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Chuka Umunna and Anna Soubry: “If they are not going to change their position they are going to lose votes in the House of Commons, it’s as straightforward as that,” says Mr Umunna. Photograph: BBC/PA Wire

Pro-European Conservative and Labour MPs have joined forces behind an amendment that would oblige Britain to stay in a customs union with the Europea(...)

Doctors discuss cancer treatment (above). Minister of State John Halligan said: “We want to increase the five-year survival rate of patients with all cancer types from the current 59 per cent and to ensure that cancer survivors have a high quality of life.” File photograph: Getty Images

Continued research into cancer prevention, early diagnosis and treatment is critical with the incidence of the range of diseases set to rise 90 per ce(...)

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau with  his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau,  daughter Ella-Grace  and son Xavier at the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The enduring issue of radical Sikhs in Canada demanding a separate homeland for their community in India’s Punjab state continued to overshadow prime (...)

Emigrants returning to Ireland from a number of countries including the US currently have to go through the full driver learning process, which includes the driver theory test, a mandatory 12 Essential Driver Training (EDT) lessons, and the driving test. Photograph: iStock

The Government is to introduce measures to make it easier for immigrants and returning Irish emigrants with foreign driving licences to get back on th(...)

Ireland currently has the highest proportion of school-leavers in the EU who progress to third level. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Pupils and teachers in 40 secondary schools will play a key role in a major review of the Leaving Cert, which is set to pave the way for significant c(...)

Oil markets were split on Tuesday, with US crude still carrying momentum from Friday’s gains due to a holiday on Monday while international Brent pric(...)

Steven Pinker: an Enlightenment man to the tips of his Newtonian hair, the Harvard professor bucks the zeitgeist with an argument that is both familiar and transgressive. Photograph: Chona Kasinger/New York Times

Populism’s strangest byproduct is a new role in international public life: leadership of the resistance. Emmanuel Macron, Angela Merkel and Justin Tr(...)

The Leaving Cert has often been criticised for being too exam-focused and failing to engage less academic students

A major review of the Leaving Cert which gets under way on Tuesday is to examine ways of easing the “points race” and better preparing students for al(...)

Irish Water’s lack of supply capacity has hampered plans for a large scale development of over 400 homes by Ireland’s largest housebuilder in Maynooth(...)

Frustrated: returning emigrants are being treated like 17-year-old boy racers.

The motor insurance industry has let Irish consumers down at almost every turn in recent years. First it engaged in a reckless price war that left the(...)

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