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A laptop in Stormont shows a live feed of DUP leader Arlene Foster giving evidence to the RHI inquiry on the “cash for ash” scandal. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Two years ago, following days of political fever, a tiny group of journalists was called hurriedly to Martin McGuinness’s office in Stormont. There th(...)

“The true cost of achieving an optimal design for the children’s hospital is that it has hoovered up the budgets needed for other health facilities that will, as a result, be delayed for years.”

In all developed countries, major capital projects have a strong tendency to overrun their initial budgets. The new underground line in London, C(...)

British prime minister Theresa May insists delivering the deal agreed with Brussels remains top priority but her government has decreed emergency no-deal plans must now be implemented. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

“Just because you’ve put a seatbelt on, it doesn’t mean you should crash the car.” That, according to the numerous leaks that have marked British cab(...)

A man in his 60s has died after being hit by a car in Dublin. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A man in his 60s has died after being hit by a car in Dublin. The car hit the man while he was walking on the Finglas Road at about midday on Wednesd(...)

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond leaves after giving a series of interviews to broadcasters in Westminster. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Philip Hammond has admitted the UK will be worse off “in pure economic terms” under all possible Brexit outcomes – including the prime minister’s own (...)

Protests on the streets of London. At the time of writing, no one knows what’s going on regarding Brexit, a statement that is, to be fair, quite likely to still apply at the time of reading too. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

In numbers: More shares, Gromit? 140 Employees of animation studio Aardman, makers of Wallace & Gromit, who will share in a 75 per cent stake in(...)

The National Transport Authority’s chief executive, Anne Graham, said some decisions may be ‘difficult’, but they were necessary for ‘fast, reliable, punctual and convenient’ public transport. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Nearly 350 homes in north and west Dublin will lose part of their front gardens to clear the way for the first of four high-speed BusConnects bus corr(...)

Gaelscoil Eiscir Riada, Glebe, Lucan, Co Dublin, one of the  42 schools that have undergone structural assessments in recent weeks. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

An inquiry is to be established into why structural concerns have emerged across dozens of schools built over the last decade. Minister for Education(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Households that have been removed from monthly homeless figures but are still recorded as accessing homeless services are at “no risk” of entering eme(...)

Ardgillan Community College in Balbriggan: school has asked some pupils to stay home over health and safety concerns arising from construction. Photograph:  Garrett White

The construction firm at the centre of a controversy over fire safety and structural concerns in schools built in the last decade has been paid over €(...)

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