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Adams visa prompted British fury

 By Irish Echo Staff It comes as no surprise but documents just released show that the British government was furious at the Clinton administration decision to issue Gerry Adams a U.S. visa in early 1994.According...

Organising for a better future for work

March for the Alternative, London, 2011. CGP Grey/Flickr. (cc by)On 8 October 2018 we published the BTS Round Table on the Future of Work, in which 12 experts explain recent changes to the nature of work and offer...

Zimbabwe a year after the coup

Last week on November 24 Emmerson Mnangagwa was in Murombedzi — former president Robert Mugabe’s village backyard in Mashonaland West — to commemorate his chequered one year in office following his controversial...

Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU

Here is an easy-to-understand guide to Brexit - beginning with the basics, then a look at the negotiations, followed by a selection of answers to questions we've been sent. It is a word that is used as a shorthand...

Analysis: Which idea of conservatism will Scott Morrison embrace?

Email By Matter of Fact hostStan Grant Posted September 09, 2018 05:00:00 Photo: The failed Dutton...

The mysterious death of Samora Machel

Samora Machel, the first president of Mozambique after the country’s independence, died on 19 October 1986, when a Soviet-crewed Tupolev 134A carrying his entourage back from a regional summit in Zambia crashed on...

The free speech panic: how the right concocted a crisis

Everyone knows free speech is under attack in the UK. Revelling in their own victimhood, “snowflake” students not only refuse to debate ideas they disagree with, but actively seek to silence them. News outlets that...

Trump meets Putin: Here's how U.S. and Russian summits have varied since 1943

The summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday at the presidential palace in Helsinki comes after a tumultuous meeting of NATO countries in Brussels last week.At the...

What's It Like To Be In The Room With Donald Trump? How Theresa May Deals With The Deal-Making President

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Six former foreign secretaries on Brexit, Britain… and Boris

Amid the prosaic setting of British politics, with its fusty civil servants and turgid party meetings, the secretary of state for foreign and commonwealth affairs stands out as the most glamorous of cabinet...


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