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The hypocrisy reached its nadir when it turned out that Britain’s former health minister  Matt Hancock,  who effectively imposed a sex-ban on  single people, had breached guidelines to conduct an extra-marital affair. Peter Flanagan in London is not amused

I am back living in England, and I’ll probably catch Covid. There’s a sense of inevitability to it. While the British government would never admit to (...)

The Irish Mathematical Society, which holds its annual meeting this week, has been going strong for 45 years. Photograph: iStock

On a cold December night in 1976, a group of mathematicians assembled in a room in Trinity College Dublin for the inaugural meeting of the Irish Mathe(...)

A family of vendors pose for a photo before sleeping next to their items to be sold at Nakasero Market in Kampala, Uganda. Photograph: Badru Katumba/AFP via Getty

Covid-19 infection rates are rapidly increasing in Africa, with many countries reporting a previously unseen spread of the disease. “The speed and sc(...)

The Government has introduced rules for “rent pressure zones” to cap rent rises at the rate of inflation. Photograph: PA Wire

The private rental sector in the Republic has trebled in size since 2000 as high house prices have forced more people to rent, a conference on housing(...)

Unlike  countries like Spain and England which include big clubs like Real Madrid  and Liverpool, most European countries are too small to sustain exclusively national professional football leagues. Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP via Getty Images

UK prime minister Boris Johnson dismissed the breakaway European Super League with a pledge: “I will not stand by while a small handful of owners crea(...)

Bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (known as BECCS) sucks CO2 from the air, but it cannot be applied on the huge scale required. Photograph: iStock

While preparing my last ccolumn advocating increased nuclear power to minimise global warming, I came across disturbing information that shook my(...)

Ryanair has joined EU efforts to develop sustainable fuel for air travel, part of the industry’s bid to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Ryanair hopes to cut Covid-19 losses this year as peak season passenger numbers reach 70 per cent of 2019 levels, according to chief executive Michael(...)

Aimee Steven had been thinking of going to university until she tried a new foundation apprenticeship in her final year of secondary school.

Aimee Stephen had been thinking of going to university until she tried a new foundation apprenticeship in her final year of secondary school. “I pref(...)

It is likely that the entire country will move to at least Level 4 restrictions next week.

It is likely that the entire country will move to at least Level 4 restrictions, Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris has signalled.(...)

Ballymun Kickhams’ Paddy Small, James McCarthy and John Small lift the trophy. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ballymun Kickhams 1-19 Ballyboden St Enda’s 0-8 Front running for almost the entire match, Ballymun Kickhams gave a top-class performance in Sunday’s(...)

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