A migrant, wrapped with her child in a thermal blanket, waits for a train to Croatia, at a train station in Presevo, Serbia. Photograph: Marko Djurica/Reuters

A British Home Office contractor supplying accommodation for asylum seekers has come under fire after reportedly giving migrants brightly coloured wri(...)

Michael Collins, who was sent to Frongoch in Wales following the 1916 Easter Rising. Photograph: Hulton Archive

President Michael D Higgins has been invited to the Welsh village of Frongoch next year to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising. Frongoch, which(...)

The Commons voted by 376 to 107 last night - a majority of 269 - to give the British health secretary the power to impose a ban on smoking in cars with children present  in England. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Smoking in cars in the presence of children is to be outlawed in England by the end of the year, Downing Street has signalled, after MPs voted overwh(...)