04 February 2020
Irish taoiseach (prime minister) Leo Varadkar was hoping to get an easy ride to re-election this week.
08 October 2019
There are some hard bitten cliches in this hard bitten BBC cop drama, writes Simon Basketter, but the character-driven storyline has depth and potential
01 October 2019
The crisis in official politics has made the break-up of the British state a living debate again.
12 August 2019
On 14 August 1969 Harold Wilson, then Labour prime minister, deployed British troops to the streets of Northern Ireland.
25 March 2019
Divisions sown by the ruling class can have a devastating effect, writes Simon Basketter
12 February 2019
Huge march for nurses in Ireland
05 February 2019
More than 35,000 striking nurses have picketed hospitals across Ireland, telling the government they can take no more.