China moves to block new virus flare-up on Russian border

BEIJING (AP) — China is facing a new coronavirus flare-up along its remote northern border with Russia, far from the epicenter of Wuhan, where it has all but declared victory in the battle against the pandemic. The frontier has been sealed and emergency medical units rushed to the area to prevent travelers from bringing the […]

Attempt to block O’Devaney Gardens plan for 800 homes fails

The regeneration of O’Devaney Gardens, once one of Dublin city’s most troubled social housing estates, is to go ahead following a failed attempt to rescind a €7 million deal with developers Bartra. Last month, Dublin city councillors approved by 39 votes to 18 a plan which would see more than 800 new homes on the […]