Paul Breen: ‘I would be happy with the term Londoner. I embrace the culture, identity and history of the London Irish.’

Reading the Generation Emigration article by another Fermanagh-born writer, Kylie Noble, on Monday, I found it refreshing and thought-provoking. My ow(...)

Charlie Macedo-Box can now eat ‘real food’ since he began taking the drug, Kuvan.

The life of Charlie Macedo- Box (11) and his family has been “dramatically different” since he started taking the first drug developed to help in the (...)

While it can be argued that most web browsing reveals little personal health detail, it’s a different ball game when data is aggregated.

It started with email. Which of us hasn’t inadvertently sent an email to the wrong person? Most of the time a withdrawal of the missive and an apology(...)

Global college: The costs of moving abroad are not as high as some  might think. If students qualify for an Irish maintenance grant, they  can take it with them to an EU university

The numbers of students from the Republic choosing to study in the UK has fallen to about 2,000 in the past three years. The reason? Massive fees inc(...)

A woman  takes part in a demonstration against  plans to scrap the NHS bursary  in London. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

Conjuring the world that fell apart in 1914, John Maynard Keynes zeroed in on a Londoner buying the “various products of the whole earth” via his beds(...)

Public Health England (PHE) has launched a new campaign highlighting the dangers of sugar to children. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Revelations that some British children are consuming their body weight in sugar each year have led to a government campaign urging parents to make hea(...)

In a flap: If you eat chocolate every night, your bingo wings will lap it all up. Photograph: Getty Images

Q I’ve been running regularly and I love it. I love what it does for me all round. Even my kids love that I run and tell me to go for a run when I am (...)

New Jersey governor Chris Christie is aware that fatso gags from political comedians come with the territory. Photograph: James Lawler Duggan/Reuters

Oh that’s nice. Last week, a cadre of witless meatheads took to molesting less svelte commuters on the London Underground. There has since been some d(...)

A woman posted an image of an abusive leaflet she received on the London Underground that called her a ‘fat, ugly human’. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Police have urged London Underground passengers to get in touch if they are given offensive leaflets after a woman said she was handed a card calling (...)

The new test was developed at Belfast’s Royal Victoria Hospital with 	funding from the UK’s Meningitis Research Foundation and Northern Ireland’s NHS Trust, and licensed exclusively to HiberGene

Dominic Coyle A Dublin company has won EU approval for a new test that allows doctors to confirm the potentially fatal bacterial meningitis (...)