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A new housing development in Zurich. With rents in urban areas of Switzerland on the rise, voters in the country will decide in a referendum on a plan for affordable housing

Amid rising rental prices in urban areas, Swiss voters are being asked to decide on a proposal that will impose a 10 per cent minimum quota of social(...)

Noel Grealish could find himself in a close battle to hold his Dáil seat in Galway West with the Social Democrats and the Greens firmly in contention in the constituency, an opinion poll suggests. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Noel Grealish could find himself in a close battle to hold his Dáil seat in Galway West with the Social Democrats and the Greens firmly in contention (...)

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan:  “For all the talk, for all the plans, emissions are rising, not falling.”  Photograph: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

The State’s system for monitoring whether Ireland is meeting key climate change targets is “unsatisfactory,” an internal Department of Communications (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the Government’s approval ratings have risen significantly since the last Irish Times poll.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s approval rating has jumped with voters strongly backing the Government on Brexit and the economy, the latest Irish Times/Ipso(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has for now abandoned hopes of toppling Boris Johnson and succeeding him as a caretaker prime minister. Photograph: Isabel Infantes/AFP/Getty Images

UK opposition parties agreed on Tuesday to move as early as next week to block a no-deal Brexit and prioritise using legislation to try to block prime(...)

Former environment minister François de Rugy and his wife,  journalist Séverine Servat. Rugy resigned   following revelations by news website Mediapart about sumptuous private dinners paid for by public funds. Photograph: Julien de Rosa/EPA

A pile of giant red lobsters on a silver platter, surrounded by champagne bottles and glittering crystal, destroyed the career of environment minister(...)

Francois De Rugy with his     journalist wife Severine Servat: the environment minister quit following a week of reports   about his high spending on   dinners and costly renovations of his ministerial residence. Photograph:  Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images

France’s environment minister resigned on Tuesday following a week of reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private lobster d(...)

Green Party member Saoirse McHugh, a candidate in the European elections,  has said she would leave the party if it entered coalition with Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael. Photograph: Michael McLaughlin

The Green Party will hold its first major debate on joining a coalition government after the general election, when its national convention opens on S(...)

Devlin O’Brien (8) dumps food waste in a compost bin in the ‘outdoor classroom’ at St Clare’s Primary School in Harold’s Cross. Photograph: Kathleen Harris

If eight-year-old Ruth Labanyi was minister for the environment, she would destroy all plastic factories and clean up the oceans. “It’s very eas(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron: had upped the stakes by stressing the “existential risk” involved in the elections. Photograph: Kamil Zihnioglu

French president Emmanuel Macron’s defeat at the hands of Marine Le Pen’s Rassemblement National looked like a major setback on Sunday night. But in t(...)

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