The 49-year-old is nothing like Gerry Adams, and hopes to take the Republican party somewhere it has never been before: into government in Dublin.
Such is its status as a major world city that London’s economy would barely skip a beat.
Debora Barrios-Vasquez has not been able to leave the church since 14 May, when she sought sanctuary there to avoid being deported.
Your weekly dose of gossip from Westminster.
No set hours, no guaranteed income, and with limited ability to negotiate their working conditions or pay.
What connects all the possible outcomes of Brexit is that the British people voted for none of them.
Johnson’ bluster and declamatory style simply do not work in the chamber, where he shrinks just when he ought to enlarge and enrapture.
Cormac McCarthy is considered by many to be the greatest living American writer. His novels, set in the Mexican borderlands, are steeped in a violent history that still resonates today.
Imagine a slim bird like a big swift, one as long as your hand from wrist to fingertip, and with huge, black-ink anime eyes.
In the 1960s, the Lancashire town was a bellwether for the decline of the industrial north – struggling with a wave of migration, a threatened working class and the closure of its mills. Fifty years on, it’s still searching for purpose.
Advertising, once a creative industry, is now a data-driven business reliant on algorithms. The implications are deeply sinister – not only for the consumer but for democracy itself.
Laurie Santos’s controversial class on “the good life” is Yale University’s most popular course ever. But can you really learn how to feel better?
With the Conservatives in chaos, a “People’s Vote” on the final deal is becoming a real possibility. But would a second referendum just make the country more angry and divided?
A short story by Helen Dunmore.
The torment of chronic insomnia.
From David Baddiel’s Billy Bunter obsession to Audrey Niffenegger’s fascination with taxidermy – writers reflect on what it means to be a collector.
Douglas Murray’s bestseller The Strange Death of Europe claims mass immigration is to blame for the continent’s “suicide”. But it is hubris, not Islam, that is dismantling the liberal world order.
Twenty years ago “four northern lads” brought their blackly comic vision of small-town life to our screens. Now the League of Gentlemen are back to expose the shadowy heart of England.
From fairy tales to non-fiction.
Plus: the return of Ant-Man.
The 1920s was a decade of swindles – and one con artist out-tricked them all.
This novel is set in the near future, in a Britain that has finally, absolutely broken free from the imagined shackles of the EU
The Compass: Living With Nature explores plains, desert, mountain and forest.
From a seductive French police drama to a powerful documentary about a child arsonist.
This NHS drama is his brightest, tightest and most satisfying play since 1991’s The Madness of George III.
This sequel has a more reflective tone than the banger-a-minute original, but you can’t deny its charms.
The Victorian “Queen of Ices” has a good claim to have invented the cornet.
I am expecting a visitor, and I would like to give her the impression that I am actually a civilised man.
I know protesting doesn’t change anyone’s mind, but it’s about sending a message.
Doctors often get gut instincts about cases; we knew something significant was going on.
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