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Scientists have finally solved the mystery of the birthplace of humpback whales around Irish waters, after discovering they make a mammoth journey here from Africa of nearly 3,000 kilometres.
Tue, 04 Jun, 2019
The 24th change in top place in the Premier League did not come without the predictable healthy dose of nerve-shredding drama as Mohamed Salah’s 90th minute header forced Toby Alderweireld to turn the ball into his own goal, gifting Liverpool a sorely-needed victory.
Mon, 01 Apr, 2019
It wasn’t as exhilarating as many of this season’s remarkable last 16 ties and it certainly didn’t have the quality of football that’s been on show over the last fortnight; but Liverpool’s wonderful victory in Munich, inspired by two-goal Sadio Mane, has nevertheless put down a marker that is hugely significant.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2019
The match, which followed a goalless first leg, was finely balanced after Joel Matip's own goal had cancelled out Sadio Mane's brilliant opener.
Wed, 13 Mar, 2019
It is the evening of September 9, and the Stade de France is a sea of sound and flashing lights as the Paris public greet their World Cup heroes, embarking on another campaign.
Wed, 26 Dec, 2018
Senegal will draw on the spirit of the late Bruno Metsu, the maverick French coach who led them to the 2002 quarter-finals, when they face Poland today in their first World Cup match in 16 years.
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018
There will be 100 Premier League players in action at the World Cup, spread across 25 international teams.
Tue, 12 Jun, 2018
Liverpool were last night working with fans and tour operators in search of a resolution after around 1,000 supporters had their flights to this weekend’s Champions League final cancelled.
Fri, 25 May, 2018
Liverpool star Mohamed Salah was last night named the African Player of the Year for 2017.
Fri, 05 Jan, 2018
The seventh Slow Food International Congress was held recently in Chengdu in China, the capital of the province of Sichuan. It’s the UNESCO capital of Gastronomy and is now officially a Slow Food City.
Sat, 28 Oct, 2017
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes a ‘world class’ Harry Kane poses a bigger threat to his side than Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku did last weekend.
Sat, 21 Oct, 2017
Cork-born poet, Liam Ó Muirthile, was inspired by his journey along the Camino, writes
Mon, 16 Oct, 2017
Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have met briefly ahead of their highly anticipated meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Germany.
Fri, 07 Jul, 2017
Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
THE cuckoo’s evocative call announces the arrival of summer but it’s no longer heard where I live, writes.
Mon, 01 May, 2017
Progress has been made but malaria remains a serious threat to the wellbeing of millions of Africans, writeand
Wed, 26 Apr, 2017
A multi-agency approach employing a variety of techniques coupled with a greater local engagement is reducing malaria in Senegal, writes Shamas-ur-Rehman Toor.
Tue, 11 Apr, 2017
Ghanaian referee Joseph Odartei Lamptey has been banned for life by FIFA after being found guilty of influencing the result of a World Cup qualifying match.
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017
BP says it will need a crude price of about $40 a barrel in 2021 to cover spending and dividends, down from $60 this year, as chief executive Bob Dudley seeks to reassure investors on the oil major’s growth outlook and finances.
Wed, 01 Mar, 2017
Exiled Gambian ruler Yahya Jammeh has been accused of stealing millions of euro in his final weeks in power, and shipping out luxury vehicles by cargo plane.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2017
Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh has arrived at Banjul Airport after finally agreeing to accept defeat.
Sat, 21 Jan, 2017
Gambia's president-elect has said he will be sworn in to office later at the Gambian embassy in neighbouring Senegal, as his country's political crisis continues.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2017
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Thu, 19 Jan, 2017
Senegalese troops are moving towards the Gambian border from two sides, witnesses confirmed, as pressure mounts for Gambia's president to step down.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2017
Hull have confirmed the appointment of Marco Silva as the club’s new head coach.
Fri, 06 Jan, 2017
Gambia's ruler of more than 22 years has announced he no longer accepts defeat in the country's presidential election, reversing course a week after he conceded to his rival.
Sat, 10 Dec, 2016
Jurgen Klopp was satisfied by the performance of his much-travelled Liverpool side as they were held to a goalless stalemate at Southampton.
Sat, 19 Nov, 2016
Scottish exploration company Cairn Energy has said it does not view its offshore Irish interests as priority assets, but remains committed to exploring here.
Wed, 17 Aug, 2016
New signing Sadio Mane admits he did not have to think twice when Jurgen Klopp asked him to join Liverpool.
Wed, 29 Jun, 2016
had fun in the sun — and the mud — at the weekend festival in Ballinlough Castle
Tue, 21 Jun, 2016
Wed, 08 Jun, 2016
Tue, 31 May, 2016
Despite the lack of basic medical equipment and drugs in his native Senegal, neurosurgeon Seydou Badiane treats everyone he can, says
Mon, 25 Apr, 2016
A haunting image of migrants passing a baby underneath a razor-wire fence on the Serbian-Hungarian border won the prestigious World Press Photo award for 2015 — even though it had never been published.
Sat, 20 Feb, 2016
As drownings in the Mediterranean continue and winter grips the perilous routes refugees are beating towards Europe, EU leaders remain divided over how to deal with the largest movement of people since the Second World War.
Mon, 01 Feb, 2016
Brought up as the eldest of seven, Clár was always interested in words.
Sat, 30 Jan, 2016
An American woman found dead in her Florence apartment had been brutally beaten and strangled, Italian prosecutors said.
Fri, 15 Jan, 2016
Wed, 18 Nov, 2015
My study window looks out over a 10-acre meadow with a small hill on the far side. Under the grass on the hill there’s esker sand and gravel laid down in the last Ice Age. Back in the days when the main forms of transport round here were powered by horses and donkeys people had to be more locally self-sufficient, particularly for heavy items like sand and gravel, and a small quarry was opened up on the west side of the hill.
Mon, 21 Sep, 2015
An image of a drowned toddler washed up on the beach in one of Turkey’s prime tourist resorts swept across social media after at least 12 Syrian refugees died trying to reach the Greek island of Kos.
Thu, 03 Sep, 2015
Sonia O’Sullivan narrowly missed out being elected to the IAAF Council on the day Sebastian Coe was elected the new president of the international athletics governing body.
Thu, 20 Aug, 2015
With many Africans denouncing the International Criminal Court as ‘white man’s justice’, the trial of Chad’s former dictator in Senegal on charges of crimes against humanity offers the continent a chance to show it can hold its leaders to account.
Mon, 20 Jul, 2015