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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (C) wearing face mask while talking to Iranian officials. Photograph: EPA

Iranians who do not wear masks will be denied state services and workplaces that fail to comply with health protocols will be shut for a week, Iranian(...)

Lydia Gratis, Nick Reynolds, Jeanne Nicole Ní Áinle, Aghogho Sophie Okpara and Nubi Kay. Photograph: Tom Honan

GINA AKPE-MOSES Gina Akpe-Moses is a 21-year-old athlete who came to Ireland from Nigeria at the age of three. From a very early stage, Akpe-Moses sh(...)

Architect Jordi Fauli (second right) explains to the visitors the details of Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Photograph: Enric Fontcuberta/EPA

Catalonia enforced a new lockdown on more than 200,000 people on Saturday, after several new outbreaks of the coronavirus were detected. Residents in(...)

Tamilore Awonusi: ‘I’m often asked what my first encounter of racism was. The question you must ask is: when did you realise you were being discriminated against? Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

For many black people, growing up in Ireland can mean you work so hard to create an identity to suit other people that you start to lose your own (...)

 A model of Covid-19, known as coronavirus, is seen ahead  during a US Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the plan to research, manufacture and distribute a coronavirus vaccine. Photograph: Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images

The remarkable global effort to produce a range of Covid-19 vaccines in parallel with developing new treatments – many of which are adapting proven me(...)

The owner and co-worker of the 1 Classie Africa beauty salon in Johannesburg, South Africa. Although hair salons are open, many like this one are struggling to get customers to visit them. Photograph: Kim Ludbrook/EPA

Africa has passed 400,000 confirmed coronavirus cases. The number has increased fourfold across the continent since May 22nd, when it hit 100,000, bef(...)

Khayelitsha Field Hospital is in a community sports centre in the township on the outskirts of Cape Town. Photograph: Médecins Sans Frontières

South Africans have been warned by the government’s health minister to prepare for a surge in coronavirus infections as he cited concerns that citizen(...)

Springboks winger Aphiwe Dyantyi will face a doping hearing after he failed a drugs test a year ago. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty

A full year after Aphiwe Dyantyi tested positive for anabolic steroids, the Springbok winger is to face disciplinary proceedings. Apparently, with ei(...)

‘There’s, like, ten or fifteen people just staring at us with their mouths wide open. It’s a look I remember well from my rugby days’

The only thing Christian can talk about these days is this, like, camper van that he’s been doing up. It’s been, like, his lockdown project? Yeah, no,(...)

Sil Fox at home: ‘I just want to get back to telling a gag and making people happy.’ Photograph: Tom Honan

Sil Fox hasn’t really been himself since the day in early 2019 When he got a phone call asking him to come down to a Garda station There’s no gu(...)

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