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Dermot Desmond: he was  opposed to  a One51 flotation last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Businessman Dermot Desmond has sold his stake of about 25 per cent in One51, a rigid plastics manufacturer, to a Canadian firm in a move that may pave(...)

Bombardier executive chairman Pierre Beaudoin, who is giving up management responsibilities after an outcry over compensation. Photograph: Reuters/Christinne Muschi

Bombardier, the Canadian maker of aircraft and trains, reported better-than-expected quarterly results on Thursday. However, the firm’s executive chai(...)

Annette, left, and Cécile, the only remaining sisters of the Dionne quintuplets,  in Montreal on March 22nd. Photograph: Aaron Vincent Elkaim/New York Times

The tiny log house alongside the Trans-Canada Highway is easy to miss among the strip malls, fast-food outlets and car dealers. But 83 years ago, it w(...)

Haematite tubes   in Quebec, Canada: The bugs, which lived on iron, are believed to have thrived in a deep sea hydrothermal vent system  on the ocean floor. Photograph:  Matthew Dodd/University College London/Reuters

Remains of microbial bugs thought to be the oldest known on Earth have been unearthed by British scientists. The “microfossils” consist of tiny filam(...)

Alexandre Bissonnette faces only murder and attempted murder charges. Photograph: Facebook/Reuters

Last Sunday’s horrific shootings at a Quebec City mosque, which killed six people, was swiftly described as a terrorist attack by the Canadian PM, Jus(...)

The mosque in Québec where six men were shot dead.  Photograph: Alice Chiche/AFP/Getty Images

When I was a volunteer English teacher in Montreal in 2000 and 2001, most of the students were refugees and asylum seekers from some of the world’s mo(...)

Messages are placed near a mosque in Québec City, Canada, following a fatal attack on Sunday. Photograph: Alice Chiche/AFP/Getty Images

Worshippers are returning to the scene of the weekend’s Québec City mosque shooting to view the aftermath of the carnage. Journalists and members of (...)

Alexandre Bissonnette, a suspect in a shooting at a Quebec City mosque, is seen in a Facebook posting. Photograph: Facebook/Reuters

The French-Canadian student accused of killing six people during evening prayers in a Quebec City mosque had rented an apartment nearby, neighbours sa(...)

Quebec mosque shooting suspect Alexandre Bissonnette, who was charged with six counts of murder and  five counts of attempted murder, made a brief court appearance and did not enter a plea on Monday. Photograph: Facebook via Reuters.

A French Canadian known for far-right views has been charged with six counts of murder over a shooting rampage at a Quebec mosque. Suspect Alexandre (...)

Daniel Zhang (2), from Stillorgan in Dublin, pictured during an art and craft workshop in the National Gallery in Dublin on Sunday to celebrate the start of Chinese New Year, the year of the Rooster. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

1. Donald Trump remains defiant over Muslim travel ban US president Donald Trump has defended his ban on refugees and immigrants from seven predomi(...)

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