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Civil Guard officers at a checkpoint in Galcia after regional authorities introduced movement restrictions in the A Mariña coastal area in response to a rise in coronavirus cases. Photograph: Eliseo Trigo/EPA

Authorities in Spain sought to provide reassurances over the spread of Covid-19 after the reimposition of restrictions at opposite sides of the countr(...)

Police officers stop a vehicle at a checkpoint in the Segrià region of Catalonia, northeastern Spain on Saturday. Photograph: Ramon Gabriel/EPA

Spain has ringfenced more than 70,000 people in Galicia in the second local lockdown ordered in as many days, as one of Europe’s worst-affected countr(...)

The LÉ George Bernard Shaw (above), detained a  trawler, Miss Jacqueline II, some 290km  west of Mizen Head in West Cork early on Sunday morning. File photograph: Military.ie

The skipper of a French-registered trawler is scheduled to appear in court in West Cork on Friday after his vessel was detained by the Naval Service f(...)

Up to €306 million worth of drugs has been seized off the coast of Spain. Photograph: iStock

Organised criminals are exploiting the coronavirus crisis to ship unprecedented amounts of drugs into the EU, the Irish head of Europe’s anti-drug tra(...)

Waris Ahluwalia in the 2007 Wes Anderson movie, The Darjeeling Limited

Real-life adventures Wild (2014) Cheryl Strayed decided to walk the Pacific Crest Trail to face her demons, and her memoirs were turned into this upl(...)

The purity of cocaine at street level is also increasing as users become more discerning, the leader of the Maritime Analysis and Operations Centre said. Photograph: Getty Images/iStock

The Irish-led agency responsible for tackling the importation of drugs into Europe seized more than €2 billion worth of cocaine last year, its largest(...)

Agents of the Underwater Activities Special Group, of the Spanish Civil Guard, start operations to float the submarine. Photograph: Salvador Sas/EPA

Spanish police and customs officers are trying to refloat an apparent “narco-submarine” that ran aground off the coast of Galicia while carrying a rep(...)

Investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was killed by a car bomb in Malta on October 16th, 2017. Photograph: Jon Borg/AP

Malta police arrested one of the country’s most prominent businessmen on Wednesday as part of an investigation into the murder of journalist Daphne Ca(...)

Tim Kelleher (35) from Slievereagh on the western side of Ballyvourney died in Spain on Thursday evening. Photograph: Facebook

A priest has spoken of the sense of shock and sadness that has enveloped a close-knit Cork community after learning that a local man has died while sw(...)

According to myth, the Milesians from Galicia sailed to Ireland after their leader Breogán built a tower based on the Roman tower of Hercules which still stands in A Coruña.

Spain’s most read newspaper, Marca, usually preoccupies itself with the comings and goings of the country’s largest football clubs especially Real and(...)

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