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Online estate agent PurpleBricks has acquired a Canadian commission-free real estate service. Photograph: iStock

Purplebricks is expanding its North American footprint and making its first foray into the Canadian market through a £29.3 million (€33.1 million) dea(...)

Hillary Clinton has revealed she considered  including a universal basic income as a central policy plank in her 2016 election campaign. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

In her campaign memoir What Happened, published this week, Hillary Clinton makes a startling revelation about what might have been the central policy (...)

Karen Weeks taking in the sights at Lake Victoria on her solo cycling trip across Canada.

When Dr Karen Weekes rocked up to the reception of a five-star hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia just before midnight a few weeks ago, she knew it might b(...)

Sharon  and Rob with their family in Manitoba: ‘The lives of my children and grandchildren now are forever mingled with Canada.’

Growing up outside Buncrana in Co Donegal in the 1970s, the thought of moving to Canada was as remote as could be. Mrs Bryce, my teacher at St Mura’s (...)

More than 1,500 soldiers were deplyed earlier this month  to help Quebecers deal with ‘historic’ flooding. Photograph: Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP

In Quebec, where I live, the winegrowers association has confirmed a strong warming trend underway since 1982. The number of frost free days has incre(...)

Rachel Healy and Samantha White in Vancouver: ‘It feels like you’re going to crack up when you’re sitting in a tiny apartment, and you can’t even call home because of the time difference.’

Samantha White’s homesickness kicked in when she was six months pregnant. When she dropped her mother off at Vancouver International Airport, at the e(...)

Ebola grabbed global attention in 2014 during an epidemic in West Africa that killed thousands. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A Canadian laboratory worker may have been accidentally exposed to Ebola on Monday while handling pigs infected with the virus as part of an experime(...)

With a total area of almost 10 million sq km (Ireland by comparison is just 84,431sq km), Canada is the second-largest country in the world – yes, (...)

In November, the Manitoba government said two other men who were close friends were also switched at birth in 1975, at the same Norway House Hospital.

For the second time in less than a year, two men from the same remote Canadian community have discovered they were switched at birth, prompting outrag(...)

Spain’s Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas, like many modern airports, is impressive to look at but neglects the comfort of travellers.
Airports in terminal decline
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  • April 16, 2016, 03:13

One morning in 1977 Brian Eno, electronica pioneer and former synthesiser player for Roxy Music, was sitting in an airport in Cologne, in what was th(...)

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