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Mick Wallace: The TD’s new clothes

The Ceann Comhairle, brave man, hosted members of the Leinster House press gallery to dinner in the Members’ Restaurant on Thursday night to mark 100 (...)

European shares on Friday hit their highest level in nearly two months

European shares on Friday hit their highest level in nearly two months as positive earnings, hopes of accommodative US monetary policies and higher oi(...)

An iceberg floats in a fjord near the town of Tasiilaq, Greenland last year. Greenland’s ice is now melting faster than scientists previously thought, a recent study shows. File photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

A new analysis shows that while Earth was slightly cooler last year than the previous few years, it was still the fourth warmest year on record. With(...)

US president Donald Trump ‘Elections have consequences’. Photograph:  Brendan Smialowski/AFP

US president Donald Trump has said he has “no idea” whether he can get a deal with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for his border wall as the partial US go(...)

US president Donald Trump said he would speak to the nation about the “humanitarian and national security crisis” on the southern border on Tuesday at 9pm. Photograph: Sarah Silbiger/New York Times

US president Donald Trump will deliver a prime-time television address on Tuesday evening on the issue of border security as the impasse over funding (...)

US president Donald Trump speaks to reporters in the Rose Garden after meeting with US congressional leaders about the government shutdown and border security. Photograph: Al Drago/Bloomberg

US president Donald Trump and senior Democrats failed to strike a deal in talks on Friday to end a partial shutdown of the US government as they again(...)

“Democrats are taking action to lead our country out of this mess,” Nancy Pelosi, above, and top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said in a joint statement. Photograph: Erin Schaff/The New York Times

Democrats in the US House of Representatives plan to vote on Thursday on a funding package to end the 10-day-old partial US government shutdown, witho(...)

US president Donald Trump addresses US armed forces members on a Christmas Day video conference call in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington . Photographer: Zach Gibson/Bloomberg

US stocks rose in early trading on Wednesday, offering a welcome reprieve for Wall Street after a period of chaotic trading in the run-up to Christmas(...)

A migrant, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the US, wraps a raincoat around himself to protect from rainfall at a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, on December 25th, 2018. Photograph: Reuters

An eight-year-old boy from Guatemala died in US government custody in New Mexico early on Christmas Day, after being detained by border agents, US imm(...)

US President Donald Trump makes a video call to service members from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard stationed worldwide in the Oval Office on Christmas Day. Photograph: Zach Gibson-Pool/Getty Images.

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the partial shutdown of the federal government was going to last until his demand for funds to build a wall (...)

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