Ferry arriving at Sherkin Island. Photograph: David Sleator

Inhabitants of nine off-shore islands in the west are concerned at news that funding of their five community development companies will be stopped at (...)

John Brennan: has explicitly defended what is called ‘advanced interrogation’. Photograph: Getty Images

The Christian Science Monitor has described John Brennan as America’s “assassination tsar”. But this doesn’t seem to have damaged his image in parts o(...)