“We’re coming for you,” the NRA says to the New York Times.

The largest gun lobby in the US has said in a video ad it is “coming for” the New York Times. National Rifle Association (NRA) spokeswoman Dana Loesc(...)

Mark Durkan of the SDLP with his wife, Jacqui, after losing his seat following the General Election count for Foyle. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

John Hume’s name has been rarely off the tongues of members of the SDLP in Derry over recent months, as they battled, unsuccessfully as it turned out,(...)

 US President George W. Bush (R) drives with British Prime Minister Tony Blair (L) in his truck after Blair arrived at the Bush’s Prairie Chapel Ranch 05 April 2002 in Crawford, Texas.  STEPHEN JAFFE/AFP/Getty Images

Inevitably, to coincide with the publication of the Chilcot report, the images of Tony Blair as a young prime minister visiting the ranch of US presid(...)

Renowned journalist Robert Fisk (right) delivered a lecture at UCD on Monday night, entitled Life after Isis. The event, hosted by the Philosophical and Law Societies in UCD,  was attended by the President, Michael D Higgins. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The EU is embarking on a misadventure in sending refugees to Turkey – a country which has a history of human rights abuses stretching from the Armenia(...)

EO Wilson and Richard Dawkins: had a disagreement about evolution

Academic spats make great spectator sport. Take the evolutionarily sparring contest between Richard Dawkins and EO Wilson, which centres on how natur(...)

A newsagent reads the final print edition of The Independent on Sunday outside his shop in Soho last weekend. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Getty Images

The London Independent (the “Indy”), and its Sunday sibling, are today closing down their print editions and moving entirely online. Is this the end(...)

Oliver McCabe: ‘People are stressed and they often don’t have enough time to cook. We all have to perform well on every level nowadays.’

Situated on a corner a few minutes’ walk from Dalkey Dart station, Select Stores is one of those wholefood stores and cafes that people make special (...)

Lt Gen William (Bill) O’Callaghan (also known as   “The Bull” Callaghan): an accomplished and unflappable leader, he   described the experience of peacekeeping in the Middle East as follows: “We must look for trouble at the four points of the compass. And then we look behind our backs.”

Throughout his Army career, Lieut Gen Bill O’Callaghan, who has died aged 94, was not known by his true name. To his comrades and many admirers, he (...)

Members of the Free Syrian Army.  Cameron believes there are 70,000 pairs of suitable Syrian boots on the ground. Robert Fisk reckons 70 might be nearer the mark. Photo: Tomas Munita/The New York Times

David Cameron was following patriotic precedent in backing Turkey against Russia following the downing of a Russian aircraft on the Turkish-Syrian bor(...)

There’s a literary feast awaiting the country in the coming week, with three festivals taking place. We’ve rounded up some places to fill your bell(...)