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Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah said a ‘de fato moratorium’ would apply to the death penalty for gay sex. Photograph: Brunei OUT/AFP/Getty Images

Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah on Sunday extended a moratorium on the death penalty to incoming legislation prohibiting gay sex, seeking to temper a(...)

 Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah delivers a speech in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, in October  2013. File photograph: Dean Kassim/AFP/Getty Images

EU officials on Wednesday accused Brunei of “rude” and “abusive” lobbying against a resolution condemning the Muslim-majority sultanate for imposing (...)

The Dorchester Hotel in London, owned by the Sultan of Brunei. Photograph:  Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

Attorney General Séamus Woulfe has postponed his induction into a prestigious international legal academy due to the ceremony being held at a London h(...)

Upscale veggie options can be found at Pollen Street Social.

It’s far from an open secret, but strolling along the Thames Path is surely the most underappreciated activity in London. With small interruptions, be(...)

An undated photograph of James “Whitey” Bulger holding the son of fellow gangster John Martorano. Photograph:  US attorney’s office of Massachusetts handout via Reuters

James “Whitey” Bulger, the South Boston mobster and FBI informer who was captured after 16 years on the run and finally brought to justice in 2013 for(...)

Sean Dempsey, executive chef at Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel.

The Time of My Life is a weekly column about a moment that changed someone’s life – for the better or the worse As a young chef I worked in an array (...)

Atlantic Philanthropies, founded and financed by billionaire Chuck Feeney, gave away €1.1 billion in Ireland through 1,030 grants over 30 years. Photograph: Alan Betson

It ended as it began – quietly, low key, with no fanfare. The Dublin office of Atlantic Philanthropies closed this week as billionaire Chuck Feeney, w(...)

“Oy, get your hands off my Dingle . . .” The man in the map of Ireland costume at Cheltenham in 2012. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Getty Images

The disgusting behaviour of business big wheels at a lavish charity fundraiser in London’s five-star Dorchester Hotel was big news this week. The me(...)

The Dorchester Hotel in London, where hostesses say they were groped and sexually harassed at a men-only charity dinner last week

The British charity The President’s Club is to close after an exposé in the Financial Times, detailing the harassment of hostesses at an event it held(...)

The Dorchester Hotel in London, where hostesses say they were groped and sexually harrassed at a men-only charity dinner last week.

At 10pm last Thursday night, Jonny Gould took to the stage in the ballroom at London’s Dorchester Hotel. “Welcome to the most un-PC event of the year,(...)

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