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SSPX Resistance founder Richard Williamson. File photograph: Jens Falk/Reuters

A file is to be submitted to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) on a Cork activist accused of “inciting hatred” against a Christian fundamental(...)

SSPX Resistance founder Richard Williamson travelled to the Cork branch last year. File photograph: Jens Falk/Reuters

Gardaí are to arrest a Cork activist next week on charges of “inciting hatred” against a Christian fundamentalist group operating in the county. The (...)

Edwin Poots: One challenge he will face over the next year which Arlene Foster did not is working alongside another politician as first minister. Photograph: Paul Faith

Unless a deterioration in relations between the Stormont parties leads to an early collapse of the Executive, the new DUP leader has 50 weeks and five(...)

The theme of this year’s   4 Corners Festival, which takes place in Belfast (pictured), is  “Breathe”. Photograph: iStock

Around this time every year since 2013, the 4 Corners Festival in Belfast, a faith-based arts festival, has taken place. It seeks to encourage people (...)

Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett: Focus of the third supreme court confirmation hearing since Donald Trump’s election.  Photograph: Erin Scott

The confirmation hearing for US supreme court nominee Amy Coney Barrett begins on Monday in Washington, setting up an almost certain partisan battle i(...)

Novak Djokovic is running out of time to break Roger Federer’s record. Photograph: Getty Images

The curse, at least, has been consistent. Almost every sportsperson I’ve ever been drawn to has, role model wise, been a stinker. The Hurricane. Best.(...)

South Korean army soldiers wearing protective gears spray disinfectant as a precaution against Covid-19 at a shopping street in Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday. Photograph: AP

Italy’s government is set to close cinemas and theatres and ban public events countrywide in an attempt to contain the coronavirus outbreak, according(...)

Activists protesting for  safe workplace for garments workers mark the sixth anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in April. Photograph: Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images

“Fast fashion” retailer Primark, which trades in its home market as Penney’s, faced protests this week in Germany after a christian group alleged tha(...)

A victim is rushed to a hospital after explosions hit churches and hotels in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photograph: Derana TV/Reuters.

The death toll from multiple Easter Day bomb blasts at Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels has risen to 207, with 450 others injured, a police spoke(...)

Protesters outside the event in Belfast. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

LGBT campaigners have protested outside a conference on “same-sex attraction” run by a Christian group in Belfast. The conference is being run by the(...)

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