If Theresa May has a brief moment of respite from Brexit, she could do worse than hide away in some cosy corner of 10 Downing Street and read (or, perhaps re-read) A Tale Of Two Cities, Charles Dickens’ novel of intertwined lives in Paris and London during the French Revolution.
Thu, 06 Dec, 2018
Victoria White It was one of the turning points of our national relationship with climate change: Mary Daniels rang Liveline because she had booked to bring her grandchildren to meet Santie in Lapland this week and there was no snow.
Thu, 06 Dec, 2018
A widely shared video of a woman being attacked by a man outside a Parisian cafe when she told him to “shut up” after he allegedly used “dirty words that were humiliating and provocative” brought the issue of misogynistic hate crime to the attention of millions, write Louise Mullany and Loretta Trickett.
Thu, 02 Aug, 2018
Hungary's prime minister says "Christianity is Europe's last hope" and that politicians in Brussels, Berlin and Paris favouring migration have "opened the way to the decline of Christian culture and the advance of Islam".
Sun, 18 Feb, 2018
Dublin has already outpaced Paris and is catching up fast with London as Brexit fears helped the city to attract a raft of foreign direct investment projects, while Cork has been named the best small city in Europe for business friendliness, according to a major study.
Wed, 14 Feb, 2018
Christy Ring doesn’t often spring to mind on Six Nations weekends, but the great one’s remark about the GAA being half-dressed without a strong Tipperary could be easily tweaked for France, such is its importance to rugby as another championship dawns and Ireland make the trip to Paris unburdened by the terror of old.
Fri, 02 Feb, 2018