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Welcome to The Irish Times book quiz. You can put your knowledge of all things literary to the test by attempting these 10 questions, compiled by Frey(...)

Italian fashion company Miroglio has a new item on its production line: face masks. Photograph: Miroglio

After 73 years making women’s fashion, the family-owned Miroglio company of northern Italy has a new item on its production line: face masks. Where o(...)

Dr Geoff Plant, who works in a large GP practice in Waterford city. At the beginning of the week, he says, it was business as usual, but by Tuesday evening, everything had changed. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Dr Geoff Plant is coming to the end of his working day at the end of a challenging week. At the 16-GP practice where he works in Waterford city, the (...)

A  medical worker at a drive-through  clinic to check for coronavirus infections in Seoul, South Korea. Photograph: EPA

How many people have been tested? By Monday, March 2nd, 397 people had been tested. By the following Monday (March 9th) a total of 1,784 people (...)

Italian police check motorists leaving Milan with self-certifications of exit. Photograph: EPA

Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte has put his entire country on lockdown to combat the coronavirus, banning all but the most important travel and (...)

Passengers disembark a train that arrived in Naples from Milan on Sunday. The Department of Foreign Affairs has warned Irish people against non-essential travel to parts of northern Italy, including Milan and Venice, after emergency measures to deal with the coronavirus outbreak were announced. Photograph: Cesare Abbate/EPA.

The Department of Foreign Affairs has warned Irish people against non-essential travel to parts of northern Italy, including Milan and Venice, after e(...)

In cases where people are very ill, they will be transported to hospital by ambulance. Photograph: iStock

The first thing to consider is have you possible symptoms – coughing, shortness of breath, breathing difficulties, fever? Then, have you come back fr(...)

 Several ambulances are parked outside a hotel placed in quarantine due to  coronavirus in the town of Adeje, on the Canary island of Tenerife, Spain, on Wednesday.  At least four guests tested positive for the virus. Photograph: Cristobal Garcia/EPA

Public health authorities are planning for a massive increase in the number of people being tested for coronavirus, Minister for Health Simon Harris h(...)

‘Anyone who has been to the affected regions in northern Italy in the last 14 days and has a cough, shortness of breath, breathing difficulties or fever should self-isolate and phone their GP immediately.’

The St Patrick’s Day festival and other public events may face restrictions as a result of public health measures likely to force postponement of the (...)

Independent TD Mick Wallace was a director of Wallace Calcio until resigning from the position in March 2016. Photograph: Eric Luke

A chain of Italian-style wine bars and restaurants co-owned by Wexford TD Mick Wallace made a profit of almost €83,000 last year, more than doubling i(...)

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