Children from Kildalkey in Co Meath walk to school on Monday accompanied by Sinn Féin TD Peadar Tóibín (left),  FG Cllr Noel French and Sinn Féin Cllr Caroline Lynch.

‘Where’s my seat - I’ve got sore feet,’ was the message on placards to Bus Éireann on Monday morning as a dozen Meath post-primary students walked 10k(...)

The entrance to the Dorchester Hotel in London, where the Presidents Club held its now infamous fundraising dinner last week. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

MPs are to ask police to investigate whether crimes were committed at the men-only Presidents Club dinner in London, attended by billionaires, politic(...)

Dorchester Presidents Club: undercover footage  from the charity dinner. Photograph: Financial Times

The British charity the Presidents Club is to close following reports that hostesses were harassed, groped and degraded at its men-only annual fundrai(...)

Almost 30,000 reports of children in the UK sexually assaulting other children have been made to police in the last four years. Photograph: Getty Images

Almost 30,000 reports of children in the UK sexually assaulting other children, including 2,625 alleged attacks on school premises, have been made to (...)

David Davis: he  said the government had looked at contingency plans for walking away without a deal

Britain’s Brexit minister David Davis has said Britain could still walk away from negotiations with the European Union with no deal. He said it was im(...)

Mark Frost, a prolific paedophile who has admitted 45 sex offences against children in Britain and abroad in one of the worst cases to come court. Photograph: NCA/PA Wire

A prolific paedophile has admitted 45 sex offences against children in Britain and abroad in one of the worst cases to come court. Retired English (...)

British prime minister  Theresa May has condemned world football’s ruling body over the “utterly outrageous” ban on international players wearing poppies.  Photo:  Nick Potts/PA

Utterly outraged, she said. Recognise and respect, she said. A clear message, she said. Had she nothing better to do? Apparently not. As if there w(...)

Jon Platt was fined by Isle of Wight Council after he took his family on the holiday, which included a visit to Walt Disney World, without permission from his child’s school. Photograph: Cuauh34/Wikimedia Commons

A man who refused to pay a fine for taking his six-year-old daughter out of school for a family trip to Florida has won a ruling in his favour at the (...)

A 10-year-old Muslim  mistakenly wrote that he lived in a “terrorist house” rather than a “terraced house” during an English lesson at a Lancashire school. File photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

A 10-year-old Muslim boy was questioned by police after mistakenly writing that he lived in a “terrorist house” rather than a “terraced house”. The y(...)

In 2014 a quarter of 13-14 year olds and 37 per cent of 15-16 year olds reported they have experienced something online that bothered them or that they wished they had not seen

Robust online age verification for both children and young people wishing to access a range of products and services online, including via mobile devi(...)

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