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 Joe Kennedy III: “We can win without segmenting our society.” Photograph: Suzanne Kreiter

Sitting in a prominent position at last week’s St Patrick’s Day lunch in the US Capitol, was a young redhaired congressman from Massachusetts. Joe K(...)

A United Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft lands at San Francisco International Airport last Wednesday in Burlingame, California. The United States followed countries around the world and grounded all Boeing 737 Max aircraft following the crash of an Ethiopia Airlines 737 Max 8. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Boeing is in damage control mode. Potential similarities between two tragic crashes involving its 737 MAX 8 aircraft, that killed almost 350 people, h(...)

Steve McQueen: Wore his own clothes

Just last week, Jack Lyon, among the few remaining veterans of the escape from Stalag Luft III in 1944, died at his home in Bexhill-on-Sea. A former R(...)

 Over 3,000 people took part in the St Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The sun was the biggest star at Dublin’s St Patrick’s Day parade due to its unexpected appearance. Forecasters had threatened parade-goers with rain (...)

Two former US soldiers were arrested at Shannon Airport on Sunday. Photograph: Press 22

Two US military veterans were arrested at Shannon Airport on Sunday after they breached security in an effort to reach an aircraft. The two men, aged(...)

Opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president of Venezuela Juan Guaidó said the opposition-controlled national assembly would organise freedom committees in every street to mobilise supporters to descend on the Miraflores palace in Caracas. Photograph: Eva Marie Uzcategui/Getty

Launching a nationwide tour as part of a “new phase” of what he terms Operation Freedom, Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó called on Saturday (...)

 Applegreen  CEO Bob Etchingham. The company is due to report results on Tuesday. Photograph:   Cyril Byrne

Monday Indicators: US housing market index (Mar). Tuesday Results: Applegreen, Mincon, FedEx. Indicators: Euro zone construction output (Jan), lab(...)

Copper Face Jacks on Dublin’s Harcourt Street

Supermac’s boss Pat McDonagh has signalled his interest in popular Dublin nightclub Copper Face Jack’s, according to the Sunday Business Post. Owners (...)

Rolling through large crowded airports, hauling luggage, waiting in long lines, receiving a pat down, being strapped into a tiny aisle chair and then sitting for hours unable to move is exhausting. Photograph: iStock

People often say that travelling is all about the journey and not the destination, but for wheelchair users, navigating air travel is often more of an(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the Chicago St Patrick’s Day parade in the US on Saturday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Children in Irish schools should be taught the national anthem, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said, though he stopped short of calling for it to be manda(...)

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