Lucie Burgess of the British Library (above) said the unprecedented archive operation in the UK would provide a complete snapshot of life in the 21st century. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Ireland’s “legal deposit” libraries – the National Library and the libraries of seven universities – would have the option to extend their arch(...)

Minister for Justice and Equality Alan Shatter. Photograph: Eric Luke

Ireland is “out of step” with the rest of Europe in its treatment of asylum seekers, according to the Irish Immigrant Support Centre (Nasc). (...)