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 Saeb Erekat pictured speaking to the media after a meeting in Washington, DC, US, in July 2008. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Born: April 28th, 1955 Died: November 10th, 2020 Saeb Erekat, a senior Palestinian official and negotiator who passionately advocated for the establi(...)

A person holds Donald Trump baby balloons in  San Francisco, California on Saturday. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images

We expected more of Donald Trump. An epic, Jack Nicholson-in-the-Overlook-Hotel meltdown, not just Rose Garden-variety mewling. A conspiracy with gran(...)

The investor had asked to visit what had been identified as his investment at which point an email was sent to Hevey by his coaccused saying “shit, he wants to visit the land registry, how do we get over that?”.

A fraudster who sold the same two forests in Co Roscommon “over and over again” to unsuspecting investors has been given an extra two years in jail on(...)

Werner Herzon meets his hero Mikhail Gorbachev to whom he explains most Germans have “overwhelming approval for you personally”.

Writing in Roller-Coaster, his recent history of the post-war years, Ian Kershaw breaks with the historian’s habitual caution about personality politi(...)

Peggy Sue Adams (left) who was killed in the crash, pictured with her husband Jack

A sat nav was not to blame for a fatal crash in Cork which killed two American tourists in September 2017, an inquest has heard. James Baker (62) and(...)

US senator Lindsey Graham: ‘There’s an allegation by the acting FBI director at the time that the deputy attorney general was basically trying to do an administrative coup.’ File photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters

Republican senator Lindsey Graham has promised a Senate investigation into claims senior justice department officials discussed invoking the 25th amen(...)

 Former US president George HW Bush (bottom) celebrates his 85th birthday by jumping with the US army’s Golden Knight parachute team in a tandem jump with SFC Michael Elliott in Kennebunkport, Maine in  2009. Photograph: Reuters

George Herbert Walker Bush Born June 12th, 1924 Died November 30th, 2018 George HW Bush, who has died aged 94, was the 41st president of the US (19(...)

Sound of Music (1965)Julie Andrews

In 1965, New York’s critics were in agreement about the merits of Robert Wise’s The Sound of Music. Pauline Kael described the film as “the sugar-coat(...)

Gardaí have appealed to anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact them.

Gardaí believe an American couple who were seriously injured in a three car crash in Co Cork may have been following sat nav directions when they veer(...)

The coffin of former first lady Barbara Bush is carried from St Martin’s Episcopal Church following her funeral service in Houston, Texas, the US. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Former first lady Barbara Bush was remembered on Saturday as a sharp-tongued but caring figure whose devotion to her family was matched only by her co(...)

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