Andrzej Duda casts his ballot next to his wife Agata and daughter Kinga at a polling station in Krakow on Sunday. Photograph: Mateusz Skwarczek/Agencja Gazeta/Reuters

Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski conceded defeat to conservative challenger Andrzej Duda in Sunday’s presidential election, a result reflecting v(...)

‘Jeremy Clarkson did not look like a repentant man when he roared into Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on Friday night. He arrived on a souped-up hovercraft, to a burst of pink fireworks, one hand held high to acknowledge the cheers of the crowd.’

Jeremy Clarkson did not look like a repentant man when he roared into Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on Friday night. He arrived on a souped-up hovercraft, t(...)

British prime minister David Cameron: “There will be lots of noise, lots of ups and downs along the way.” Photograph: EPA/Valda Kalnina

British prime minister David Cameron is to embark on a series of diplomatic offensives in the coming weeks to seek political support for renegotiatin(...)

The idea of a specific EU neighbourhood policy to deal with countries to its east began to gain ground in 2007 and 2008, supported by countries such as Poland and Sweden. Photograph: Getty Images

Eighteen months after the last Eastern Partnership summit in Vilnius, EU leaders gather in Riga today for a two-day summit on the EU’s relationship wi(...)

The mural by Irish artist Joe Caslin on the side of a building on Dublin’s South Great George’s Street. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Tens of thousands of Christian immigrants who have become Irish citizens are being mobilised across the Republic to vote down a historic move to legal(...)

The inspirations behind the collections of this year’s 28 fashion graduates from LSAD are as diverse as their expression in form and fabric often c(...)

Alliance secretary general Jens Stoltenberg at the Nato  meeting in southern Turkey.   Photograph: Ozan  Kose/AFP/Getty Images

Moscow has bristled at a request from the Baltic states to have Nato troops based permanently on their territory, in response to rising fear of Rus(...)

Slawomir Syzmala, of The Parklands, Santry, and Marcin Syzmala, of Tyrellstown Plaza, Tyrellstown, both pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to three charges of having drugs for sale or supply at two different locations on April 17th, 2014. A total of €3,489,000 worth of drugs was found. File photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Two Polish brothers who were caught with almost €3.5 million worth of cannabis and cannabis resin have been jailed for 10 years.Judge Martin Nolan sai(...)

Andrzej Duda, presidential candidate of Poland’s Law and Justice (PiS) right-wing opposition party. His strong showing will be a blow to Polish prime minister Ewa Kopacz. Photograph: Wojtek Radwanski/AFP/Getty Images

Polish president Bronislaw Komorowski was pushed into a surprise second place by a conservative challenger in Sunday’s presidential election, and must(...)

According to a relative of Yvonne Buchtrup’s  family, the Department of Foreign Affairs informed the Irish woman’s parents that a man had been arrested and charged by police.

Relatives of an Irish woman and her daughter who were killed in a horrific collision in Poland have been told a man has been charged in connection wit(...)