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Britain’s Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage drinks a beer on the sidelines of a European Parliament plenary session in Brussels on Thursday. Photograph: John Thys/ AFP/Getty Images

It’s almost here - the day the UK leaves the European Union. It has been three and a half years since the referendum. On Friday a clock counting down (...)

Jane Aitchison, a former Socialist Party member who once called Tories ‘lower than vermin’, is the Labour Party’s candidate in the ultra-marginal constituency of Pudsey. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

There is a Porsche parked on a street in Pudsey outside the house that the local Labour Party shares with the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers’ Union. (...)

Prince Cyrus of Oudh at his family home in New Delhi in 2016. Photograph: Andrea Bruce/The New York Times

For decades, the royal family of Oudh led a reclusive life outside Delhi. This is their story On a spring afternoon in 2016, when I was worki(...)

Apartment owner Andrew Prior and Kath Cottier, head of new lobbying group the Construction Defects Alliance, outside Leinster House. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Apartment owners from more than a dozen different complexes across Dublin who face repair bills due to construction defects have come together to form(...)

Ireland’s Sam Bennett wins the third stage of the recent La Vuelta tour of Spain. Bennett’s recent run of good form has ensured a strong Irish team in the elite world championship in Yorkshire. Photograph: Getty Images

It’s not the Tour de France or the Giro for that matter but the 2019 UCI Road World Championships – which take place in Yorkshire from September 21st-(...)

Ian Duhig with brothers Kevin (left) and Adrian and sister Geraldine in about 1962

Ian Duhig’s parents emigrated to England in the 1950s in search of a better life. In this essay, he looks at growing up IN London under the influen(...)

The decision was taken to draw lots after three recounts could not separate the two candidates. File photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A dead heat between two parties in one ward in Bradford during local elections in the UK led to the winning candidate being chosen by drawing lots. L(...)

Harry Leslie Smith: vocal critic of austerity, has died aged 95. Photograph: Icon Books

Harry Leslie Smith, the political commentator and second World War veteran who survived the Great Depression, has died in Canada aged 95, his family s(...)

Unite general secretary Len McCluskey described the agreement as historic and called it a significant step for Ryanair. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Trade union Unite has signed a deal with Ryanair to represent cabin crew based at Belfast and other UK airports such as Stansted and Manchester. The (...)

 Ryan Sessegnon celebrates scoring his side’s  opener against Wolves this week. For all  the Fulham player’s maturity,  it is worth bearing in mind he is still a teenage boy. Photograph: Mark Kerton/PA Wire

Two Saturdays, two prodigies: last weekend you could feel the buzz on Fulham Palace Road as 23,000 gathered in west London for Fulham versus Wolves at(...)

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