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 Daphne Caruana Galizia, an investigative journalist who was killed in a car bomb near her home in Malta on October 16th. Photograph:  The Malta Independent via AP

There are possible links between the murder of the investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was killed by a car bomb in Malta last week, a(...)

Daphne Caruana Galizia, a Maltese investigative journalist who was killed in a car bombing. Photograph: The Malta Independent

The journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia (54) died when the car she was driving exploded in Bidnija, a hamlet in north-central Malta on October 16th. Her(...)

Journalists take part in a protest following the assassination of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in a car bomb attack three days ago, outside parliament in Valletta, Malta on Thursday. Photograph:  Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters

The sons of murdered investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia have called on the Maltese prime minister to resign. In a Facebook post, they sa(...)

Men gather cattle during a forest fire in Vieira de Leiria, Marinha Grande, Portugal on Monday. Photograph:  Ricardo Graca/EPA

Late season wildfires that broke out over the weekend in Portugal have killed at least 35 people, including a one-month-old baby, making 2017 the dead(...)

A demonstrator waves a Catalan separatist flag in Madrid, Spain. Photograph: Paul Hanna/Reuters

In seeking to smash the ballot boxes and the voters in last Sunday’s referendum on independence for Catalonia, the Spanish authorities inevitably scor(...)

Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy has responded to every Catalan move towards this referendum with block-headed predictability, perfectly fitting the script set out for him by the ‘Govern’ in Barcelona. Photograph: JJ Guillen/EPA

Whatever happens next in Catalonia, the Catalan nationalists’ independence referendum campaign had already proved a significant success, from their ow(...)

Horses rounded up to be disinfected and vaccinated, and  foals to be branded,  near Oia, in Spain. Photograph: Samuel Aranda/New York Times

Since medieval times, the people of Galicia have ritually rounded up the horses that roam wild in the green forests and hills of northwestern Spain. A(...)

Mac a tSíthigh was known for his quick wit, and his three commandments for the ‘Naomhóg na Tinte’ crew were ‘no captain, no complaining, no anger’

Dómhnall Mac a tSíthigh, who died off the Iberian coast after his naomhóg capsized last month, was an award-winning storyteller and poet, broadcaster,(...)

Cudillero fishing village in Asturias.

“Asturias? Where the f**k is Asturias, ” asked Michael O’Leary when someone approached him in Dublin airport a couple of years back to ask if Ryanair (...)

Kurt Cochran and his wife Melissa are shown in this photo released by the family in Salt Lake City,  US. Mr Cochran was killed and his wife badly injured during Wednesday’s attack in London. Photograph: Payne family/via Reuters

London One was a veteran police constable with the Metropolitan Police force in London. A second was a teacher who, according to reports, was walking(...)

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