Friday, November 16, 2018
US 'green light' for Yemen attack will cause humanitarian disaster Far away from the melee, America may have quietly decided the fate of millions of Yemenis, writes Patrick Cockburn Hodeidah port's cranes are pictured from a nearby shantytown. Photo: Reuters The Trump...
Half of first-time buyer home loans are being refused Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy. Photo: Doug O'Connor Just 455 home loans have been approved under a Government scheme set up to help first-time buyers access cheap credit. The Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan was...

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Rescue ships dock in Spain as migrant debate simmers across Europe The 930-mile journey across the Mediterranean from Sicily to Valencia took nearly a week. Migrants finally arrived in Valencia (Alberto Saiz/AP) Ships in the Aquarius aid convoy docked on Sunday at...
A loose wire shaped like a noose just says so much The interchangeable men in the smart navy suits talk a great game, says Brendan O'Connor. But Irish people see beyond it SOLUTIONS, NOT SOUNDBITES: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for...
EU's migration policy all at sea as Italy rocks boat The Aquarius saga shows Rome's populist government may outsmart Merkel and Macron, writes Paddy Agnew An Italian coastguard boat, left, approaches the refugee ship Aquarius in the Mediterranean last week. Photo:...
Leo basks in Spanish sunshine after leaving baggage at home Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez enjoy a light-hearted moment at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid yesterday. Picture: Reuters For a leader facing surgical dissection of his performance...
Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort jailed ahead of trial Paul Manafort is the first Trump campaign official to be jailed as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman (Jose Luis Magana/AP) President Donald Trump’s former campaign...
Real people rather than a feminist manifesto Fiction: The Female Persuasion, Meg Wolitzer, Chatto & Windus, hardback, 464 pages, €23.99 Message: Meg Wolitzer suggest there's no right way to be a feministThe Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer To call The Female Persuasion...
17 die in Caracas club stampede after tear gas canister explosion The incident at the Los Cotorros club in the middle-class area of El Paraiso left five others injured. A car is parked in front of Los Cotorros club (Ariana Cubillos/AP/PA) Seventeen...
'You've abused the trust placed in you' - Former Trump campaign manager jailed ahead of criminal trial Since Paul Manafort was first indicted last October, he has remained on home confinement, required to wear an electronic-monitoring device Paul Manafort, former campaign...

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