Fr John Geary, who died on New Year’s Eve in Ontario aged 83, was one of the brightest seminarians of his year. Fellow student priests at Kimmage Mano(...)

Late former US president Richard Nixon with his wife Pat and daughter   Tricia, resigning  on August 9th, 1974, in the wake of the Watergate scandal. Photograph: Reuters

Just hours after a national address promising “no whitewash” of Watergate, President Richard M Nixon privately urged his new attorney general not to (...)