Fire and Rescue personal run to move their truck as a bushfire burns next to a major road and homes on the outskirts of the town of Bilpin on December 19th, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. Photograph: David Gray/Getty Images

The recent bushfires in Australia were exacerbated not only by global warming but also by other factors. There is no doubt climate change must be tack(...)

People queue to buy face masks from a shop in Hong Kong as a preventative measure following a virus outbreak which began in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Photograph: Philip Fong/AFP/Getty Images.

Several countries have closed their borders to arrivals from China as countries around the world raced to contain the coronavirus outbreak amid a risi(...)

 Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Adelkhah Fariba believe they are being held as political hostages.  Photographs: Thomas Arrive/Sciences Po/AFP via Getty Images/Australian Department for Foreign Affairs and Trade/PA

A British-Iranian citizen imprisoned for four years has said she will go on hunger strike in solidarity with another dual national being held in Iran.(...)

Joanna Murphy, CEO of Taxback.com. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Anyone who has worked abroad, even for a summer on a J1 visa, is well aware of the dystopian nightmare that the chore of filing unfamiliar tax returns(...)

Irish tax advisory group Taxback. com has scored a landmark victory in Australia against the country’s so-called “backpacker tax” – but Irish travell(...)

Is acceptance of the carbon tax all about trusting the Government to use the money wisely? Photograph: PA

There were reports of some motorists queueing to fill up their tanks ahead of the imposition of the additional carbon tax at midnight on Budget night.(...)

Dr Mairead Heaney is originally from Galway and is  consultant anaesthetist and intensivist at Perth Children’s hospital, where this photograph was taken

Working Abroad Q&A: Each week Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week Dr Mairéad Heaney, w(...)

Donald Trump and Scott Morrison. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

US president Donald Trump recently asked the Australian prime minister and other foreign leaders to help US Attorney General William Barr with an inve(...)

A handout photograph from the Sigley family showing Alek Sigley, who is one of only a handful of Western students who studies Korean literature at Kim Il-sung University in Pyongyang, North Korea.

An Australian student has been released after a week in detention in North Korea and is “safe and well”, Australia’s prime minister has said. Swedish(...)

Martin O’Meara: “This man has been responsible for the evacuation of at least 20 men under conditions that are indescribable”

In November 1918, Martin O’Meara arrived back in Australia as a hero, promptly had a nervous breakdown and spent the rest of his life in mental instit(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »