A petroleum refinery along State Highway 225 in Pasadena, near Houston, Texas. Photograph: New York Times

‘We are being persuaded to spend money we don’t have on things we don’t need to create impressions that won’t last on people we don’t care about.” So (...)

Protesters praying outside the Dáil as the debate took place over the abortion Bill. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Hundreds of people protested outside Leinster House to oppose and support the passage of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill. While le(...)