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The Biden administration has unveiled a new  plan to develop large-scale wind farms along the entire coast of the US. File photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Callum Robinson’s hat trick got me thinking about the role of Qatar in the world, as did the Biden administration’s unveiling of a plan to develop lar(...)

The Hockanum river in Connecticut is flooded by Storm Henri. Photograph: CJ Gunther/EPA

The remnants of Tropical Storm Henri stalled over New England in the United States on Monday, dropping yet more rain and spawning three tornadoes in c(...)

Prof John O’Halloran has served as interim president of UCC since Prof Patrick O’Shea stepped down in July 2020

University College Cork (UCC) has confirmed the appointment of Prof John O’Halloran as the new president of the university in succession to Prof Patri(...)

Declan Crean who owns the Scholars Lounge in Rome. Photorgaph: Declan Crean

This week’s surprise segue by the Government to delay the planned reopening of indoor hospitality until a vaccine pass is developed leaves the Republi(...)

 Fox News host Tucker Carlson: Recent fixations include suggesting that the January 6th Capitol insurrection was, in fact, a provocation staged by the FBI and that making children wear masks is abuse. Photograph:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Last month, I texted Tucker Carlson to ask him a question that was on my mind: “Did you get vaccinated?” “When was the last time you had sex with you(...)

Stock photo of Lake MooseLookmeguntic near Rangeley, Maine, US.  Photograph: Getty Images

The advert painted an idyllic picture of White’s Island. For $449,000 (€369,000) you could buy 143 acres of forests with sweeping views of the rugged(...)

The soldiers politely provided my great-grandmother with a chair so she could watch the burning of her home in comfort

On May 9th, 1921, the British army moved through the Maine valley in Kerry, burning houses as it went. The action was a punitive one, with the homes o(...)

Jared Peters, his wife Sabina and their two children Finbarr and Ayla. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

When Jared Peters visits Pennsylvania these days he feels like an outsider. His years spent living abroad, combined with a huge wave of support in his(...)

An American flag seen through barbed wire fencing at sunrise on Capitol Hill on Monday. Photograph: Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images

Donald Trump on Tuesday will become the first US president to face two impeachment trials. Trump was impeached last month on one charge of inciting a(...)

Mark Thompson, former chief executive of The New York Times, BBC director-general and Channel 4 boss. Photograph: Roberto Ricciuti/Getty Images

“The last newspaper has just gone into the wood stove,” says Mark Thompson, self-described news junkie, erstwhile BBC director-general and up until re(...)

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