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A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
It seems China may be about to offer a more assertive response to the protests in Hong Kong. Prominent activists have been arrested in recent days and they join the 900 arrested since protests began in June.
Sat, 31 Aug, 2019
Boris Johnson could face cross-examination at Scotland’s highest civil court to explain his reasons for suspending Parliament, according to a legal expert.
Fri, 30 Aug, 2019
Hard to know where to start with the Jade Goody revival, her corpse exhumed by Channel 4 and slapped on a digital slab for us all to have another gawp, writes.
Sun, 25 Aug, 2019
Hard to know where to start with the whole Jade Goody revival, her corpse exhumed by Channel 4 and slapped on a digital slab for us all to have another gawp.
Mon, 19 Aug, 2019
Boris Johnson has been confirmed as the Conservative Party’s new leader – and the UK’s next prime minister.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019
So that’s nearly Friday wrapped up. Here’s some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019
Since the United Kingdom’s Department of International Development (DFID) was created 22 years ago, it has lifted millions out of poverty, sent millions of children to school, and saved millions of lives through vaccination programmes and other innovative initiatives.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019
Britain under Boris Johnson will lack the status to lead in important global multilateral development efforts, argues former British Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer,
Mon, 15 Jul, 2019
A former Royal Bank of Scotland Group trader lost his multi-million-pound lawsuit over a fraudulent investment scheme that landed him in court and cost him a high-paid banking job.
Fri, 05 Jul, 2019
The apparent triumph of Nigel Farage in the British political sphere has cast a huge shadow over a nation struggling to find its identity, writes.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
The Government has looked outside the country and named a New Zealand government official as the governor of the Central Bank.
Wed, 01 May, 2019
Tackling inequality needs to be the cornerstone of the work to be done by the new president of the World Bank, writes.
Fri, 12 Apr, 2019
Uneven economic recovery is combining with deteriorating environmental conditions to threaten humanity itself, writeand
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019
Here's your morning bulletin.
Thu, 27 Dec, 2018
In the UK, Labour’s hard-left leadership’s radical policy proposals have drawn gasps of horror from the business community.
Mon, 01 Oct, 2018
Some 10 years ago, Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy. On September 29, 2008 the Irish Government announced a blanket guarantee of all the liabilities in the Irish banking system.
Mon, 17 Sep, 2018
It is an extraordinary comment on the Conservative Party that they have made Jeremy Corbyn electable.Brexit could be the makings of a Corbyn primed to lead nation
Thu, 12 Jul, 2018
It is an extraordinary comment on the Conservative Party that they have made Jeremy Corbyn electable.
Wed, 11 Jul, 2018
Imagine the UK government has made an emergency announcement, after extensive consultation with employers, employees, students, and civil servants, writes
Wed, 21 Mar, 2018
Theresa May’s infrastructure tsar has quit and delivered a scathing verdict on the Prime Minister’s handling of Brexit.
Fri, 29 Dec, 2017
In 1999 Westlife were No. 1 at Christmas, Bobbyjo won the National, Meath were All-Ireland football champions, and I spent Christmas with my right leg in a cast, writes
Tue, 26 Dec, 2017
Greece’s former finance minister,, says bourgeois liberal bleatings have long overlooked the attacks on the living conditions of working-class people
Mon, 11 Dec, 2017
Alex Rowley has been suspended as a member of the Scottish Labour Parliamentary group after allegations about his conduct emerged.
Wed, 15 Nov, 2017
Na Piarsaigh talisman Shane Dowling has been ruled out of their Munster club semi-final against Blackrock this Sunday.
Fri, 03 Nov, 2017
Former prime minister Gordon Brown has told the public inquiry into child sexual abuse that migrant schemes amounted to "government-enforced trafficking".
Thu, 20 Jul, 2017
Boris Johnson has appeared to call on Conservative MPs to "get behind" Theresa May, amid claims he is in a "permanent leadership campaign".
Sun, 11 Jun, 2017
Perhaps it was something in the mountain air of Snowdonia that helped clear Theresa May's mind to make the boldest decision yet of her short premiership, suggests
Tue, 18 Apr, 2017
Sat, 01 Apr, 2017
Former British Chancellor George Osborne is to be paid £650,000 a year for working just 48 days a year at asset manager BlackRock, according to the UK parliament’s register of members interests.
Fri, 10 Mar, 2017
Leo Varadkar has denied he has struck a formal agreement with leadership rival Simon Coveney but the two have had discussions around the future of the party.
Mon, 27 Feb, 2017
Whatever ties bind the UK together are being severely strained with different regions and industries trying to opt out of a hard Brexit from the European Union,
Wed, 30 Nov, 2016
Fri, 15 Jul, 2016
reviews Broken Vows: The Tragedy of Power, where author Tom Bower outlines how Tony Blair confused British electoral success with a mandate to change the world and a belief that he was saving civilisation.
Sat, 09 Jul, 2016
British prime minister David Cameron has pleaded with parents and grandparents to vote to stay in the EU for the sake of the younger generations of Britons.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016
Both the UK and Europe will benefit if the voters reject Brexit, writes
Sat, 18 Jun, 2016
British Labour MP Jo Cox died yesterday after being shot and stabbed in the street outside her constituency advice surgery.
Fri, 17 Jun, 2016
Nigel Farage has admitted he has "absolutely no idea" what will happen if Britain votes to Leave the European Union next week.
Tue, 14 Jun, 2016
More than 300 business leaders in the UK are urging Britain to vote to leave the European Union, warning that the country's competitiveness is being undermined by its membership.
Mon, 16 May, 2016
Wed, 11 May, 2016
A British peer and former 10 Downing St adviser to Gordon Brown, Wilf Stevenson, has just bought the West Cork home of former AIB chief executive David Duffy, Glebe House, for close to €2.5m.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
The latest Labour frontbencher to quit over Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘revenge reshuffle’ has accused the party leadership of dishonesty and warned that voters would be dismayed by the changes.
Thu, 07 Jan, 2016
When Tony Blair was first elected as prime minister in 1997 the first thing he and his Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown did was to grant operational independence to the Bank of England.
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
The landslide victory of Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour leadership election looks set to transform the political discourse in our large neighbour island. There is an otherworldly quality to the north London MP, who first served as a councillor way back in 1974, before being elected as MP for Islington North in 1982.
Mon, 14 Sep, 2015