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The Aughinish Alumina refinery on the Shannon Estuary near Foynes, Co Limerick.

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will meet US treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin in Washington on Tuesday amid growing concern over continuing US sa(...)

Firm favourites: Toni Collette in Hereditary (centre) and from left, Cold War, Climax, Lady Bird, Sorry to Bother You and Loveless

We should begin by acknowledging the continuing eccentricities of the distribution business. For once there was, in this place, only the mildest of ey(...)

The shattered  window of Starbucks at Gare St Lazare in Paris, following a fourth week of protests against rising fuel prices.  The police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse “yellow vest” activists. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

Thousands of yellow vests gravitated towards the Champs-Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe on Saturday morning, with much of the city quiet as a ghost to(...)

It is hard to imagine hundreds lining up for handcuffs, especially full-time workers. A criminal record can make a lot of things trickier at work: getting a visa, finding a new job and keeping an old one. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

In the past 10 days, two friends of mine on opposite sides of the world have both done something I have never seen either do before. One in Sydney che(...)

A firefighter extinguishes a burning car during the yellow vests’ demonstration near the Arc de Triomphe today. Photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Several police vehicles were parked on the corner below my apartment building. Cops checked identity papers of pedestrians in my neighbourhood, where (...)

Protesters wearing yellow vests take part in a demonstration below the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Photograph: Benoit Tessier/Reuters

Numerous violent incidents broke out in Paris on Saturday during the fourth weekly demonstration by gilets jaunes protesters wearing yellow high visib(...)

Dijon, France

The last time I set foot in Burgundy-Franche-Comté my mother had just passed away. I boarded a flight from Dublin to Paris, where I would connect by (...)

‘Right now, we are facing a man-made disaster of global scale. Our greatest threat in thousands of years. Climate change. If we don’t take action the (...)

Study of the Head of a Young Man: Rembrandt’s painting sold at Sotheby’s for £9.5 million; the estimate was £6 million. Photograph: Tristan Fewings/Getty for Sotheby’s

He left no diaries or memoirs, and the majority of letters that exist from the Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn were those pleading for patronage. From(...)

Cargo trucks wait to embark ferries in front of the white cliffs at the Port of Dover. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Britain’s major Channel ports could face up to six months of delays and disruption after a no-deal Brexit, the British government warned on Friday. Ne(...)

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