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Mary Lou McDonald with fellow Sinn Féin TDs at Leinster House on Thursday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

IT HAS BEEN A LONG JOURNEY FROM FIANNA FÁIL MEMBER TO LEADER OF A TRIUMPHANT SINN FÉIN. YET, AFTER TWO DECADES IN PUBLIC LIFE, MARY LOU MCDONALD RE(...)

Adam Driver. Photograph: Erik Tanner/New York Times

Adam Driver has resting sphinx face. I don’t say this because of his memorably unusual features, though a long nose, full lips, and paintbrush flick o(...)

Virgin sacrifices. Occult rituals. Drinking blood from skull-shaped chalices. If these practices pique your interest then the Satanic Temple is proba(...)

The statue of Robert E Lee which stood in Charlottesville, Virginia. Photograph: Erin Schaff/The New York Times

Driving through some southern states of America on a recent road trip, a peculiar feature of the urban landscape became apparent. In New Orleans a hu(...)

A statue of Confederate general Robert E Lee in Richmond, Virginia. Last month a Bill to grant local authorities the power to remove statues was defeated. Photograph: Salwan Georges/Washington Post via Getty Images

Two hours’ drive south of Washington DC, the factory chimneys and elevated rail tracks of Richmond appear on the horizon. The capital city of Virgini(...)

Carnival parade in the streets of Aalst: the raucous three-day Belgian carnival is  formally recognised by Unesco.  Photograph: Jonas Roossens/AFP/Getty

Aalst’s parade of floats on the Sunday before Lent is above all about causing offence and shamelessly pillorying the powerful. Copious quantities of d(...)

Donald Trump is often said to be unprecedented in American history, and in some respects he is. But not entirely. There is one other demagogue in the(...)

Liam Neeson:   the actor said in a subsequent TV interview for ABC that “you sometimes just scratch the surface and you discover this racism and bigotry and it’s there”. He should have known that for black people the surface is their own flayed skins. Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images

Images have been rising from the depths of America’s consciousness like swamp creatures in a 1950s B-movie. They are ugly, violent and all about race.(...)

Virginia governor elect Ralph Northam (centre) celebrates with state Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax (left) and attorney general Mark Herring at his election night rally in 2017. Photograph: Aaron P Bernstein/Reuters

Virginia’s politics has been plunged into disarray after a third member of the Democratic state leadership became embroiled in a deepening set of scan(...)

Virginia governor-elect Ralph Northam (centre) celebrates with lieutenant governor-elect Justin Fairfax and attorney general Mark Herring at Mr Northam’s election night rally in Fairfax, Virginia, in November 2017. All three men are fighting for their political lives. Photograph:  Aaron P Bernstein/Reuters

The political crisis in Virginia deepened on Wednesday when the attorney general admitted to wearing blackface in the 1980s at a college party, becomi(...)

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