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Is dismissal self-serving or plausible? Michael O'Leary on climate change

Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary is one of the most successful businessmen this country has produced. He radiates a can-do, won’t-take-no-for-an-answer determination and positivity.


An evil driven by blind hatred: Suicide attacks in Egypt

Even in an age almost inured to the savagery of terrorists or dictators who use chemical weapons against their citizens, the Palm Sunday attacks on two Coptic churches in Egypt, that left 44 people dead and scores more injured, seem exceptional.

The family of the teenager Manus Deery.

A deadly game: British spies in the North

A Derry coroner yesterday ruled that a schoolboy Manus Deery, 15, was “totally innocent” when he was killed by a bullet fired by a British soldier.


Split decision was the right one as divorce floodgates never opened

There were about 50,000 people in broken marriages 25 years ago, and there are 100,000 divorced people a quarter of a century later, writes Fergus Finlay.