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People place candles beside a picture of Fidel Castro, as part of a tribute,  in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, following the announcement of the Cuban leader’s death. Photograph: Jorge Cabrera/Reuters

With the death on Friday of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro at the age of 90 Latin America has lost its most important political figure of the 20th c(...)

 Fidel Castro in one of his houses in the Vedado district of Havana in July 1964. Photograph: Jack Manning/The New York Times

President Michael D Higgins has paid tribute to Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro who died on Friday night at the age of 90. “I have learned w(...)

What constitutes quality sleep – baring unwelcome interruptions – is rarely discussed.

Ella Fitzgerald was right. When the First Lady of Song recorded “Tain’t What You Do, It’s The Way That You Do It”, she could have been singing about s(...)

United BusinessFirst service: the airline flies direct from Dublin to Washington Dulles airport year round (except January 10th-March 1st, 2017).

Balls, bats, beer and bikes. None of the aforementioned have ever featured in my travel plans. That is, until I visited Washington DC and Baltimore, t(...)

Newspapers announce the results of the referendum that surprisingly said No to the peace agreement between the Colombian government and the Farc guerrillas in Cali, Colombia. Photograph: Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images

By a wafer-thin margin majority, the citizens of Colombia have rejected the peace deal elaborately negotiated in Havana between the government of Juan(...)

A handout picture released by the Colombian Presidency showing Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos who has  acknowledged  that voters had rejected his peace accord with  Farc rebels but he vowed to continue efforts to end the 52-year war. Photograph: AFP

Colombians have rejected a peace deal to end 52 years of war with Farc guerrillas, throwing the country into confusion about its future. With countin(...)

The group said second quarter operating profit before exceptional items totalled €555 million, up from €530 million a year earlier. Aer Lingus contributed €68million towards the profit.

Barry O’Halloran and CHARLIE TAYLOR Aer Lingus could launch two further transatlantic flights next year, its parent group International Airlines’ Gro(...)

Members of the Emerald City Supporters burn a Portland Timbers scarf in 2013. Photograph: Getty Images

For the stunted American male, frust­rated with the changing demographics of the country and gripped by the belief that his days on top are coming to (...)

Cuba’s president Raul Castro (C) looks as Colombia’s president Juan Manuel Santos (L) shakes hands with FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono, better known by his nom de guerre Timochenko, after signing a historic ceasefire deal. Photograph: Alexandre Meneghini/Reuters

Colombia’s government and the Farc rebels signed a historic ceasefire deal in Havana on Thursday, bringing them tantalisingly close to ending the last(...)

Renault’s new Kwid crossover has been described by Global NCAP crash test experts as “clearly sub-standard” following as zero-star score in its indepe(...)

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