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A van believed to be carrying former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn arrives at the Tokyo Detention Centre. Photograph: Kyodo/via REUTERS

Japanese prosecuters arrested ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn again on Thursday on suspicion of trying to enrich himself at the carmaker’s expense, in(...)

Former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn  has been charged with two counts of misconduct, one for misreporting his pay at Nissan, and another of using his position for personal benefit. Photograph:  Reuters/Issei Kato/File Photo

The holding company at the heart of the Renault-Nissan alliance owned four private jets, rather than the one previously assumed, a joint investigation(...)

The great Leave Means Leave crusade gets under way in Easington, England. Photograph: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images

Image of the week: The long goodbye The world has too many close-ups of Nigel Farage but the former Ukip leader is in this picture if you squint hard(...)

Fatima Hadi, a 12-year-old displaced Yemeni girl suffering from acute malnutrition, is treated at a hospital in Yemen’s northwestern Hajjah province. Photograph:   Essa Ahmed / AFP

British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt arrived in Oman on Friday seeking an end to the four-year war that has devastated Yemen and plunged its populati(...)

Sheikha Latifa with Mary Robinson in Dubai. Photograph: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation via AP

The princess known as Sheikha Latifa had not left Dubai, the glittering emirate ruled by her father, in 18 years. Her requests to travel and study els(...)

World number one Justin Rose during the final round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament at Torrey Pines in San Diego on Sunday.  Photograph: Gregory Bull/AP

“I’m not a politician, I’m a pro golfer,” said Justin Rose, the world number one, in vindicating his decision – and, by association, that of many othe(...)

An aerial shot of Mount Etna taken during visit by the Trinity team.

With some 200 eruptive episodes to date, Mount Etna is Europe’s most active volcano. It also holds the record for the longest continuous eruption. The(...)

Agadir in Morocco is likely to feature very highly on many Irish traveller’s plans for 2019.

As the new year starts in earnest and memories of Christmas fade, it is time to look to brighter, sunnier times ahead and share all the travel trends,(...)

In the news: some of the headline-makers of 2018

Answer all 100 questions in our special Christmas Quiz to be in with a chance of winning one of the following prizes: 1st prize: One night (...)

Yemen’s foreign minister Khaled al-Yamani (left)  and rebel negotiator Mohammed Abdelsalam shake hands in the presence of of United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres at the end of  peace talks in Rimbo, on Thursday. Photograph:  Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images

Yemen’s warring parties have agreed to a ceasefire in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah and its surrounding governorate, the United Nations secretary (...)

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