Sardinia

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Former minister for finance Michael Noonan and his sister Mary Noonan. File photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Former minister for finance Michael Noonan’s sister Mary was of the three women in their 70s killed in Thursday’s car crash in west Limerick. Mary N(...)

Riders take to the road with e-bikes during a tour in Italy. E-bikes have motors run by batteries to help riders go up hills, and that can be a boon for tour companies who can accommodate slower riders. Photograph: Experience Plus! Bicycle Tours via The New York Times

On a cycling tour along the coast of south-west Sardinia, Kathleen Robinson thanked God she was riding an electric bike up the winding heights. But sh(...)

 Italy’s interior minister Matteo Salvini: enjoys immunity from prosecution unless the Senate votes to lift it, which would require Five Star to vote to do so. Photograph:    Remo Casilli/Reuters

Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement will on Monday vote on whether to lift the legal immunity on Matteo Salvini, leader of its coalition par(...)

Handout photo of Sir Richard Branson and his son Sam Bransonduring their climb of Mont Blanc in the Alps to complete the Virgin Strive Challenge 2018. Photograph: Jon Griffith/PA Wire

Sir Richard Branson and his son Sam came seconds from death as falling rocks “the size of small cars” crashed over their heads before they reached the(...)

A reconstruction of Ötzi the iceman, the 50,000-year-old European found in the Italian alps in 1991. Photograph: Thilo Parg

Over the past 10 years, a new field has emerged which is revolutionising our understanding of human history and anthropology. Ancient DNA, the analysi(...)

Victims of the bridge collapse, Roberto Robbiano, Ersilia Piccinino, and their son, Samuele. Photograph: Facebook

As shock gave way to anger over the bridge collapse in Genoa, Italians reflected on the randomness with which the victims were selected. Within the fl(...)

Delainey Schwarz, 8, Bella Burnwell, 10 and Emma Strong, 11, from Chicago, are among 10,000 musicians participating in the Fleadh Cheoil in Drogheda this week. Photograph: Lara Marlowe

The presence of an estimated 400,000 visitors in Drogheda this week, nearly one third of them foreign, is testimony to the global reach of Irish tradi(...)

Flash floods send a torrent of water down a street in Aubagne, France on Thursday. Photograph: StŽphane Decoux/ AP

Over 1,600 people have been taken to safety after a region of southern France popular with campers suffered severe flooding. Every summer, holidaymak(...)

 Migrants wait to disembark from the Frontex ship, ‘Protector’, at the port of Pozzallo, Sicily, Italy, earlier this month. File photograph: Francesco Ruta/Epa

Migrant children are being sexually exploited to pay for their safe passage into France from the Italian border, according to a report from Save the C(...)

George Clooney was injured after a crash in Sardinia on Tuesday. File photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

George Clooney is recovering at home after a scooter accident in Sardinia. The actor was taken to hospital after he was hit by a car on the Italian i(...)

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