Health officials screen residents of the Koliwada neighbourhood of Mumbai, India. Photograph: Atul Loke/The New York Times

We’ve known from the beginning how the end will arrive. Eventually, coronavirus will be unable to find enough susceptible hosts to survive, fading out(...)

More than 500 species of plants have disappeared in the past 250 years. Stock photograph: Reuters

More than 570 plant species have disappeared in the past 250 years - twice the number of birds, mammals and amphibians recorded as extinct, a new stud(...)

 Ryanair:  Among a number of airlines whose stocks rose on the back of the Brexit extension. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

Monday Results: Ryanair. Indicators: German PPI (Apr). Meetings: Digiday Brand Summit Europe (Powerscourt Hotel, Enniskerry, Co Wicklow); Future Heal(...)

Did you have a sleep-in this Bank Holiday Monday? Were you chastised by someone close to you because you were engaging in a bad habit? Well I’ve some (...)

Storm Gertrude hit Ireland in 2016. File photograph: Erick Luke/The Irish Times

New research is revealing why and how Europe is vulnerable to “explosive” and sustained weather events, a conference in Dublin has heard. Speaking at(...)

H&M is trying to boost its environmental credentials with a new recycling initiative. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News.

Hennes & Mauritz, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, is launching a new effort to promote recycling as it seeks to cut its environmental(...)

Elena Stanescu and Mariana Ion beg in downtown Stockholm. A growing trend of physical assaults against Roma has challenged Sweden’s reputation as one of Europe’s most tolerant  nations – and highlighted the divide between refugees from outside Europe and the Roma, who are free to travel within the EU. Photograph: Moa Karlberg/The New York Times

After begging through the night outside bars and nightclubs, Gheorghe Rancu, a homeless migrant from Romania, was asleep one morning this summer in a (...)

New apartments in Liljeholmskajen, Stockholm, Sweden. Apartment prices jumped 8 per cent last year and have soared 38 per cent since late 2007 to a record, according to Svensk Maeklarstatistik, which compiles monthly data on Swedish home prices. photograph: photographer: casper hedberg/bloomberg

Johan and Alejandra are the kind of Swedes the International Monetary Fund has been warning about – piling up debt to keep up with an ever-rising prop(...)