Labour’s Bridget Phillipson, the first elected MP for the 2015 general election of Houghton and Sunderland South at the Sunderland Tennis Centre count. Photograph: Paul Kingston/PA

Black ballot boxes, sprinting teenage volunteers sporting white gloves, yellow voting slips, eager counting fingers, nervous hovering candidates: at 2(...)

Marcus Lambkin is back in the building. In 2010, the Dubliner who is based in Germany and who comes with impeccable New York credentials and co(...)

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‘It got shut down.” This is a common statement in Dublin when it comes to alternative spaces for cultural use. But what does it mean? Dublin City Coun(...)

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The father of a British teenage girl who took her own life on Friday, has claimed that she was being abused by brutal messages on social networking s(...)