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People attend a vigil for the victims of the US-Bangla plane crash  in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photograph: Allison Joyce/Getty Images

A Bangladeshi airline said on Tuesday its two pilots aboard the plane that crashed in Nepal killing 49 people had both received special training to la(...)

Smoke rises after a passenger plane travelling from Bangladesh crashed at the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Monday. At least 49 people are confirmed dead. Photograph: Bishnu Sapkota/AP

A passenger aircraft coming from Bangladesh slammed into an empty field and erupted in flames just beyond the runway at the airport in Nepal’s capital(...)

 ‘PTSB’s biggest problem – its chart-topping level of non-performing loans  – remains.’ File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Permanent TSB chief executive and diehard fan of his native Welsh rugby team Jeremy Masding just can’t get a decent run with the ball. Six years into(...)

David Higgins, who is from Co Kerry and studied in Galway, went missing on Saturday afternoon after his kayak became caught in a strong current. Photograph: Facebook

The body of missing Irish kayaker David Higgins has been found following a search in central Ecuador. Mr Higgins (26) who is from Tralee, Co Kerry, w(...)

Alex McGourty, who died while kayaking on Saturday, had arrived in Ecuador earlier this month. Photograph: Facebook

An Irish man has died and another is missing following a kayaking accident in central Ecuador. Alex McGourty (19) from Sligo died after his kayak be(...)

Loosely inspired by a remarkable true story, this warm, likeable film adds a romantic-comedy subplot to an already irresistible underdog tale.

In 2008, Nadir Dendoune reached the summit of Everest, and held up a handwritten sign - ‘93’ in tribute to the Parisian banlieue where he grew up. He (...)

Migrants rescued by the European Union’s Operation Sophia in the Mediterranean on Friday.  Photograph: Facebook

Rescuers pulled 700 people to safety in the Mediterranean and found 23 bodies during one operation on Friday, an Italian coastguard spokesman said, th(...)

The first floor dining room at Kerala Kitchen on Baggot Street. Photograph: Nathalie Márquez Courtney

If turkey and ham is not your thing, and you are looking for a Christmas party venue, Kerala Kitchen on Upper Baggot Street in Dublin 4 is taking rese(...)

Members of the National Human Rights and Crime Control Organisation hold candles along with photographs of Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh during a  vigil in Amritsar, India. Photograph: Raminder Pal Singh/EPA

Police in India have made little progress in investigating the killing of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh in Bangalore last week, despite posting a Rs(...)

Buddhist nuns in India’s remote Himalayan region of Ladakh teach girls and young women the martial art of Kung Fu amid rising reports of rape in India. Photograph: Nita Bhalla/Thomson Reuters Foundation

As dawn breaks, the sun edges over the expansive jagged mountains of Ladakh – a remote Buddhist ex-kingdom in the Indian Himalayas bordering Tibet – t(...)

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