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A British man with HIV undergoing a pioneering treatment to cure him of the disease has shown “remarkable” progress, doctors have claimed. Scientists(...)

The ‘Exploration Station’ will draw up to 150,000 visitors per yera. File photograph: Getty Images

A multi-million euro interactive science centre for children featuring a planetarium has been granted planning permission by An Bord Pleanála. The N(...)

Minister of State for Training, Skills and Innovation John Halligan and Taoiseach, Enda Kenny while speaking at the launch of the action plan for education. Photograph: Alan Betson

To see bullshit in action, take last Friday’s Irish Times. Open page 4. At the top of the page, with a series of photographs of Taoiseach Enda Kenny a(...)

Researchers at University of London and the University of Birmingham found  some managers placed as much importance on whether a candidate fitted the traditional image of an investment banker as on their skills and qualifications

The right pair of oxfords can make or break a potential job candidate in staid investment banking circles in Britain, according to a new report. Candi(...)

Prince George with the family dog Lupo at Sandringham in Norfolk. Photograph: Matt Porteous/AFP/Getty Images

The British Council has pledged to investigate comments, allegedly made by one of its senior employees on Facebook, which criticise Prince George for(...)

UK chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond arrives for his first  cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street in London. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg
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Image of the Week: Organ of State Philip Hammond, the new UK chancellor of the exchequer, arrived for his first cabinet meeting chaired by British pr(...)

Racist graffiti daubed on the door of a house in the Orangefield area of Co Armagh. Photograph: PSNI Armagh/PA Wire

“Asylum seekers are selling drugs to kids and raping our women,” a middle-aged man in northern England, his face contorted with rage, told me last wee(...)

UK polling stations close at 10 pm on Thursday June 23rd as Britain decides whether to stay or remain in the European Union.   Photograph: EPA

The UK is poised to decide on its future in the European Union in a referendum on June 23rd. Voting will take place all day, with polling stations c(...)

Sean’s son Eoin (number 5, second from right) in Boston with the CRLS (Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School) team.

I don’t know why I wanted Eoin to try ice hockey, especially after his American-born mum insisted I was the one who would be rising at 5am to take him(...)

The pound strengthened 0.5 per cent, after erasing a slump of more than 1.3 per cent in the last session. Odds on the UK leaving the EU slid to 36 per cent after hitting a record 44 per cent on Thursday, according to Oddschecker calculations based on bookmakers’ quotes. (Photograph: Leonhard Foeger/Reuters)

Global stocks rebounded from a four-week low and commodities advanced with the pound as campaigning in Britain’s referendum on European Union me(...)

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