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Joshua Cheptegei smashed the men's 10,000 metres world record on Wednesday at the Valencia World Record Day, crossing the line in a stunning 26 minutes 11.02 seconds. Photograph: PA

You’re standing in line thinking you’ve nothing to worry about, then, for a second, you suddenly wonder what happens if for some reason it does come b(...)

Salaria Kea and John O’Reilly in 1937. Photograph: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University

In late 1937 Langston Hughes, who was a poet, journalist and leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance, discovered a remarkable love story in a country(...)

Two neighbours chat from their balconies  in Madrid on Thursday as Spain faces its fifth day of lockdown to contain the spreading Covid-19 outbreak. Photograph: Mariscal/EPA

On March 7th, Fernando Simón, Spain’s head of medical emergencies, was asked whether it was advisable for people to take part in the following day’s I(...)

Policemen and security personnel walk on a fallen bridge in Malgrat de Mar, near Girona, Spain. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP via Getty Images

Several days of storm conditions in Spain have claimed at least 13 lives and left large swathes of the country flooded. Storm Gloria hit Spain last w(...)

 Princess Diana shaking hands with a leprosy patient at Sitanala Leprosy Hospital in  Indonesia. Photograph:  Tim Graham/Getty Images

Few diseases in human history have provoked greater public fear than leprosy. In addition to losing limbs, sight, or even life, patients were shunned(...)

A protester with  “No More Bullfights” on his chest at Coliseo Balear bullring in Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands. Photograph: Cati Cladera/EPA

Hundreds of animal rights activists protested outside the bullring in Palma de Mallorca at the weekend as bullfighting returned to the island for the(...)

Park Guell in Barcelona, Spain.

Sun holidays are virtually synonymous with Spain, which receives more than two million Irish visitors every year. The beaches of the south coa(...)

Spanish singer Julio Iglesias in Mexico city(left)  and Javier Sanchez Santos in Valencia. Photograph:  Ronaldo Schemidt/ Jose Jordan/AFP/Getty Images

A Spanish court has ruled that the pop star Julio Iglesias is the biological father of a 42-year-old man whose mother said she had a brief affair with(...)

Jiangling Motor Corporation’s   Land Wind and Jaguar Land Rover’s Range Rover  Evoque. Jaguar Land Rover   won a legal case in March to prevent the Chinese car brand from selling  its vehicle

The enormous and growing scale of the problem of counterfeiting throughout the EU – including Ireland – and its damaging effects on legitimate busines(...)

Dragoslav Ognjanovic (wearing shades) back in 2001: was shot dead on Saturday night outside his apartment block in the Serbian capital, Belgrade, and his son (26) was injured. Photograph: Darko Vojinovic

Serbian lawyers have gone on strike in response to the apparent contract murder of one of their colleagues, Dragoslav Ognjanovic, who helped defend al(...)

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