Saturday, April 20, 2019
'Late for meeting with the queen? It's all disgusting, fake news' - Trump The Queen and President Trump meet. Photo: Richard Pohle /Getty Images Donald Trump has rejected reports he was late to meet the British queen as "fake disgusting news",...
Theresa May meets France's Macron in bid to win support for Brexit plans Theresa May was invited to French President Emmanuel Macron’s summer retreat for talks. Theresa May cut short her holiday to hold Brexit talks with Emmanuel Macron (Sebastien Nogier/AP) Theresa...
16 Labour councillors back Brendan Howlin's leadership after quartet call for him to step down Brendan Howlin. Photo: INM A group of 16 Labour Party councillors have issued a statement in support of Brendan Howlin’s leadership The statement follows calls from four...
Zimbabwe opposition refuses to accept result Riot police enter the Bronte hotel, where a press conference by Nelson Chamisa was to take place, in Harare. Photo: AP/Jerome Delay Zimbabwe faced further uncertainty yesterday as its opposition leader refused to recognise Emmerson...
North Korea hits back at US over sanctions enforcement Washington’s Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had met his counterpart from Pyongyang in person at a summit in Singapore. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, greets North Korea’s foreign minister Ri...
Adjustment Day by Chuck Palahniuk - Dystopian satire with a stark warning for US Fiction: Adjustment Day, Chuck Palahniuk, Jonathan Cape, hardback, 336 pages, €18 Stranger than fiction: Chuck Palahniuk's life has had several twists and turnsFight ClubAdjustment Day by Chuck...
How long until sparkle fades and reality bites Simon Harris? Cancer scandal damages 'hero' of Eighth Amendment referendum victory Celebrating repeal of the Eighth Amendment at Dublin Castle in May were TD Francis Fitzgerald, Health Minister Simon Harris, Senator Catherine Noone...
Courage of Martin O'Donoghue Martin O’Donoghue Sir - The late Martin O'Donoghue (Obituaries, Sunday Independent, July 29) was a member of the Justice Kenny-led commission on the price of building land. The late Bobby Molloy (then minister for local government in...
Ross turns on FG as 'granny grant' tension escalates Transport minister's broadside sparks renewed election budget fears Shane Ross Transport Minister Shane Ross has sharply criticised Government partners Fine Gael and senior State officials for attacking his demand that grandparents receive a...
Don't expect any major changes to the structure of tax system in Budget 2019 Ireland is a low-tax economy for the low paid, and a high-tax economy for higher earners. Don't expect change, writes Dan O'Brien Stock Image How great is Ireland's...

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