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Russia's central bank failed to kick start the economy, and Russia's people will pay a heavy price.
Solar panels installed beneath bike path in Netherlands town, in experiment that has huge potential.
European plane maker's value drops by $5b after losing customer orders due to production delays and construction issues.
Arguing on a humanitarian basis, a disarmament initiative pushes to avoid a potential global catastrophe.
The National releases first edition of tabloid that claims to reflect the views of "the people" who want independence.
Refugees in desperate conditions in French countryside as UK tightens borders and attitudes towards migrants hardens.
Ireland authorities seem less than sympathetic to women who endured pain because of medical practice.
Citing dire consequences of global warming, new report aims to inspire politicians to act - but don't hold your breath.
Horror operations based on church doctrine, abuse, neglect. Ireland escapes criticism and largely ignores the victims.