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Irish-language protesters dressed in crocodile costumes. Photograph: Justin Kernoghan

Fifty years ago Northern Ireland was facing into an uncertain future with no notion of the horror ahead. Today there is no doubt the North is facing i(...)

  Donnacha O’Brien riding Ten Sovereigns at Newmarket Racecourse in September   2018. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

July Cup winner Ten Sovereigns and Prix Maurice de Gheest hero Advertise could clash again in the Qipco British Champions Sprint at Ascot on October 1(...)

File image of Queen Elizabeth II. File photograph: Simon Dawson/PA Wire

The DUP has urged Northern Ireland Secretary Julian Smith to reinstate a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II at Stormont House. It emerged last month that(...)

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum and Princess Haya: The case is highly sensitive for the United Arab Emirates. Photograph:  Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images

A high-profile royal dispute that pits the billionaire ruler of Dubai against his wife, a Jordanian princess, is set to resume in a British court this(...)

Britain’s new prime minister Boris Johnson being clapped into 10 Downing Street by staff in London on Wednesday. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/AFP/Getty Images

Shortly before 4pm on Wednesday, Boris Johnson marched up to the podium outside 10 Downing Street and promised to “change the record” after three year(...)

Britain’s new prime minister Boris Johnson outside Downing Street in London on Thursday. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Boris Johnson became the UK’s prime minister on Wednesday after Theresa May formally stood down. Here are some of the most important dates and challen(...)

Suddenly Boris Johnson was speaking very fast, promising to deliver Brexit by October 31st ‘in a spirit of can-do’, his pace quickening with each word until he reached a stringendo of babble. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

The Conservative leadership announcement at Westminster’s Queen Elizabeth II conference centre had all the trappings of a big event, including a warm-(...)

Lawyer, writer, and former first lady of the US, Michelle Obama.

Irish people admire Michelle Obama and David Attenborough the most, according to a new poll. World lightweight title holder Katie Taylor. (...)

Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond said he would be a loyal supporter of the Conservative government if it pursued a deal with Brussels. Photograph: Jeff Overs/AFP/Getty

Two senior ministers have said they will resign before Boris Johnson becomes prime minister on Wednesday if, as expected, he wins the Conservative lea(...)

Kayaking on the Suir Blueway.

As far as I was concerned, Tipperary was synonymous with a famous song, some pretty good hurlers, a colourful past and a lot of well-bred horses. I wo(...)

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