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The remains of actor Jer O’Leary, being carried out of the Church of St. Agatha’s. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Actor, activist, artist, raconteur, orator, and trade unionist Jer O’Leary (73), who died in Dublin on St Stephen’s Day, had a favourite quotation: “I(...)

Texas police  officers gather near the scene where a woman’s  body was found near Interstate 35 north of Laredo, Texas on Saturday. Photograph: Danny Zaragoza/The Laredo Morning Times via AP.

A US Border Patrol supervisor has been charged over the murders of four female sex workers following an alleged two-week killing spree. Webb County D(...)

Conway Savage joined the Bad Seeds in 1990

Conway Savage, the long-term pianist for Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, has died age 58. Savage was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2017 and died on Se(...)

Elsa Johana Ortiz Enriquez, who was deported to Guatemala from the United States on June 5th without her son Anthony, 8, speaks to a social worker in San Mauricio, Guatemala. Photograph: Marian Carrasquero/The New York Times

They’d had a plan: Elsa Johana Ortiz Enriquez packed up what little she had in Guatemala and travelled across Mexico with her 8-year-old son, Anthony.(...)

The Mercado de San Miguel is well worth a visit for its name and history
Two-minute city guide: Madrid
  • Travel
  • November 18, 2017, 06:00

SEE Markets: Mercado de San Miguel for its name and history; Mercado de Antón Martín ( for its calmer, traditional feel; Merca(...)

 A US  border protection agent drives along a fence  separating the cities of Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Mexico – a frequent crossing point for people entering the US illegally. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

“If you build a 10ft wall on the Texas border, the 12ft ladder business in Mexico will boom.” This was the rather flippant opinion of Prof Mark P Jone(...)