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The USA players celebrate their victory over Japan in the Fifa Women’s World Cup 2015 at the BC Place Stadium in Vancouver. Photograph: Franck Fife/Getty Images

United States World ranking: 1 World Cup record: They’ve appeared in all seven World Cup finals and have never finished outside the medals, winning (...)

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (centre) beside his wife Ri Sol-ju during the grand gymnastics and artistic performance at the May Day Stadium in Pyongyang on Monday.  The woman next to Ri Sol-ju appears to be Mr Kim’s sister, Kim Yo-jong. Photograph: Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP

Kim Jong-un’s influential younger sister has appeared in public for the first time in more than 50 days, attending the “Mass Games” propaganda display(...)

Tourists light candles at the Marit bridge in Budapest on Sunday, where onlookers gather to watch the operations of experts at the site where the crash took place on Saturday. Photograph: Ferenc Isza/AFP/Getty Images

Falling water levels in the Danube are slowly improving divers’ chances of reaching the wreck of a pleasure boat that sank in Budapest, claiming the l(...)

A search operation continues near the Margaret bridge on the Danube river after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized in Budapest, Hungary. Photograph: Bernadett Szabo/Reuters

A Hungarian court has ordered the arrest of the captain of a passenger cruiser that collided with a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube, killing(...)

Onlookers watch the rescue operation at the  Margrit bridge in Budapest, where the Hableány sank on Wednesday after a collision with a larger cruise ship. Photograph: Noemi Bruzak/EPA

Hungarian divers struggled on Friday to reach the wreck of a pleasure boat that sank in the Danube river during a sightseeing trip in Budapest, killin(...)

A Hungarian army boat passes under Margit Bridge after several people were killed in an accident on the Danube river in Budapest. Photograph:  Bernadett Szabo/Reuters

A cool, wet spring had not dampened the start of the main tourist season in Budapest or stopped the day-and-night dance of sightseeing boats, river cr(...)

Rescuers in boats at work following the collision between a pleasure boat and cruise ship on the Danube river. Photograph: AP

Hungarian police late on Thursday said they had taken into custody the captain of a cruise ship involved in a collision on the Danube River in central(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe defended the Republic’s trade relationship with the US. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The US Treasury included Ireland on its economic watchlist on Tuesday as it broadened the range of nations it is reviewing for signs of unfair economi(...)

Patrick Conway from Co Derry lives in  south Korea

Patrick Conway works as an English instructor at The Republic of Korea Naval Academy in the port city of Jinhae, near Busan in South Korea. He mainly (...)

Child aggression directed at parents came first in a study carried out by Parentline into the top 10 reasons for calls to its helpline. Photograph: iStock

Six years ago, this problem wasn’t even on its radar – but last year research by the parent support group Parentline found aggression in children to b(...)

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