Sinn Fein water charge protesters prepare at Mary Lou McDonald’s Dublin office. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

(...) conceded a flat payment – likely to be at the assessed water charge rate – will be introduced for a “period(...)

‘By Friday, reckoning discretion to be the better part of valour, Orbán  abandoned the new tax altogether. People power.’ Above, earlier in the week tens of thousands of Hungarians held up their mobile phones as they crossed  the Elisabeth Bridge, in Budapest,  during a protest against the  tax on internet data transfers. Photograph: Laszlo Balogh/Reuters

(...) is the highest in the EU at 27 per cent, while Hungarians pay a flat income tax of only 16 per cent(...)

Hazel Norton and George Heinz from Ballyfermot, Dublin, prepare for today’s anti-water charge protests today. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

(...), Tánaiste Joan Burton conceded a flat payment – likely to be at the assessed water charge rate – will be(...)

Derry City manager Peter Hutton: has played his cards close to his chest in the run-up to the FAI Cup final against St Patrick’s Athletic. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

(...)’t start or does but then breaks down then the 30-year-old will most likely be required to work flat out in(...)

(...) literature and each other, falls flat at times: “I’ll see you, my Counter-cheque Quarrelsome,” Eva said, “and(...)

The statue of Patrick Kavanagh on the canal near Baggot Street bridge. “At the risk of worrying dentists, the plaque build-up will edge ahead this weekend, when another of his Dublin addresses is commemorated.” Photograph: Eric Luke

(...) late 1939. Even so, it was a pivotal period for two reasons. The lodgings, in his brother’s flat, were(...)

Judge Mary Ellen Ring said the court accepts Mr Hatch did not set out to kill the victim but the attack was without cause and gratuitous.

(...) that he was “sorry for the outcome”.He said he had left his flat a number of minutes before the(...)

A family photo of Jean McConville with three of her children, taken shortly before she disappeared from her home in Belfast in 1972. Photograph: Paul McErlane/Reuters

December 6th. She was held for a few hours before escaping and returning to her four-bedroom flat. In 1998(...)

 Muhammad Ali (right) covers up against George Foreman during their world heavyweight boxing title fight in Kinshasa, Zaire.  Photograph: Getty Images

(...), throwing more but heavier punches from a flat-footed stance, with less dancing. It seemed not to matter(...)

Samsung Electronics posted the smallest quarterly earnings in more than two years as profit margins are squeezed by competition from Apple’s new iPhones and cheaper Chinese devices. Photo: Patrick Bloomberg

(...) profit on seasonal demand for TVs, with flat-panel shipments forecast to rise 40 per cent, and growth at(...)