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Businessman Sean Quinn. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The liquidators of IBRC have recovered $8 million since last June in relation to debt owed against Russian and Ukrainian companies and assets linked t(...)

Video footage shared on social media showed emergency service vehicles parked outside the school, with people running towards the building. File photograph: iStock

Russia is to tighten its gun laws after a teenager killed seven children and two adults at his former school in the city of Kazan. Eighteen children(...)

1951 in Washington DC: Budd Schulberg before the House Un-American Activities Committee where he admitted that he joined the Communist Party in 1937 but that he broke with the Reds in 1939. Photograph: Getty Images

One evening in New York, I was introduced to Budd Schulberg. He was over 90 years old then and sitting on the fringes of a large crowd but his face wa(...)

Actor Rip Torn: died aged 88. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Screen and stage star Rip Torn has died at the age of 88. Torn made his reputation in the works of Tennessee Williams and played roles as diverse as (...)

Polish head coach Jerzy Brzeczek  talks to his players at a  training session in Wroclaw, Poland before the international friendly against the Republic of Ireland.  Photograph: Jan Karwowski/EPA

If Martin O’Neill feels slightly aggrieved, and it is seems pretty safe to say he does right now, over the speed at which people have started to specu(...)

The jewel in Sean Quinn’s property empire is the Kutuzoff Tower, a Moscow office block now worth a fraction of its original €140 million value. Photographer: Dara Mac Donaill

State-controlled Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) has set up a Dutch company to manage the Russian real estate assets seized from bankrupt tyc(...)

 The central railway station in  Samara. My train from Samara to Kazan  was old and a little ramshackle, though clean and much more comfortable than I had expected.  Photograph: Getty Images

I was away less than 36 hours, but Kazan was a very different place by the time I returned there on Sunday from the England game in Samara. The World (...)

Brazil’s Neymar celebrates on the shoulders of midfielder Paulinho after scoring against Mexico. Brazilian manager Tite insists the PSG man has been putting in a bit of a shift on the defensive side of things. Photograph: Getty Images

World Cup quarter-final: Brazil v Belgium, Kazan, 7.0 (Live RTÉ2/BBC1) While one half of the draw at the World Cup has meant we might have some fairy(...)

A taxi driver waits for customers in Saint Petersburg. Photograph: Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty

After the heat in Kazan touching down in St Petersburg in the early hours of Monday morning came as something of a surprise, what with the cold and th(...)

Joachim Löw: under his stewardship Germany  have had the odd scare before but ultimately always made it to at least the semi-final stage of the World Cup. Photograph: John Sibley/Reuters

Having acquired a reputation as a highly successful problem solver at tournaments these past few years, Joachim Löw must complete the challenge German(...)

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