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Deliveroo cyclist Thiago Cortes, who was killed in a hit and run incident in Dublin last year.

A 16-year-old boy will face trial in the Circuit Court accused of dangerous driving causing the death of food delivery cyclist Thiago Cortes in Dublin(...)

Contact tracers in hazmat suits on January 11th investigate a market where a Covid-positive traveller had visited merchants days earlier in Wuhan. Photograph: Gilles Sabrie/The NewYork Times

The Chinese government has pressed people in Wuhan and across the country to bustle into the future and play down, if not forget, the deaths and ha(...)

Alexandra Furbee will be spending Christmas in Ireland with her partner, but says she will miss spending the time with her parents in Florida.

Christmas is a time for family and friends to get together. As we all know, this year is like no other and there are countless families here and aroun(...)

Web Summit cofounder Paddy Cosgrave said the plan was to have events throughout the year in the run-up to Web Summit in Portugal.

Technology conference Web Summit is to hold a second event in Japan, its chief executive said, as the company signed a five-year deal to bring its tec(...)

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro holding a video conference with his Argentine counterpart Alberto Fernandez on Monday. Photograph: Alan Santos/Brazilian Presidency/AFP via Getty Images

First Donald Trump, then Jair Bolsonaro. In the aftermath of significant election defeats for the populist twins of America north and south, some are (...)

Sao Paulo governor  Joao Doria and  mayor Bruno Covas: The most significant defeat on the night for the president was in the race for mayor of  the biggest city in South America. Photograph: Patricia Monteiro

Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro has suffered a political setback after a string of candidates he backed in local elections performed poorly. The fa(...)

Regina Bento Sequeira, a 59-year-old lawyer and candidate for the municipal elections in Brazil, poses for a picture in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Carl de Souza/AFP via Getty Images

Brazil will provide an early test of the enduring appeal of right-wing populism following the defeat of US president Donald Trump when it holds local (...)

 Carnival 2021 has been indefinitely postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to official. Photograph: Fabio Motta/EPA

Rio de Janeiro’s annual Carnival parade has been delayed for the first time in a century as Brazil continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic, offi(...)

The Deliveroo cyclist Thiago Cortes who died after he was struck by a car in Dublin on Monday.

Gardaí believe they have identified the driver of the car which struck Deliveroo cyclist Thiago Cortes in a fatal hit-and-run on Monday night. The d(...)

Thiago Cortes died after his bike was struck by a car at North Wall Quay. Photograph: Facebook

Thiago Osorio Cortes, the cyclist who died after he was struck by a car, was “very happy and always laughing”, his friends have said. Mr Cortes (28),(...)

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