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Deputy State Pathologist Dr Linda Mulligan: “Certain cases will affect you more than others, but that’s human nature.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dr Linda Mulligan does not seem like the type of person who performs autopsies for a living. She’s warm, friendly too. When asked what attracted her (...)

Brexit secretary David Davis told MPs this week that he expects EU leaders to agree that the negotiations are close to achieving as much progress as they can before moving on to trade talks. Photograph: AFP/PRU

Theresa May travels to Brussels on Thursday with no hope of moving on to talks about a post-Brexit trade deal before December, as other EU leaders exp(...)

Sinn Féin leader in Northern Ireland Michelle O’Neill.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Sinn Féin and the DUP moved closer to re-establishing the Northern Executive on Wednesday night, after pressure from the Irish and British government(...)

“I get up at 5am, and leave the house at 5.10am. I drive to Whitehall, and park there. I then jog about eight miles into work.” Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

The increasing cost of living in cities is forcing more and more people to spend longer periods of time commuting. Three people share their(...)

An art installation called ‘Soften the Border’ by artist Rita Duffy on the Border between Belcoo in Co Fermanagh and Blacklion in Co Cavan. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Speculation began to mount early this week on what we could expect from the British government when it released its first position paper on the custom(...)

 Secretary of State for the Department of Exiting the European Union David Davis (right). In a statement on Sunday, the UK’s department for exiting the European Union said intense work had been underway to prepare for formal talks on the UK’s future relationship with the EU

The British government is planning to publish a series of position papers on Brexit, including its plans for the Irish Border, starting next week, in (...)

Speed cameras were introduced in the Dublin Port Tunnel at the start of June.

A “white van” driver was detected speeding in the Dublin Port Tunnel three times within 90 minutes on the same day, it has emerged. Cameras began ope(...)

 Grenfell Tower: the insulation and tiles at the building failed safety tests. Photograph:  David Mirzoeff/PA Wire

The fire that killed at least 79 people at a London tower block started in a fridge freezer, and the outside cladding engulfed by the blaze has since(...)

Taken with the risks of a reimposition of Border controls between the Republic and Northern Ireland, Brexit presents, in the eyes of the Government, the biggest threat to the island’s prospects in generations. Photograph: Bloomberg/Getty Images

On this day last year, British voters delivered a thunderbolt that resounded across Europe and beyond. Brexiteers were jubilant, Remainers crestfallen(...)

Slow Brexit? David Davis, UK exiting the EU secretary (left) and  Michel Barnier, chief negotiator for the EU. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

At 7am on Friday, June 23rd last year, as the last votes in the EU referendum were being counted and the pound collapsed on currency markets, David Ca(...)

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