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Bullying and threats: Amnesty International found that at least 41 per cent of women who had been abused online feared for their physical safety. Photograph: Getty

When Rosa Luz, a black, Brazilian trans woman activist and rap artist, released a single critical of President Jair Bolsanaro’s regime at the start of(...)

Minister for the Environment Eamon Ryan. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Kevin O’Sullivan Environment & Science Editor Publication of the new climate action Bill by the Government is “a significant milestone on the pa(...)

Doctors and nurses should never be required to assist in the deliberate ending of life, the Catholic Bishops have said. Photograph: iStock

Doctors and nurses should never be required to assist in the deliberate ending of life, the Catholic Bishops have said, and asked people “to consider (...)

She’s the artist everyone is talking about, a household name for many off the back of a handful of singles. So how did Denise Chaila get here? More im(...)

Chief executive Caoimhe de Barra said “the Covid crisis has profoundly changed Trócaire’s work. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Trócaire experienced “a slight dip in funding” in the year to February 2020, according to its annual report published today (tues). The Catholic Bisho(...)

The damage to Anthony Clery’s kitchen following Tuesday’s blast in Beirut

Anthony Clery was halfway through a work call on Tuesday afternoon when he heard a large bang and noticed a plume of smoke less than a kilometre from (...)

DJ Kampire on stage during  Nyege Nyege, the annual four-day international music festival, in Jinja, Uganda. Photograph:  Martin Kharumwa

Last September, I spent four days on the banks of the river Nile in eastern Uganda. All day and night there was music, from traditional instruments fu(...)

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin welcomed new guidance issued by the Government’s Cabinet committee regarding safe activity in places of worship. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Catholic Church donations have plummeted in Dublin during the Covid-19 outbreak, falling by as much as 80 per cent. The Dublin Archdiocese said the n(...)

Many charities have been forced to cancel parts of their fundraising programme this year and are running alternative events that comply with social distancing rules.

Charities operating in Ireland are among the many sectors struggling due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Many have been forced to cancel k(...)

South African children stand in a social distancing line as they wait for food from the Masiphumelele Creative Hub run by Yandiswa Mazwana in Masiphumelele, Cape Town, South Africa on Monday. Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

The coronavirus pandemic threatens to staunch the flow of aid to the world’s poorest countries at a time when they face the worst effects of the crisi(...)

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