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The statue of Edward Colston being retrieved from the harbour in Bristol. Photograph: AFP via Getty

The statue of slave trader Edward Colston that was pulled down during an anti-racism demonstration has been lifted out of Bristol Harbour. Bristol Ci(...)

 Sam Gyimah, who has resigned as universities minister in protest over the government’s Brexit plan. Photograph: PA

Britain’s Universities and Science Minister Sam Gyimah on Saturday became the latest minister to quit the government over prime minister Theresa May’s(...)

British prime minister Theresa May is working to shore up support for her Brexit strategy after the resignations of Boris Johnson and David Davis. Photograph: Getty Images

Theresa May was working to shore up support for her Brexit strategy last night following the resignation of Boris Johnson and David Davis, the two mos(...)

Dean Rock scored 10 points as Ballymun Kickhams thrashed Raheny in the Dublin SFC quarter-finals. Photograph: Inpho

Ballymun Kickhams 2-23 Raheny 1-8 Ballymun Kickhams advanced to the semi-finals of the Dublin Senior Football Championship after they enjoyed an emph(...)

“Are we going to choose Nigel Farage’s vision – one which takes Britain backwards, divides rather than unites, and questions the motives of anyone wh(...)

Conservative MP Conor Burns, who supports the Leave side in the June 23rd Brexit vote, says the UK’s relationship with Ireland is probably the closest it has with any government and there would be no need for this to be altered seriously in the case of  a Brexit. File photograph: Conorburns.com

Although Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned a departure by Britain from the European Union would prompt the reintroduction of Border controls, Conservati(...)

Michael Meacher MP speaks during a tribute to Baroness Margaret Thatcher in the House of Commons yesterday. Photograph: PA Wire

Frequently, if not always, tributes to dead politicians long-departed from office are a dreary rout(...)