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Mourners pay their respects to shopkeeper Akram Hussein.  Photograph: Maxpix

Local people in Drumcondra, north Dublin paid a final tribute to shopkeeper Akram Hussein, ahead of his body being transported back to his family in B(...)

The local community write tributes to Akram Hussein in a book of condolences in the shop where he worked.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

An online fundraiser to support the family of a shopkeeper who fell ill and died after chasing a shoplifter in north Dublin over the weekend has rais(...)

Tributes paid to  Akram Hussein who died suddenly after chasing a shoplifter in Drumcondra, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A shopkeeper who fell ill and died after chasing a shoplifter in north Dublin over the weekend has been remembered as having “a permanent smile”. Akr(...)

The capsized ferry  in the Shitalakkhya river in Narayanganj, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photograph:  EPA/Monirul Alam

Rescuers have recovered 25 bodies from a river outside Bangladesh’s capital after a ferry collided with another vessel and capsized. The ferry sank o(...)

Rohingya refugees look at the remains of Monday’s fire at the Rohingya refugee camp in Balukhali, southern Bangladesh. Photograph: Shafiqur Rahman/AP

Aid workers searched on Wednesday to reunite Rohingya Muslim families separated when a huge fire swept through the world’s biggest refugee settlement (...)

Rohingya refugees  at the site of Monday’s fire at a   camp in Balukhali, southern Bangladesh. Photograph: Shafiqur Rahman/AP

At least 15 people have been killed in a massive fire that ripped through a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, while at least 400 remain missing, th(...)

Lives Lost: Thomas (Hugh) O’Boyle 1927-2021

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. You can read more of them here. If you (...)

‘Your first habit should be turning your clothes inside out and reading the label,’ says De Castro. Photograph: iStock

There is a rip in the armpit of Orsola de Castro’s jumper. She raises her hand high in the air so I can see it: a slash of pale skin peeks from tomato(...)

The doctor is facing a Fitness to Practise hearing, pursuant to the 2007 Medical Practioners Act, to determine if he engaged in conduct constituting professional misconduct or poor professional performance.  Photograph: Alan Betson

A doctor facing a Medical Council Fitness to Practise Committee (FTP) hearing has challenged the constitutionality of parts of the Medical Practitione(...)

Palestinian workers display boxes of Russian-made Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccines received from Israel, as a first shipment arrives on the Palestinian side of the Kerem Shalom border crossing, south of Rafah, Gaza, this week.  Photograph: Ahmad Salem/Bloomberg

More than 110.7 million cases of coronavirus have been recorded worldwide with more than 2.4 million deaths, according to the latest data from Johns H(...)

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