Joan Ryan

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Britain’s international development secretary Rory Stewart: a dark-horse candidate who has hijacked the contest with a surprising social media campaign. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga

The Conservative Party has sought to limit the field of leadership candidates and shorten the race by setting a higher bar for entry and for surviving(...)

Joan Ryan (left) is joined by former Conservative Party and now Independent MPs Heidi Allen, Anna Soubry and Sarah Wollaston. Photograph: Reuters/Simon Dawson

Three MPs have left the Conservatives to join the newly-formed Independent Group, accusing Theresa May of allowing hardline Brexiteers to take over th(...)

Ragan Smith is congratulated by Bela Karolyi during the  2016 US  Olympic Trials. Photograph:  Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Bela Karolyi is the most successful coach in the history of gymnastics. From Nadia Comaneci at the Montreal Olympics to the USA’s so-called “Magnifice(...)

Tiny Plays For Ireland 2 Project Arts Centre, Dublin***Even tiny plays can have big ideas. This, the second instalment in Fishamble’s experimen(...)