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The rush of UK citizens seeking Irish nationality in the wake of the Brexit referendum has caused concern to many. Writing in this paper, Christophe(...)

Shura grew up in Manchester as a self-confessed guitar-toting “weird” teenager who was fluent in Russian

‘It taught me that I was capable of surviving. I went there on my own, and you realise how afraid you might be of doing something. Actually going the(...)

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker welcomes Nigel Farage, the leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party, prior to a plenary session at the European Parliament on the outcome of  the Brexit referendum in Brussels, Belgium, June 28th, 2016. Photograph: Eric Vidal/Reuters

The claim that the EU is undemocratic and unaccountable is made so often it seems to be an accepted background to any discussion of the union. The cha(...)

The treatment first requires the patient to wear a headset that projects a life-sized image of themselves through a virtual reality mirror.

Patients suffering from depression could benefit from a virtual reality therapy in which they give advice to a crying child, research has found. The (...)

L-R: Jordanne Jones, Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Charlie Kelly, Stephen Fingelton. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ferdia Walsh-Peelo Actor Ferdia Walsh-Peelo was always likely to become famous. Born and raised in Co Wicklow, the good-looking, sleek 16-year-old ha(...)

A worker sorts coal on a conveyer belt at Datong mine, in China’s  Shanxi province. China’s decreased coal use has contributed to a slowing in the growth of carbon emissions this year. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Growth in global carbon dioxide emissions is expected to slow for a second year running in 2015, in spite of economic growth, after typically rising (...)

‘I don’t believe for a moment that Tim Hunt’s remarks were “harmful” or “injurious” to women, or desperately off-putting to girls considering Stem (non-medical science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) careers.’ Above, Tim Hunt, who resigned from University College London  after his comments about the “trouble with girls” involved in science sparked an outcry. Photograph: Johnny Green/PA Wire

How should we punish old men who make sexist jokes? Judging by the case of Tim Hunt, very severely indeed. No mercy shall be shown. The 72-year-old Br(...)

Scientist Tim Hunt told the conference he had a reputation for being a chauvinist. File photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A Nobel laureate has resigned as a professor at a London university after saying women scientists should work in segregated laboratories. Sir Tim Hunt(...)

Professor John O’Keefe (above)  and Norwegian couple May-Britt and Edvard Moser won the 2014 Nobel Prize for medicine for discovering the brain’s internal positioning system, helping humans find their way and giving clues to how strokes and Alzheimer’s affect the brain. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

A scientist who was yesterday awarded the Nobel Prize is to receive an honorary doctorate from University College Cork later this year in recognitio(...)

 Nobel Prize winner US Professor John O’ Keefe speaks to reporters after winning the award for Physiology or Medicine during a press conference in London. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

A son of Irish emigrants, Anglo-American professor John O’Keefe jointly won the 2014 Nobel Prize for medicine today with Norwegian couple May-Britt an(...)

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