A photograph taken with a drone shows relatives as they observe the burial of a 28-year-old young man who died from Covid-19 in the Despraiado cemetery in Cuiaba, capital of Mato Grosso, Brazil. Photograph: Rogerio Florentino/EPA

The daily Covid-19 death toll in Brazil has topped 2,000 for the first time amid a growing second wave of coronavirus and as health systems collapse i(...)

Last week European Union culture ministers agreed to review an EU directive that covers the audiovisual promotion and advertising of alcohol. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

The Government has urged its European counterparts to ban alcohol advertising, telling a seminar in Brussels that children must be protected from an i(...)

Dublin Airport: 2.3 million passengers in October. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

NYC hotels say Airbnb is costing them millions The battle between New York hoteliers and Airbnb continues with a study that finds the sharing site (...)

The Estonian government is already one of the most tech savvy in the world; all citizens over 15 have microchipped ID cards linked to their employment(...)

Ireland has officially recognised its first ever “stateless” resident who had been living here in identification limbo for more than a decade. (...)