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May and Corbyn both under huge Brexit pressure

With Theresa May’s government stumbling from one crisis to another, it is almost impossible to predict the final outcome of her increasingly desperate attempts to manage the UK’s scheduled departure from the EU.

Disturbing series of events in Roscommon

The violent events that took place in Co Roscommon in recent days are just part of a wider set of circumstances which are rightly raising serious concerns.

Mark Morris should be allowed back to family

There will be enormous sympathy for the family of Mark Morris (43) after he was abruptly deported from his home in Dundalk, Co Louth, back to his place of birth in South Africa.

British Empire appears to be going back to the Dark Ages

My goodness, the empire has lost its crown. The British Empire – comprised of dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories – appears to be going back to the Dark Ages when it was common place to dig up the roads left by the Romans and leave nothing in their place. 

Definitive message needed over Muckamore Abbey

Since the enormous scale of the shocking abuse suffered by vulnerable patients at Muckamore Abbey hospital began to fully emerge as a result of an Irish News investigation last July, alarm among relatives and the general public has steadily increased.

Alex Kane: Wheels are coming off the Brexit wagon

Alex Kane
A lot of comparisons have been drawn between Theresa May's vote of confidence and those of Margaret Thatcher and John Major; but it is worth remembering that May never really began her prime ministerial career from a position of relative strength.

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