Xi'an

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Tiananmen, Gate of Heavenly Peace, Beijing.

Irish universities have been forging closer links with China over recent years as they try to boost their private income against a backdrop of declini(...)

People enjoy a music party inside a swimming pool at the Wuhan Maya Beach Park in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. Photograph: EPA

In Shanghai, restaurants and bars in many neighbourhoods are teeming with crowds. In Beijing, thousands of students are heading back to campus for the(...)

It is completely normal to feel anxious, stressed and fatigued right now, which are, incidentally, some of the most common reasons for a sudden decrease in libido. Photograph: iStock

We have all been given very clear instructions from experts, health professionals and the Government on the best way for both individuals and the coun(...)

Hotel toiletries, one of the most common items taken from hotel rooms around the world. Photograph: Getty Images

A couple of years ago, in the Chinese city of Xi’an, I nearly ended up in jail for accidentally stealing a fancy bag from a hotel room. This bag was m(...)

Chinese police have destroyed an army of fake terracotta warriors in northern China. Photograph: Getty Images

Chinese police have destroyed an army of fake terracotta warriors in northern China at a copycat resort near the mausoleum housing the ancient sculptu(...)

A student puts a red scarf on a statue of Chairman Mao Zedong in the Chinese Heroes Statues Plaza at Jianchuan Museum Cluster in Anren, Sichuan Province: Monday is the 50th anniversary of the start of his  brutal political movement, but  no official commemorations are planned. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

“During that dark period, there were all kinds of people. Good people swallowed insult and humiliation silently, while the bad ones were savage.” It(...)