The chef Stevie Toman OX restaurant, Belfast I’m interviewing Belfast chef wunderkind Stevie Toman on a Monday morning. His restauran(...)

UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage adjusts his headphones during a meeting of leaders of European Parliament political groups in Brussels. Prof John McCormick, of Indiana University in the US, has today said that just barely 12 per cent of eligible voters backed anti-establishment parties in May’s European elections. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters.

The European Union’s greatest challenges lie in structural problems which are likely to have a far greater impact on the process of integration than t(...)

I heard Jimmy Crowley singing in a hotel in Bantry, during the West Cork Literary Festival. He was inside the door of the bar with a modest PA system (...)