Leo Varadkar’s diplomatic response to topical chatter about a bridge across the Irish Sea — possibly or perhaps impossibly from Larne to Stranraer — was well-judged. Yes, it’s “worth examining”, but don’t expect Ireland to pay for it.
Fri, 27 Dec, 2019
There is something uniquely British about the tennis at Wimbledon. Where else do you still see players playing in “all whites” and on grass courts to wildly enthusiastically patrons, who nostalgically talk as much in the past as the present, while sipping their Pimm’s and eating their strawberries and cream.
Thu, 18 Jul, 2019
Donald Trump’s trade strategies regarding China are designed to allow the US intervene in any potential free-trade deals between the EU or UK and the Asian giant, says Daniel Gros TWO recent developments are bringing America’s trade strategy toward China into focus.
Thu, 07 Mar, 2019
Christine Keeler was the girl at the heart of the notorious Profumo affair in 1963 which rocked the British establishment, convulsed Westminster and ultimately contributed to the downfall of the beleaguered Tory government the following year.
Sat, 09 Dec, 2017
Sat, 13 Aug, 2016
Mon, 02 Nov, 2015
Alan Pardew has never been slow to offer reminders when he has done something well, and considering Crystal Palace’s transformation from relegation-threatened to top half of the table this year, backed up by the most impressive transfer dealings of any side outside of the top six excepting Stoke, that knowing grin has widened.
Sun, 16 Aug, 2015
Convicted drug dealer Christy Keane has been shot and seriously wounded in Limerick, tourists travelling to Greece this summer are being advised to take enough cash to last their entire holiday, new jobs for Cork and Kerry in the food industry and a moving tribute from Croke Park.
Mon, 29 Jun, 2015
"The 2003/04 campaign can be scrutinised in much the same way as historians view the mythical golden summer of 1913 – the final blissful days of a peaceful Europe before the spectre of conflict blotted out the sun."
Sat, 13 Dec, 2014