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Shane O’Donoghue scored a hat-trick for Ireland against Singapore. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland 11 Singapore 0 Shane O’Donoghue’s historic hat-trick helped Ireland on their way to the all-important top spot in Le Touquet, putting them wi(...)

Thousands of trucks  could be delayed  by customs checks after Brexit. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Britain’s big decision on a no-deal Brexit is looming this month. But there is no consensus on how leaving the EU without an agreement would affect th(...)

Salah Abdeslam sits surrounded by Belgian special police officers in the courtroom at the Palais de Justice courthouse in Brussels on Monday. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

Salah Abdeslam was taken from his cell in Fleury-Mérogis prison, south of Paris, before 4am on Monday, to be transported by road to the Palais de Just(...)

People wave Catalan independence flags at a demonstration in Barcelona on Saturday. Photograph:  Sean Gallup/Getty Images

If the EU tries to stop its constituent economies going global, I surmise from working trips to Milan and Amsterdam that it is terrible at it. These c(...)

Migrants with their suitcases in the Calais Jungle camp. Photograph: Philippe Hugen/AFP/Getty

France began clearing the sprawling migrant camp known as the Calais “Jungle”on Monday, with hundreds carrying suitcases queuing outside a hangar to (...)

Juan Pujol Garcia, Britain’s most important double agent of the Second World War who almost had his cover blown because his homesick wife could not stand living in England. Photograph: The National Archives/PA Wire

The success of the D-day landings was put at risk by the marital problems of the double agent at the heart of Britain’s elaborate wartime deception o(...)

A file photo of a child in the Jungle refugee camp in Calais, France. Hundreds of migrants and refugees based at the camp have been ordered to leave next week or face eviction, local aid workers said. Photograph: PA

Hundreds of migrants and refugees based at the Jungle camp in Calais have been ordered to leave next week or face eviction, local aid workers said. S(...)

Residents have a wash at the “New Jungle” migrant camp in Calais, where thousands live in the hope of crossing the Channel to Britain. Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images

Eight hundred film-makers, actors, writers, musicians, artists and intellectuals have launched an urgent plea to the French government to “End the ind(...)

August 1960: George Harrison (second right), Paul McCartney (centre),   Stuart Sutcliffe (fourth left) and Pete Best (right)  of the Beatles’ then current line-up, with members of their touring party, at the Arnhem-Oostberbeek War Cemetery, the Netherlands,  as the band journeyed from Liverpool to Hamburg. File photograph: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Researchers claim to have discovered the first World War grave of the grandfather of former Beatle George Harrison in northern France. Pte Henry Harr(...)

A migrant crawls under a fence as he attempts to access the Channel Tunnel in Calais, northern France, at the weekend. Photograph: Emilio Morenatti/AP

If Khamis Adam had been born in Ireland or England, he would probably be running his own accountancy business - or in politics, in television or on th(...)

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