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Dubliner Jack Cane at at Nunobiki Falls, in Kobe, Japan.

Jack Cane, originally from Dublin, has lived in Japan six years, with more than four of those years in Kobe. He has worked as a teacher and writer. Ca(...)

On paper, Japan has one of the best paternity leave policies in the world. In practice, very few men – less than one in 16 – take advantage of their l(...)

Cork is home to UCC and CIT.

Select your college of interest: UCC, CIT, TCD, TU Dublin, UCD, DCU, NCAD, NUI Galway, University of Limerick, Maynooth University, Waterfor(...)

A woman cooks nshima – a porridge made from ground  corn – in an old, cracked saucepan on an open fire in Fwalu village, beside South Luangwa national park in Zambia. Photograph: Tina Stallard/Getty Images

Carbon offsetting was big news once upon a time, and indeed seemed to be something of a panacea for all our climate change ills. Buy that V8-engined s(...)

A woman prays outside the Kyoto Animation building on Friday. News reports say a 41-year-old man, who allegedly set fire to the building while shouting ‘die’, has been detained. Photograph: EPA

Animation fans gathered at the site of Japan’s worst mass killing in 18 years on Friday, laying flowers and offering prayers for the 33 people killed (...)

A man suspected of torching an animation studio in western Japan shouted that he had been plagiarised and appeared to have planned the attack. (Photograph: Buddhika Weerasinghe/AFP/Getty Images

A man suspected of torching an animation studio and killing 33 people in Japan’s worst mass killing in two decades had been convicted of robbery and (...)

Smoke billows from a three-storey building in a fire in Kyoto,  Japan, on Thursday. Photograph: Kyodo News via AP

An arson attack on a famed animation studio in Japan has left at least 33 people confirmed dead in one of the country’s worst modern mass killings. M(...)

Chateau d’Estoublon in Provence, France. The property is included in Airbnb’s new platform. Photograph: Airbnb

When Airbnb launched in 2008, the tech startup offered cash-strapped travellers cheap overnight stays on sofas and in spare bedrooms around the world.(...)

A man prays  at the site where 17 schoolgirls and two adults were stabbed last week in in Kawasaki, Japan. A schoolgirl and an adult were killed, and the attacker took his own life. Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters

After the stabbing of 17 schoolgirls and two adults at a bus stop near Tokyo last week, a shocked public has been grasping for answers as to what cou(...)

  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Democrat of New York: The Green New Deal is a proposal offered by progressive Democrats that would dramatically shift the United States away from fossil fuels toward renewable energy. Photograph: Saul  Loeb/ AFP/Getty Images

Three decades of federal “gridlock” in the US on reducing carbon emissions will cause $1 trillion in damage to the global economy, a report by the Ins(...)

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