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 Jimmy  and    Rosalynn Carter at their home in Plains, Georgia. Photograph: Erin Schaff/New York Times

Jimmy Carter, a midshipman in the US Naval Academy, wanted to marry Rosalynn Smith, a girl he met on the day she was born and knew mostly as his siste(...)

A file image of horses galloping on the Curragh Plains.  The Department of Defence and Kildare County Council are to develop a conservation management plan for the Co Kildare lands. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

The Department of Defence and Kildare County Council are seeking to develop a conservation management plan for the Curragh Plains. A team, led by la(...)

Vehicles travel down an snow-covered road in McKinney, Texas, US.  Photograph: Cooper Neill/Bloomberg

Millions of Texans on Wednesday began their third day without heat in the wake of a punishing winter storm that has killed at least 21 people in the (...)

Rhino Calf Born at Dublin Zoo with mother Ashanti . Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Dublin Zoo

A southern white rhinoceros calf has been born at Dublin Zoo. The male calf, estimated to weigh about 50kg, was born at 4.30am on February 10th. Visi(...)

The plight of Christians in Pakistan illustrates some of the reasons why the West should care about Christian persecution. Photograph: iStock

Last Wednesday, the UK’s foreign office and some 120 other UK public buildings and churches were bathed in red light as part of Red Wednesday. The lat(...)

Milltown, Co Kildare, the hometown of killer Kennenth O’Reilly. Photograph: Google Street View

The husband of a woman who was murdered has called for her killer to be banned for life from entering Co Kildare. Kenneth O’Reilly was given a life s(...)

“I’m forever getting involved in altercations with randomerrs over injustices I perceive”

I got into a blazing row with a woman over broccoli at the sea lion enclosure in Dublin Zoo last weekend and I’m still cross about it. Everything abo(...)

Novartis estimates that only 600 patients a year would be eligible for its new $375,000 therapy. Photograph: Vivek Prakash/Reuters

Novartis’s new gene-modifying cancer therapy’s $475,000 (€399,100) per patient sticker price has drawn fire from advocate groups calling for cheaper d(...)

Furuzamani Beach, Zamami Island, Kerama Islands, Okinawa, Japan
52 Places to Go in 2017
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  • January 11, 2017, 12:30

1. Canada: A world to explore. Canada has cosmopolitan cities, barely explored natural wonders and everything in between. Canada is huge — the s(...)

According to the US Energy Information Administration, the United States has been producing more oil and natural gas than any other nation every year since 2012

The US Geological Survey (USGS) has announced the discovery of the largest deposit of oil and gas in US history. Found in west Texas, the record-bre(...)

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