One of Gordon Snell’s topical Christmas cards

Is the practice of sending Christmas cards diminishing? My own, output and input, have dropped considerably in the past few years. Digital, text messa(...)

Pat Hickey at the men’s lightweight double sculls final at the Olympics in Rio. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

If the build-up is to believed, the encounter between Paul Williams and Pat Hickey is set to rival storied clashes as the Rumble in the Jungle and the(...)

Pascal Saint-Amans: “What puts Ireland in jeopardy is the perception that Ireland charges 2 per cent.” Photograph: Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty Images

Ireland has given “smart and constructive assistance” to a developing international plan for preventing multinationals escaping paying corporation tax(...)