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Prime minister Theresa May listens to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaking after she made a statement to MPs in the House of Commons over her decision to launch air strikes against Syria. Photograph: PA Wire

If Theresa May had any doubts about her decision to launch air strikes against Syria without prior parliamentary approval, she showed no sign of it on(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May making a statement in the House of Commons defending British participation in air strikes on Syria. Photograph: AFP/PRU/Getty Images

Theresa May faced widespread criticism from opposition MPs on Monday for her failure to consult parliament ahead of Saturday’s air strikes against Syr(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney (right) speaks with British foreign secretary Boris Johnson during a  meeting of EU foreign ministers in Luxembourg on Monda. Photograph: Virginia Mayo/AP

EU foreign ministers on Monday expressed “understanding” rather than outright support for the weekend attack on Syria by the US, UK and France, in a p(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Simon Coveney can “understand” why the US, France and Britain carried out air strikes against Syria over the weekend, he has said. The 105 missiles w(...)

Anne Gibney (56), originally from Dublin, on the road in  Croatia

Married to an Austrian, having lived abroad (in France and Austria) since 2002, and with family members scattered around the globe, I long ago switche(...)

 Benetton’s Tommaso Iannone in action during his side’s win over  Leinster at the RDS. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The rugby education process is relatively simple. Absorb the lessons in defeat or risk a similar outcome by repeating without revision. While defeat (...)

A Syrian soldier films the damage to the Syrian Scientific Research Centre  which was attacked by US., British and French military strikes in Barzeh, near Damascus, Syria. Photograph: Hassan Ammar/AFP

After six days of deliberations and bellicose rhetoric, the air strikes against Syria were largely a symbolic act by the US, the UK and France, with t(...)

British prime minister Theresa May: will tell MPs she took the air strike action to alleviate further humanitarian suffering in Syria caused by chemical weapons attacks and that it was in Britain’s national interest to do so.   Photograph:  Steve Parsons/PA

Theresa May will on Monday seek an emergency debate in the House of Commons about last weekend’s air strikes against Syria, giving MPs a chance to exp(...)

Operation Hamilton: Rafale fighter jets prepare to take off for Syria on Friday night, from a military base in eastern France. Photograph: ECPAD/French Military via Reuters

French participation in strikes against three chemical-weapons sites in Syria in the early hours of Saturday morning marked the most significant milit(...)

Theresa May will emphasise the broad support the military action received from other western governments. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Reuters

Theresa May will face criticism on Monday from MPs, including some in her own party, for her failure to seek prior authorisation from Parliament befor(...)

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