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Former US president George W Bush  accepting loan of a bust of former British prime minister Winston Churchill from British ambassador Sir Christopher Meyer  in the Oval Office  in July 2001. Photograph:  Getty Images

Boris Johnson played down Joe Biden’s decision to remove a bust of Winston Churchill from the Oval Office as he seeks to build a relationship with the(...)

“Advent is a time of preparation for the coming of Christ at the end of time, and a reminder of his first coming at Christmas.” Photograph: Getty Images

Tomorrow is the Second Sunday of Advent. Advent is a time of preparation for the coming of Christ at the end of time, and a reminder of his first comi(...)

A motorcyclist flies a Confederate flag during a protest against a coronavirus stay-at-home order  in Olympia, Washington state, on May 9th. Photograph: Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty Images

Once in a while America’s former slave states resemble one of those horror movies in which the monster keeps lurching back to life. There have been en(...)

A silhouette of Shane Lowry as he practises on the range  during day one  of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship at Abu Dhabi Golf Club  in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

When it comes to the Saudi International golf tournament, the question has never been, “Why would you go and play there?” It’s a biggish tournament (...)

Fallon Sherrock reacts after beating Ted Evetts to become the first female to win a game in the PDC World Darts Championship.  Photograph:  Alex Davidson/Getty Images

When we were listening to Barack Obama give his November 2012 victory speech in Chicago, after he’d seen off Mitt Romney to win a second term, did we (...)

On occasions it’s like your mind has been hijacked. Or as soon as you go to sleep, your mind slips out of your brain and takes magic mushrooms. Photograph: Getty Images

It sounds like one of those questions that should have already been settled, but it’s still not clear why humans dream. It could be our minds processi(...)

Daithi O Se poses with the 2018 Rose of Tralee contestants at Kilmainham Hospital.  Photograph: Collins

Like “fierce mild weather” or “soft Brexit”, the idea of a “woke Rose of Tralee” – one attuned to issues of modern social justice – is a bit of an oxy(...)

Majella reminds a chummy O’Connor of his cutting remarks about her husband. Photograph: Andres Poveda

In the first episode of Brendan O’Connor’s Time Out (RTÉ One, Friday, 9.35pm), a virtuously unadorned one-on-one chat show, the host interviews one ha(...)

Miriam O’Callaghan journeys to Derry, Alabama and Washington

The march of progress has always followed a circuitous route. It does have some defined meeting points, though. In the case of the pivotal Northern Ir(...)

One of the last photographs   of  Martin Luther King as  he   was speaking to a mass rally on April 3th, 1968,  in Memphis. He was shot dead by a sniper  the following day

It was his third visit to Memphis in less than three weeks. On April 3rd, 1968, Martin Luther King jnr arrived in the southern city of Memphis ahead o(...)

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