Peru

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Rescued Spanish citizen Patricia Aguilar, who disappeared in 2017 and has lived with a sect in a remote jungle region of Peru. Photograph:  AFP Photo/Municipality of San Martin de Pangoa

A young Spanish woman has been rescued from a suspected sect leader in the Peruvian jungle after allegedly being groomed by him online. Police found(...)

World’s best restaurant, Osteria Francescana. Photograph: Osteria Francescana

Italian chef Massimo Bottura’s Osteria Francescana has been named the best restaurant in the world, at the annual World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards. (...)

Northern Irish chef Clare Smyth in San Sebastian, Spain, before the announcement of the World's 50 Best Restaurants 2018. Photograph: EPA/Gorka Estrada

Northern Irish chef Clare Smyth has been named “best female chef" in the world at the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards. At a ceremony in Bilbao(...)

Asparagus has been cooked since Egyptian times. Greeks and Romans ate it fresh when in season, and dried the vegetable for use in winter. Photograph: Getty Images

It’s finally summer – the asparagus has arrived! What is it about this green spear, which bears so much seasonal weight? I always associate summer wit(...)

The “Wave Gothic Meet-Up” – held over the Pentecost weekend – has been a fixture in the Leipzig calendar since just after German unification

Black is the new black this weekend in Leipzig, as tens of thousands of Goths from around the world descend on the Saxon city for their annual get-tog(...)

Helen Brophy, director of executive development at the UCD Smurfit business school: “We looked at our results this year in relation to last year and we actually improved across all categories.”

UCD Smurfit Executive Development has retained its position of 48th in the world for its open enrolment programmes in the latest Financial Times Execu(...)

Yasuhiro Fujio from Japan, winner of the San Pellegrino young chef of 2018 title

The San Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 is Yasuhiro Fujio from Japan, who came out best of 21 regional finalists in the global finale of the competition fo(...)

The Highland service, called the Deerstalker, is one of the best train journeys in Britain. After Glasgow, it goes past Loch Treig to the foot of Ben Nevis. From Fort William, the line continues to Mallaig, across the Glenfinnan viaduct – of Harry Potter fame

UK London to Fort William Duration: 419 miles/13hr Price (single): From £45/€51. The Caledonian Sleeper, one of Britain’s last sleeper services (the (...)

Viva Air is targeting a huge jump in passenger numbers in South America

Viva Air, the low-cost South American-focused carrier established by the family of Ryanair founder Tony Ryan, is targeting a huge jump in passenger nu(...)

Fr Gerard Desmond (72) has been working in Peru for 11 years.

An Irish Columban priest has been discharged from hospital in Peru following injuries he suffered in an armed robbery on Saturday. Dubliner Fr Gerard(...)

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