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French poet Charles Baudelaire, who died 150 years ago this week. File photograph: Étienne Carjat/Getty Images

If Charles Baudelaire had lived a century-and-a-half later, I suspect he would have been a rock star. A tormented genius, like Janis Joplin, Jimi Hend(...)

Hubert and Peggy Butler

If the Nuncio and the Writer (RTÉ One, Tuesday, 10.35pm) seems like a documentary in a hurry, featuring a cascade of celebrated Irish and internationa(...)

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau  at Farmleigh House in Dublin this week. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/ The Irish Times

Despite being the son of a former prime minister, Justin Trudeau was seen as something of a lightweight upon assuming the office. US president Donal(...)

Ireland’s European partners may expect a greater willingness from Ireland to subordinate its interests on issues such as tax policy. Illustration: Getty

The slogan emblazoned on the Vote Leave battle bus last year, promising an extra £350 million a week to spend on the National Health Service(...)

British prime minister Theresa May at the Élysée Palace in Paris with French president Emmanuel Macron. Photograph: Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images

Receiving British prime minister Theresa May at the Élysée Palace in Paris on June 13th, French president Emmanuel Macron twice emphasised that he wan(...)

Gregory Villemin, who was found dead in the Vologne river in October 1984, with his feet and hands bound. Photograph: handout via Reuters

A 32-year-old saga of family feuding, secrets, jealousy and infanticide in the poor working-class villages of northeast France may be approaching reso(...)

 French President Emmanuel Macron during his formal inauguration ceremony  in the  Elysee presidential Palace. Photograph: Francois Mori/AFP/Getty Images

There were smiles and tears, solemnity and joy, in the salle des fêtes for Emmanuel Macron’s inauguration. Laurent Fabius, the president of the Const(...)

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron poses for a selfie during a campaign visit in Sarcelles, Paris. Photograph: Martin Bureau/Reuters

The contest between the centrist Emmanuel Macron and the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen for the French presidency has become a battle of image ahea(...)

  Theresa May’s gamble on a snap election in June will have major implications for political party in Westminster. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

This week’s World View podcast looks at ballot box battles from London to Istanbul. In the United Kingdom, Theresa May’s gamble on a snap election i(...)

US president Donald Trump greets visitors touring the White House in Washington, DC. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP Photo

On this week’s edition of World View, Suzanne Lynch reports from Washington, DC, on another eventful, confounding week in Donald Trump’s America. Sh(...)

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