Mon, 20 Apr, 2020
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
Sean O’Riordan Private William Patrick Ryan was an unusually courageous man. Having fought and survived several bloody battles in the First World War, he then volunteered in its aftermath to exhume the dead for Christian burial, even though he could have been blown to pieces by unexploded shells.
Wed, 06 Mar, 2019
Analysts are more optimistic than the UK government that an agreement will be reached with the EU next month to move Brexit talks on to trade, even as Theresa May’s political troubles continue to weigh on the country’s beleaguered currency.
Wed, 15 Nov, 2017
Analysts are more optimistic than the UK government that an agreement will be reached with the EU next month to move Brexit talks on to trade, even as Theresa May’s political troubles continue to weigh on the country’s beleaguered currency, writes.
Wed, 15 Nov, 2017
Thu, 01 Dec, 2016
Thu, 17 Dec, 2015
Charges have been dropped against Aisling Brady McCarthy, the Irish nanny accused of murdering an infant in her care in the US, after the medical examiner’s office reversed its position and concluded the death was not a homicide caused by shaken baby syndrome.
Tue, 01 Sep, 2015
David Cameron, the British prime minister, has come under pressure to reduce the age of eligibility to vote in the referendum on EU membership to 16, as he began in earnest a push to secure sufficient change to Britain’s relations with Brussels to persuade voters to back continued membership.
Tue, 26 May, 2015
Paying tribute to the fallen British and Commonwealth soldiers during Remembrance Day ceremonies in London, British prime minister David Cameron said, “We stand united to remember the courageous men and women who have served our country, defended our freedoms and kept us safe”.
Wed, 12 Nov, 2014