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The red light district in Amsterdam: ‘Sometime it is as simple as tourists not realising that real people live here.’ Photograph: Getty Images

It is not a problem many holiday destinations spend much effort worrying about or money trying to fix: the wrong kind of tourist. But that is the chal(...)

Best of Europe:  glass bowl by Róisín de Buitléar

In our age of mass production and perfect manufactured replicas, does making things by hand matter any more? Exploring Homo Faber, a huge exhibition d(...)

The Irish countryside is many things – cold, wet, grey, green, remote, wet, barren, cow-filled, morose, stoney, wet, brown... Photograph: iStock Photo

We live in a listy time and much of the content we consume comes broken into digestible chunks and helpfully numbered so we can rank its importance mo(...)

The proposal is expected to reach a vote in the city’s council in October, although it faces opposition from some councillors as well as residents’ activist groups. Photograph: iStock

Authorities in Venice have proposed banning people from sitting and lying on the ground as the city pursues its quest to clamp down on what some offi(...)

Lucia Kickham and Philip Connaughton: ‘I’ve probably been very close to death several times but managed to wake up the next morning and carry on,’ Philip says

What book do you keep returning to? Philip The book I return to – and it’s the same as my dad – is Bram Stoker’s Dracula. My dad would always ha(...)

Steve Bannon was removed from the festival. Photograph:  Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images

Steve Bannon, US president Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, will no longer appear as a headliner at this year’s New Yorker Festival. David Rem(...)

British tourist Kay Longstaff speaks to press in Pula, Croatia, after being rescued from the Adriatic Sea. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters

A British cruise ship passenger rescued after spending 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea has credited singing and her fitness through yoga with helping her(...)

The story goes that Austrian soldiers didn’t like Venetian wines, so they took to adding soda water to punch up their acidity. So ‘spritz’ derives from the German word spritzer, ‘to spray’

It took Russell Norman a glass or two of wine to ask what the locals were drinking. This was Venice in the mid-00s and, in the city’s back-street bars(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said anyone who breaks the law ‘should be willing to do the time’ in jail.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has insisted his proposal for a general election to be held in the summer of 2020 was a “serious” one, and said he was not “cha(...)

Protesters wave Palestinian flags as they demonstrate against Israel at the Palestinian Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar on July 6th, 2018. Photograph: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty

Israel’s high court has suspended the planned demolition of the West Bank Bedouin hamlet of Khan al-Ahmar, a tiny settlement that has become a flashpo(...)

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