Paul Brennan

Paul Brennan

Europe

UK cracks down on harmful social media content

Government announces measures to hold social media platforms accountable for harmful content for better protection of online users.

UK cracks down on harmful social media content

Europe

Ireland general election: Sinn Fein surges ahead

Early counting suggests left-wing party making big gains as voters heed message of health and housing.

Ireland general election: Sinn Fein surges ahead

Europe

Ireland election: Waiting to see doctor tops voter concerns

As Ireland gears up for a snap general election this weekend, addressing inequality and complexity of the country's healthcare system has emerged as the number one priority for voters.

Ireland election: Waiting to see doctor tops voter concerns

Brexit

Northern Ireland faces cross-border trade challenges after Brexit

Northern Ireland will remain part of UK customs territory, but it will also continue to align with EU on specific trade regulations.

Northern Ireland faces cross-border trade challenges after Brexit

Europe

Winter smog across Balkans prompts protests calling for change

Widespread reliance on coal and wood fires has a severe impact on air quality, but this year, more people across region seek government action.

Winter smog across Balkans prompts protests calling for change

Europe

Who will win the UK's Labour leadership contest?

After Labour suffered its worst defeat since 1935, the race is on to replace leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Who will win the UK's Labour leadership contest?

Europe

UK homeless charity Crisis reopens Christmas centres

Last year more than 4,500 homeless guests were given shelter as this year the charity highlights the hidden problem of ‘sofa surfing’.

UK homeless charity Crisis reopens Christmas centres

Europe

UK leaders stage final rallies before election

As polling day approaches, the race is getting tighter and opposition parties are campaigning hard.

UK leaders stage final rallies before election

Europe

UK PM questioned about young patient forced to sleep on floor

The state of health service tops agenda after photo emerges of four-year-old patient on floor of emergency department.

UK PM questioned about young patient forced to sleep on floor

Europe

UK's Conservative Party launches manifesto ahead of election

Boris Johnson's election promise is a 'triple tax lock' for the next five years, which means the Conservatives will not increase income tax, national insurance tax, and VAT.

UK's Conservative Party launches manifesto ahead of election

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UK election: Jeremy Corbyn reveals 'radical' Labour manifesto

Britain's Labour Party launches a 'radical and ambitious' manifesto, aimed at winning next month's general election.

UK election: Jeremy Corbyn reveals 'radical' Labour manifesto

Europe

UK PM 'undaunted' by MPs' backing for Brexit extension

Boris Johnson said he still believed he can command 'overwhelming' support for his new Brexit divorce plan and will introduce required legislation to make that happen.

UK PM 'undaunted' by MPs' backing for Brexit extension