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‘Historia del Huerfano’, or The Orphan’s Story, charts the progress of a 14-year-old Spaniard who leaves Granada and heads to the Americas to seek his fortune. File photograph: iStock

Four hundred years after it was written, a lost and supposedly cursed Golden Age novel chronicling the splendour, adventure and violence of Spain’s im(...)

Victor Flores: “The city’s libraries are always filled with people and I love that. Sometimes there’s no space for me to sit down.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Victor Flores always imagined Ireland to be a big country. “I thought of it as a huge place because so much has come from this country: Halloween, Dr(...)

‘Salvia Amistad’ and ‘Cerro Potosi’; growing together in an Irish garden. Photograph: Richard Johnston

I have a new love in my life; no, not the human variety , but a vast, versatile and geographically diverse genus of plants that are extraordinarily(...)

The youth was killed in the town of Colquechaca, some 300km south east of Bolivia’s capital La Paz. Photograph: Google Maps

Villagers in Bolivia’s southern highlands buried a teenager alive in the grave of the woman he was suspected of having raped and murdered. Poli(...)