EPA/Tannen Maury

To describe it as a moonshot would have been underselling the moon. This time a year ago Tiger Woods had played in seven Ryder Cups and you could have(...)

UberEats has expanded into 300 cities around the world. Photograph: Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Uber is targeting the UK’s food delivery market with plans to link up with Deliveroo, the London-based food delivery app, in the latest sign of Big Te(...)

 Europe team captain Paul McGinley celebrates winning the 2014 Ryder Cup with his team  at the Gleneagles Hotel in  Scotland. Photograph:   Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

The piped music beats out of the speaker system built into the ceiling above Paul McGinley’s head. He is seated on a cosy armchair in the Westbury Hot(...)

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