Washing clothes at 20 degrees rather than 40 degrees saves approximately 66% of the energy used per load. Photograph: iStock

Washing clothes in colder water for less time is less damaging for the planet than using hotter, longer washes, according to academic research publish(...)

An image from Is everyone ok? by Daphne Wright

What is it? Is everyone ok? is a 2019 video by Daphne Wright. How was it done? It is a video centred on a single character: an older man (with pe(...)

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn: ‘The Tory campaign amplified by most of the media managed to persuade many that only Boris Johnson could “get Brexit done”.’ Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images

Jeremy Corbyn has faced furious MPs at a fractious meeting of the parliamentary Labour Party in Westminster in which he told them he took “responsibil(...)

Joe Holbeach at his home in Lurgan. Photograph: Andrew Testa/The New York Times

To this day, Joe Holbeach battles the demons that tell him to end his own life. Twenty years after the Good Friday agreement, Northern Ireland has on(...)

Political rot has spread from US to UK: On Saturday, July 13th, 2018, you could not move in central London for the throngs of people protesting Donald(...)

Katie de Gama: ‘I couldn’t have told you one fact about the Famine. I hadn’t ever heard of it.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

BEING BRITISH IN IRELAND: FUNERALS, BARBS ABOUT 800 YEARS OF OPPRESSION, AND HAVING TO EXPLAIN BREXIT SEVERAL TIMES A DAY “Ireland is an unknown(...)

Parson’s Turbinia, 1897.

On February 7th, 1910 the Royal Navy welcomed a delegation of Abyssinian (Ethiopian) princes aboard the HMS Dreadnought, then the fastest and most pow(...)

Michael Owen during the Manchester United era in 2009. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/PA Wire

Last Friday Michael Owen was in Dublin to promote his second autobiography, Reboot. The book had received an extraordinary amount of publicity the pre(...)

Merrion Vaults owner, Seamus Fahy, posing inside the vaults.

Founding owner of Dublin based Voltaire Diamonds and co-founder of the Merrion Vaults, Séamus Fahy says he is “Brexit ready”. Having launched Voltair(...)

Some of the athletes who will compete at the World Transplant Games, from left: Anna Anna Pokojska, Aodhagan Cullen, Mike Keohane, Mary Fitzgerald, Rachel Eagleton and Thomas Flannery.

Participating in international sporting competitions is a nerve-wracking experience for any athlete. But, consider doing so following a serious health(...)

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