Barbara McCarthy


Security high on voters' minds ahead of UK election

On the streets of London, voters talk about who they'll be voting for and why.

Human Rights

Abortion in Ireland: 'It's your uterus, your decision'

On March 8, thousands in Ireland protested for the right to choose. We spoke to people on different sides of the issue.

US Elections 2016

Bikers for Trump arrive for inauguration with fanfare

'In the event that we are needed, we will certainly form a wall of meat' to protect and keep order, they said.

United States

Voices from Washington on eve of inauguration

'Will he make my America great? It's not that simple. I have to make my America great. It's not up to him.'


Speaking out for the homeless at Dublin's Apollo house

The 40 homeless residents who've occupied the building must leave, court ruled, as demolition is approved.


A brief history of war and drugs: From Vikings to Nazis

From World War II to Vietnam and Syria, drugs are often as much a part of conflict as bombs and bullets.


Ballinasloe Horse Fair: An ancient Irish tradition

One of Europe's oldest horse fairs, it's also a meeting point for members of the Irish Traveller community.

US Elections 2016

US primaries: Who are Californians voting for?

As decisive primary vote nears, voters in California tell Al Jazeera which candidate they will support.


What the 1916 Easter Rising means for Ireland today

Al Jazeera spoke to Ireland's president and other prominent society members on the occasion of Easter Rising centenary.


Africa's rhinos, red tape and corruption

Increased demand from Asian markets fuels poaching and pushes African rhino populations to near extinction.

War & Conflict

Hitler's manifesto 'Mein Kampf' back in bookstores

Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' is back on sale in Germany amid much controversy, discussion and criticism.

Business & Economy

'Brexit': Should the UK leave the EU or not?

Al Jazeera takes to the streets of London to ask people how they feel about the possibility of Britain leaving the EU.