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The Maracana stadium in the backround, framed by one of Rio de Janeiro’s notorious favelas. Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Name a famous Brazilian. No, grow up. Not that kind of Brazilian: someone world-famous from that vast melting pot of humanity at the other side of the(...)

Listening to Nelson Mandela addressing the Dáil  were the Ceann Comhairle, Mr Seán Treacy (top left), and (on right) the Taoiseach, Mr Haughey, and members of his cabinet. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

02 July, 1990 The Taoiseach, (Deputy Haughey), the Leader of the Fine Gael Party (Deputy Dukes), the Leader of the Progressive Democrats (Deput(...)

The capital of Thailand, Bangkok, is the world’s number one destination city for travel, according to MasterCard, edging out London by about 25,000 vi(...)

Camille Donegan, operations manager with iNavtas

In business for a little over six months, the group behind financial app innovators iNavtas is secretive about its client base, but the collec(...)

A man uses an ATM machine at a Santander bank branch in Madrid. The bank’s overseas businesses have helped offset problems in Spain, earnings have come under pressure in Brazil, which contributes a quarter of profit. Photograph:  Susana Vera/Reuters

Santander, the euro zone’s largest bank, reported a 26 percent drop in first-quarter net profit as slowing growth in some South American market(...)

Venezuela’s president-elect Nicolas Maduro holds up a photograph of Jose Luis Ponce, a supporter killed on Monday's post-election street violence. Photograph: Marcelo Garcia/Reuters

With Venezuela’s opposition still refusing to recognise the results of Sunday’s presidential election,(...)

Lord Mayor of Dublin Naoise O Muiri. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Dublin and Guadalajara will become technology twins under plans revealed by Lord Mayor Naoise Ó Muirí yesterday. He was in Guadalajara br(...)

  The IRFU   confirmed an investment of over ¤3 million in a long-term development programme aimed at achieving qualification of the Ireland's women's sevens team for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Pictured above  are Claire Molloy, Alison Miller and Lynne Cantwell. Photograph: Dan Sheridan

The Ireland Women Sevens squad have secured silverware on their first ever foray to the Hong Kong Sevens even, winning the Bowl final against a(...)

N ot since Fidel Castro was in his 1960s revolutionary pomp has a Latin America n leader captured the world’s a(...)

White smoke rises from the chimney above the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican last night, indicating a new pope has been elected. Photograph: Tony Gentile/Reuters

The tasks facing Pope Francis I are truly enormous and, while just about everyone wishes him well, you do have to wonder how a man of 76 will b(...)

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