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Gardaí remove the remains on Tuesday morning at the scene of the discovery of human body parts at the junction of Moatview Gardens and Moatview Drive in Darndale, Dublin,  on Monday night. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins

The discovery of arms and legs in a bag on a pavement outside homes on a north Dublin housing estate is a shocking act even by the standards of Irelan(...)

Paul Hogan, who has died aged 85

Paul Hogan Born: October 30th, 1934 Died: November 7th, 2019 Paul Hogan, the Dublin-born designer and senior trade adviser at the State export devel(...)

A meltwater canyon on the Greenland ice sheet. Around 400 million people would be exposed to coastal flooding every year by the end of the century if Greenland continues to lose ice at its current rate, scientists have warned. Photograph: Ian Joughin/PA

Ireland is to join an alliance of countries throughout the world committing to higher ambition on climate actions, notably in reducing carbon emission(...)

Uruguay’s center-right National Party  presidential candidate Luis Lacalle Pou reacts as he greets supporters outside the party’s headquarters in Montevideo, Uruguay on Sunday. Photograph: Raul Martinez/EPA

After a nail-biting count that was too close to call, Uruguayans will have to wait until the end of the week for the winner of Sunday’s presidential e(...)

World wide web inventor Tim Berners-Lee also co-founded the Web Foundation

Earlier this year the world wide web – invented by Sir Tim Berners-Lee – celebrated its 30th anniversary. This month the Web Foundation – also co-foun(...)

Alima Doumbouya from France. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Alima Doumbouya never felt different before she moved to the Basque country in southwestern France in her early 20s. Growing up in the Parisian suburb(...)

 Bolivian president Evo Morales during a press conference in El Alto. Photograph:  Enzo De Luca/Bolivian Presidency/AFP

Bolivian president Evo Morales agreed on Sunday to hold a new presidential election at the recommendation of the Organization of American States (OAS)(...)

Former US ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power speaking at the Global Goal Live launch

Riverdance co-founder John McColgan will chair the Irish committee of the Global Goal Live campaign that aims to raise $350 million (€318 million) in (...)

 Peugeot stock hit a 12-month high of €27.06 during trade in Paris on Wednesday before paring that back to close at €26.05.

Trade in most markets was subdued on Wednesday, but good results and strong performances from some heavyweights helped lift the Irish Stock Exchange. (...)

Anti-government demonstrators clash with police as they protest against cost of living increases in Santiago, Chile. Photograph:  Marcelo Hernandez/Getty Images

It is shocking to think that one of the most advanced economies in the region, and Latin America’s most prosperous country, can go from peace to a mil(...)

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