Counting has started in the Irish general election as an exit poll puts the three main political parties tied in first preference votes. Ballot boxes from across the 39 constituencies were opened at 09:00 local time. Indications from the exit poll suggest there is little difference in percentage terms... Read more
More than 200 people evacuated from the coronavirus-hit city of Wuhan is due to land at RAF Brize Norton within hours. The Foreign Office said the final repatriation flight was carrying government staff, military medics, UK citizens and foreign nationals. Evacuees will be taken from Oxfordshire to a Milton... Read more
Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s shadow is cast on the Iowa state flag as he speaks during a campaign event Ames, Iowa – After a spirited evening of caucusing on Monday, United States Democratic presidential candidates left Iowa not knowing who... Read more
Thomas Kemmerich, Thuringia’s new state president, was elected to office in Erfurt with the assistance of the far-right AfD The small state of Thuringia broke a German political taboo on Wednesday after a candidate for the regional premiership was heaved into office with help from the far-right... Read more
Trump arrives at the podium to deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of the US Congress in the House Chamber The US Senate cleared President Donald Trump of both charges in the impeachment trial, bringing to an end the impeachment drama that has... Read more
Protesters rallied in Westminster before handing the petition in to the Home Office Unaccompanied child refugees must be allowed to be reunited with their families, activists urged the UK government on Wednesday. A group of students from Oaklands School in east London accompanied a group... Read more
Half a million anti-fascist refugees left Spain after the civil war. They went first to France, and then the leftist diaspora spread around the world Madrid, Spain – When, as a 13-year-old in 1939, Lina Arconada became one of half a million Spanish Civil War... Read more
The former US national security adviser, John Bolton, said he would testify if subpoenaed by the Senate Democrats in the US House of Representatives are likely to subpoena Donald Trump‘s former National Security Advisor John Bolton and continue their investigation into the Republican president, the head of... Read more
A migrant woman who was deported from the US is greeted by her partner as she leaves the Integral Assistance Center for Migrants in San Salvador, El Salvador At least 138 people deported to El Salvador from the United States in recent years were subsequently killed,... Read more
A Staff member holds a folded UK flag after it was taken down from the European Parliament building in Brussels on Brexit Day, January 31, 2020 The European Union still aims to admit the Balkan nations of Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and North... Read more