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Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain’s opposition Labour party,  is proving more competent and appealing than many had expected during the British general election campaign. File photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

In election campaign mode, Jeremy Corbyn is proving more competent and appealing than many had expected. British prime minister Theresa May, meanwhil(...)

There has been much grumbling about the #ge16 campaign having been dull. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

So you’ve fact-checked your fiscal space, periscoped your red lines and sought traction for your particular brand of coalitionology. Like the comical(...)

A “very successful” concert was given at Slane Castle by Lady Conyngham’s younger children Gretta and Roderick Cameron in aid of comforts for the Leinster Regiments (aabove)

February 2nd, 1916 The Irish Times reports “much speculation” in London on expected new taxes coming in the spring budget. “It appears to be general(...)

A protest outside the Dáil in 2006, organised by Amnesty International and Oxfam Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke

The success this week of the US National Rifle Association in forcing a retreat by US president Barack Obama on a ban on assault weapons sent a(...)

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