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Kamala Harris, a Democrat from California and member of the Senate Judiciary Committee: “The future of our country depends on you and millions of others lifting our voices to fight for our American values.” Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

California senator Kamala Harris has become the latest Democrat to announce a run for the US presidency, joining an already crowded field ahead of nex(...)

The Long Song is told from the perspective of July (Tamara Lawrence), a young house slave, conceived by rape and stolen from her mother.

If they did not involve such cruelty, dehumanisation and violence, the simple desires of British colonialists to recreate their home comforts in faraw(...)

Theresa May arrives in Dublin this evening seeking further leeway on the Border backstop

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives in Dublin this evening seeking further leeway on the Border backstop. She will be hoping today’s warning fr(...)

A jasmin flower pictured in Plascassier near Grasse, France. File photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

The ancient sport of hurling is in equal parts completely terrifying, hugely exciting and uniquely Irish. In 2014 after Sky started screening the spo(...)

A Digicel outlet in Jamaica, where the company has completed a sale and leaseback deal on 451 tower sites.

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel Group has raised in the region of $90 million (€77.6 million) by entering into a sale and leaseback agreement for 451 of its w(...)

Jamie Cooks Italy: the chef’s latest series has just started on Channel 4

Jamie Oliver prompted a Twitter storm over the weekend with his new Punchy Jerk Rice, a sachet of microwaveable rice whose take on Caribbean flavourin(...)

Lauryn Hill performing at Brixton Academy, London in 1999. Photograph:  Chris Lopez/Sony Music Archive/Getty Images

At the 1999 Grammy Awards, Lauryn Hill marked her coronation by singing a simple song about her newborn son. With legendary axe-man Carlos Santana car(...)

Ben Stokes: faces a protracted wait to learn if he faces any cricketing sanctions. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Ben Stokes and Alex Hales face a protracted wait to learn if they face any cricketing sanctions but there is understood to be no ill-feeling between t(...)

 Russian president Vladimir Putin with US actor Steven Seagal  at the Kremlin in Moscow. Photograph: Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik/Kremlin Pool

Steven Seagal has just been appointed by Vladimir Putin as special representative for Russian-US humanitarian ties, which means, either I’m having som(...)

Denis O’Brien: The Story So Far:  David Murphy’s RTÉ documentary touched on the businessman’s immense philanthropic work rebuilding infrastructure in a battered Haiti. Photograph: Antonio Bolfo/Getty

What can you say about Denis O’Brien, “Ireland’s most controversial businessman”? It is not a trivial question. The man has, to put the matter at its (...)

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