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Lord Sewel’s behaviour was described by Lords speaker Baroness D’Souza as “shocking and unacceptable”. Photograph: Suzanne Hubbard/PA Wire

A British peer is facing a police investigation after quitting as deputy speaker of the House of Lords over a video allegedly showing him taking cocai(...)

 Lord Sewelwho has resigned as Lords deputy speaker after a newpaper  published video of him allegedly taking drugs with prostitutes. Photograph: PA

Lord Sewel is facing a police investigation after quitting as Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords over a video allegedly showing him taking drugs wit(...)

Writer Edna O’Brien, in Sligo for  a   celebratory Nobel dinner   for   Yeats2015,  to  mark     the  150th anniversary of  the poet’s  birth. Photograph: James Connolly

For her last significant birthday the writer Edna O’Brien generated headlines stating “still hot at 80”, which arguably made her the ideal person to(...)

Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow described President Michael D Higgins’ visit as ‘historic’. Photograph: Reuters/Neil Hall

Dozens of intrigued tourists stood outside Sovereign’s Entrance in the Palace of Westminster yesterday as the Lifeguards, resp(...)

Mr Higgins will be honoured at a state banquet hosted by Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle. Photograph:L Andrew Winning/Reuters

Áras an Uachtaráin has released details of the upcoming state visit by President Michael D Higgins to Britain. The visit follows the successful(...)