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Supreme court nominee Amy Coney Barrett  during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, on Capitol Hill,  October 13th. Photograph:  Susan Walsh/POOL/AFP

US supreme court nominee Amy Coney Barrett came under intense questioning from senators on Tuesday as she said that her personal choices had no bearin(...)

Judge Amy Coney Barrett, US president Donald Trump’s nominee for the supreme court, in Washington on October 1st. Photograph: Anna Moneymaker/New York Times

On a winter afternoon in 2018, Judge Amy Coney Barrett rose to speak in Notre Dame Law School’s wood-panelled courtroom and thanked the people gathere(...)

US president Donald Trump has previously appointed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the US court of appeals for the seventh circuit, Chicago, in 2017. Photograph: Getty

The US Senate will begin confirmation hearings to approve the new supreme court justice nominee on October 12th, after President Donald Trump named Am(...)

Judge Amy Coney Barrett speaks after being nominated to the US Supreme Court by US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty

Amy Coney Barrett has been nominated by US president Donald Trump to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the supreme court, paving the way for what promise(...)

England goalkeeper Bert Williams after Joe Gaetjens’ first half goal. File photograph: Getty Images

Frank ‘Pee Wee’ Wallace was the ubiquitous postman or mailman to use the American term, on the USA team that beat England 1-0 at the 1950 World Cup in(...)

A man stands in a flooded street in  Haiti,  during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura. Photograph:  Estailove St-Val/AFP via Getty Images

Coastal residents in low-lying areas of Louisiana and Cuba were evacuating on Sunday, while roads turned to rivers in Haiti’s capital city, as twin hu(...)

The online exhibition Mixed Race Irish Families in Britain, 1700 to 2000 tells some fascinating stories.

At a time when everyone is talking about the importance of understanding and teaching black history in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, it(...)

Irish Army Ranger wing on patrol as part of UN peacekeeping duties.

Some 350 Irish troops serving in Lebanon will have to spend an extra six weeks in the country due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The troops were originall(...)

 Digicel is the largest mobile  phone company in Haiti.

A group of Haitian emigrants to the US have filed an appeal against a New York judge’s decision last month to throw out their €1.5 billion lawsuit all(...)

Digicel, set up by Denis O’Brien in 2001, operates in 32 markets across the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific regions. Photograph: iStock

Moody’s, one of the world’s leading credit ratings agencies, has said that Digicel’s plans to wipe away as much as one-quarter of its $7 billion (€6.5(...)

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