Paul Collier

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Ronnie O’Sullivan congratulates Ali Carter after his 13-9 win at the Crucible. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA

Ronnie O’Sullivan clashed with Ali Carter in a bitter Crucible row as the five-time winner crashed out of the Betfred World Championship. Title favou(...)

Refugees welcome: a rally in Lisbon on a European Day of Action. Photograph: Patricia de Melo Moreira/AFP/Getty

International refugee policy is a mess. Driven by knee-jerk gesture politics from left and right, it has little to do with the real needs of those fle(...)

 UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon speaks at the  start of the summit on refugees in New York. Photograph:  Justin Lane/EPA

On Monday, one of the highest-level global summits ever convened on refugees and mass migration took place at the UN General Assembly in New York. Alo(...)

Marita Collier: not enough to ‘grow a bit of garlic and put in the boot of my car and sell it’

A trek through the Himalayas in 2011 gave Marita and Paul Collier the inspiration for a new business and way to make their family farm a viable enterp(...)

Vladimir Putin: No doubt it’s an oversimplification to say that the confrontation in Ukraine is all about shoring up an authoritarian regime that is stumbling on other fronts. But there’s surely some truth to that story.

A century has passed since the start of the first World War, which many people at the time declared was “the war to end all wars”.Unfortunately wars j(...)

Prof Alan Ahearne, a former advisor to the late Brian Lenihan, has been appointed an external advisor to the IMF. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

NUI Galway economics professor Alan Ahearne has been appointed an external advisor to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).Prof Ahearne, who was spec(...)