Liveline’s Joe Duffy has been urging his audience to wash their hands, using practically any opportunity to drive the message home.

Having presided over many fractious on-air arguments in his time, Joe Duffy is well used to asking people to keep their language clean. In the light o(...)

Seamus Mallon and  John Hume at the SDLP 33rd annual conference at the Wellington Park Hotel, Belfast in 2004. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Tributes have been paid from across the political spectrum to Seamus Mallon, the former deputy first minister of Northern Ireland and deputy leader of(...)

As Labour deals with a devastating defeat at the general election, who will replace Jeremy Corbyn as party leader. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images

As Labour deals with a devastating defeat at the general election, here is a look at who could be in the race to replace Jeremy Corbyn as party leader(...)

Alastair Campbell  addresses The Phil debating society  at Trinity College Dublin Photograph: Laura Hutton

Former Downing Street press secretary Alastair Campbell said he cannot see London securing approval for a Brexit deal by October 31st, pushing the UK (...)

Scarlett Curtis. Photograph: David Levenson/Getty

Back in May, Scarlett Curtis travelled to Dublin to record a live episode of her podcast Feminists Don’t Wear Pink. The sold-out crowd consisted (...)

House of Commons speaker John Bercow said it was ‘blindingly obvious’ that Boris Johnson wa attempting to stop parliament from debating Brexit. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Boris Johnson’s move to suspend parliament for five weeks in the run-up to Britain’s scheduled departure from the EU on October 31st has provoked upro(...)

Alastair Campbell: “With some sadness but absolute certainty, I have reached the conclusion that I no longer wish to stay in the party.” Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/PA

Alastair Campbell, the former Downing Street director of communications under British prime minister Tony Blair, has said he no longer wishes to be a (...)

England’s Ben Stokes is from New Zealand and their captain Eoin Morgan is Irish. Photograph: PA

Jacob Rees-Mogg has been criticised for politicising England’s victory in the Cricket World Cup after writing on social media that “we clearly don’t n(...)

Alastair Campbell speaks to the media outside his home in north London on Tuesday after he was expelled from the Labour Party for  voting for the Liberal Democrats in the European elections. Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Tom Watson, the Labour Party’s deputy leader, has condemned as “spiteful” the party’s decision to expel Alastair Campbell after the veteran former spi(...)

Speaker of the House Jon Bercow. Brexiteers have complained that some of his decisions have stretched the rules to allow opponents of Brexit to set the agenda. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/PA Wire

MPs will have a say over whether Britain leaves the European Union without a deal on October 31st, Commons speaker John Bercow has promised. Speaking (...)

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