A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
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
Boris Johnson has raised the prospect of a second crossing for the English Channel after top-level talks between the UK and France.
Fri, 19 Jan, 2018
IN ANY accession there is always that brief shining moment where we are all engulfed by optimism and friends and gainsayers alike gather to provide best wishes and high hopes as the heir apparent takes on the trappings of power.
Thu, 15 Jun, 2017
Winter swimming sounds daunting buthas been doing a seasonal swim for 30 years. He says it’s an ideal way to remember a loved one or just gather with friends.
Fri, 16 Dec, 2016
As of last week, just 69 refugees from Italy and Greece have been relocated here, writes
Sat, 29 Oct, 2016
Wed, 10 Aug, 2016
On World Refugee Week,’s daughter took a trip most other teens wouldn’t. She volunteered at the refugee shanty town in Calais known as the Jungle.
Sat, 02 Jul, 2016
Wed, 15 Jun, 2016
Tue, 31 May, 2016
Two British men have been remanded in custody charged with immigration offences after 18 Albanians were rescued from a sinking boat in the English Channel.
Mon, 30 May, 2016
EU Council president Donald Tusk told illegal economic migrants not to risk their lives or money on a perilous trip to Europe “for nothing” but said unilateral actions by European Union states to deal with the crisis must stop.
Fri, 04 Mar, 2016
Security is tight at a migrant camp in Calais, where people have clashed with officials who have been bulldozing part of the site.
Tue, 01 Mar, 2016
Fri, 26 Feb, 2016
Audacious Dutch smugglers may have sneaked up to £1.6bn (€2.3bn) worth of cocaine and heroin into the UK using “a fleet” of fake ambulances, a court heard.
Wed, 18 Nov, 2015
Seventeen Irish swimmers this weekend tackle one of the most challenging open water challenges in Europe.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2015
Cross-channel ferry services have reopened following a fresh blockade at the Port of Calais which disrupted the bank holiday journeys of thousands of passengers.
Mon, 31 Aug, 2015
The stories of Irishmen who served in WWII are deeply moving says
Sat, 29 Aug, 2015
Migrants in Calais are being warned Britain’s streets are “not paved with gold” as part of a new £7m (€10m) initiative.
Fri, 21 Aug, 2015
The number of migrants trying to get into the Eurotunnel terminal near Calais has fallen to as few as 100 a night, the operator has said.
Mon, 17 Aug, 2015
The migrant crisis is hard to solve as Europe grapples with its own issues, writes.
Sat, 08 Aug, 2015
RIGHT NOW, as we speak, there is a little 11-year-old Afghan boy called Shafiq all alone in the migrant camp in Calais, writes.
Mon, 03 Aug, 2015
Britain’s prime minister, David Cameron, has drawn up plans to help France tackle a spike in attempts by migrants to enter Britain illegally via the Channel Tunnel, but warned there was no quick fix.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2015
For a second night, migrants have repeatedly rushed the tunnel linking France and England, leaving one man crushed to death by a truck in the chaos, deepening tensions surrounding the thousands of people camped in Calais, the French port city.
Thu, 30 Jul, 2015
A French pilot claimed to have made aviation history with the first flight in a manned electric plane across the English Channel from land to land — but the stunt faced controversy following a claim to the record by a rival pilot.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2015
Irish truckers face being injured or killed as a result of the chaotic migrant situation in the French port of Calais.
Wed, 08 Jul, 2015
Migrants were risking life and limb trying to clamber aboard UK-bound trucks in Calais, France, with some saying they will do whatever it takes to cross the Channel.
Thu, 25 Jun, 2015
The funeral of Lorcán Miller has heard he was an extrovert who loved life and was a natural leader, Liberty Insurance is to let go a large number of their Irish based staff, and it’s been 25 years since the ’nation held its breath’
Thu, 25 Jun, 2015
Make Believe, winner of the Poule d’Essai des Poulains, is set to take on dual Guineas victor Gleneagles at Royal Ascot after he was supplemented for Tuesday’s St James’s Palace Stakes.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2015
Ireland has brokered a landmark regional deal between six EU countries to reduce fish discards — the wasteful dumping at sea of millions of tonnes of perfectly good fish.
Thu, 04 Jun, 2015
Multiple Group One winner Al Kazeem could make his seasonal reappearance in France in early April.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2015
AS the new year is almost upon us we conclude our series of favourite walks with this fine walk which has for a long time been near the top of my list for birdwatching in winter.
Mon, 29 Dec, 2014
Trainer Tony Martin and owner JP McManus are set to break new ground in France today as Clonard Street goes for Group One glory in the Criterium de Saint-Cloud.
Sat, 08 Nov, 2014
Sole Power has been unbeatable in Britain this season and attempts to prove the point on the European stage when he lines up for the Prix de l’Abbaye at Longchamp tomorrow.
Sat, 04 Oct, 2014
Hundreds of extreme-right activists have demonstrated to “save” Calais from homeless migrants inundating the French port city in hopes of crossing the Channel to Britain.
Sun, 07 Sep, 2014
“Time is running out” for a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour who was taken without consent from hospital by his parents as the battery on his feeding system runs out today, British police have said.
Fri, 29 Aug, 2014
Frankie Dettori can look towards the Guineas weekend with a positive feeling about at least one Classic ride after the courageous performance of Sandiva in the Lanwades Stud Nell Gwyn Stakes at Newmarket yesterday.
Thu, 17 Apr, 2014
Jo Kerrigan’s recent article on War Horse prompted me to go and see the play. The plot concerns a foal named Joey and Albert, the youth who owns and loves him.
Mon, 07 Apr, 2014
The route of the 2014 Tour de France, which begins in Britain, includes five mountain finishes and just one individual time-trial, organisers announced this morning.
Wed, 23 Oct, 2013
Willie Mullins believes a sound surface will bring out the best in Thousand Stars as he aims to clinch a French Champion Hurdle hat-trick at Auteuil tomorrow.
Sat, 08 Jun, 2013
Alain de Royer-Dupre took a second British fillies’ Group One of the season back to France after Shareta fought her way through a rainstorm in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks yesterday
Fri, 24 Aug, 2012
Richard Branson today embarked on a fresh bid to set two world records by kite-surfing across the English Channel – 24 hours after being forced to abort his initial bid.
Sun, 01 Jul, 2012
French presidential front-runner Francois Hollande has promised to intervene with companies to avoid mass redundancies and said he will rein in the financial world if he wins.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2012