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North Yorkshire.   Storm Arwen wreaked havoc across much of the UK, bringing strong winds, sleet and snow. Photograph:  Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Forecasters have warned the “coldest night of the season” is set to hit parts of the UK, with temperatures dropping to as low as minus 10 degrees. Th(...)

British health secretary Sajid Javid outside BBC Broadcasting House in London, ahead of appearing on  Sunday’s  Andrew Marr show. Photograph: Aaron Chown/PA Wire

Face masks will be made mandatory in shops and on public transport in England from Tuesday, the British health secretary said on Sunday, under fresh m(...)

Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan said there was a need to ‘double down’ on existing measures to tackle Covid. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Omicron variant, Green Party leader and Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan said, is “across Europe, it seems”. Speaking to RTÉ’s The Week in Poli(...)

Cape Town International Airport. A number of countries have introduced travel bans and restrictions on passengers from southern African countries in a bid to contain the new variant. Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

The Omicron variant and the wider pressures on the health service from the fourth wave of the pandemic will be discussed at a meeting of the leaders (...)

Passengers  queue for PCR   at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. Photograph:  Phill Magakoe/AFP/Getty

Israel on Saturday said it would ban the entry of all foreign visitors into the country, making it the first country to shut its borders completely in(...)

The family adventure

Sara Banks feels it was her family’s first move, from Wisconsin in the US to England when she was eight years old, and the subsequent realisation the (...)

The bird flu virus reaches the respiratory tract via droplets in the air, which come from the coughs and sneezes of other flu victims

“We are seeing an unprecedented explosion in outbreaks of new bird flu viruses, which historically have presented the greatest pandemic risk and certa(...)

As Shelbourne FC’s public affairs and inclusion officer, former minister Finian McGrath will seek to liaise with government and local authorities on the club’s behalf with the goal of making it the most inclusive club in Ireland

Timing is everything. An email arrives on Friday afternoon from the office of Pippa Hackett, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, head(...)

The unvaccinated serve as lightning rods for frustrations about a health service in danger of collapse, fears about the new variant, worries about restrictions or dismay at small children in masks all day. Photograph: Alan Betson

Around the world, people are gunning for the unvaccinated. “You have a right to choose,” Australian senator Jacqui Lambie said in a rousing speech tha(...)

Glanbia and Kerry Group were  marginally off, closing down 0.83 per cent and 0.32 per cent respectively.

European stocks plummeted amid widespread selling on Friday, as reports of a newly identified and possibly vaccine-resistant coronavirus variant ident(...)

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