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The “buffer” between the direct provision occupancy rates  and the total number of beds available “has been decreasing for three years”. Photograph: Getty Images

Overcrowding in direct provision centres is now so “acute” that maintenance work cannot be carried out even as the centres are being asked to create m(...)

Dr Katy Wareing and Kieran O’Mahony: “We seamlessly dovetail, we work in partnership – very much a hand-holding journey together.”

The Wriggler: James and Aileen McCauley Can living, working and innovating together really work? Love is in the air this week and we found three coup(...)

Workers erect a new road sign  at the Greece-Macedonia Bogorodica border crossing near Gevgelija on Wednesday. Photograph: Konstantinos Tsakalidis/Bloomberg

North Macedonia has officially come into being, allowing Skopje to take a seat at Nato for the first time, as its historic deal with Greece to end a g(...)

Number 7 Pine Haven edges onto the playing fields of Blackrock College

Architecturally interesting when it was first built in 1981, number 7 Pine Haven was made even more appealing when the vendors extended and made livel(...)

Peloponnese: three-bedroom house with balconies

Kelly-Hudson Properties is seeking €249,000 for this three-bedroom house (below) on Standhouse Road in Newbridge, Co Kildare. Newbridge: th(...)

Kerala in India experienced severe flooding in August. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Last year was the fourth warmest on record and the outlook is for more heat extremes approaching levels that would be dangerous for the Earth, accordi(...)

The world in 2018 was 0.83 degrees warmer than the average set between 1951 and 1980. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Global temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest on record, US government scientists have confirmed, adding to a stretch of five years that are now(...)

Macedonia’s foreign minister Nikola Dimitrov (left) and Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg after the signing ceremony of the accession protocol at Nato headquarters in Brussels. Photograph:  Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

Nato states have signed an accession agreement with Macedonia, after Athens lifted its veto on the move as part of a deal to change the country’s name(...)

Opposition supporters take part in a rally against Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas, Venezuela on Saturday. Photograph: Adriana Loureiro/Reuters

European powers have further imperilled Nicolás Maduro’s regime in Venezuela by declaring support for opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim preside(...)

A  statue of Alexander the Great in Skopje, Macedonia: has 28 years of prevarication and chicanery come to an end?  Photograph Akos Stiller/The New York Times

The “Prespes agreement”, which brings into existence the newly named state of the “Republic of North Macedonia”, has been ratified by both the Skopje (...)

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