French president Emmanuel Macron: wants an expansion of EU powers in exactly the kind of way that makes many Europeans feel alienated.  Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP

Humility is not Emmanuel Macron’s defining characteristic. He has an approval rating of about 34 per cent in France, which is 10 per cent lower than D(...)

The Dalai Lama holds the hand of Richard Moore at a Children in Crossfire press conference  in Derry, Northern Ireland. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The Dalai Lama has expressed his sorrow at “fighting and killing in the name of different religions”, singling out Yemen and Myanmar as two global pri(...)

Shauna O’Neill, who was previously awarded a Clipper round world race bursary and now works for the Children in Crossfire charity. File photograph: Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Organisers of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race have appealed to young people in Derry or Strabane who are over 18 and currently out of work to a(...)

Senator Jimmy  Harte (55) had been attending the Republic of Ireland v Latvia football international friendly at the Aviva stadium in Ballsbridge, Dublin, on Friday evening, after which he was injured. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí investigating the circumstances in which Senator Jimmy Harte (Lab) was found unconscious in the street with life-threatening head injuries beli(...)

The Children in Crossfire charity attempt on the  World Riverdance record, in  which  2,569 dancers took part. Photograph: Trevor McBride

An estimated 430,000 people including 20,000 musicians and dancers have swarmed Derry for what organisers have said is the biggest fleadh ever.The cro(...)

Richard Moore, who was blinded by a rubber bullet, with the Dalai lama

The British army and ministry of defence were aware of lethal deficiencies in the use of rubber bullets but nonetheless went ahead and employed them i(...)

The Dalai Lama walks across the Peace Bridge during his visit to Derry. Photograph: Reuters

You never quite know what you are going to get when the Dalai Lama comes to town. We journalists were gathered in the conference room of the City H(...)

The Dalai Lama  is welcomed by Richard Moore, director of the charity Children in Crossfire, at City of Derry Airport, upon his arrival. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/PA Wire

There is no alternative to the peace process, the Dalai Lama has said during a visit to Northern Ireland. People have to work and (...)