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Forty per cent of respondents to a recent survey said they now feel pressure to take “more adventurous” holidays

Are you more interested in showing off or switching off on holidays? In a recent travel trends survey, almost half of the respondents (47 per cent) sa(...)

Pierre Berge, long-time partner of late French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent, was a cultural celebrity in France in his own right. Photograph: Yoan Valat/EPA

Pierre Berge, an influential French businessman, philanthropist and gay rights activist who helped build the fashion empire of his long-time lover Yve(...)

One scam sees someone approaching you on the street. While you are befuddled or delighted some light-fingered accomplice is making off with your wallet. Photograph: Getty Images

If you never want to leave your house again just enter the words “travel scam” into Google. There are hundreds and hundreds of scams listed on reputab(...)

Two Mexican men at the Plano Day Labour Centre in Dallas, where workers seek employment. Photograph: Suzanne Lynch

In the eighth part of her series “Coast to Coast: Travels in Trump’s America”, Washington Correspondent Suzanne Lynch travels to Dallas. As the earl(...)

Two views of a composite reconstruction of the earliest known Homo sapiens fossils from Jebel Irhoud in Morocco, based on micro computed tomographic scans of multiple original fossils, are shown in this undated handout photo. Image:  MPI EVA Leipzig/Handout via REUTERS

The understanding of human origins was turned on its head on Wednesday with the announcement of the discovery of fossils unearthed on a Moroccan hills(...)

Norwegian: giving loyalty points on bookings

Norwegian, the airline, has launched a global partnership with Expedia Affiliate Network EAN for its travellers giving loyalty points on bookings. No(...)

Przem Shrem Zajac at the home he shares with Les Cullinan in Smithfield, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The apartment Przem Shrem Zajac shares with his partner, Les Cullinan, in Dublin’s Smithfield is an eclectic extravaganza of beloved pieces, put toget(...)

Harry Parkinson: “Money is important and can bring comfort, but it does not bring happiness. It is important that one recognises the difference between the two.”

Are you a saver or a spender? It is probably a cliché, but I tend to be both. When I put my mind to saving for something I can be very thrifty, but a(...)

‘Go for a weekend, go for a week. I went for a year. And stayed.’

It’s so hot in Marrakesh in summer; clothes stick to your back, make-up melts on your face kind of hot. The dust swirls, visible to the naked eye, tan(...)

Smael Heirouche (39) appeared before Cork District Court on a charge of making threats to kill or cause serious harm to a named individual at an address at James Street in Cork city centre.

A man who allegedly threatened to behead Jewish people is to be sent forward for trial at circuit court level on a charge of making threats to kill or(...)

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