Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Brazilian Workers’ Party names jailed leader as presidential nominee

Brazilian Workers’ Party names jailed leader as presidential nominee Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was jailed on corruption charges in March. A man wears a mask depicting the Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio...

Adjustment Day by Chuck Palahniuk – Dystopian satire with a stark warning for US

Adjustment Day by Chuck Palahniuk - Dystopian satire with a stark warning for US Fiction: Adjustment Day, Chuck Palahniuk, Jonathan Cape, hardback, 336 pages, €18 Stranger than fiction: Chuck Palahniuk's life has had...

Novelty and the Áras: All changed, changed utterly…

Novelty and the Áras: All changed, changed utterly... The prospect of a Dragons' Den alumnus as president reinforces just how much the office has changed since grey men ruled the roost Shaking hand...

‘This year it is bigger and brighter than ever’ – thousands take to streets...

'This year it is bigger and brighter than ever' - thousands take to streets for Belfast Pride parade The celebration comes amid a week of political controversy linked to the event. People taking...

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Varadkar family has a history of facing down British Empire New book reveals how Taoiseach's two uncles were jailed during India's fight for independence, writes Philip Ryan Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Photo: Steve Humphreys The...

Ross turns on FG as ‘granny grant’ tension escalates

Ross turns on FG as 'granny grant' tension escalates Transport minister's broadside sparks renewed election budget fears Shane Ross Transport Minister Shane Ross has sharply criticised Government partners Fine Gael and senior State officials...

O Ceidigh: ‘Release medical records in race for presidency’

O Ceidigh: 'Release medical records in race for presidency' The former airline boss believes the public's right to know about candidates will be central to this race, writes Niamh Horan HOPEFUL: Padraig O...

Zimbabwe opposition refuses to accept result

Zimbabwe opposition refuses to accept result Riot police enter the Bronte hotel, where a press conference by Nelson Chamisa was to take place, in Harare. Photo: AP/Jerome Delay Zimbabwe faced further uncertainty yesterday...

16 Labour councillors back Brendan Howlin’s leadership after quartet call for him to step...

16 Labour councillors back Brendan Howlin's leadership after quartet call for him to step down Brendan Howlin. Photo: INM A group of 16 Labour Party councillors have issued a statement in support of...

How long until sparkle fades and reality bites Simon Harris?

How long until sparkle fades and reality bites Simon Harris? Cancer scandal damages 'hero' of Eighth Amendment referendum victory Celebrating repeal of the Eighth Amendment at Dublin Castle in May were TD Francis...

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Trump back on the stump

Trump back on the stump The US president is rallying party support on the campaign trail ahead of vital midterms, writes Ben Riley-Smith in Washington RISKS:...

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