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 Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg takes part in a protest at Festival Park in Glasgow on the sidelines of the Cop26 UN climate summit. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP via Getty Images

Thoughts and prayers for the world leaders in the One Minute to Midnight saloon striving to hit the right tone between “blah blah blah” (copyright Mar(...)

Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor arrive back in Calgary, Canada. Photograph: Justin Trudeau/Twitter

Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou arrived back in China on Saturday, ending her near three-year US extradition fight, the same day two Canad(...)

Michael Spavor: charged with spying after his government arrested an executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei. Photograph: AP Photo

Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau said a Chinese court’s sentencing of Canadian businessman Michael Spavor to 11 years in prison for espionage o(...)

Ireland famously beat New Zealand for the first time at Chicago’s Soldier Field. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

NFL stadiums could soon be used in a Rugby World Cup, should USA Rugby succeed in its bid to host the men’s event in 2027 or 2031 and the women’s in 2(...)

Nico Bühler, his wife Justine and their 3-month-old daughter Lucille  travelled back from Strasbourg. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Dublin Airport is a forlorn looking place these days. It was once the busiest transport hub in Ireland throbbing with passengers from before dawn to l(...)

Judy Dodd, an actor, director and teacher in New York, noticed a marked  improvement in her long-Covid symptoms four days after receiving her second vaccine dose. Photograph: Nancy Borowick/The New York Times

Judy Dodd began struggling with symptoms of long Covid last spring: shortness of breath, headaches, exhaustion. Then she got the vaccine. After her f(...)

Police officers stand next to Jim Nickel, the charge d’affaires of the Canadian embassy in Beijing, as he stands outside the court   during the trial of Michael Kovrig, a Canadian detained more than two years ago in China on espionage charges. Photograph: Nicolas Asfori/AFP/Getty

Canadian diplomats were denied entry to the trial of a former colleague on espionage charges in China, as more than two dozen western countries expre(...)

Jared Peters, his wife Sabina and their two children Finbarr and Ayla. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

When Jared Peters visits Pennsylvania these days he feels like an outsider. His years spent living abroad, combined with a huge wave of support in his(...)

Mario Kinsella, who is originally from Dublin, on the shore of Lake Erie: ‘The white mounds are called ice dunes. They are very dangerous to walk on, as they could be 1mm or 1m thick’

Mario Kinsella left Ireland in 1986 to get further training and experience in pulmonary medicine in Vancouver, on Canada’s Pacific coast. He went with(...)

Photograph: Sajjad Hussain/AFP via Getty Images

Retail behemoth Amazon. com took a big leap toward delivering goods from the sky by becoming one of only a handful of companies certified by the US go(...)

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