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Tourists waiting to be evacuated  as wildfires move  towards the shore in Bodrum,  Turkey. Photograph: AP Photo/Emre Tazegul

Wildfires fanned by warm winds and scorching temperatures have swept southern Europe, forcing thousands to evacuate, killing eight in Turkey and consu(...)

Tourists wait to be evacuated from the  smoke-engulfed Mazi area as wildfires rolled down the hill toward the seashore, in Bodrum, in Mugla, on Sunday. Photograph: Emre Tazegul/AP Photo

Wildfires continued to rage on Sunday near Turkey’s holiday beach destinations of Antalya and Mugla as the discovery of more bodies caused the death t(...)

Supporters of proposed legislation that would explicitly recognise discrimination against women and LBGT people demonstrate in Rome on July 16th. Photograph:  Simona Granati/Corbis/Getty Images

Three weeks on from the brutal attack in the Italian city of Pescara that left a young gay man needing reconstructive facial surgery, Lorenzo has join(...)

Firefighters searching through the debris of the Hotel Rigopiano in Farindola, Abruzzo region, Italy. Photograph: EPA/Italian Fire Department

The death toll from an avalanche which left a mountain resort in central Italy buried under tonnes of snow and rubble has climbed to 17, as hopes of f(...)

Rescue workers continue to search for the  24 missing people  four days after an avalanche hit the Hotel Rigopiano in  the Abruzzo region of Italy. Photograph: EPA/Soccorso Alpino

The desperate search for further survivors of last Wednesday’s avalanche at the Hotel Rigopiano in Abruzzo, central Italy, was still ongoing on Sunday(...)

A handout picture provided by the Italian Fire Department shows an aerial view of Hotel Rigopiano after it was hit by an avalanche. Photograph: EPA/Italian Fire Department

A huge avalanche has engulfed a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy after a series of strong earthquakes rocked the area, burying up to 30 people u(...)

People stand next to collapsed buildings in Amatrice following the  earthquake  in central Italy. Photograph: Stefano Rellandini/Reuters

Italy was struck again yesterday by one of those periodic natural disasters which seem to afflict the country when at least 120 people were killed by (...)

An aerial view of earthquake damage in Amatrice, handed out by firefighters. Photograph: Vigili del Fuoco/AFP

Art experts fear that serious earthquake damage to numerous historic buildings and their contents is inevitable in a region where almost every town a(...)

Northern Ireland’s Conor McLaughlin: “Crewe, then Lewandowski? It’ll be a big difference won’t it? Mad.”

As footnotes go, perhaps only Conor McLaughlin, his family and the Northern Ireland manager of the time, Nigel Worthington, will have jotted down this(...)