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Toulon’s Jonny Wilkinson lifts the Heineken Cup with Joe van Niekerk at the Aviva Stasdium.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Leinster, Munster and Ulster will avoid the big three French sides in the pool stages of the Heineken Cup next season after the ERC confirmed the t(...)

Vincent Aubin (left) and Bruno Boileau  hold hands at their wedding ceremony at the city hall in Montpellier, today. The two men are the first same-sex couple to marry in France under a reform which has stoked some of the ugliest protests in the country in decades. Photograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters

Two men married each other in the southern French city of Montpellier this afternoon, in the first same-sex wedding in a country rocked by protests fo(...)

The European Commission will further shift the EU’s policy focus from austerity to structural reforms to revive growth when it presents economic recom(...)

Free Syrian Army fighters prepare to launch a rocket in Deir al-Zor. International estimates put the number of Free Syrian Army fighters and assorted jihadists at about 70,000. Photograph: Reuters/Khalil Ashawi

The EU decision not to renew an arms embargo on the Syrian opposition appears to give the green light to countries such as France and Britain to suppl(...)

UK campaigners say retailers who stock magazines with near-naked images on their covers could face legal action.  Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA

Lighten up, ladies. That’s been the default reaction to any claim of misogyny since the suffragettes first chained themselves to the railings of Downi(...)

Lebanese Army soldiers patrol near the site of the army checkpoint where three Lebanese soldiers were killed near the town of Arsal, in the eastern Bekaa Valley. Gunmen killed three Lebanese soldiers at an army checkpoint today before fleeing towards the Syrian border, Lebanese officials said. Photograph: Ahmad Shalha/Reuters

Disputes between Russia and the West over arming warring sides in Syria today dimmed prospects for peace talks that were also clouded by disarray amon(...)

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore (R) looks on as Turkey’s foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu addresses a joint news conference in Brussels yesterday. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters.

There will be no supply of arms to Syria by European Union member states in the short term, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore ha(...)

A man, wearing a surgical mask as a precautionary measure against the novel coronavirus, pays for medicine at a hospital pharmacy in Khobar city in Dammam. Photograph: Reuters/Stringer (Saudi Arabia)

With the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome/novel Coronavirus (nCoV) and H9N7 influenza A virus exercising the best scientific minds in the World Health(...)

Yara Abbas, a well-known Syrian state television reporter, was killed yesterday near the Lebanese-Syrian border. Other members of her crew were wounded by rebel sniper fire. Photograph: Reuters

The expatriate opposition Syrian National Coalition yesterday failed to agree on a restructure and expansion of its governing body which it needed to (...)

Daithi O’Ceallaigh, Chairman, Press Council of Ireland, Conor Brady, and Professor John Horgan, Press Ombudsman, at the launch of the annual report.

The Government should consider an Irish equivalent of France’s agreement with Google to set up a €60 million fund to assist the French newspaper secto(...)

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