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David Flynn with this specimen bream of 11.37lb caught on the River Erne, Belturbet, Co Cavan, in May 2019.

At the time of writing, maybe, just maybe, the signs suggest we may get to wet a line before the end of season. I, for one anyway, continue to remain (...)

Dr June Almeida  was internationally renowned for her pioneering electron microscope techniques. Photograph:  Norman James/Toronto Star via Getty Images

The first person to see a human coronavirus was raised in a Glasgow tenement and left school at 16. Dr June Almeida (1930-2007), internationally renow(...)

Bulgaria’s prime minister Boyko Borisov: critics accuse him of trying to curry favour with the West amid corruption allegations.  Photograph:  Ludovic Marin

A string of lurid spying and corruption scandals has soured the traditionally warm relations between Russia and Bulgaria, prompting Moscow’s foreign i(...)

Phillip Cahill is originally from Salthill in Galway, but now lives in Wales, where he staffs an ambulance rapid response car

Each week - even on Christmas week - Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, we spoke Ph(...)

Mason Mount of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his team’s second goal during the  match between Chelsea FC and Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

A US financier who co-owns the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team has tabled a takeover offer to acquire London’s Chelsea Football Club from Russian ol(...)

The UK  is about to leave the main political-economic club on the continent without any broader strategy as to how it will manage its relationship with that organisation. Photograph:  Olivier Matthys/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

Beyond vague slogans and nostalgic evocation of bygone glories, Brexiteers have always struggled to articulate a coherent vision of Britain’s place in(...)

The Irish Times, February, 1954.

A cure for the common cold continues to evade medics and scientists, but that hasn’t stopped over a century of both experimental research and unfounde(...)

British prime minister Theresa May during a press conference on the second day of the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan. Photograph: EPA

Theresa May has raised concerns about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and the humanitarian cost of the conflict in Yemen during a face-to-face meeting w(...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin during his interview with the Financial Times in Moscow on Thursday. Photograph: Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin via Reuters

Just before midnight, Vladimir Putin perks up at the mention of the word “risk”. It encapsulates the man and his 20 years in power. Latterly, Russia (...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin arrives at a state council meeting in Moscow on Wednesday. Photograph: Sputnik/Sergey Guneev/Kremlin via Reuters

Vladimir Putin has trumpeted the growth of national populist movements in Europe and America, crowing that liberalism is spent as an ideological force(...)

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