Sardinia

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Former Italy prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, pictured in  October  2019. (Photograph:  Tiziana Fabi/AFP via Getty Images

Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has tested positive for coronavirus and is currently in isolation at home, the staff of the 83-year-o(...)

A nurse checks a woman’s temperature before a Covid-19 test at a military hospital in the town of El-Hamma, in Tunisia’s southwestern Gabes governorate on on Wednesday, as cases of novel coronavirus infections surge there. Photograph: Fethi Belaid/AFP via Getty

Covid-19 cases surpassed 24 million worldwide with India seeing a record spike and South Korea, Italy and France reporting the most new daily infectio(...)

 Health workers perform swab tests at the San Giovanni hospital in Rome, Italy. Photograph: Giuseppe Lami/EPA

It took a weekend to take Italy back three months in its struggle against the pandemic. Last week’s rapid increase in coronavirus infections risks era(...)

Bill Buford in his kitchen in New York, on a previous visit, in 2015. Photograph: Ashley Gilbertson/New York Times

The author spent more than a decade seeking the heart of French cuisine for his new book, Dirt. But, in quarantine, he just wants to make the p(...)

7 St Mary’s Crescent, Westport, Co Mayo

Tuohy O’Toole is seeking €220,000 for 7 St Mary’s Crescent in Westport, Co Mayo, a three-bedroom terraced house of 72sq m in need of renovation. Gree(...)

Ireland’s Andy Townsend, Kevin Sheedy (centre) and Steve Staunton after Sheedy’s equalising goal against England. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

Sardinia – in Italy on Monday 11th June? What I had imagined would be a hot, balmy evening started to rain, not the explosive falls you sometimes get (...)

 Florence Nightingale: born on May 12th, 1820.  Photograph: Getty Images

Of the 110,000 British soldiers who took part in the Crimean War between October 1853 and February 1856, about 2,700 were killed in battle, 2,000 othe(...)

The sudden imposition of identity checks on Poland’s border with Germany caused a traffic jam of 60km along one of Europe’s major trade arteries.  Photograph: Rolf Schulten/Bloomberg

The coronavirus pandemic may be the greatest challenge the EU has ever faced. For now the virus has suspended the bloc’s totemic achievement: freedo(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

It does tend to sneak up on one, doesn’t it? No, not the Barry’s Tea Christmas ad, but our top ten most read stories of the year, a sure sign that the(...)

Loucerna Art Hotel in Greece is open to bartering offers for the week.

More than 600 B&Bs, hotels and self-catering businesses across the world have signed up to take part in the second international Barter Week. The (...)

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