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 Pedro Castillo of the Peru Libre party celebrates as the first results, according to an exit poll published as the polling stations closed on Sunday, indicated he received the most votes. Photograph: Francisco Vigo/EPA

A far-left activist who advocates widespread nationalisation snatched first place in Peru’s presidential election on Sunday and is likely to face a st(...)

Economic sentiment has risen, in anticipation of a loosening of Level 5 restrictions, according to Bank of Ireland’s economic pulse survey in March.

Irish consumer and business sentiment improved in March on the prospect of a slight easing of Level 5 restrictions early next month. The Bank of Irel(...)

Defence attorney Eric Nelson (left) and former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is charged with the second-degree murder of George Floyd,  at  the Hennepin County courthouse in Minneapolis on March 21st. Photograph: Court TV via AP

The graphic video of George Floyd’s killing was the catalyst for global protests against racism in policing. Whether it will be enough to persuade a j(...)

President Joe Biden speaking about the American Rescue Plan in the Rose Garden of the White House. Photograph: AP Photo/Alex Brandon

President Joe Biden and officials will take to the road next week to sell the American Rescue Plan to the US public as the president hailed this week’(...)

This country’s weak regulations on media monopolies were exposed when Denis O’Brien added control of Ireland’s biggest newspaper company to his ownership of Ireland’s largest private radio company. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Not surprisingly, most of the reaction to the recent sale of the Communicorp radio group to the German-based Bauer Media Audio has focused on the fact(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin seemed determined to  express as much misery and misfortune as possible  in his speech on Tuesday. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

The Irish have dozens of ways to express misery and misfortune, and Taoiseach Micheál Martin seemed determined to pack as many of them as possible int(...)

Marie Nangle, a GP from Tullamore, receives her second dose of the Moderna vaccine from Kayte Gamble, a GP registrar, at the GP vaccination clinic in the Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

We’re living in dangerous, nerve-racking times. Every indicator, from daily Covid-19 case numbers to hospital admissions and deaths, tells us that whi(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin at Government Buildings in Dublin, where he addressed the nation on Tuesday evening. Photograph Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

The latest Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll highlights the extent to which the Government is damned if they do and damned if they don’t when it comes (...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin  with Tánaiste Leo Varadkar, Minister for the Environment Eamon Ryan and deputy chief medical officer Ronan Glynn at Government Buildings on Tuesday. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

The good news for the Government in the latest Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI opinion poll is that a substantial majority of people are willing to take the Co(...)

When it comes to party support both Fine Gael under Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fáil, led by Taoiseach Micheál Martin, have dropped back significantly since the last poll in October. Photograph: Niall Carson/ AFP via Getty Images

The slide in support for the two main coalition parties revealed in the latest Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI opinion poll is clearly linked to declining publ(...)

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